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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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Pinots of the World, July 25 at Chez Olivier [SOLD OUT]

Pinot Lovers
Prepare ALL of your senses for an extravagant French feast in one of the area’s most popular French restaurants — Chez Olivier — to indulge in exceptional Pinot Noir wines.
Including one of the most sought-after wines in New Zealand, Kusuda Pinot — A RARE, hidden gem
Announcing a Pinots of the World Wine Event. Chez Olivier chef-inspired cuisine and ​8 perfectly paired Pinot Noir wines.

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There’s a reason why people choose Chez Olivier to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and special occasions.
One glance, one hint of the wonderful aroma, and one taste of the extraordinary food and you know.

Reserve your seat today and enjoy Pinots of the World at one of the world’s greatest landmark restaurants — Chez Olivier.

This event has sold out!

What’s On the Menu?

ENTRÉE

Plateau de Charcuteries:
Assorted homemade Pates, Terrine, Rillettes
A mouthwatering variety that will inspire your palate.

MAINS

Canard a l’orange:
Roasted Duck with Orange Sauce & Pumpkin Mash
You’ve never experienced a flavour-forward poultry dish like this.

DESSERTS

Plateau de Fromages:
3 succulent and brilliantly-paired cheeses from their selection of the month.

8 LUSCIOUS PINOT NOIR PAIRINGS

2012 Prince Albert Pinot Noir (Geelong, VIC)
2013 Mammoth Pinot Noir (Nelson, NZ)
2011 Paddy Borthwick Pinot Noir (Wairarapa, NZ)
2012 Marie Andre Bourgogne Rouge Pinot Noir (France)
2008 Cristom Sommers Reserve Pinot Noir (Willamette Valley, USA)
2013 Soumah Single Vineyard Pinot Noir (Yarra Valley, VIC)
2013 Diemersfontein Pinotage (South Africa)
2011 Kusuda Pinot Noir (Martinborough NZ)

Kusuda winery from Martinborough is regarded as one of the best and most respected wineries in New Zealand. Their Pinot Noir always sells out of every vintage and is one of the most highly sought after wines. Here is your opportunity to try this rare hidden gem.”
– Martin Peston

This event has sold out!

 

Pinot Noir Yum Cha Lunch, August 1 at David’s Restaurant [SOLD OUT]

In Cantonese Chinese, “yum cha” translates to “drink tea”.
But you can bet Wine Tasting Events has something a lot tastier than tea in mind!
Announcing our popular “yum cha” lunch for June, featuring 8 Pinot Noirs.
All the yum cha you wish to eat and 8 Pinot Noir from around Australia.
Now that’s YUM!
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WHAT: All you can eat yum cha August wine lunch
WHEN: Saturday, August 1st, from 1:30PM to 3:30PM
WHERE: David’s Yum Cha4 Cecil Place, PrahranVictoria
AVAILABILITY: (All you can eat plus 8 Pinot Noirs – reserve today!)
EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT PRICE: ONLY $79 per person

This event is sold out!

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 Pinot Noirs.

Wine match: With plate after plate of Chinese delicacies, you’ll enjoy 8 wines of unique blends and harvests from around Australia.

Look at all the Food!

To start
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
Spring onion pancake

Shanghai Parcels
Steamed pork 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
Chicken and Blackbean dumplings
Crystal Scallop dumplings
Pumpkin skin crab Dumplings
BBQ pork buns
Duck & Beancurd rolls
Prawn and shitake rolls
Pork spring rolls
Rice paper prawn rolls
Chilli wagyu beef dumplings

From the Wok
Battered salt and pepper calamari
One Bite’ soft shell river prawns
Gong Bo Chicken Stirfry
Sweet chunky eggplant, sliced chilli and spring onion
Iron Buddha Beef
Chinese broccoli
50/50 Chicken Ribs & Chillies

Sweet stuff
Banana street fritters
Green Tea, white chocolate dumplings with peanut and coconut praline
Milk chocolate sesame balls
Custard buns

Wine List

1. 2013 Kimi Pinot Noir (Marlborough, NZ)
2. 2009 Nicholson River Winery Gippsland Pinot Noir (Gippsland, VIC)
3. 2014 Soumah Pinot Noir (Yarra Valley, VIC)
4. 2013 Woods & Matthews Pinot Noir (Yarra Valley, VIC)
5. 2013 Last Horizon Pinot Noir (Tamar Valley, TAS)
6. 2010 Bellarine Estate Phil’s Fetish Pinot Noir (Geelong, VIC)
7. 2013 Tomich Duck & Weave Pinot Noir (Adelaide Hills, SA)
8. 2013 Montara Pinot Noir (Grampians, VIC)

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!

We cater for vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free & Pescetarian diets. Please notify Martin at martin@winetastingevents.com.au or call 9500 9307 to inform him of your dietary requirements prior to the event.

This event is sold out!

 

Shiraz Yum Cha Lunch, July 4 at David’s Restaurant [SOLD OUT]

In Cantonese Chinese, “yum cha” translates to “drink tea”.
But you can bet Wine Tasting Events has something a lot tastier than tea in mind!
Announcing our popular “yum cha” lunch featuring all the yum cha you wish to eat, and 8 bestselling shiraz from around the world. Now that’s YUM!

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WHAT: All you can eat yum cha wine lunch
WHEN: Saturday, 4th July, from 1:30PM to 3:30PM
WHERE: David’s Yum Cha, 4 Cecil Place Prahran, VIC
AVAILABILITY: (All you can eat 8 wines = RESERVE TODAY!)
EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT PRICE: ONLY $69 per person

This event is SOLD OUT!

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 different shiraz.

Wine match: With plate after plate of Chinese delicacies, you’ll enjoy 8 wines of unique blends and harvests from around Australia.

Look at all the Food!

To start
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
Spring onion pancake

Shanghai Parcels
Steamed pork 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
Chicken and Blackbean dumplings
Crystal Scallop dumplings
Pumpkin skin crab Dumplings
BBQ pork buns
Duck & Beancurd rolls
Prawn and shitake rolls
Pork spring rolls
Rice paper prawn rolls
Chilli wagyu beef dumplings

From the Wok
Battered salt and pepper calamari
‘One Bite’ soft shell river prawns
Gong Bo Chicken Stirfry
Sweet chunky eggplant, sliced chilli and spring onion
Iron Buddha Beef
Chinese broccoli
50/50 Chicken Ribs & Chillies

Sweet stuff
Banana street fritters
Green Tea, white chocolate dumplings with peanut and coconut praline
Milk chocolate sesame balls
Custard buns

8 different shiraz from around Australia:

1. 2013 Good Drop Shiraz (McLaren Vale, SA)

2. 2010 Bobby Dazzler Shiraz (Barossa, SA)

3. 2013 Tomich Gallery “Grace & Glory” Shiraz (Adelaide Hills, SA)

4. 2013 Schild Estate Shiraz (Barossa, SA)

5. 2012 Three Brothers Reunited Shiraz (Barossa, SA)

6. 2012 Soumah Shiraz (Yarra Valley, VIC)

7. 2012 Pertaringa Undercover Shiraz (McLaren Vale, SA)

8. 2012 Ellis Signature Label Shiraz (Heathcote, VIC)

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!

We cater for vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free & Pescetarian diets. Please notify Martin at martin@winetastingevents.com.au or call 9500 9307 to inform him of your dietary requirements prior to the event.

This event is SOLD OUT!

 

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!)

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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!

Pinot Noir & cheese matching, August 22 at Milk The Cow Carlton

The most traditional and favourite wine pairing – Wine and Cheese – will be taken to a WHOLE NEW LEVEL!

Top Australian Wines presents…
The ULTIMATE Pairing

The most original and extraordinary cheese paired with 8 different Pinot Noir wines from around Australia.
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Get ready to embark on new tastes you’ve never experienced before. 

You’ll try 8 glasses of Pinot Noir, a luscious and elegant wine variety. 

And every sip is artfully paired with the absolute best cheese selection Milk the Cow has to offer.

WHAT: Pinot Noir & cheese matching at Milk The Cow Carlton

WHEN: Saturday, 22nd August 1PM – 4PM

WHERE: Milk the Cow, Licensed Fromagerie  323 Lygon St., Carlton VIC 3053

AVAILABILITY: Seats are going fast!

RESERVATIONS: Call 9500 9307

EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT PRICE: ONLY $79 per person

 

Details

You’ve had your share of delicious cheese…but none like this.
A skilled cheesemonger hand selects the cheese that best complements each wine.
You’ve had your share of wine…but none like this.
The sommeliers at Top Australian Wines bring some of their best Pinot Noir wines from around Australia.
You’ll discover some cheeses that are nutty and salty. Others that are floral and herbaceous.
And still others that are sweet, creamy and complex.
And every wine poured will pair perfectly with the cheese of choice.

The Ultimate Pairing: Cheese + Pinot Noir

Don’t miss out on your one chance to enjoy some of the most mouth-watering cheese and most delicious Pinot Noirs in Australia!

  • 2013 TRENTHAM ESTATE PINOT NOIR (MURRAY DARLING, NSW) matched with Brillat Savarin – France
  • 2013 WOODS & MATTHEWS PINOT NOIR (YARRA VALLEY, VIC) matched with Beaufort d’Alpage – France
  • 2010 WOONGARRA ‘3 WISE MEN’ PINOT NOIR (CARDINIA RANGES, VIC) matched with Reypenaer VSOP – Netherlands
  • 2010 D’ANGELO FUGIASTRO PINOT NOIR (YARRA VALLEY, VIC) matched with L’Artisan Mountain Man – Australia
  • 2009 NICHOLSON RIVER WINERY GIPPSLAND PINOT NOIR (BAIRNSDALE, VIC) matched with Queso Mahon – Spain
  • 2007 MERRICK’S ESTATE PINOT NOIR (MORNINGTON, VIC) matched with Swiss Gruyere Etivaz – Switzerland
  • 2009 FROGMORE CREEK PINOT NOIR (TAS) matched with Fourme d’Ambert – France
  • 2004 GOLDEN HAWK PINOT SHIRAZ BY ANDRAOS BROS (SUNBURY, VIC) matched with Baronerosso di Capra – Italy

Reserve your seat today for this Ultimate Pairing of wine and cheese — an afternoon your taste buds will never forget!

 

Unusual Wine Variety Dinner, June 12 at The Wayside Inn

Ready for a dinner you and your party will NEVER FORGET?

You’ll taste wines and dishes you’ve never tasted before. Unique flavours. Peculiar combinations.
Some daring…some fun and different…

But all RARE and UNUSUAL.

The only thing NOT unusual about this dinner is the extraordinary Wayside Inn.

Unusual Wine Variety Dinner

 

WHAT: Unusual Wine Variety Dinner at The Wayside Inn
WHEN: Friday, 12th June, 6PM – 9PM
WHERE: The Wayside Inn, 446 City Road, South Melbourne, VIC 3205
AVAILABILITY: Seating limited — RESERVE TODAY!
EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT PRICE: ONLY $99 per person
TO BOOK: Please call 9500 9307

 

This event has sold out!

Details
Why settle for the usual and expected when Top Australian Wines and The Wayside Inn will present an incredible wine variety dinner that’s different, unusual, unexpected… yet EXTRAORDINARY!

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience 6 of our rarest and most unusual wines with a multi-course meal that delivers fantastic flavours. This one will go fast — Reserve your seat today!

ENTRÉES (shared on the table)
As soon as the food is served, the conversation will begin! The Wayside Inn begins with several unusual — but delicious dishes!
A variety of ARTISAN CURED MEATS, CRISPY TREATS (Yum!), with PICKLES & TOAST.
You’ll also enjoy their DUCK LIVER PARFAIT, to-die-for SEASONAL RELISH, and TOAST to soak up all the flavour.
Plus, super tender CONFIT PORK BELLY, PARSNIP PUREE, and a refreshing FENNEL SALAD.

ENTRÉE UNUSUAL WINE PAIRINGS
We ventured deep into the Top Australian Wines cellars to give you multiple rare and unusual wines to taste. Here they are:

First, taste our scrumptious 2010 Chateau Tanunda “Barossa Tower” Shiraz Primativo
Next, a divine 2012 Izway Mates Grenache Mataro (Barossa)
And finally, you’ll salivate over our 2009 Riverbank Malbec (Swan Valley, WA)

MAINS (Choice of the following)

Who says unusual can’t be fall-off-the bone delicious!
Enjoy one of the following:

Fork-tender SLOW-BRAISED WAGYU SHIN served with a tangy MUSTARD POLENTA and tasty MUSHROOMS. Pure heaven on a plate.
Or sink your teeth into their WOOD GRILLED AUSTRALIAN BEEF served with your choice of a BEARNAISE or PEPPER SAUCE, and complemented with a crisp and satisfying SALAD.

Or, if you love chicken, this one takes the prize! A ROTISSERIE COOKED HALF CHICKEN served with MASH, BACON, MUSHROOMS, and JUS GRAS. Nothing compares!

No matter which delectable main you choose, you’ll also feast on HAND CUT CHIPS and a sweet APPLE SALAD.

MAIN UNUSUAL WINE PAIRINGS
The unusual party keeps rocking! Served with your mains are 3 more flavour-forward wines you’ve never had before. Take notes on your favourites.

First, savour our 2007 Chateau Khoury Perseides (Lebanon)
Next, lose yourself in the incredible flavour of our 2008 Scott Harvey J & S Reserve Barbera (Amador County, USA)
And finally, brace yourself for the awesome taste of our 2011 Tellurian Mourvedre (Heathcote)

For those of you needing a vegetarian option:

For the ENTRÉE they would be able to opt for our broccoli, freekeh & buffalo mozzarella salad
And for MAINS we have an eggplant, chickpea, whole grain & kale hot pot

You’ve probably NEVER experienced a wine dinner like this before.
And you will probably NEVER again.

This is your ONE chance to walk on the wild side and enjoy an unusual dining adventure.
You won’t regret it!

This event has sold out!

 

Shiraz Indulgence, May 17 at The Leveson Hotel

The Perfect Indulgence.

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Indulgent tastes are as rare as they are unforgettable.
On May 17th, The Leveson Hotel and Top Australian Wines will serve perhaps your most indulgent lunch ever.
A pork belly like you’ve never tasted.
An incredible 250-gram succulent eye fillet.
And, of course, 8 unique Shiraz wines from Australia.
You’ll leave satisfied. In every way possible.

WHAT: Shiraz Indulgence Wine Tasting Lunch at The Leveson Hotel
WHEN: Sunday, 17th May, 1 PM – 4PM
WHERE: The Leveson Hotel, 46 Leveson Street, North Melbourne VIC 3051
AVAILABILITY: Seating limited — RESERVE TODAY!
EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT PRICE: ONLY $99 per person

 

Details 
The Leveson Hotel prides itself on its local, farm-fresh and seasonal ingredients cooked to perfection.

Top Australian Wines prides itself on its fine selection of delicious and adventurous wines from around Australia.

On this Shiraz Indulgence Lunch, complement an indulgent lunch with 8 indulgent Shiraz wines.

ENTRÉE
The words “pork belly” alone make you salivate! Enjoy one of The Leveson’s most popular dishes — ASIAN-STYLE PORK BELLY served with ASIAN SLAW.

With every morsel of mouthwatering pork belly, sip from 2 Shiraz wines served from different parts of the globe.

1. 2009 J Lohr Paso Robles Syrah (USA)
2. 2012 Ladies Who Shoot Their Lunch (Strathbogie Ranges, VIC) – 95 points Halliday

MAIN
This is what you come for. A massive 250-gram EYE FILLET MEDALLION, served on MUSHY PEAS, HONEY GLAZED BABY CARROTS and topped with FIELD MUSHROOMS. Every bite better than the one before!

As indulgent as your fillet will be, save room for indulging in 4 more Shiraz wines. Each distinctive. Each delicious.

1. 2013 Mayhem & Co Blewitt Springs Shiraz (Barossa, SA)
2. 2012 Izway Bruce Shiraz (Barossa, SA)
3. 2012 Eliis Wines Premium Shiraz (Heathcote, VIC) – No 1 Heathcote shiraz Huon Hooke
4. 2012 Maverick Twins Shiraz (Barossa, SA)

DESSERT
The perfect combination of savory and sweet — The Leveson’s top shelf selection of CHEESE, DRIED FRUIT, and NUTS on a CHEESEBOARD you’ll never forget.

We will naturally pair your selection of cheese and dried fruit with the perfect accompanying Shiraz wines — 2 more wines to be exact!

1. 2001 Pertaringa Over The Top Shiraz (McLaren Vale, SA)
2. 2004 Wild Duck Creek Springflat Shiraz (Heathcote, VIC)

It’s time to indulge. With friends, with family, and with a huge appetite.

Come indulge with us. But you must reserve your seat soon… As with most indulgences, this one won’t last!

Rare Boutique Shiraz Lunch, May 23 at the St. Kilda Post Hotel

Rare moments become what you treasure most in life.
When you have an opportunity to taste 8 rare and exclusive boutique Shiraz wines …

Served alongside a chef-inspired, exclusive, and flavourful meal in the grand St. Kilda Post Hotel …

You have arrived.

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WHAT: Rare Boutique Shiraz Lunch at the St. Kilda Post Hotel

WHEN: Saturday, 23rd May, 1 PM – 4PM

WHERE: The St. Kilda Post Hotel, 304-306 St. Kilda Road, St. Kilda 3182

AVAILABILITY: Seating limited — RESERVE TODAY!

EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT PRICE: ONLY $99 per person

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Top Australian Wines is excited to share its prized boutique collection of rare Shiraz wines.
Likewise, the St. Kilda Post Hotel is anxious to serve its award-winning menu complete with savory and satisfying dishes.

This rare opportunity to experience 8 boutique Shiraz wines and 3 mouthwatering dishes is only available on Saturday, 23rd May. Reserve your seat today!

ENTRÉE
Begin your lunch with a taste of elegance with the St. Kilda Post Hotel’s melt-in-your-mouth beef tartare.
Satisfying
BEEF TARTARE with BRIOCHE TOAST, a bright HERB SALAD and a farm-fresh SOFT POACHED EGG. Just about every food group imaginable on a single dish.

WINE PAIRINGS

Matched with 2012 Ladies Who Shoot Their Lunch Shiraz which recently received 95 points by James Halliday (Strathbogie Ranges, VIC) & 2010 Kooky Village Shiraz (Barossa, SA)

MAIN

You’ll want to applaud when your servers present this incredible steak! Fork-tender FILLET MIGNON with vibrant BLISTERED CHERRY TOMATOES and BUTTERED ASPARAGUS. This one exceeds expectations with every bite.

WINE PAIRINGS

1. 2012 Maverick Twins Shiraz (Barossa, SA)

2. 2012 Condie Kyneton Road Shiraz (Heathcote, VIC)

3. 2007 Palandri Vita Novus Shiraz (Frankland River, WA)

4. 2012 Mayhem & Co Shiraz (McLaren Vale, SA)

DESSERT

The perfect selection for cheese lovers! Proposed cheese platter: ASIAGO COWS BLUE, BOERENKAS 15-year old CHEDDAR, TRIPLE CREAM BRIE. Plus, served alongside luscious seasonal, FRUITS, homemade BREAD and LAVOSH, an unleavened flat bread.

WINE PAIRINGS

Expect 2 more rare, tantalizing, and rich-flavoured Shiraz wines straight from our boutique collection.

  1. 2007 Wonga Estate Shiraz (Heathcote, VIC)

  2. 2006 Rusden “Black Guts” (Barossa, SA)

This event also offers a vegetarian option:

Entree – ricotta, chive and Spanish onion stuffed zucchini flowers with shaved asparagus salad and creme friache.

Main – wild mushroom risotto with truffle oil, pecorino crisps and micro herbs.

Dessert – cheese platters to share

Life is meant a treasure-trove of rare experiences and rare indulgences.

This rare opportunity to sip glass after glass of our exclusive boutique Shiraz wines in the beautiful surroundings of the St. Kilda Post Hotel comes once this year.

Reserve your seat today.

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