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Good Food & Wine Show 2012 Highlights

Author: Posted on: June 25, 2012 at 9:45 pm

The Good Food and Wine Show returned to Sydney on the weekend of 22-24 June at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre. The yearly show provides an opportunity for visitors to participate in masterclasses, watch chefs in action at the Celebrity Theatre as well as navigate around the stalls tasting samples or buying products at show prices.

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Good Food & Wine Show

Two brief visits guaranteed a quick lap around the venue, with a pause at the odd stall to catch some of the action.

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Sammy and Bella with Paul Berryman

At The Chopping Block, cooking demonstrations by Sammy and Bella (My Kitchen Rules) were underway with Bertolli Olive Oil. The demonstration showcased the versatility of Bertolli’s range of olive oils in dishes such as Tempura Salmon, Spaghetti Aglio Olio and BBQ Lamb Rump with lemon and cumin.

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Elk Cider

Elk Cider from Sweden offered a tasting of their pear and apple ciders, both refreshing and crisp and not overly sweet as some Swedish ciders tend to be.

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L-R: Neil with Dave Kynaston of  Exclusive Vines

Exclusive Vines packed eager crowds with their vine-decorated stand and Argentinian wines on taste.

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Exclusive Vines

Of particular note was the Tomero Torrontés, an aromatic wine that finishes dry and crisp on the palate and the Tomero Malbec, a smooth red with dark fruits and fine tannins.

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Exclusive Vines

The standout was the Vistalba Corte A, a full-bodied Malbec with ripe red fruit aromas, rich and textural, with fine tannins that come from spending 18 months in new French Oak.

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Ed Carr of Arras

Over at Dan Murphy’s Wines of the World, visitors were spoilt for choice with various local and imported wines, sparkling and champagnes on taste.

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Bay of Fires Tasmanian Cuvée

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Macon Villages, Meursault and Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru

Of particular interest was Louis Latour Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru from Côte de Beaune with its nutty aroma and flavour and crisp acidity.

More photographs of the show on the Gourmantic Facebook page.

Good Food & Wine Show

http://www.goodfoodshow.com.au

Gourmantic attended the Good Food & Wine Show on both occasions as guests.

Corinne

Corinne is the founder and editor of Gourmantic. An avid scribe, she has taken pen to paper since the age of five. Her repertoire includes long works of fiction, short stories and travelogues.

She is a winner of the GT travel writing competition, has judged the Australasian Whisky Awards for 2013 and several cocktail competitions. She is also named in the Australian Bartender Most Influential List for 2013.


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