We all know just how good the food of Greece has always been, but was anyone else as surprised as we were by the quality of wines served up at the last Greek dinner? We were so taken by the standard that we have had them on the list at Volpino ever since. Emma has been busy upping her knowledge of the varieties, ready to drop some more surprises, whilst the chefs have been playing with all things Grecian in preparation for round 2.
And we’re back for 2019. Our first wine dinner is a slight jig on our standard. Rather than focussing on a single country or region, it will be a comparative affair. Italy versus Australia. Not a battle per se, but rather a night of friendly competition and comparison. How does a Sangiovese from the King valley compare to it’s Tuscan rival? And how does the food compliment those varietals? Set across five courses, created and prepared by our chefs Nathan and Emily with matching wines from our Somm-in- Chief, Emma Mordue.
South Beach will be offering a Five Course Set menu for Valentine’s Day. The menu will be a showcase all of the beautiful seafood that the Peninsula and Australia have to offer.
(A vegetarian menu will also be available)
For something different we will be hosting a cocktail style function celebrating all things bubbles. A free roaming affair on a weekend evening. Come along and enjoy the start of the festive season in a very different format. Emma, Nathan and Matt have worked hard to come up with some great matches for this one. Don’t miss out!