Monday, May 30, 2016

Coonawarra Classics.....

Get your tickets to Swirl, Sniff, Spit's Coonawarra Classics tasting here.

Think Coonawarra, and thoughts of sumptuous reds spring to mind – from the rich rust-coloured Terra Rossa soil for which it’s internationally recognised, to the prized red wines that have made it famous. There are the ruddy cheeks of those who tend the vines; the crimson sunsets that sweep across a vast horizon; and of course, there’s the fiery passion in the veins of our vignerons and winemakers. 

To that we've added some bubbles to get the evening going, a few white wines and matched it all to traditional greek food from Kafe Meze.

On Arrival

Katnook NV Sparkling
Dips served with pita bread (Melitzanosalata, Skordalia, Taramosalata, Tzatziki)

Bracket One, Riesling

Raidis Riesling 2015 + Blok Riesling 2008
Atherino + Dolmades

Bracket Two,White
Patrick Fumé + Parker Chardonnay 2014
Grilled Cuttlefish + Saganaki

Bracket Three, Shiraz
Redman Shiraz 2013 + Majella Shiraz 2013
Loukaniko + Biftekia

Bracket Four, Cabernet
Rymill Cabernet 2013 + Leconfield Cabernet 2013
Kokkinisto + Lemon Potatoes + Greek Salad

Bracket Five, Aged Cabernet
Katnook Cabernet + Wynns Cabernet
Paidakia + Fried Kolokythi

Fancy it? Get your tickets here.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Viet N Vino - Tuesday 10th May 2016

Tickets are now available (here) for Swirl, Sniff, Spit's next event - an evening of Vietnamese food with an attempt to match to this cuisine that is variously: aromatic, spicy, saucy.

We're not Sommeliers - but we enjoy good food and wine and part of the fun is looking to share the experience of trying to match wines to such cuisine. 

So Join us for a night of delightful Vietnamese and delicious Vino.

As always, we will discuss the food and wine matches, and give you a bit of insight into the styles on pour.

Looking forward to a great night of food, booze and cheer.

Line-up (final line-up and vintage subject to confirmation):
Bracket 1
1) Stargazer Riesling @StargazerWine
2) Te Whare Gewurztraminer @TeWhareRaWines
Match: Shrimp and Pork Rolls; Mini Spring Rolls

Bracket 2
3) Yangarra Pet' Nat' @Yangarra
4) Mac Forbes Woori Yallock Rosé @MacForbesWines
Match: Steamed Dim Sims; Salt and Pepper Stuffed Chicken Wings

Bracket 3
5) Kooyong Clonale Chardonnay

6) Jamsheed Beechworth Roussanne @JamsheedWines
Match: Salt and Pepper Squid; Chicken and Chilli With Coconut Sauce

Bracket 4

7) Farr Rising Gamay

8) Dub Style #1 Grenache
Match: Crispy Duck, Asian Greens and Plum Sauce; Fish With Tamarind Sauce

Bracket 5 

9) Izway Mates Mataro
Match: Beef with Lemongrass and Ginger

To join us for this exciting tasting, head on over to our ticketing platform Eventbrite: