Upcoming Events May/June
We know it’s not always possible to come to our cellar door, so continuing our focus on offering memorable wine and food experiences around Australia at some of our superb partner restaurants, we are delighted to announce the latest experiences for you to enjoy across May and June. As many of you know, our wine dinners are a great mix of sensational food at some of Australia’s best restaurants, with a generous matching of our wines. We hope that you can join us!
May 15 2019: Wine Dinner at Montrachet, Brisbane
On Wednesday 15 May we are hosting an exclusive five course wine dinner for 15 people in the newly opened private dining room at Montrachet, Brisbane (3 hats Gault & Millau, #1 French Restaurant Queensland). This degustation menu will be prepared by Chef Patron, Shannon Kellam, showcasing a selection of matching wines from our range of hand-crafted, French-style wines, including Winestate Magazine’s 2018 Australian Wine of the Year.
Montrachet is Brisbane’s flagship French destination under the direction of husband and wife team, Clare and Shannon. Shannon started at Oxley’s on the River and Raphael’s before joining the Australian team in the Bocuse d’Or, the world’s Culinary Olympics. Whilst chef at the Brisbane Club Shannon reached the 2013 World Final with Australia’s highest ranking and relocated to France to chef under the tutelage of Franck Putelat at Le Parc, and then at Restaurant Serge Vieira before returning to Brisbane in 2015 to continue Montrachet’s French cuisine legacy. In 2018 Shannon was awarded Queensland Chef of the Year by the Courier Mail
When: Wednesday 15 May 2019.
What: 5 courses with matching wines
Cost: $185 per person
RSVP to Montrachet on 07 3367 0030. places are very limited, so we recommend booking quickly so as to not miss out.
May 22 2019: Wine Dinner at Ryne, Melbourne
On Wednesday 22 May we are hosting a six course wine dinner at Ryne, Melbourne (3 hats Gault & Millau). This degustation menu will be prepared by Melbourne legend, Chef Patron, Donovan Cooke, showcasing a selection of matching wines from our range of hand-crafted, French-style wines, including Winestate Magazine’s 2018 Australian Wine of the Year.
Donovan’s career spans three decades. Starting in Europe at The Savoy Hotel, Waterside Inn in Bray and La Côte St Jacques in Burgundy. In 1997 he moved to Melbourne where he co-opened Melbourne Institutions Est Est Est, Luxe (3 Hats) and Ondine. Subsequently he ran the Derby Restaurant at the Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club before moving back to Melbourne and opening Ryne.
When: Wednesday 22 May 2019.
What: 6 courses with matching wines
Cost: $129 per person
RSVP to Ryne on 03 9482 3002. Places are limited, so we recommend booking quickly so as to not miss out.
Details still being finalised, but watch this space for these upcoming food & wine dinners in May & June:
Friday 31 May: Pullman Sea Temple, Palm Cove
First week of June: Barrel Bar & Dining, Sydney
Friday 21 June: Sofitel Wentworth, Sydney
Friday 28 June: Fairmont Resort, Blue Mountains
Across May and June, you will also find our pop up cellar door at a number a fabulous wine festivals. Why not make a day of it and enjoy the beautiful settings whilst you have the opportunity to acquaint, or reacquaint yourself with our range of boutique, cool climate wines 🙂
May 5: Hunters Hill Food & Wine Festival
May 25: Norman Lindsay Wine & Jazz in the Gardens, Faulconbridge