Old World vs New World – Wine Tasting and Dinner

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Zack Charilaou, Restaurant Director for M Restaurants, will be hosting an Old World vs New World wine tasting and dinner at the award winning M Restaurant in the City.

He will be explaining the key differences in: styles, wine making techniques, terroir, culture, labelling of each of the wines selected for the event. Each wine comparison has been paired with a suitable dish to further enhance the experience. The chosen wines have been selected as benchmark examples of each country and obvious New World and Old World characteristics.

Seared Diver Scallops
Meoimi Chardonnay (USA) vs Chablis (France)

Main course
International Board to share between 3 (250g of each – 1kg in total) served with sides and sauces (USDA Fillet, Argentine Rump, French Strip Loin, Botswana Rib-eye, Australian ‘Blackmore 9++’ Inside Skirt)
Delaire Graff Botmaskop ‘Bordeaux Blend’ (South Africa) vs Ornellaia ‘Le Volte’ Super Tuscan (Italy)

Dessert platter to share (Dulce Flan / Chocolate / Lemon Tart)
Bianchi Late Harvest Semillon (Argentina in the Sauternes style)