Category Archives: Wine

A taste of Grange at 40,000 feet: High Altitude Wine Tasting

Qantas_150626_43182In what may be a first in aviation, luxury tour operator Constellation Journeys will host a premium Penfold’s wine tasting at cruising altitude of 40,000 feet, on board the company’s privately chartered Qantas Boeing 747.

Guests travelling in Business Prestige and Business Class on Constellation Journey’s
2019 Around the World journey will have time to sample a range of Australia’s finest wines including among others, Yattarna Chardonnay, St Henri Shiraz and the legendary Penfolds Grange.

 The tasting, including wines selected by Qantas Sommeliers together with specially prepared tasting notes, will be conducted with expert guidance from Qantas’ highly trained inflight hospitality team.

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Sparkling Sydney: The New Wine Festival coming to Pyrmont – May 19

Sparkling SYDNEY, the first of its kind unique sparkling wine festival will launch at Pirrama Park, Pyrmont on Sunday 19 May, 2019, 11.00am to 5.00pm.

FK 1 copyThis inaugural major food and wine event will be a celebration of flavour, sustainability, and ethical produce with Sydney’s glistening harbor celebrating the very best in bubbles, from Sparkling Cuvee, Malbec, Shiraz, Pinot Chardonnay, Moscato, Zibibbo to Prosecco, Cava and many more.

A one of a kind cohesive sensory experience, each element, be it beverage, produce or gourmet food, is carefully curated to tie into the central theme ‘SPARKLING’.

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Top 5 Wine trends by Callum McCrorie of Pony Dining, Brisbane

Restaurant Manager, Callum McCrorie and Head Chef, Tom Swapp were the new additions heading up Pony Dining in Brisbane late last year. Together, they embarked on a mission to rejuvenate the already alluring proposition of wining and dining at the waterfront of Eagle Street Pier.

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Taylors Wine, Will & Steve present the world’s first floating cellar door!

Taylors Wine.001South Australian family winery Taylors Wines created a one of a kind experience for wine lovers allowing them to chill with the perfect glass of vino amongst the setting of one of the most illustrious cities in the world.   Far from its Clare Valley home, together with Masterchefs, Will Stewart and Steve Flood, presented the world’s first floating cellar door.

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Glow Golf, Melbourne Docklands: Australia’s Smallest Bar

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There’s cosy and there’s this! 28 square feet (2 metres long x 1.3 metres wide), making Le Bar European, the smallest bar in Australia. “You could be one of only four people allowed at this exclusive bar at any one time,” says Julie Blyth, who founded the business in 2017 with husband Michael Blyth.  “The bar holds a liquor license which allows a maximum of four customers at a time, with European Beers and Australian wines on offer.”

Sitting in the GlowGolf Docklands’ Glow in the Dark Miniature Golf complex in the waterfront area of Melbourne, Victoria, ‘Le Bar Europeen’ has an Italian ambience and has been designed to look as though it has been around for over a hundred years.

The District Docklands shopping centre
Shop:  NW F05 Star Cres, (First Floor)
Level 1 / Shop 35 Star Cres
(Opposite Artvo and next door to Dialogue in the Dark)
Victoria 3008
Ph: 03-9642-5442