Gazebo Wine Garden: Madonna & The Immaculate Selection with Sarah Limacher

How do you pair Madonna hits with rosé wines? Keystone Group Sommelier Sarah Limacher does it in vogue.

Madonna & The Immaculate Selection with Sarah Limacher
Sarah Limacher and Madonna

Dressed Madonna-style, Sarah hosted an entertaining evening at Gazebo Wine Garden pairing her favourite rosé wines with Madonna’s hits. Entitled, the Immaculate Selection, five rosé wines from around the world were paired with food and song that had some guests dancing in the aisles and on their chairs.

Madonna & The Immaculate Selection with Sarah Limacher

Madonna, being the queen of reinvention was chosen for the event which is part of the Rosé Revolution, a campaign that celebrates the revival of dry rosé wines, Sarah explained.

Madonna & The Immaculate Selection with Sarah Limacher
Oysters with pearl

To start, oysters with pearl were matched with Chandon Rose N/V Rose and paired with Madonna’s Material Girl.

Madonna & The Immaculate Selection with Sarah Limacher
Fish dip

Next, a garlicky fish dip was matched with a 2009 Terradorra Rosaenovae Rosato from Campania in Italy and paired with Madonna’s Vogue.

Madonna & The Immaculate Selection with Sarah Limacher
Scallops

Scallops with spicy sausage were matched with the savoury and versatile Pittnauer Rosé from Austria and paired with Madonna’s Frozen.

Madonna & The Immaculate Selection with Sarah Limacher
Sausage rolls

Next, sausage rolls were served with a dry Petit Rimauresq Rosé from Provence in France and paired with Madonna’s Justify My Love.

Madonna & The Immaculate Selection with Sarah Limacher
Date tart

And to finish, a delectable date tart was matched with 2011 Turkey Flat Rosé from the Barossa Valley in South Australia and paired with Madonna’s Like a Virgin.

Madonna & The Immaculate Selection with Sarah Limacher
The Immaculate Selection

Madonna & The Immaculate Selection
Gazebo

Madonna and 80s hits rolled out throughout the evening proving that there are always innovative way of matching good wines and good times.

More photographs of the event on the Gourmantic Facebook page.

Gazebo Wine Garden
2 Elizabeth Bay Rd,
Elizabeth Bay, Sydney
http://gazebowinegarden.com.au

Gourmantic attended the event on Wednesday 16th May 2012 as media guests.

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Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of popular online magazine Gourmantic and Cocktails & Bars, a website dedicated to cocktail culture and the discerning drinker. She is named in Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List, is a member of The Academy responsible for judging the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the inaugural Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions.