After The Event: Shiraz Indulgence, May 17

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The Leveson Hotel witnessed much indulgence on the afternoon of May 17, as it played host to yet another successful Wine Tasting Event. Between the the four-star meals and eight Shiraz wines to sample, attendees were spoilt for choice!

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After The Event: Shiraz Yum Cha Lunch at David’s Restaurant, May 2

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Once again, our regular Yum Cha lunch at David’s Restaurant proved to offer yet another successful event. The Shiraz flowed freely and much yum cha devoured – see for yourself in our Event Gallery!

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After The Event: Rare Boutique Shiraz Lunch, May 23

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If you didn’t attend our Rare Boutique Shiraz Lunch on the 23rd, fair to say you missed out! Fret not, because we have for you an extensive gallery of pictures from the day, with all the gustatory delights on display!

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Pinot and Shiraz Dinner, June 4 at Brickmakers Arms Essendon

You asked for it!
That unforgettable wine combination of PINOT NOIR and SHIRAZ!
Due to the OVERWHELMING success of our last Pinot and Shiraz event, we are pairing these 2 extraordinary wines once again!
But this time, you’ll be feasting on a chef-inspired 4-COURSE MEAL at Brickmakers Arms while savouring 8 delicious wines…
4 Pinots and 4 Shiraz!
(And at a discounted $89 per seat… they won’t last long!)

Brickmakers

WHAT: Pinot and Shiraz Dinner
WHEN: Thursday, 4th June, 7PM – 10PM
WHERE: Brickmakers Arms, 1018 Mount Alexander Road, Essendon 3040
AVAILABILITY: Seating limited — RESERVE TODAY!
EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT PRICE: ONLY $89 per person
TO BOOK: CALL 9500 9307

Details

You’ve experienced Pinot Noirs.
You’ve experienced Shiraz wines.
But you’ve NEVER experienced anything like this.

The BEST of our Pinot Noirs combined with the BEST of our Shiraz wines.
All centered around an incredible 4-course meal at the fabulous Brickmakers Arms Restaurant.

ENTRÉE
Tender, moist, succulent duck. Perfection on a plate.
CONFIT DUCK LEG
MOUNT BYRON BLACK LENTILS, CURANTS, PEDRO XIMENZ JUS, RED VEIN SORREL

WINE PAIRINGS
2013 KIMI PINOT NOIR (Marlborough, NZ)
Dark cherry colour; Nose of cranberry, raspberry and light spices. Generous fruit from a favourable vintage. Exceptional throughout.

2010 D’ANGELO FUGIASTRO PINOT NOIR (Yarra Valley, VIC)
Aromas of ripe red cherries and strawberries followed by cedar and spice. Supple mouthfeel. Fine grained tannins. A class act Pinot.

MAIN
Fall off the bone deliciousness!
It may take 8 hours to prepare, but you’ll devour it in seconds!
8-HOUR BRAISED BEEF CHEEKS
BLACK TRUFFLED MASH, HEIRLOOM CARROT, PARSNIP CHIPS

WINE PAIRINGS
2013 PINTO PINO NOIR (Patagania, Argentina)
Subtle, not overpowering. Nice across the palate with dark cherries being the dominant flavour. Pleasant and delightful.

2013 BROWN MAGPIE PINOT NOIR (Geelong, VIC)
Vibrant ruby Pinot Noir is a cherry bomb with notes of red currants and an exquisite bouquet of fallen autumn leaves and black truffles. 2014 Boutique Wine Show — Best Wine in Show.

DESSERT
A little something to satisfy your sweet tooth.

PEAR and GINGER CRUMBLE
CLOTTED CREAM

WINE PAIRINGS
2013 DRYSTONE RESERVE SHIRAZ (McLaren Vale, SA)
Deep red with purple hues. Aromas of blueberry and spice with hints of chocolate and pepper. Fruity palate with ripe blackcurrant flavours. A Shiraz that complements any dessert.

2013 SHINAS ESTATE “THE GUILTY” SHIRAZ (Mildura, VIC)
Ripe, shiny blackberry red. Voluptuous cherry, vanilla and peppery spice aromas. A velvety smooth package of scrumptious flavour.

CHEESE
A selection of cheese and flavours you may have never experienced.
DUO of CHEESE BOARD
MILAWA BLUE, PYAGANA CHEESE
WALNUT and OAT COOKIES, QUINCE JAM and fresh BUERRE BOSC PEARS

WINE PAIRINGS
2012 HOWLING GALE “FORCE 10” RESERVE SHIRAZ (Langhorne Creek, SA)
A nose of lifted red berry fruit with a hint of vanilla and spice. A colour of deep red. And a palate of fresh blackcurrant, spice, and well-integrated oak. Pure awesomeness.

2004 GOLDEN HAWK PINOT SHIRAZ by ANDRAOS BROS (Sunbury, VIC)
55% Pinot Noir; 45% Shiraz. Ruby red colour. The nose displays excellent oak presence with raspberry and soft strawberry. It has a lovely, dry finish.

If you’ve ever had the opportunity to eat at Brickmakers Arms Restaurant, you know the setting, the view, and the food are to die for!

Add 4 top of the line Shiraz and Pinot Noir wines to the mix, and you have an evening you’ll never forget!

Reserve your seat today for this chance of a lifetime!

The Magical World of Argentinian Malbec, June 11 at Piqueos

Behold “The Black Wine”.
Malbec, the flagship deep red grape of Argentina, creates a unique flavour, colour, and profile that MUST be experienced.

We pay respect to this extraordinary wine in The Magical World of Argentinian Malbec.

Top Australian Wines attended the Malbec World Day and handpicked from a selection of 80 wines THE TOP 8 Value for the Money Malbec wines.

At this unique dinner, along with an incredible Argentinian feast, you’ll savour each of these 8 leading wines!

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WHAT: The Magical World of Argentinian Malbec
WHEN: Thursday, 11th June, 7PM – 10PM
WHERE: PIQUEOS, 298 Rathdowne Street, Carlton North VIC  3054
AVAILABILITY: Seating limited — RESERVE TODAY!
EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT PRICE: ONLY $99 per person

 

Details
When was the last time you had authentic Argentinian and Peruvian dishes.
Or… Have you EVER had Argentinian and Peruvian dishes?

The fine chefs at Piqueos Restaurant have put together a menu that highlights the BEST of Argentina and Peru.

And as you sip glass after glass of our Top 8 Argentinian Malbec wines, you’ll experience the best of South America — right from the streets of Carlton North!

UPON ARRIVAL
Without wait, without hesitation… you get your first taste of our TOP 8 Malbec wines.
Enrique Foster Venetia Sparkling Blanc de Noir Malbec NV

STARTERS
This starter bursts with flavour!
A delicious taste of perfectly prepared TUNA TARTARE.

Complementing the tuna is a succulent Malbec wine.
Enrique Foster PINK Malbec Rosé 2014

Next, enjoy a combination that is loved throughout the world:
BEEF OLIVE and EGG EMPANADA

Your third wine is a favourite throughout Argentina.
Enrique Foster IQUE Malbec 2014

ENTRÉES
Exceptional flavour through and through.
PROVOLETA / FRIED PROVOLONE CHEESE and CHIMMICHURRI.

This next wine is an experience you can’t miss.
Mi Terruño Expresión Malbec 2012

Now for your fifth wine. Have you fallen in love with Malbec yet?
Mendel Lunta Malbec 2013

MAINS
You know the Argentinians know their beef.
This short rib is fall-off-the-bone perfection! TIRA de ASADO / 48-HOUR BEEF SHORT RIB

This next wine just may be our favourite.
Mi Terruño Limited Reserva Malbec Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

One for the record books. An awesome wine through and through.
Achaval Ferrer Malbec Mendoza 2013

DESSERT
This is THE dessert to end all desserts.
You’re welcome. MOUSSE de MOCA / CHOCOLATE and COFFEE MOUSSE with CARAMELISED PEANUTS

An extraordinary ending to an extraordinary feast!
Enrique Foster Fortificado Malbec 2009

Want to experience authentic Argentinian dishes complete with Argentinian wines?
You can travel thousands of miles and spend crazy amounts of money
OR
You can experience The Magical World of Argentinian Malbec.

Reserve your seat today for this chance of a lifetime!