PABLO Larrazabal jumped into a water hazard to escape hornets at the Malaysia Open as Lee Westwood jumped out to a four-shot lead.

    A STUNNING Gui Finkler volley a minute into injury time secured Melbourne Victory a famous win over arch rivals Sydney FC in the elimination final at Etihad Stadium.

    MELBOURNE Rebels have brought Western Force’s fairytale run to an end with a grinding six-point victory at AAMI Park.

    IN tragic news for Australian football, 20-year-old West Ham striker Dylan Tombides has passed away after a three-year battle with cancer.

    IT would be the feel-good story of the autumn carnival if Tommy Berry can win a major on Day Two of The Championships.

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    Upcoming functions

    Please see below for a list of Long Room Wine and Food Society events in 2014: 

     Date Format  Event 
     January 29  Lunch  Old Bottle Day
     February 26  Lunch  Zema Estate & Patrick of Coonawarra
     April 2  Lunch  Squitchy Lane (Yarra Valley) and Cellar
     April 30  Annual Dinner  Cellar Evening
     May 28  Lunch  Pooley Wines (Tasmania)
     June 25  Lunch  Château Tanunda (Barossa Valley)
     July 30  Lunch  Angove (McLaren Vale)
     August 27  Lunch  Forester Estate (Margaret River)
     September 24  Lunch  Cellar Day
     October 29 (tbc)  Lunch  Rochford Wines (Yarra Valley) - Offsite
     November 26 (tbc)  AGM and Lunch  International Day - New Zealand
     December 11 (tbc)  Cocktail Party  Cellar Evening

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    Long Room Wine and Food Society Annual Dinner
    Wednesday April 30, 2014

    The society’s annual dinner will be a held in the Members Dining Room with pre-dinner drinks in the Long Room on Wednesday April 30, 2014 at 7.00pm for 7.30pm.

    This will be a black-tie dinner featuring some superb wines from the society’s cellar selected by our wine and food master Paul Kinross and cellar master Ian Maguire. The wines will be complemented by a magnificent menu selected by Epicure and Paul Kinross. There will also be a special guest speaker for the evening.

    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 April 24.

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

    Book here