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    Long Room Wine and Food Society October Luncheon

    Our next luncheon will be held in the Members Dining Room with pre-lunch drinks in the Percy Beames Bar (Level 2 of the MCC Reserve) on Wednesday October 30, 2013 at 12.15pm for 12.45pm.

    The luncheon will feature wines from Chapel Hill in the McLaren Vale region of South Australia and will be presented by their CEO, Marc Allgrove. The wines will be complemented by a menu selected by Epicure and wine and food master, Paul Kinross.

    Members may bring up to three guests to the luncheon.

    Bookings will be processed on a first-in basis and as functions are always extremely popular you will need to get your reply in early to avoid disappointment. Although members are encouraged to mix, if you have any seating preference please indicate this in the seating request field and we will endeavour to accommodate you.

    Bookings for this function will close on Thursday October 24.

    Please note bookings for this function are only for members of the Long Room Wine & Food Society.

    Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2013
    Time: 12:15 pm for 12:45 pm
    Location: Members Dining Room
    Dress: Jacket and Tie
    Cost: $70.00 members

    $90.00 guests
    Sorry, Bookings are now closed for this function.