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Come join us for a cozy dinner hosted by Marnong Estate’s Winemaker, Alex Beckett and Executive Chef Greg Feck.

The Details
🎫 $125 per adult
6:30pm – 10:00pm
🗓 Friday 26th July 2024
📍 La Vètta Ristorante 

Indulge in a delightful four-course dinner, each course expertly paired with wine that complements each dish, complete with shared sides and a scrumptious dessert, during a leisurely four-hour dining experience. Throughout the evening, you’ll listen as you discover and appreciate the intricate creations of Alex and Greg. 


The Menu 
 

Welcome drink

Primi Piatti | First Course
Scampi Crudo with its caviar, Sicilian orange extra virgin olive oil, purslane, Rosemary flower
Paired with a glass of Marnong Estate 2022 Rose 

Secondi Piatti | Second Course
Wood-roasted Brisbane Valley quail, Foie gras on croute, nettle puree, mustard fruits and black truffle jus
Paired with a glass of Marnong Estate 2021 Pinot Nero 

Terzo Piatto | Third Course
Pappardelle with a ragu of wild boar, juniper, dark cacao, Wagyu Bresaola, Pecorino DOP
Paired with a glass of Marnong Estate 2022 Shiraz 

Quarto Piatto | Fourth Course
Ruby Reserve Australian Wagyu Flank Steak, Tallawanta, Garah, New South Wales Otway Shitake mushroom sauce
Paired with a glass of Marnong Estate 2022 Montepulciano 

Shared Sides
Salt baked Jerusalem artichokes, buffalo curd, fried salt bush and leek ash
Leafy green & herby salad, Chardonnay vinegar, salad onions, buttermilk, and chives 

Dolce | Dessert
Cannoli Siciliani ‘Truffle Misu’ – Truffle  Icy Creek, Mt Baw Baw

 

A Bit About Alex Beckett 

Alex Beckett, winemaker and candidate in the prestigious ‘Master of Wine Program,’ leads the winemaking team at Marnong Estate. He began in the Hunter Valley, where he started selling wine at Tyrell’s Cellar Door. From there, Alex became the winemaker at Briar Ridge in Pokolbin in 2018, where he oversaw production of classic regional wines.  

A Bit About Greg Feck 

With over three decades of experience, Greg Feck’s journey began as Jamie Oliver’s Senior Sous Chef in London. Upon relocating to Melbourne, he garnered acclaim at Richmond Hill Café & Larder alongside Stephanie Alexander. Greg then co-founded Crabapple Kitchen in Hawthorn. He further flourished with the opening of Vaporetto Venetian Bar and Eatery, recognized with a ‘1 Hat’ in ‘The Age Good Food Guide’. 

A Bit About Marnong Estate Winery  

Currently cultivating 14 grape varietals across 22 hectares of vineyards. Notably, our 2022 Shiraz was awarded Gold, while our 2022 Montepulciano and 2022 Fiano each received Bronze at the 2023 Melbourne Royal Wine Awards. The future of Marnong Estate’s winemaking capabilities promises excitement for wine enthusiasts throughout Victoria.

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