The weekend showcases the best of Hunter Valley wines across your stay, with fresh and flavoursome lunches and dinners at The Tamarind with expertly paired wines and a prestige wine master class hosted by Greg Silkman.
You will also have time to relax and rejuvenate in the stunning surroundings of Spicers Tamarind Retreat, nestled in the cool, leafy mountain climes of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Explore the intriguing country village of Maleny with its bounty of quality produce, arts, bookstores, cafes and craft breweries or for the ideal adventure, experience the majestic Glass House Mountains.
Start the weekend with a flavoursome bang. Guests will be treated to canapes by the fire, before embarking on a culinary journey curated by Head Chef Daniel Jarrett. Indulge in a 4-course banquet with paired wines by Greg Silkman:
Ocean trout sashimi with a buttermilk dashi | First Creek Single Vineyard 2017 Murphy Semillon
Oysters with ponzu shoyu | First Creek 2022 Limited Release Fiano
Local spanner crab with nasu dengaku | First Creek 2021 Merton Chardonnay
Local market fish with a shallot and pork char siu sauce | First Creek 2021 Winemakers Reserve Chardonnay
Grilled wagyu with a bonito and rosemary Aioli | First Creek 2021 Marrowbone Shiraz
Greens and crispy spiced potatoes | First Creek 2022 Central Ranges Malbec
Vietnamese coffee ice cream, gingerbread streusel, Mont Blanc, cocoa caramel | First Creek 6 Barrels Verdelho