Fancy lunch at Cinnamon Kitchen with Yalumba’s Louisa Rose?

Last year Good Food  asked 100 Australian winemakers, wine buyers and sommeliers who are the best living/working winemakers in Australia.  You guessed it, Yalumba’s Louisa Rose topped the poll.  So I am thrilled to have the pleasure of co-presenting two events with the super talented, ever so affable winemaker in one week.  First a Yalumba wine lunch at Cinnamon Kitchen, then Wine Australia’s One Day Wine School, a trade event.

The Cinnamon Kitchen lunch on 9 June is organised by food writer Amber Dalton of Sip & Savour, who never fails to come up with a fabulous  venue for her regular wine lunches.  If you have any doubts about whether wine and curry marry, I can guarantee they will be dispelled.  The chef behind Cinnamon Kitchen is The Cinnamon Club’s Michelin-starred chef Vivek Singh, who works hand in glove with in-house wine expert and sommelier Laurent Chaniac on numerous wine tasting menus and events.

Photo credit Cinnamon Kitchen

Coincidentally, I’ve drawn on Chaniac’s expertise on Australian wine and Indian food for a feature on Barossa Shiraz and, I tell no lie, his match made in heaven featured a Yalumba Shiraz.  So we are set fair!  You can check out his thoughts on Barossa Shiraz and Indian food here.

As for the wines, here’s our line up: Yalumba Y Series Riesling, Yalumba Eden Valley Viognier, Yalumba Eden Valley Roussanne, Yalumba Patchwork Shiraz, Yalumba The Signature Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz (a great favourite of mine, especially having tasted museum releases back to the 1960s) and Yalumba FSW8b Botrytis Viognier.

Click here to find out more/book tickets for Sip & Savour’s Yalumba lunch with me and Louisa Rose on 9 June. Hope to see you there.

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