BBQ Wine Dinner

Carnivores unite!

Can you smell it already?
Succulent and saucy beef brisket that’s been smoked low and slow for 16 hours…racks of fall-off-the-bone pork and lamb ribs…pulled pork and lamb in tantalising sauces…heavenly wings…all these mouth-watering meats and more served on huge trashcan lid-sized platters! It’s enough to delight any meat eater.

BBQ Wine Dinner

Welcome to Big Boy BBQ…and featuring 6 perfectly paired wines from Top Australian Wines!

 

WHAT: Big Boy BBQ Wine Dinner

WHEN: Thursday, 12th June, from 6:00PM to 9:00PM (or until your belt no longer fits)

WHERE: Big Boy BBQ (764 Glenhuntly Road, Caulfield South)

AVAILABILITY: Seating limited — reserve today!

Exclusive discount price: $55 per person

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Big Boy BBQ Wine Dinner: Details

“Slow Food… Fast”
It’s more than their motto, it’s what goes into all of the luscious barbecue they make at Big Boy BBQ. With the most tender and juiciest barbecue, and the best ribs in Melbourne, Big Boy BBQ has become the go-to place for serious eaters.

Just a glance at the UrbanSpoon.com reviews, and you know it’s a winner:

“…one of the best meals I have had in a while!!!” – Magyar
“The ribs here are amazing! So addictive!” – Diner from Melbourne
“…Loved the beef brisket, just saucy and tender, sweet and smoky.” – Diner from Melbourne

Soon you’ll be writing your own rapturous review after you enjoy this symphony of flavour, combined with six tantalizing wines.

A Barbecue Wine Dinner For The Ages

The minute you walk into this meat-lover’s paradise, all of your senses come alive. Jealousy overtakes you as you watch other patrons savor their meal as you wait for yours. And then, out of the corner of your eye, you see the wait staff bring 2 mammoth platters of meat and 8 scrumptious sides. That’s when you taste…and fall in love!

Each table of 10 will consist of 2 Big Boy platters plus 8 sides.

The Big Boy platter consists of:

· Saucy Beef Brisket — Slow smoked for 16 hours (which you may devour in 16 seconds!)

· Pulled Pork Scotch Fillet — This one has a little kick!

· Pulled Lamb Shoulder — You have to give this one a try!

· Beef Pastrami — You’ll swear you were in New York!

· Half Rack Of Pork Ribs — These come clean off the bone with one bite!

· Half Rack Of Lamb Ribs — This is why people come back again and again.

· Wings — A real crowd pleaser!

· 3 Jumbo Sides — You won’t leave hungry… Guaranteed!

The 8 sides per table consists of:

· Lightly Spiced Crunchy Chips — These are fresh-made and addictive!

· Smoked Beef Chilli With Brisket Burnt Ends and Beans — Chilli-lovers, get ready for your new favourite chilli!

· Potato Salad — This homemade dish is the perfect barbecue side.

(No Vegetarian option: sorry, this meal is dedicated to meat lovers.) 

But what’s a barbecue feast without wine?  We will pour 6 glasses of our most taste-tempting wines for you to savour.

The wines that will be showcased are:

1. 2011 Mt Pleasant Mount Henry Shiraz Pinot Noir (Hunter Valley, NSW)

2. 2011 Redman Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon (Coonawarra, SA)

3. 2012 Sanguine Estate Progeny Shiraz (Heathcote, VIC)

4. 2010 Partisan Zeppelin Shiraz (Barossa Valley, SA)

5. 2012 Two Italian Boys Shiraz

6. 2012 Shinas Estate “The Guilty” Shiraz (Mildura, VIC)

You get it all… the smoke, the sauce, the sides, and the sensational wines. Reserve your table today for this dinner to remember!
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Cabernet Dinner at Mediterraneo Charcoal Grill

When the two greatest food & wine pairings come together, all is right in the world!

Chargrilled Porterhouse Steak & 10 taste-tantalising Cabernets. PERFECT.

CABERNET DINNER

Top Australian Wines Cabernet Dinner at Mediterraneo Charcoal Grill

 

WHAT: Cabernet Lunch at Mediterraneo Charcoal Grill

WHEN: Thursday, June 5 at 7PM

WHERE: Mediterraneo, 116 Bridport St, Albert Park, Victoria

AVAILABILITY: Seating limited — reserve today!

EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT PRICE: ONLY $85 per person

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This lunch will feature the wine-food pairing that tops them all. The one that’s a must for anniversaries, birthdays, and career promotions. Cabernet and tantalizing steak.

While Top Australian Wines will bring the perfect mix of nine uniquely satisfying cabernets, Mediterraneo brings the perfect flame-kissed Certified Black Angus Porterhouse Steak.

STARTER

You know the meal will be delicious when you begin with these delicacies: marinated olives, extra virgin olive oil, and fresh bread.

Served with your starters will be two unique, highly acclaimed Cabernet Merlots:

1. 2010 Amelia Park Cabernet Merlot (Margaret River, WA

2. 2010 Chateau Tanunda “Barossa Tower” Cabernet Merlot (Barossa Valley, SA)

ENTRÉE

Here’s a menu tip: when you see “Balkan style”, you’re in store for mouth-watering cuisine. Cevapcici is char-grilled Balkan skinless beef sausages served on Balkan style cabbage salad, freshly sliced Spanish onion and sweet potato crisps.

To perfectly pair with your entrée, we proudly serve:

1. 2009 Les Jamelles Cabernet Sauvignon (France

2. 2011 Two Hands “Sexy Beast” Cabernet Sauvignon (McLaren Vale, SA)

3. 2012 Shinas Estate “The Verdict” Cabernet Sauvignon (Mildura, VIC)

MAIN

The undisputed king of cuts, the Porterhouse, combines the NY Strip and Tenderloin separated by a succulent T-Bone. Just wait until you have it prepared the Mediterraneo way. Certified black angus porterhouse steak, chargrilled to your taste and served with savoury roasted potato, steamed beans and red wine jus.

Since this is the star of your meal, we serve 4 (yes, four!) Cabernet Sauvignon wines.

1. 2010 Paso Robles “Pull” Cabernet Sauvignon (Paso Robles, California USA)

2. 2004 Banks Thargo Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon (Coonawarra, SA)

3. 2008 Kenwood “Jack London” Cabernet Sauvignon (Sonoma Valley, USA)

4. 2007 Hutton “Triptych” Cabernet Sauvignon (Margaret River, WA)

DESSERT
I bet we know your favourite dessert: Anything with chocolate! We have you covered with a trio of chocolate.

You’ll love every bite of your chocolate trio dessert. it starts with chocolate and rum flourless cake, dark Belgian chocolate sauce and chocolate ice cream. 

To compliment your dessert, we serve Penfolds Bluestone Grand Tawny.

What’s special about Cabernet wine is that it’s bold, delicious, and flavourful — from first sip to last glass. The same can be said for this lunch. From first bite through dessert, you can expect a symphony of bold flavour.

Reserve your seat today and enjoy 10 unique and exceptional Cabernets in one of Australia’s most award-winning steakhouses — Mediterraneo.

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Pizza & Vino Wine Tasting

Top Australian Wines presents…Pizza & Vino Wine Tasting with Unlimited Wood Fired Pizza

Pizza

What’s better with pizza than wine?
What’s better with wine than pizza?

Now, the perfect marriage of tastes come together for a night of artisan wood-fired pizza and extraordinary Australian wines!

How much pizza, you ask? As much as you want…unlimited!
How much wine, you ask? 8 generous samples from a wide variety of our impeccable wines.

WHEN: Sunday June 29th at 1PM

WHERE: Pinocchio South Yarra, 152 Toorak Rd, South Yarra

AVAILABILITY: Only a few seats left!

EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT PRICE: ONLY $55 per person

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For 42 years, the pizzeria artists at Pinocchio have proudly put their name on their Italian-inspired masterpieces.

Each pizza is handcrafted with only the freshest ingredients and produce. Hand-tossed dough. San Marzano tomato. Buffalo mozzarella. Garden-fresh basil. Homemade sausage. Marinated seasonal vegetables. Love and care.

Just after crafting the perfect Italian pie, it’s placed into their authentic wood-fired oven.

It is there where the crust comes alive, the mozzarella melts into bliss, and the pristine flavour of the San Marzano tomato sets in.

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These are the masterpieces that you will savour:

Marinara Pizza

San Marzano tomato, fior di latte, scallops, king prawns, calamari, mussels, fresh herbs. The ocean’s bounty on a pizza.

Capricciosa Pizza

San Marzano tomato, fior di latte, shaved leg ham, mushrooms, olives, anchovies, roast artichoke. A unique taste you’ll ask for again and again.

Parmigiana Pizza

San Marzano tomato, fior di latte, eggplant, sausage, parmesan, basil. You’ll swear you were in an outdoor café in Italy.

Pollo Pizza

Tomato, mozzarella, roasted chicken, roast capsicum pesto. If you crave the flavour of pesto, this pie will be your new best friend.

** VEGETARIAN PIZZA AVAILABLE ON REQUEST**

And for dessert…

Fragole e Panne

Wood-fired dessert pizza with Nutella, fresh strawberries, and ice cream. Pinocchio’s is famous for this unforgettable favourite.

To wash down every succulent bite, you indulge in Australia’s most adventurous and palate-pleasing wines. Luscious reds. Clean and crisp whites. Maybe a top-shelf Shiraz. Or a Cabernet Sauvignon blend.

Each of your eight carefully selected wine selections will perfectly balance every bite of the award-winning, wood-fired pizza.

The wines that will be showcased are as follows:

1. 2013 Vistamar Brisa Sauvignon Blanc (Central Valley, Chile)

2. 2011 Leura Park Estate 25 d’Gris Pinot Gris (Bellarine Peninsula, VIC)

3. 2012 Charles Smith Kung Fu Girl Riesling (Washington, USA)

4. 2009 Partisan Black Label Grenache (Barossa Valley, SA)

5. 2012 Heartland Spice Trader Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon (Langhorne Creek, SA)

6. 2010 Pindarie Shiraz (Barossa Valley, SA)

7. 2006 Woongarra Estate ‘3 Wise Men’ Shiraz (Dandenong Ranges, VIC)

8. 2010 Lethbridge Shiraz (Heathcote, VIC)
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Shanghai Chardonnay Dinner

Hearty country Chinese cuisine plus seven Top Australian Wines Chardonnays equals a worldly feast you’ll never soon forget.

 Shanghai Chardonnay Dinner

Announcing a Chardonnay dinner that will take you from home to Shanghai and back again!

WHAT: Shanghai Chardonnay Dinner

WHEN: Tuesday, 13th May, from 7PM to 10PM

WHERE: David’s Restaurant4 Cecil Place Prahran, Victoria

AVAILABILITY: (All you can eat + 8 wines = reserve today!)

EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT PRICE: ONLY $85 per person

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Shanghai Chardonnay Dinner Details

Combine the flavours of Shanghai with the fresh seafood of home and you have the makings of an extraordinary dinner.

Add 8 top-shelf wines from Top Australian Wines — 7 of them luscious Chardonnays — and your Chinese dinner suddenly becomes an event to appreciate forever.

UPON ARRIVAL

We waste no time before we uncork one of our most popular sparkling wines.

2011 Leura Park Estate (Bellarine Peninsula, VIC) Grande Vintage Sparkling Blanc de Blanc

ENTREES

Your adventure to China begins with a couple of refreshingly light yet flavor-forward dishes.

· Shanghai greens and dried bean curd served cold and satisfying.

· An ocean’s bounty — A special seafood basket of scallopsprawn and bambooprawn with chopped chives and baby pea leaves, and prawn dumplings.

·  And the real crowd pleaser — Two generous portions of mouth-watering Peking duck.

Your entrees are served one after another. And with each new taste, enjoy a new taste of Chardonnay.

· First, savour the inviting flavour of our 2009 Leura Park Estate “Nine Yards and Counting” Chardonnay (Bellarine Peninsula, VIC)

· Next, enjoy our popular 2012 Hickinbotham Chardonnay (Mornington Peninsula, VIC)

· Finally, while you are enjoying some of the best Peking duck you’ll ever have, wash it down with some of the best wine: 2011 The Armchair Critic Tumbarumba Chardonnay (Tumbarumba, NSW)

MAINS

Now the real feast begins. Your mains are served all at once with fresh-cooked rice.

· The seafood is plentiful at David’s! Enjoy his famous Seafood Garden — calamari, scallops, prawns, and crunchy rice cakes.

· Next, you’ll talk about the coriander fish fillet and snow peas for days!

· This one is unforgettable — Peasant’s Crab — diced scallops, fish, and egg tossed in a wok.

· Finally, what Chinese dish would be complete without fried rice? Enjoy Buddha’s fried rice with bok choy and egg

Of course, with each dish, you savour four more award-winning Chardonnays.

· First, enjoy what is affectionately referred to as “Limited Edition Block 1” — 2009 Leura Park Estate Chardonnay (Bellarine Peninsula, VIC)

· Next, your seafood dishes will pair perfectly with this wine — 2009 Eminence Chardonnay (Central Whitlands, VIC)

· A lot of our customers consider this wine as one of their favourites — 2006 Andraos Bros Chardonnay Semillon (Sunbury, VIC)

· Finally, end the night with a most memorable wine: 2009 Stella Bella Chardonnay (Margaret River, WA)

Delicious, chef-inspired Chinese cuisine is served best with friends and loved ones. Ask your partner to accompany you at this magnificent wine and dinner feast. Or invite family and friends! But you will want to act fast — seating is going quick!

Please note that if you have any dietary requirements please call Martin on (03) 8521 3333 or email martin@winetastingevents.com.au to let us know before the event.
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Rose & Pinot Noir Yum Cha Lunch Session 2

In Cantonese Chinese, “yum cha” translates to “drink tea”. But you can bet Top Australian Wines has something a lot tastier than tea in mind!

Yum Cha Lunch Session 2

Announcing our third “yum cha” lunch featuring 8 Rose wines and 8 Pinot Noirs.

All the yum cha you wish to eat plus 8 highly acclaimed Rose wines from Australia, Italy, France and more, and 8 bestselling Pinot Noirs from Australia & France.

Now that’s YUM!

WHAT: All You Can Eat Yum Cha Wine Lunch

WHEN: Saturday, 17th April, from 1:30PM to 3:30PM

WHERE: David’s Yum Cha, 4 Cecil Place Prahran, Victoria

AVAILABILITY: (All you can eat + 16 wines = reserve today!)

EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT PRICE: ONLY $69 per person

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Yum Cha Lunch Session 2 Details

China is all about traditions. And their tradition of afternoons spent drinking tea and enjoying dim sum dishes is one that is difficult to improve upon. That is, until you offer all-you-can-eat dim sum and combine that never-ending meal with 8 delicious wines including rose wines and pinot noirs.

Wine match: With plate after plate of Chinese delicacies, you’ll enjoy 16 total wines of unique blends and harvests — 8 Rose wines from Australia & France, and 8 Pinot Noirs from Australia & Argentina.

The wines to be showcased are as follows:

  1. 2011 Coteaux D’AIX En Provence Rose (France)

  2. 2011 First Drop Lush Touriga Rose (Barossa, SA)

  3. 2011 Paradigm Hill Transition Rose (Mornington Peninsula, VIC)

  4. 2011 Angoves Nine Vines Grenache Shiraz Rose (SA)

  5. 2013 Tellurian Rose (Heathcote, VIC)

  6. 2012 Pipoli Rosato (Basilicata, Italy)

  7. 2013 Hedonist Rose (McLaren Vale, SA)

  8. 2011 Totino Rose (Adelaide Hills, SA)

  9. 2009 Wonga Estate Pinot Noir (Strathbogie Ranges, VIC)

  10. 2012 Cake Wines Pinot Noir (Adelaide Hills, SA)

  11. 2011 Pinto Pinot Noir (Patagonia, Argentina)

  12. 2009 Leura Park Estate Pinot Noir (Bellarine Peninsula, VIC)

  13. 2012 Fat Bastard Pinot Noir (Languedoc-Roussillon, France)

  14. 2013 Haselgrove ‘Bradan’ Pinot Noir (Adelaide Hills, SA)

  15. 2011 Villa Wolf Pinot Noir (Pfalz, Germany)

  16. 2011 Pittnauer ‘Dorflagen’ Villages Pinot Noir (Burgenland, Austria)

We start with a range of unique Chinese cold dishes to get your palate going. It’s then followed by a wide selection of Shanghai-style snacks, including old time favourites such as Peking Duck and spring rolls, and delectable dumplings (e.g. prawn dumplings & chilli wagyu beef dumplings). Not to forget salt and spicy battered calamari, and Chinese broccoli with oyster sauce.

All of that is finished off with desserts such as our famous white chocolate dumplings.

When was the last time you enjoyed all the amazing Chinese cuisine you wish to eat, paired with extraordinary wines? Now is your chance! Reserve your seat today for this Saturday lunch you will never forget!

Please note that if you have any dietary requirements please call Martin on (03) 8521 3333 or email martin@winetastingevents.com.au to let us know before the event.

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