New World Cheese and Wine Tasting in Melbourne, Australia
On the evening of October 2nd, Spring Street Cheese Cellar will be showcasing some of the fermented wonders of the New World with a pairing of cheese, wine and beers.
They’ll be featuring new season cheeses made using fresh spring milk from small farms across regional Australia, a couple of benchmarks from the thriving American farmhouse cheese scene, paired together with wine and beer from both countries.
For those just becoming acquainted with the ‘New World’ of wine, very simply it is wine made in a country or region that does not have as long a history in viticulture or winemaking as the ‘Old World’ countries of Europe.
What is most fascinating about the New World is the possibility available for exploration and innovation, without being defined by an extended history or bound by the constraints of traditional practices and entrenched regulations on winemaking and viticulture. Exciting stuff really if you’re willing to take your seat at the table with an open mind.
Join the resident cheesemonger, Anthony Femia, and wine team member from The European Group, Adam Cotterell, for what will be a fun and informative evening as the very first tasting event in the Cheese Cellar.
Tickets are $85 each, beginning with a glass of sparkling and a canapé on arrival, followed by 6PM pairings and discussion of New world cheeses, wines and beer.
WHERE: Spring Street Cheese Cellar, 157 Spring Street, Melbourne. Enter via Spring Street Grocer, then walk down the orange spiral staircase
COST: $85 per person
TO BOOK: Please call Prue on (03) 9654 6657, Monday to Friday, 9 – 5pm. Credit card details are required to confirm your booking.