Sparkling degustation in Canberra
Father and daughter winemakers Howard & Christobelle Anderson are coming to Canberra in May to celebrate Howard's 40th year of making traditional method sparkling wines. He started at Seppelt Great Western in 1971 and after spending 15 years as winemaker there, has now been making wines under his own "Anderson" label in Rutherglen for nearly 20 years.
Guests will enjoy a divine degustation of 7 courses matched to 7 Anderson Sparkling wines.
Smoked salmon with a Greek yogurt jelly topped with roe and baby herbs on pumpernickel bread
Warm tart of flossed duck with a peppered and orange curd
2000 Pinot noir Chardonnay (Whitlands cool climate grapes)
Togarashi incrusted blue eye cod served with an apple, cucumber and wasabi salad
2002 Sparkling Chenin blanc
Gingered pork loin with sweet potato puree, apple sage compote and English spinach
2004 Sparkling Shiraz
Char grilled lamb loin with a warm potato salad, sugar snap peas and Cumberland sauce
2002 Cellar block Sparkling Shiraz (5 Gold medals & 1 trophy)
Herb crumbed venison with a panache of vegetables, caramelized onion vol au vent and mustardcream
2005 Sparkling Durif
Selection of cheeses with house made preserve and water crackers
1992 Special Aged release Sparkling Shiraz
Peach bavarois with a mini cinnamon donut, peach compote and blueberry coulis
2011 Verrier Sparkling “Lizzie” (made from early picked Rutherglen Muscat)
Date: Thursday May 26th
Venue: The Lobby, Parkes, Canberra
Price: $170 per person including food & wine
Bookings: 02 6032 8111
More information about Anderson winery can be found at www.andersonwinery.com.au
Similar dinners will be held in Melbourne and Sydney in June and July. See our website for details.