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Tutored Wine Tasting and Supper Thurs 25th September- the New Australia

The latest in our series of wine tastings and suppers.
The New Australia with Tim Hart and guest speaker Amelia Jukes in Hart’s Upstairs
£60 per person

7pm on Thursday 25th September 2014

We have been aware for some time of exciting developments in Australia but lacking the knowledge to host such an event single handed have waited until now to share our finds with friends and clients at a  Harts Upstairs tasting event.

Amelia Jukes (Co-host of this event) established Hallowed Ground in 2010 to showcase the new wave of fine wines emerging from Australia. Amelia previously worked on her family’s vineyard in the south of Portugal (where she ‘imported’ Australian winemakers to help at vintage) while writing a weekly wine column for Country Life and also as the wine writer for Waitrose she decided to switch to distribution having travelled extensively across the great wine regions of Australia with her husband, Matthew Jukes (Daily Mail wine writer) and realised that many of the great Australian wines were not available in the UK. Amelia and her business partner, Elodie Cameron strive to bring the new generation of Australian Fine Wine to the UK.

“Hallowed Ground” represents eight highly-regarded, Australian boutique wine estates. The estates are all family-owned and production is small. The wines each have a sense of provenance and regionality expressing the very best vineyards across Australia and first class winemaking from some of the most inspirational winemakers in the world.

Tasting wines.

2012      Ad Hoc Wallflower Riesling, Larry Cherubino, Western Australia

2013     Clonale Chardonnay, Kooyong, Mornington Peninsula

2011     Beurrot Pinot Gris, Kooyong, Mornington Peninsula

2010     Fox Gordon Cabernet Sauvignon Tempranillo Adelaide Hills

2012     Teusner the Gentleman Cabernet Sauvignon Eden Valley

2009     Paringa Estate Shiraz Mornington Peninsula

2012     Circe Red Hill Pinot Noir Mornington Peninsula

2009     “The Yard” , Mourvèdre , Grénache, Syrah, Larry Cherubino, Western Australia

Supper Menu and Wines

Dressed razor clams, prawns, brown shrimp, lemon & apple

2013 Pitchfork Chardonnay, Margaret River

Roast pork, onion bulgar wheat, crackling

2011 “The Opportunist”  Shiraz, Limestone Coast

Greengage plum tart, vanilla ice cream

To make a booking telephone: 0115 9881900 or email ask@hartsnottingham.co.uk

Please note seating is ideally on shared tables of 8. Please let us know on booking if you have any seating preferences or dietary requirements.

For a video of one of our recent Wine Tastings -see our facebook page. or click here

For a guest review of one of our recent Tutored Wine Tastings please click here.