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    Upcoming functions

    Please see below for a list of Long Room Wine and Food Society events in 2015: 

     Date Format  Event 
     January 28  Lunch  Old Bottle Day
     February 25  Lunch  Pfeiffer Wines (Rutherglen)
     March 25  Lunch  Howard Park (WA)
     April 29  Annual Dinner  Cellar Evening
     May 27  Lunch  Ritchie Wines (Victoria)
     June 24  Lunch  Moorilla (Tasmania)
     July 29  Lunch  Treasury Wine Estates
     August 26  Lunch  Hugh Hamilton Wines (McLaren Vale)
     September 30  Lunch  Cellar Day
     October 28  Lunch  Cellar Day
     November 25  AGM and Lunch  International Day - Spain
     December 9  Christmas Party  Celler Evening

       
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    Long Room Wine and Food Society July Luncheon

    Our next luncheon will be held in the Long Room with pre-lunch drinks in the Percy Beames Bar (Level 2 of the MCC Reserve) on Wednesday July 29 at 12.15pm for 12.45pm.

    The luncheon will feature a number of superb Victorian wines and will be presented by each winery’s winemaker. The wines will be complemented by a menu selected by Epicure and wine and food master, Paul Kinross.

    Members may bring up to two guests to the luncheon.

    Bookings will be processed on a first-in first-served 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 July 23.

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

    Book here