Night of SwanVal­ley stars

Western Suburbs Weekly - - Wine -

THE 2016 Swan Val­ley Wine Show gala awards din­ner was held at Man­doon Es­tate last Fri­day night and now lo­cal res­i­dents will have the chance to taste the award win­ners at a spe­cial event with the wine­mak­ers in Cottes­loe on Thurs­day, Septem­ber 15.

The 20-wine, $25 tast­ing with sig­nif­i­cant fin­ger food starts at 5.30pm and the 12-wine and five­course $75 Kate La­mont din­ner be­gins at 7.30pm.

A num­ber of the Swan Val­ley’s most suc­cess­ful wine­mak­ers will be in at­ten­dance.

This year’s win­ners in­cluded the four tro­phies, in­clud­ing Best Dry White Ta­ble Wine, won by the Pinelli Fam­ily Re­serve Chenin Blanc 2007, the 2016 Garbin Es­tate Verdelho, Sit­tella’s Mu­seum Silk 2009 and the two tro­phies, in­clud­ing Best Dry Red Ta­ble Wine for Man­doon’s 2014 The Pact Shi­raz.

The Best Wine of Show, the Best For­ti­fied Wine (Ju­lian James White Liqueur NV) and the Most Suc­cess­ful Pro­ducer tro­phies all went to Tal­i­jan­cich Wines.

To pro­mote ‘The Val­ley’ and its wines, these medal-win­ners are be­ing do­nated to the events.

Reser­va­tions for the La­mont’s Cottes­loe Wine Bar event on 93850666 or cottes­loe@la­m­

Man­doon Es­tate was host venue for the 2016 Swan Val­ley Wine Show gala awards din­ner.

With John Jens

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