La Vendimia – Melbourne Food and Wine Festival Event
To celebrate our 4th year of Partnership with Melbourne Food and Wine Festival; San Telmo is hosting La Vendimia, Mendoza’s annual wine festival which includes blessings of the grapes and even fireworks. We’re passing on the fireworks – at San Telmo it’s all about the wine, served with an authentically delicious Argentinian feast. We’re presenting our own take on the festival, guiding you through the country’s incredible wine regions from Salta to Mendoza, with a few stops along the way. Accompanied by an amazing feast prepared by our award-winning kitchen team, we know you’ll fall in love with Argentina, it’s wine and food.
Head chef Steve Clark has perfectly matched 5 wines of different grape varietals matched with a 5 course lunch. “We are really excited about changing the way we normally do things. Traditionally we prepare the food and then match the drinks to it. But for this occasion we are matching the food to the drinks, which will result in some very interesting recipes.” Says Chef Clark.
Sunday April 30th 12:30 – 4:00pm
Bookings available here
Since its first harvest in 1999, Ruca Malen aims to achieve the highest quality in wines, focusing on style, elegance and distinction. Located in Mendoza, one of the best wine regions in Argentina, Ruca Malen has won loads of awards including; “DESCORCHADOS” (prestigious Argentinian wine award). Wines from this Bodega are exclusive to San Telmo Restaurant.
There is no occasion where Fernet Branca is not imbibed. We’re huge fans of Argentina’s national drink
Sparkling ~Ruca Malen Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
Tomate ~ Tomato with shallot, olive, basil, bread Carnesita ~ Beef cooked in vine leaf
Ceviche ~ kingfish, sweet potato, coriander, lemon, ginger
Ruca Malen Chardonnay
Lengua ~ Poached ox tongue, tuna, capers, parmesan, watercress
Ruca Malen Petit Verdot
Tira de Asado ~ Beef short rib, roasted peppers, garlic
Ruca Malen ‘Kinien’ Malbec
Somlomillo ~ Dry aged striploin, potato, chimichurri
Chocolate ~ Chocolate tart, malt cream, cocoa nib tuille
Fernet Branca with coke, or on the rocks with orange