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 9 total wines of unique blends and harvests — 4 Rose wines from Australia, France & Italy and 4 Pinot Noirs from Australia, France & New Zealand.
Please note: all orders made on the day will go in a draw to win a magnum bottle of the 2012 Paddy Borthwick pinot noir. The winner will be announced at the end of the event.
The wines to be showcased are as follows:
2012 Chockstone Rose (Grampians, VIC)
2012 Castel Firmian Lagrein Rosato (Italy)
2012 The Little Wine Company Sangiovese Rose (Hunter Valley, NSW)
2012 Sauvion Chemin Des Saules Rose de Loire (France)
2012 Paddy Borthwick Pinot Noir (Wairarapa, New Zealand)
2012 Holm Oak Pinot Noir (Tamar, Valley, Tasmania) **96 Points Halliday**
2012 Nuiton-Beaunoy Bourgogne Hautes-Cotes de Beaune Pinot Noir (France)
2012 Diemersfontein Pinotage (South Africa)
Welcome to China! To begin your tour, we offer exceptional starters paired with remarkable Rose and Pinot Noir wines:
Edamame: green soy beans
Green ‘n’ Red: green soy beans, bok choy and chilli
Spiced oolong tea quail eggs with bean curd and wolfberries
Chicken san choi bao
Peking duck wraps
These Shanghai parcels will leave your mouth watering. Savory meats and veggies in a delicate and tasty pouch — keep your chopsticks in one hand and your glass of wine in the other!
Steamed pork dumplings
Pan fried dumplings
Chilli pork dumplings
Steamed veggie dumplings
Golden parcel dumplings with minced chicken and Asian herbs
Pork & prawn shu mai
Green prawn and bamboo dumplings
Prawn and chopped chive dumplings
Seafood dumplings with scallop crown
Roast duck dumplings
BBQ pork buns
FROM THE WOK
Flavour-infused seafood, meats, and vegetables, cooked to perfection at high temperatures — every bite will meld perfectly with our Rose and Pinot Noir wines:
Battered salt and pepper calamari
Shredded lamb with chilli, garlic and spring onion
Sweet chunky eggplant, sliced chilli and spring onion
SWEET STUFF From savoury to sweet, these meal enders will pair perfectly with our sweeter wines:
Banana street fritters
Traditional Chinese almond pudding
Soft centred white chocolate dumplings with peanut and coconut praline
Milk chocolate sesame balls
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!