Wine Lunch at Red Spice Rd McKillop St – February 21, 2016

A Very Special Wine Lunch at Red Spice Road McKillop Street, CBD

There was a little bit of work involved to organise this wine lunch at Red Spice Road.

More than usual but we were finally given permission to hold this event.

The first thing I have to say is that the new refurbished function room is absolutely beautiful and spacious.

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On top of this were the very efficient Red Spice Road Staff who were very accommodating and helpful.

The city was quiet that morning when we came to setup – I recall it was the morning after the White Party in Melbourne.

We had 24  people who attended this event including Zenon Misko, Program Co-Ordinator of Melbourne Food & Wine.

Everything about this lunch was special and the food was something I will never forget.

The Menu

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Food & Wine List:

2 Shared Appetisers

Chiang Mai chicken & prawn relish w/ betel leaves matched with

2014 Sacha Lichine Single Blend Rosè (France).

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Hunan style lamb ribs-twice cooked ribs w/ green onion, chilli, Sichuan pepper, sesame matched with

2015 Hentley Farm Poppy White Field Blend (Barossa).

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3 Shared Mains

Prawn, green papaya, snake bean, tomato, peanut, chilli salad matched with

2012 Invivo Pinot Noir (Central Otago, NZ).

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Burmese pork curry w/ butter beans matched with

2012 Charteris Pinot Noir (Central Otago, NZ).

 

Beef cheeks, spices, black pepper, shao xing, ginger, mushrooms matched with

2013 Hentley Farm ‘The Beast’ Shiraz (Barossa, SA).

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Shared Dessert

Coconut water tapioca, passionfruit cream, peanut praline, caramel popcorn, pandan ice-cream matched with

2015 Domaine Asmara “The Lady Killer” Viognier (Heathcote, VIC)

 

As this  was a special wine lunch with mouth watering food & some distinguished wines we decanted some with all our special decanters such as the Riedel Black Tie decanter and Mamba decanters.

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Our guests were a pleasure to host & serve and a special thankyou to Zenon from Melbourne Food & Wine for attending.

We hope we can hold another “Very Special Wine Lunch” at Red Spice Road, McKillop Street, CBD.

Here are some photos from the event.

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