Following the success of Palazzo Versace’s winemaker’s dinner with WA’s Moss Wood wines, the haute hotel has announced a second fabulous collaboration, partnering with South Australia’s Teusner wines to bring guests another bespoke epicurean encounter on Wednesday, September 19th.
Held at Palazzo Versace’s signature restaurant Vanitas, Teusner winemaker Kym Teusner and Vanitas’ Head Chef, Martin Glutz will provide guests with a deliciously decadent food and wine experience. Glutz has worked with the winemakers to create an exclusive three-course menu for the evening that will be matched with Teusner wines. Kym Teusner will provide personal tasting notes throughout the dinner, granting guests a detailed insight into their hand-selected wine pairings for the evening.
The event menu and wine pairings are as follows;
|Pre-dinner canapés –|
Crab arancini balls with aioli, pork belly and scallop skewers, and mushroom and blue cheese tartlet
Wine pairings: 2012 Teusner "The Empress" Riesling, Eden Valley, SA and NV Teusner Sparkling
Duck and foie gras sausage with pistachio, parsnip puree, octopus and pear salad
Wine pairings: 2011 Teusner "Joshua" Unoaked Grenache Mataro Shiraz, Barossa Valley, SA and 2010 Teunser "Avatar" Oaked Grenache Mataro Shiraz, Barossa Valley, SA
Roasted tenderloin of beef with truffle butter, parmesan polenta, baby spinach, mushrooms and tomato chill jam.
Wine pairing: 2009 Teusner Righteous Grenache, Barossa Valley, SA
Dark chocolate crème brûlée with sour cherry sorbet and orange Grand Marnier syrup
Wine pairing: 2006 Teusner Sparkling Shiraz, Barossa Valley, SA
Based in South Australia’s Barossa Valley, Teusner Wines have captured international attention with their unique French style blends using mature Barossa fruits. Kym has been making award-winning wine for ten years and has extensive knowledge, gained from studying winemaking across France, which is clearly evident in their range.