Review: Shiraz Yum Cha Lunch, Sept. 13th

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Patrick Miller of Beauperi Industries once again gave a enthusiastic review of a recent Wine Tasting Event, namely the Shiraz Yum Cha lunch at David’s Restaurant on September 13th. Patrick wrote:

“…it was very good with lots of food and wine…(and) successful as Martin sold a lot of wine that day.”

Thanks again for the kinds words, Patrick!

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Pinot Noir & Cheese Matching

Pinot Noir & Cheese Matching Afternoon at Milk the Cow

Today we had our Pinot Noir & Cheese matching at Milk the Cow Carlton upstairs in the Grenier Room.
20 people attended and once again they were all a very friendly group and a pleasure to be around.
Working once again we had myself, my brother Andrew, the wine expert Bela Rice & cheesemonger Laura Lown.
My brother helps me behind the scenes and I couldn’t do it without him.
Because I have had 5 knee operations Andrew helps with the lifting, preparing the booklets and anything else that is required.
Andrew & I arrived at the venue at 11.30AM and straight to work opening the wines and setting up the tables and the room.
We were ready in an hour and now it was time to relax for a few minutes until the guests arrived.

Behind the Scenes Photos

I’m ready and having a break, while Bela is checking if all the wines are good.
Of course it’s always good to have a little laugh before the event to put you in the right spirit.

The Wine & Cheese

The wine

The Wine

The Cheese

The Cheese

The wine & Cheese for the Pinot Noir & Cheese matching were as follows (from left to right ):

PLEASE CLICK THE NAME OF THE WINE FOR MORE INFORMATION

2009 Mount Gisborne Pinot Noir (Macedon Ranges, VIC)
matched with
Ossau Iraty (France)

2015 3 Drops Pinot Noir (Great Southern, WA)
matched with
La Tur (Italy)

2014 Ampel Pinot Noir (Tamar Valley, TAS)
matched with
Occelli Testun al Barolo (Italy)

2014 Pike & Joyce “Rapide” Pinot Noir (Adelaide Hills, SA)
matched with
Le Fleuret (France)

2013 Brown Magpie Single Vineyard Pinot Noir (Geelong, VIC)
matched with
Délice des Crémiers aux Truffes (France)

2013 Carrick Unravelled Pinot Noir (Central Otago, NZ)
matched with
Fleur du Maquis (France)

In case you are wondering the flowers on the cheese board are edible flowers.

Photos during the the Pinot Noir & Cheese Matching

The Favourite Wine of the Afternoon

2013 Brown Magpie Single Vineyard Pinot Noir (Geelong, VIC)

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A total of 12 out of the 20 attendees voted this wine as their favourite.

Happy Snaps

Wine Judging

Scoring System:
7-7.9 – Good
8-8.9 – Excellent
9+ – Outstanding
All scores were averaged
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I receive many samples of wines and rather me try it only I am sharing them with my guests.
I decided to present two South African Wines to my guests to receive some feedback on the wines which were:
2014 Bayede! The Prince Chenin Blanc/Sauvignon Blanc (Stellenbosch, South Africa) – received an average score of 7.64
2013 Diemersfontein Pinotage (Wellington, South Africa) – received an average score of 7.05

Feedback from Guests

It seems quite apparent that overall everyone was:
satisfied,
had a great time,
found the event informative,
enjoyed both speakers,
thought the event was well organised,
the event was value for money at $89.
All our wines are available through our other website Top Australian Wines and can be seen by clicking here.
All our upcoming events can be seen by clicking here
I would like to everyone for attending & it was a pleasure to meet you all.
We hope to see you again at another event some time in the near future.
Martin Peston (Founder)
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Moroccan Nights Wine Feast at Imbibe Wine Bar – July 2, 2016

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Moroccan Nights Wine Feast at Imbibe on July 2, 2016

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This was our second Moroccan Nights Wine Feast Event at Imbibe with the same theme but with different wines.

This would also have to be the easiest event to fill up as it was booked out by David Buchler, owner of Budapest Restaurant & Palinka Bar in Elsternwick.

He happened to book out the entire event as it was his wife, Melissa’s birthday. Happy birthday Melissa! I hope you had a wonderful time with your family and friends.

It looked like everyone was having a great time and enjoyed the Moroccan food & international wine.

The Venue – Imbibe

Imbibe is a small & intimate bar that is a very popular place for locals in The Port Melbourne area and they also hold many different wine tastings & other events there.

 

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The Staff

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The Moroccan Menu

First Shared Course
Mt Zero Olives warmed with preserved lemon
Roasted carrot, Yoghurt Mint and Caraway Seeds dip with flat bread
Smashed Pea and feta dip with flat bread
Beef Filo Cigar

Second Shared Course
Chicken Meatballs in a Roasted Tomato Tagine topped with Minted Yoghurt and flat bread
matched.

Third Shared Course
Spiced Salmon with Roasted Smashed Cauliflower and a Preserved Lemon Spinach with Garlic Harissa Oil

Fourth Shared Course
Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder with Pomegrante Mint and Labna, Vegetable Rice Pilaf with Toasted Almonds, Grilled Capsicum and Tomato Salad.

Dessert

Orange Blossum Sticky Date Pudding with Cinnamon Ice Cream.

 

Photos of the Food

 

Photos of the Wine

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2015 Bellvale Pinot Grigio (Gippsland, VIC)

The wine is well balanced with good acidity. There are subtle subdued flavours and good length.

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2014 Font du Vent Côtes du Rhône Rouge (France)

 Note: 60% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 5% Cinsault and 5% Carignan. A great juicy offering from the team at Font de Michelle. Salami, blackberry, cherry, black olive, and pepper on the nose.

The palate has a lot of blackberry, plus some sour cherry, black tea, and spice. The finish packs a big helping of chocolate flavour.

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2005 Chateau Musar Gaston Hochar Red (Lebanon)

 Very close to wow and greatness! Balanced, fruity, lightly bretty and appealing nose.

On the palate, this wine is superbly well knit to be an everyday drinker extraordinaire.

Fine fruit, racing acids, tannin and a hint of brett to give it gravitas and personality.

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2011 Alain Graillot Syrocco Syrah (Morocco)

 The new vintage of Alain Graillot’s elegant, juicy Syrocco Syrah from Morocco. Great to find a Moroccan wine.

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Campbells NV Topaque (Rutherglen, VIC) 375ml 17.5% ALC/VOL

 Deep, brilliant old gold. Lifted toffee, honey and cold tea characters combine to produce the unique character of Rutherglen Topaque.

Toffee and tealeaf characters predominate on the front of the palate with a cleansing hint of spirit and old oak on the finish.

 

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Photos of the party

 

 

Cheers Happy Snaps

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I would like to thank Matthew Peck, owner of Imbibe and his staff for their assistance as well as Bela Rice for speaking about the wines and everyone else behind the scenes to make our Moroccan Nights Wine Feast a successful one.

 

and finally everyone who attended the event…… Phoenix is ok……. 🙂

My cat Phoenix

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Happy birthday again Melissa

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Rosé & Pinot Noir Cheese Matching at Milk the Cow – July 3, 2016

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Rosé & Pinot Noir Cheese Matching at Milk the Cow Carlton

On Sunday July 3, we had 20 people attend our Rosé & Pinot Noir Cheese Matching event upstairs in the Grenier Room at Milk the Cow Carlton.

We had the usual suspects working with us being myself, my brother Andrew as well as Bela Rice who is the wine expert and Laura Lown, the cheesemonger.

The event went very smoothly – we actually thought it was the best event we have done at Milk the Cow Carlton in terms of the flow and organisation.

I did the introduction, Bela was great talking about the wines and Laura as usually blew everyone away with the cheese and the story behind each one.

Every time a hold an event at Milk the Cow which is at least once a month I hear people saying the same thing over and over again when the cheese and wine match perfectly which is “WOW” .

The audience was entertained.

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The cheese and wine matching

Please note these down ladies & gentlemen because these are perfect matches selected by a cheesemonger (they are the best in the cheese world).

If you are having a cheese & wine party well you know what to choose.

You can find our wines online at www.topaustralianwines.com.au and the cheese at Milk the Cow

 

2013 Nino Franco Faive Sparkling Rosé (Veneto, Italy) matched with La Tur, Italy

2014 Marques del Turia Bobal Rosé (Valencia, Spain) matched with Yarra Valley White Savourine, Australia

2009 Mount Gisborne Pinot Noir (Macedon Ranges, VIC) matched with Ossau Iraty, France

2014 Cramele Recas Werewolf Pinot Noir (Transylvania, Romania) matched with Bellavitano Merlot, USA

2012 Invivo Pinot Noir (Central Otago, NZ) matched with Quickes Mature Cheddar, UK

2012 La Crema Monterey Pinot Noir (California, USA) matched with Vella Dry Special Reserve Monterey Jack, USA

 

 

Werewolf Pinot Noir – A Wine Label that glows in the Dark

This is a pretty cool label and great for Halloween as well.

Has anyone ever seen a glow in the dark wine label before?

Yes it glows in the dark

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Werewolf Pinot Noir

Werewolf from Transylvania

The most liked Rosé

2013 Nino Franco Faive Sparkling Rosé (Veneto, Italy) – $34.99

Click here for more information or to purchase

80% Merlot 20% Cabernet Franc

This dry style of rosé has nose of perfume & small red fruits with floral notes. The palate is refreshing with soft tannins and persistent bubbles.

Well paired with mortadella, meat and mushroom dishes, fish or vegetable soups.

Excellent with “Lasagna”, “ Parmigiano or the typical Italian dish “vitello tonnato”

I have to say I really enjoyed this sparkling rosé – I think am going to keep a few of these myself.

The Rosé

Faive sparkling rosé

The most liked Pinot Noir & the Wine of the Event

2012 La Crema Monterey Pinot Noir (California, USA) – $44.99

Click here for more information or to purchase

The elegant pinot noir from the USA has a complex nose which is savoury & sweet with aromas of violets, cocoa, strawberry & plum.

On the palate there is pomegranate, mocha, blackberry & star of anise.

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The Cheese from left to right

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1. La Tur, Italy

2. Yarra Valley White Savourine, Australia

3. Ossau Iraty, France

4. Bellavitano Merlot, USA

5. Quickes Mature Cheddar, UK

6. Vella Dry Special Reserve Monterey Jack, USA

 

Happy Snaps – Cheers everyone!

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Other Photos from our Rosé & Pinot Noir Cheese Matching Event at Milk the Cow Carlton

 

 

 

 

 

Before the Event

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After the Event

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I’m finished!

 

A big thank-you to Laura and Bela for their effort and sharing their knowledge to a wonderful group of attendees.

Thanks to my brother Andrew for his behind the scenes help – I couldn’t do it without you.

Most of all a big thank-you for attending the event.

I hope you enjoyed yourselves and gained some more knowledge of cheese & wine.

Until the next event.

 

 

 

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Rosé & Pinot Noir Yum Cha Lunch at Davids – July 23, 2016

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July 23, 2016 – Rosé & Pinot Noir Yum Cha Lunch at Davids

July has been a very challenging month in terms of hosting wine events as it has been very quiet with the exception of our Rosé & Pinot Noir Yum Cha Lunch at Davids in Prahran.

Most events have had to be rescheduled and I was wondering why has it been so slow?

After speaking to a winemaker, he said it’s best to stay clear of July in terms of organising wine events because of the following reasons:

1. Cold Weather
2. School Holidays
3. Dry July
4. End of Financial Year
5. and the “deal breaker” –  the election (affects most industries)

Our Rosé & Pinot Noir Yum Cha Lunch at Davids Restaurant in Prahran is our busiest event and our previous two sessions we have booked out the entire venue for 80 people. This month we had 42 but it was a relief to get an event through.

We are constantly evolving our events and now we have an A5 booklet which has a greeting from myself, tasting notes of the wines being showcased, an order form with discounted prices of the wines for the day and all our contact details and social media details.

This event was very relaxed and the two hour session went along nicely without any problems.

We received some completed feedback forms from our guests and all of them were positive.

We take these forms seriously and it is only from these forms that we then know how to improve.

 

Feedback Forms – please click on image to read

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 The wines we showcased at our yum cha wine lunch were:

 

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1. 2014 Marques del Turia Bobal Rosé (Valencia, Spain)

 

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2. 2014 David Franz ‘107 Varieties’ Rosé (Barossa, SA)

 

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3. 2014 Cramele Recas Werewolf Pinot Noir (Transylvania, Romania)

 

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4. 2013 Bellbrae Longboard Pinot Noir (Geelong, VIC) **SOLD OUT**

 

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5. 2012 Delatite Pinot Noir (Mansfield, VIC) **SOLD OUT**

 

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6. 2015 Skipping Rabbit Pinot Noir (Macedon Ranges, VIC)

 

 

The food as always looked delicious as usual and no-one left the venue hungry.

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It was also good to catch up with some friends who came for the lunch.

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I asked everyone which wine was their favourite at the end of the event.

The Most Liked Wine of the Event after 42 people voted was:

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2013 Bellbrae Longboard Pinot Noir (Geelong, VIC)

Coming a very close second was the 2012 Delatite Pinot Noir from Mansfield, VIC.

I would like to thank everyone who came to this event.

I hope you had a great time with your families and friends, enjoyed the food and discovered some new wines.

All our wines are available from our other website which is www.topaustralianwines.com.au

Our next Rosé & Pinot Noir Yum Cha Lunch at Davids is on Saturday August 20 from 1.30PM – 3.30PM.

Will you be joining us?

Photos from the event:

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Hungarian Food Feast & Wine Lunch at Budapest – July 17, 2016

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Today we had our Hungarian Food Feast & Wine Lunch at Budapest restaurant in Elsternwick.

We were in the upstairs function room and the event commenced at 1PM.

We had a 4 course lunch with traditional Hungarian food matched with 8 wines.

Food & Wine Menu

Hungarian Food Feast & Wine Lunch

Budapest Restaurant – July 17, 2016

ON ARRIVAL

Biancavigna Prosecco Brut DOC NV Sparkling (Italy)

FIRST ENTREE

COLD MEAT AND SALADS PLATTER

Traditional Hungarian salami, Csabai sausage, Cevapcici Meatballs with Lecso Sauce, house made liver pate, cucumber salad, potato salad and other pickled dishes.

2008 Stella Bella Tempranillo (Margaret River, WA)

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CRUMBED MUSHROOMS

Golden crumbed button mushrooms with a side of “Csiki” beetroot apple mayonnaise.
2014 Bats Blood Merlot (Transylvania, Romania)
2014 Cramele Recas Werewolf Pinot Noir (Transylvania, Romania)

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MAIN COURSE

HUNGARIAN GOULASH

Cooked for up to six hours, the beef is incredibly tender as it soaks up all the classic flavours.

Beef steak with onion, tomato and capsicum, superbly flavoured with Hungary’s
finest sweet paprika and accompanied by Hungarian peasant potatoes – boiled crushed potatoes tossed with sauteed onion and parsley.
2014 Shinas Estate ‘The Guilty’ Shiraz (Mildura, VIC)
2014 Hentley Farm Shiraz (Barossa Valley, SA)
2012 Wild Duck Creek Springflat Shiraz (Heathcote, VIC)

DESSERT

APPLE WALNUT STRUDEL

House made apple and walnut strudel in layers of filo pastry served with vanilla custard.
2015 Domaine Asmara “The Lady Killer” Viognier (Heathcote, VIC)

 

 

The wine of the day happened to go to Bat’s Blood Merlot from Transylvania, Romania & a close second was Werewolf Pinot Noir also from Transylvania, Romania.

 

Here are some photos from the event:

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We also received the following feedback from our attendees:

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I would like to thank David Buchler & the Budapest staff for their assistance.

We hope to hold another successful event there some time in the near future.

By the way the food is delicious at Budapest Restaurant especially the goulash, crumbed mushrooms and they also make sensational schnitzels.

If you haven’t been before it’s definitely worth going.

Budapest Restaurant & Palinka Bar – 273 Glenhuntly Road, Elsternwick.

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Seafood Wine Lunch at Richmond Oysters – April 9, 2016

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A Delicious Seafood & Wine Lunch at Richmond Oysters

Richmond Oysters would have to be my favourite seafood restaurants so as an event organiser I was delighted to have the green light to go ahead after a meeting with the owner, Caleb Griffiths.

I organised an event called “A Delicious Seafood & Wine Lunch” at Richmond Oysters on April 9, 2016.

We had 8 boutique wines matched with a 3 course seafood feast for $129 per person.

16 people attended this event

The Menu

ON ARRIVAL

1. 2015 Hentley Farm Blanc de Noir Sparkling Wine (Barossa, SA)

2. Stefano Lubiana NV Brut Reserve Sparkling Wine (TAS)

served with a canapé which will be an oyster with a champagne vinegar and apple cider granita.

 

COURSE ONE

Natural Oysters with mingnonette

Baked oysters with kewpie mayonnaise

Moreton bay bugs with dill citrus aioli & yarra valley salmon roe

Tasmanian smoked salmon rillettes

3. 2015 Hentley Farm Poppy White Field Blend (Barossa, SA)

4. 2014 Babo Pinot Grigio (Tuscany, Italy)

 

COURSE TWO

Steamed spring bay mussels

char grilled baby octopus

salt’n’pepper calamari

tempura battered soft shell crab

5. 2014 Pittnauer Blaufrankisch Rosé (Austria)

6. 2012 Cave de Beblenheim Reserve Pinot Gris (Alsace, France)

7. 2015 West Cape Howe ‘Old School’ Chardonnay (Mt Barker, WA)

 

COURSE THREE

Grilled fillets of fish (variety confirmed on the day)

Grilled local peninsula scallops

Grilled moreton bay prawn cutlets

Salad, chips

8. 2013 Bodegas Martin Codaz Albarino (DO Rias Baizas, Spain)

 

I also arranged wine expert, Bela Rice to attend to talk about all the wines as well.

The majority of our events we have Bela as people like to have someone talk about the wines and answer any of their wine questions.

It was a fun event with a lovely group of people who attended and it was a pleasure meeting them.

Here are some of the photos of the event:

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Here are some of the feedback from our customers:

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Rosé & Pinot Noir Yum Cha Lunch at Davids – June 18, 2016

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Our Rosé & Pinot Noir Yum Cha Lunch at Davids is becoming even more popular with 80 bookings this time. We had to book out the entire venue for all our yum cha and wine lovers. This was also the first event where we increased the pour to 75ml per glass and reduced the number of wines from 8 to 6. The event now does not feel rushed and made a big difference in terms of the flow of the event. The event went very smoothly as we like to get very organised at these events. There were no issues or problems and the attendees were a very friendly bunch and a pleasure to meet.

Wines being showcased at our Rose & Pinot Noir Yum Cha Lunch on June 18, 2016

2015 Soumah Ai Fiori Rosé (Yarra Valley, VIC)

2015 TarraWarra Estate Pinot Noir Rosé (Yarra Valley, VIC)

2014 Cramele Recas Werewolf Pinot Noir (Transylvania, Romania)

2014 Cake Wines Pinot Noir (Adelaide Hills, SA)

2015 3 Drops Pinot Noir (Great Southern, WA)

2013 Brown Magpie Single Vineyard Pinot Noir (Bellarine, VIC)

The most popular wine for this lunch was the 2014 Cramele Recas Werewolf Pinot Noir (Transylvania, Romania). We sold over 60 bottles of this wine. Maybe it is the glow in the dark label which attracted them to buy the wine? I think the fact that it is a very pleasant light drinking wine and from Transylvania which people enjoyed. They like to try something different.

The next most popular wine is the 2013 Brown Magpie Single Vineyard Pinot Noir from the Bellarine region in Victoria. It actually comes from the Surf Coast. This wine won best Pinot Noir and wine of the show at the 2015 Boutique Wine Awards.

This is what attracted me to the wine and when I tried it for the first time, I was extremely impressed and have been selling this wine since.

Davids is known for their yum cha. They have a very good reputation as one of the best yum cha producers. We love yum cha and we believe that we have chosen wisely to have our events there.

Photos from our Rose & Pinot Noir Yum Cha Lunch on June 18, 2016

 

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Rosé & Pinot Noir Yum Cha Lunch at Davids – April 23, 2016

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This was our busiest Rosé & Pinot Noir Yum Cha Lunch event at Davids restaurant ever.

We had a total of 80 people and we had to book out the entire venue.

Due to high numbers we had to be super organised to ensure the event ran smoothly and it was one of the best events we have done at Davids.

We now send an email to all attendees 3-4 days before the event to confirm who they are sitting with, their dietary requirements, and everything about the event so we can commence as soon as possible.

It is not easy to organise 80 people so we send an email to everyone explaining when to come, how the event will work, what order the pouring is, where the toilets are and the process to order wines.

The event was a success and the customers were having a great time.

I invited 4 members of Broadsheet Melbourne to attend this event so I wanted this event more than any to run as smoothly as possible.

I have to say that I couldn’t have been any happier.

This event ran like clockwork and flowed smoothly the whole way through.

Nothing went wrong and a lot of wine was sold as well.

We were given a lot of positive feedback regarding this event. It is amazing how popular this event has become and the popularity of rosé wine.

The new 8% strength lychee cider was popular and the two wines that were the most popular were the Werewolf Pinot Noir from Romania & Brown Magpie from the Bellarine Peninsula.

The Brown Magpie wine I am referring to is 2013 Brown Magpie Single Vineyard Pinot Noir – this has been my favourite Pinot Noir for 2015 and 2016.

Here are some photos of the day and we hope you enjoy them.

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Cheese Matching & Rosé at Milk the Cow – April 10, 2016

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Rosé & Cheese Matching Event

Our rosé & cheese matching event at Milk the Cow Licensed Fromagerie was on and we had a full house again.

It was sold out within 2 days of announcing this event and this is just from facebook.

This event is our second most popular event.

I have noticed that our guests who attend our rosé events are so excited to try new things and I love to see such enthusiasm.

Please note that all our wine comes from Top Australian Wines Pty Ltd and any wine from our events can be purchased online here.

I am sure that it will continue to be a popular event for a few years still.

Rosé being showcased at the event

  1. 2014 Bertani Bertarose Chiaretto Veneto Rosé IGT (Veneto, Italy)
  2. 2014 Sirocco Vinde Pays D’Oc Rosé (France)
  3. 2015 Brown Magpie Rosé (Geelong, VIC)
  4. 2015 Soumah Ai Fiori (Yarra Valley, VIC)
  5. 2015 Rogers & Rufus Grenache Rosé (Barossa)
  6. 2015 Hentley Farm Rosé (Barossa)

The French rosé was the most popular wine of the day and great value for money as well.

These six wines were matched with 6 different cheeses selected by cheesemonger Laura Lown.

Laura Lown the cheesemonger amazes people with her selection and quality of cheese and has the most interesting stories about them all.

If you haven’t tried the cheese at Milk the Cow then you are missing out.

We plan many more rosé events and we anticipate rosé will be massive in terms of popularity & demand for 2016 & 2017.

From September 2016, it will be rosé all the way with Wine Tasting Events.

Below are the photos from the event – as you can see lots of smiling faces.

Thank-you to all the Wine Tasting Events staff, Laura Lown, Bela Rice and all the wonderful attendees who made this event a very special and memorable one.

Until the next event at Milk the Cow Carlton which will be a Pinot Noir & Cheese Matching event.

 Video by Marc Verna Productions

Please enjoy our Rosé & Cheese Matching Video at Milk the Cow Licensed Fromagerie taken on April 10, 2016

 

Photos from the Event

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