ESQ is hosting a captivating evening titled Fire & Vine: Unveiling Volcanic Terroirs, where guests will enjoy a multi-course wine dinner event while exploring wines born from volcanic soils. The evening’s host, Luigi Celiento will guide guests through the distinctive terroir and flavours. 

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During the evening, guests will embark on a journey of discovery, delving into the intricate influence of volcanic terrains on the nuanced profiles of wines spanning various regions. Enjoy a sensory adventure, relishing a meticulously designed five-course dining experience intricately matched with volcanic wines to elevate your palate.

The menu:

  • Sydney rock oyster, sherry vinaigrette, shallot, wakame oil
  • Swift Vintage 2013 – Brut Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Orange, NSW

1st Flight – White

  • Kingfish ceviche, coconut cream, namjim, garlic chips, micro coriander
  • Linguine alle vongole, water cress
  • 2021 Szepsy ‘Madi’ Furmint Tokaj, Hungary
  • 2021 Les Iles Blanc ‘Cyclades’ Assyrtiko, Monemvasia Greece
  • 2021 Le Battistelle ‘ Roccolo del Duorlo’ Garganega, Soave Classico, Veneto – Italy

2nd Flight – Red

  • Chicken supreme, mushroom volute, charred bitter lettuce, chervil
  • Pork neck roulade, red wine jus, parsnip puree, confit onion
  • 2021 Girolamo Russo ‘ A Rina’ Nerello Mascalese, Nerello Cappuccio, Mount Etna, Sicily – Italy
  • 2020 Suertes del Marqués ‘ 7 Fuentes’  Listán Negro, Tintilia Canary Island, Spain
  • 2018 Antonio Caggiano ‘Vigna Macchia dei Goti’ Aglianico, Taurasi, Campania – Italy

Port Wine

  • Valrhona white chocolate mousse, pistachio ice-cream& blood orange granita, rhubarb, crispy meringue
  • NV Henriques & Henriques ‘Finest Medium Rich 5YO’ Tinta Negra Mole blend, Madeira, Portugal
  • Where: ESQ, Level 2, QVB Sydney, 455 George Street.
  • How much: Early Bird: $195 Final Release: $220
  • Book here