During my visit to McLaren Vale last week, I was extremely privileged to be hanging out with Glenn James (winemaker Ducks in a Row) when for the pressing of this year’s Pandora’s Amphora. Unfortunately I’ll be in Japan when Viriginia Plain hold a special Amphora Wine Dinner next week, otherwise I’d be there with bells on. So if you’re going to be in Melbourne next week (or can get there) grab a seat for this dinner before it’s too late.
What: Amphora Wine Dinner at Virginia Plain
When: Tuesday 13 November 2012 7pm
Where: Virginia Plain, 31 Flinders Lane (next to Cumulus Inc)
How much: $110.00 (plus 30c booking fee)
How to book: Booking only through Trybooking here.
If you haven’t heard about this dinner you can find more about it here.
The Fringe Food Festival is hoping to add another wine to the list but here is the menu.
If you tell them in advance they will also be able to cater for vegetarians.
Virginia Plain will be offering, canapés, a four course degustation followed by petit fours. This is the provisional menu
Compressed Cucumber with Gin and a Kingfish Tartare
Wagyu Bresaola with Truffle Cream Cheese
1. Tomato Tart with Goats Cheese, Beets & Lambs Lettuce
2. Cep and Morel Risotto
3. Roasted King Fish Fillet with Three Cheese Crust, Baby Calamari with Vongole Sauce
4. Roast Pork with Braised Cheek, Crispy Ear Crackling, Fennel and Licorice with Red Currents