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Artisan Makers Dinner

We've enlisted the talents of two of Australia’s most skilled cheesemakers for these dinners in Adelaide and Sydney. Join Kym Masters of Section 28 and Nicole Gilliver of Grandvewe for a delicious insight into the diversity of wines that pair perfectly with cheese.

Adelaide Dinner

Nick Ryan
8 February 2021
Sôl Bar & Restaurant
Level 9, SkyCity Adelaide

Sydney Dinner

Peter Bourne
25 February 2021
I Maccheroni
3 Jersey Road, Woollahra
$175 per person (inc GST), four-course dinner included ($157.50 for subscribers)
For phone and subscriber bookings, call 0408 489 507 or email
Places are strictly limited

2009 Les Cinq Filles Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs, Champagne, France

Crafted with 100% chardonnay from the grand cru village of Verzenay, this textural, zéro-dosage Champagne shows intense fruit concentration and deep complexity. Notes of yellow apples, lemon custard and Polynesian vanilla lead to a crisp finish backed by a savoury line of acidity.

2018 Chaffey Bros. Wine Co. Düfte Punkt, Eden Valley

The riesling, gewürtztraminer and kerner grapes in this blend are all sourced from the same Eden Valley vineyard. The combination results in aromatic lime and floral notes and a moreish texture of pepper, spice and chalky characters.

2019 O’Leary Walker Watervale Riesling, Clare Valley

Sourced from the vineyards of Neil and Heather Grace in the subregion of Watervale, this riesling shows fragrant tropical fruit aromas leading to
intense citrus and lime characters on the palate with refreshing, natural acidity.

2017 Lark Hill Grüner Veltliner, Canberra District

This organic and biodynamic wine is defined by flavours of ripe melon, fig, celery salt and white pepper, as well as minerality, crisp freshness and thirst-slaking texture.

2018 Howard Park Chardonnay, Margaret River

Sourced from the Allingham Vineyard in the subregion of Karridale, this rich yet lively textural wine shows aromas of lemon zest, vanilla bean, figs and stone fruit. It finishes with a refreshing citrus acidity and great length.

2018 Long Rail Gully Gamay, Canberra District

This vibrant wine exhibits aromas of fresh cherries and red berries. It saw 100% carbonic maceration, resulting in a light yet complex red wine, with decent mid-palate weight, a juicy texture and soft tannins.

2019 Sinapius Esmé Gamay, Tasmania

Crafted from handpicked fruit from Sinapius’ dry-grown estate vineyard, this gamay underwent carbonic maceration for three weeks prior to five months’ maturation in old oak. It was bottled without fining or filtration, resulting in a savoury and complex yet juicy, delicious wine.

2019 Topography By Printhie Pinot Meunier, Orange

Crafted from a high-elevation Orange vineyard, this pinot meunier has a juicy texture combined with a bright, fruit-forward palate. Along with lifted red fruits, the palate also has earthy, savoury tones with soft tannins and great length resulting from whole bunches.

2018 Lethbridge Pinot Noir, Geelong

Comprised of fruit from four single vineyards, this wine was fermented with wild yeast and 40% whole bunches before 10 months’ maturation in French oak, 40% new. Aromas of dark plums and spice lead to a savoury, spicy palate, rich with dense red and black fruits and complex tannins.

2016 Logan Pinot Noir, Orange

Sourced from 20-year-old vines on the north-facing slopes of Mount Canobolas, this pinot noir exhibits perfumed aromas of wild strawberries, chinotto, fennel seed and roses. The palate is soft and silky with red berries, sour cherry and cinnamon leading to a long, spicy finish.

2018 Shadowfax Little Hampton Pinot Noir, Macedon RAnges

From one of the coolest sites in the Macedon Ranges, this wine shows complex aromas of violet, lavender and rose petal underpinned by plum and raspberry. The palate is equally complex, with red fruits, game and graphite supported by fine tannins and an energetic, mineral drive.

2019 Rymill Cabernet Franc, Coonawarra

This perfumed single variety cabernet franc shows aromas of blackcurrant, bramble and allspice. The palate is medium bodied, supple and energetic with excellent texture and flavours of mixed berries, red plum and dried herbs.

2018 Longview Barbera, Adelaide Hills

This savoury, medium-bodied wine shows aromas of dried strawberry, plum and wild berries. The palate shows notes of nutmeg, rose petal, spice and maraschino cherry backed by bright, lingering acidity.

Campbells Classic Muscat, Rutherglen

Crafted from a solera base dating back to the 1960s, this rich, complex fortified wine shows aromas of fresh raisins and dry, aged oak characters. The palate is powerful yet elegant and balanced, with a luscious, lingering finish.