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5-course Vine + Dine journey, including game meats, seafood, cheese and a decadent dessert.
Established in 1990, Heritage Estate Wines on Granite Belt Drive in Cottonvale is a destination-worthy venue for tasting cool climate wines, delving into an eight-course Black Tie degustation menu and staying over. Nestled on a 27-acre vineyard with a 1946 apple store converted into a cellar door, this restaurant offers elegant dining options from degustation to a Vine + Dine Journey lunch, alongside wine flights and estate fireplaces. Delve into dishes of seared scallops on Melba toast, with harissa mayonnaise and chorizo crumb, or rock oysters, wasabi mayo and coriander; before slow-braised Shiraz and juniper Angus beef cheek, on roasted onion purée, collard greens and garlic pudding. Finish indulgently with a dessert of bush lemon curd on a coconut macadamia base with a meringue topper.
A few words from Heritage Estate Winery Restaurant
Heritage Estate's gourmet "Vine+Dine Journey" is a unique attraction in QLD. It starts with a Vineyard Walk & Talk, then in the winery, a Sommelier Wine Discussion, and finally, the chef explains the providence of the produce. Allow 1.5 hours to experience and delight your senses with our 5-dish/wine experience presented Thursday to Monday; on the hour. In the vineyard our viticulturist shows the vines in action. Smell the beautiful roses at the end of the rows. Learn about pruning, the importance of terroir (soil), and climate issues. Inside, the soaring ceilings, huge fires, and a brilliant cellar door is the setting. Learn about the winery antiques. The sommelier will explain the way the wines were made. The international chef prepares fresh seafood, game meats and local produce. The aromas and flavours will create a memorable experience and enhance your understanding of the nuances of pairing food and wine.
5-SENSES BLACK TIE DEGUSTATION DINNER
Imagine lifting the beautiful crystal lid to see Hickory smoke waft from the gravlax salmon, or the excitement of burning sauce, with sparkles spraying delicately over the large black plate. Savour Wild caught venison and other delicacies. No wonder this unique experience is called 5-Senses. 8 dishes with names like ‘Diamonds in the Rough', ‘Smoked Earth After Rain', ‘Salted Jump in the Mouth' , ‘Bitter Sweet Geo-space', ‘Fathom, Falter & Flinch', 'Rooted Guerdon', ‘Gilded Granite'.
Celebrate chef-hatted dishes of fine food, and powerful, flavourful five-star wines, in the cooler weather, seated on Queensland's First Parliamentary Table (c1859), by roaring fires. Learn how to verbalise the flavours with 54 little bottles of scents, and have fun whilst comparing the smells with the wines.
- Tastes ** of five star Wines, gourmet, chef-prepared dishes
- Smells ** exclusive 54 scents "Nez du Vin"
- Sights ** recoloured/remastered silent movies
- Sounds ** String Quartet LIVE
- Touch ** of class! - Black tie Dress Code
The Five Senses Degustation Dinner incorporates the tastes of five-star Wines and chef-hatted dining, the smells of exclusive 54 scent "Nez du Vin", the sights of silent movies, the sounds of a live String Ensemble, and a touch of class!
Experience dining pleasures in the highest altitude Halliday 2021 RED 5-Star winery in Australia.
This is a special atmosphere with experiences beyond cellar doors. Our experiences are many fold, from classes in cheese & bread making, painting, glass painting and resin art to the gourmet food / wine experiences that are beyond just a meal. We have our sommelier talk to every diner, and our international chef explain the local produce and dishes, then finally the viticulturist takes our diners to the vineyard to complete the agritourism experience. We use special Nez du Vin kits in our talks. We sponsor the arts and hold concerts here that vary from musicians renowned for creating jazz music out of carrots, or have backed up famous artists like the Bee Gees, to workshops in Ukulele playing with free concerts and jam sessions.
747 Granite Belt Drive, Stanthorpe 4380 QLD - See Map
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Seats: 120 Chef: Christopher Howard Sommelier: Robert Fenwick