Our event series 'Up Close and Personal with Australia's most outstanding chefs' has kicked off around Australia for 2017, and to celebrate we've put together special offers from each state. Whether you attended the event, or are looking for exceptional wines, these hand-picked selections are a must-have.
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Wines served at Restaurant Blackwood in Adelaide on 23 May 2017
Costanzo & Sons: Based in the Strathbogie ranges, Costanzo & Sons is the boutique winery owned by Joe and Cindy Costanzo. A true hands-on family winery, they produce small quantities of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from their small vineyard holdings.
Sample the best of Up Close & Personal Adelaide with this fantastic mixed six featuring the boutique wines of Grampians producer Costanzo & Sons. Each case includes two bottles of the 94 point James Halliday rated Costanzo & Sons Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2015, two bottles of the Kinship Chardonnay 2016 and two bottles of the Reserve Pinot Noir 2014.
Wines served at Mr Wong in Sydney on 13 May 2017
The Little Wine Company: Husband and wife winemaking duo Ian and Suzanne are the pair behind the Little Wine Company. Their boutique winery based in the Hunter Valley produces a selection of exciting, value for money wines that are highly expressive of each variety.
Enjoy the best of Up Close & Personal Sydney with this mixed six featuring a stunning selection of Little Wine Company wines including two bottles of the icon ‘Little Gem’ Shiraz 2014.’
Wines served at Grossi Florentino in Melbourne on 4 April 2017
Castel Firmian (Mezzacorona), Trentino, Italy: is the top label of well-regarded co-operative Mezzacorona. Based in beautiful Trentino Northern Italy, Castel Firmian produces an exciting range of premium wines that showcase the diversity and quality of thisspectacular region.
Feudo Arancio (Mezzacorona), Sicily, Italy: is the Sicilian label of well-regarded co-operative Mezzacorona. Bright, fresh and contemporary, the range of quality wines from Feudo Arancio represent the unique and authentic flavours of Sicily.
Enjoy this premium case of 6 Mezzacorona wines including Castel Firmian Pinot Grigio, Riserva Pinot, Pinot Nero, Riserva Teroldego Rotaliano and Feudo Arancio Grillo.
Photography by Alli Harper
Wines served at Rockpool Bar & Grill in Perth on 22 March 2017
Harewood Estate: Profile Established in 1988 in Denmark, Western Australia, Harewood Estate was purchased by ex-Howard Park winemaker, James Kellie, and his family in 2003. Since then James Kellie has devoted himself to making premium wines that reveal the true expression of the Great Southern’s sub-regions of Denmark, Porongurup, Frankland River and Mount Barker. The fruit is sourced from select, low yielding vineyards from each sub-region to produce cool climate wines James Halliday refers to as “Wines of exemplary quality and typicity.
Wines served at Gerard's Bistrot in Brisbane on 14 March 2017
A.T. Richardson: A former aviator in the Royal Australian Navy, in 1995 Adam Richardson, jumped ship and began his winemaking career. Over the years he has held many senior winemaking roles including chief winemaker for Treasury Wine Estates Americas. In 2005, Adam acquired a vineyard in the Grampians region of Victoria and began crafting his own boutique wines under the A.T. Richardson label. The wines are approachable in their youth yet possess the potential to age gracefully.
Enjoy the Best of Brisbane Up Close and personal and save 20% with this selection of premium wine from A.T. Richardson.