Jiko: The Cooking Place is Animal Kingdom Lodge’ s signature dining experience that features and an award winning wine list of entirely African wines. Each spring the Jiko’s Chef and Sommelier create a little something special to offer guests with a passion for the vine. This May two specialty-dining events are being held to celebrate the unique flavors and vintages of South African Wines. You can join wine makers from several unique wineries to share in an inspired reception followed by a meal of perfect pairings.
South African Wine Makers Tour
Who: Abrie Beeslar, Kanonkop; Peter De Wet, Excelsior; Gavin Slabbert, Raats Family Wines
When: Saturday, May 4th; 6:00pm
Reception Location: Arusha Terrace
Wines of Warwick Estates
When: Thursday, May 16, 2013; 6:00pm
Reception Location: Sunset Lounge
Wine Dinner Cost: $160, plus tax and gratuity
Dress: Business Casual Evening Attire
Location: Meet in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Lobby, Sunset Lounge
For Reservations: Contact Victoria Thompson at [email protected].
Each event is limited to 40 guests so be sure to get your reservation soon. Each event requires a credit card guarantee, and there is a 3 day cancellation policy.