THE INAUGURAL NILLUMBIK WINE SHOWCASE DINNER WILL BE HELD AT THE RECENTLY REFURBISHED ELTHAM COMMUNITY AND RECEPTION CENTRE ON SATURDAY 2ND JUNE 2018.
The four-course dinner will celebrate the wines of the region together with fine food, fine service and wine appreciation. Eleven local winemakers will each provide a premium wine for your enjoyment.
Two sparkling wines and a variety of canapés will be served on arrival into the Winemakers Market Area, where several of the winemakers will also be offering small samples of their full range of current release wines.
On moving into the Main Hall, the entrée and main courses will each be accompanied by a bracket of three wines. As the evening progresses you will be invited to move into the Atrium area to select from a sumptuous chocolate display and an impressive display of cheeses, each course again accompanied by appropriate local wines.
We invite you to join us for this unique and stylish night of fine food, fine wine, great service, wonderful entertainment and wine information – it will be a night to remember!
THE MENU INCLUDES:
Canapés on arrival
Venison pastrami, potato terrine, onion jam and port gel, or, Lightly smoked Haramashi kingfish and seared scallop, pickled cucumber, basil and saffron oil
Seared Duck breast, braised red cabbage and apple slaw, apple cider jus, or, Slow cooked Ox cheek, pancetta and mushrooms, fondant potato and red wine jus
Belgium dark and milk chocolates, profiteroles, fruit pieces, marshmallows, chocolate fountains for dipping and an amazing selection of cheeses, biscuits, pita crisps and lavosh, dried fruits, muscatels and fig paste.
Dietary requirements: When purchasing your tickets, please indicate your dietary requirements. A vegetarian option will be available for each of the Entrée and Main courses.
Responsible Driving: We encourage you to make the most of this celebration of the local winemakers, but to drive responsibly. Please make arrangements for a family member, friend, taxi or Uber to collect you at the end of the night. There is also plenty of excellent accommodation available in the Eltham area which can be booked via Bookings.com, Trivago, Air BnBN and other similar websites.
$148.50 per person
Eltham Reception and Community Centre, 801 Main Rd, Eltham