The Pairing Method: Food and Wine Down to the Element
This Good Food Month lunch and tasting session promises to level-up your wine pairing game.
Dig a little deeper into the art of food and wine pairing at this eye-opening Good Food Month tasting event with Rob Dolan Wines. On June 11, 12 and 19, and July 17, the Yarra Valley winery's barrel room will be the backdrop for your transformation into a wine pairing pro.
Master of Wine and renowned wine judge Meg Brodtmann kicks things off by guiding guests through a hands-on lesson on how to taste wine and how various drops interact with different foods. Armed with your newfound skills and a glass of Rob Dolan's White Label pinot noir, you'll then sip and taste your way through a table of common ingredients on the hunt for the wine's best flavour matches. The group's top picks will be used as the star ingredients for the day's fresh pasta entree, whipped up by two-hatted chef Tyson Bertoncello in front of your eyes.
After tucking into this customised course, the food pairing fun continues — you'll enjoy a slow-braised beef cheek main that's been carefully designed to complement the Signature Series cabernet sauvignon, followed by a sumptuous finale featuring Stone + Crow cheese (made on-site) teamed with Rob Dolan's Two Barrel Batch muscat.
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