Australian Wine Dinner

  • July 30, 2011 · 6:30 PM
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Please join us on the patio this year for our fifth annual wine dinner night. This year we're going "down under" for some Aussie tucker and wine.  Robert Volz of Pour Wine Bar & Bistro will be our chef and sommelier for the evening.  Expect a fair dinkum menu of prawns from the barbie, "roo" tartare (yes, that's kangaroo), blue-eyed cod, slow-cooked Aussie lamb, plus dessert -- all paired with a selection of sparkling, white, and red wines.  A more complete menu is posted below.  If you've attended one of our past wine dinners, you know this is one yearly event not to miss!

Cheers Mate!

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Price is $31.20 per person (through PayPal, including fees)

  • If the Meetup is FULL, but you would like to attend -- please add yourself to the waiting list.
  • Full refunds will be granted if the host needs to cancel or reschedule the event. 
  • Pre-paid guests may also receive a refund if a cancellation notice is received by 5pm, Wed July 27 (less PayPal transaction fee of $1.20). If a cancellation notice is received after the cutoff time and a waitlisted member confirms they can attend, then a refund will also be issued (less transaction fee). 
  • Driving directions to event site in Hillsboro will be emailed to guests a few days prior to the event -- if you have signed up and do not receive directions by July 29, please send an email to: Stuart-and-Kimberly'

 

                                     Menu

  

Appetizers                                                             Wine

Skewered Prawns “from the barbie” with Asian slaw       Sparkling
                                                                           
Shiraz
“Roo” Tartare with quail egg on crostini

 


First Course

Blue-eyed Cod with red miso glaze and                        Yarra Valley
   grilled romaine lettuce with ginger/mango dressing      Riesling

 


Main Course

Slow-cooked Aussie Lamb leg on polenta                      Barossa 
                                                                           
Shiraz

 

Dessert

Macadamia Ice Cream on pound cake                         Rutherford 
                                                                           Muscat

 

 

         Menu and ingredients subject to change based on availability

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  • Sue

    This was one of the most fantastic events I have ever attended. The food was way beyond excellent.

    August 3, 2011

  • Merry Lou F.

    I shared my experience with a supervisor from Australian at work...she wanted to know more about the Bourrossa region because her friends live there and have their own vinyard! She also wanted toknow about the Roo tartar and the lamb! I was fully impressed and enjoyed every minute with Robert, Stuart , Kim, and my new friends I sat with. What an incredible night! You cannot miss this next year.

    August 2, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Robert (and Kent) outdid themselves once again! Amazing cuisine paired with the perfect Australian wines. I will post the list of wines we were served.

    July 31, 2011

  • Wendy

    amazing! thanks fior being such great hosts stewart and kimberly!

    July 31, 2011

  • Don & L.

    WOW! Wonderful wines, delicious food and great company. We can't say enough about Stuart & Kim's hospitality!! Robert was amazing with the selections and very knowledgable and entertaining. It was a very pleasant evening, all around.

    July 31, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    This wa a fabulous dinner ! Robert did a great job of pairing wines with the food courses.The setting was lovely and Kimberly and Stuart were the most gracious hosts.

    July 31, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Outstanding, as always

    July 31, 2011

  • Sharon H.

    Oh no I have to miss this as I will be working the Washington Co. Fair. 13 hour days here I come. Thanks for putting this on, rain check for another time?

    July 17, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    This is always my favorite meetup of the year and I wouldn't miss it. Thank you, Stuart and Kimberley for opening up your home once again and Robert for all your work.

    July 16, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sounds wonderful but I must attend another celebration on that date.

    July 11, 2011

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