Wine for Beginners Part 1: Classic Australian


Interested in Australian wine and want to learn more? Go beyond the critter label and discover the unrivalled diversity of Australia’s wine regions, styles and varietals at our “Wine for Beginners” lunch on Friday March 1.

Host Sally Townsend, from wine importer Jeroboam, will provide an informative and entertaining “mini-tour”, guiding particpants through four different wine producing areas. Two whites and two reds will be presented - a Riesling from Clare Valley, a Sauvignon Blanc Semillon from Margaret River, a Yarra Valley Pinot Noir and a classic Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz blend.

The following lunch menu has been especially created to compliment the fine wines being featured. 

Greek Salad

Avocado Fries with Cilantro Dipping sauce

Mushroom and ricotta tarts

Roasted Lamb Shoulder (NZ) with Apple and Raisin Chutney

Rosemary potatoes

Grilled Winter Vegetables

Mini Chocolate brownies


*Please advise the Secretariat of any special dietary requirements at least 5 days in advance of the event.

Spaces for this intimate tutored wine tasting lunch are strictly limited

Registrations can now be made at the ANZCCJ website

Booking/Cancellation Deadline: Monday Feb 25.

Cost: Members 4,000 yen; non-members 5,000 yen

Pre-payment required. Cash will not be accepted at the door.

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    If you get the chance try some NZ pinot, not cheap but good drops, goes well with lamb and venison.

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    spudmanFeb. 21, 2013 - 08:32AM JST
    If you get the chance try some NZ pinot, not cheap but good drops, goes well with lamb and venison.

    Not all NZ pinots are created equal. Did you have a specific vineyard in mind?

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