Champagne Dining with Max Allen

Champagne Dining

This exclusive champagne dining experience is held in the gorgeous surrounds of the European’s private dining room with views over Parliament house and Spring Street.

Renowned drinks journalist Max Allen will host this wine tasting of the world’s most famous sparklings – French champagne, Spanish Cava, Italian Prosecco and home-grown releases.

Then settle in to enjoy a menu by executive chef Ian Curley and his team. Max will be on-hand to introduce the wine and food matches. A wonderful champagne dining event that will be remembered for years to come.

Sample menu
First Course - Choice of

Haloumi, onion agro dolce

Roasted Moreton Bay bug, crisp chicken, cabbage and chervil salad

Main Course - Choice of

Cotoletta of chicken, Italian coleslaw

Beef fillet, onion textures, cafe de paris butter

Dessert - Choice of

Chocolate salty caramel, peanuts & dolce di latte gelati

Lemon tart, vanilla cream

Espresso and tea - Almond biscotti


A three-hour package of sparkling, red and white wine will be served plus beer, mineral water and soft drinks.

Max Allen is wine columnist for The Financial Review, wine editor of Australian Gourmet Traveller, and a regular contributor to wine magazines around the world. In 1999 Max’s first book, Red and White: Wine Made Simple, won the prestigious André Simon Memorial Award.

He was the first Australian to be named Wine Communicator of the Year by the International Wine and Spirit Competition; and at the 2011 Louis Roederer Wine Writers Awards in London he won the Best Wine Book trophy for The Future Makers: Australian Wines for the 21st Century.


COST - $325 – minimum 25 guests.

LOCATION - This event is held in Melbourne’s CBD and runs for approximately 3 hours.


  1800 801 838