A taste of Xanadu

Celebrating the last ten years of iconic Xanadu Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay


Guided by winemakers Darren Rathbone and Brendan Carr, taste your way through superb flights of past and current vintages, all of which have amassed an astounding 21 trophies and 36 gold medals to date. Culminating with our extraordinary 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon, you will be treated to an exclusive tasting of this 2018 Jimmy Watson trophy winning wine which is yet to be released. Guests will also enjoy a delicious tasting plate that accompanies each wine flight.

Held at Matteo’s in North Fitzroy on Tuesday 27 (now sold out) and Wednesday 28 November – a rare wine event not to be missed!


As a guest you will enjoy:

A glass of Yarrabank Cuvee 2012 on arrival served with canapes including: 

Semi-cured Petuna ocean trout  |  squid ink crisp | Freshly shucked oyster  |  native lime mignonette

Xanadu Chardonnay tastings from 2008, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 paired with:

Pacific Reef cobia ceviche  |  guacamole
Mud crab ‘beignet’ fritter
Port Phillip scallop | white asparagus | guanciale | Tarragon butter
Pithivier of braised rabbit  |  Brezain smoked cheese
Porcini mushroom arancini
WA White Rocks ‘Vitello tonnato’  |  taramasalata

Xanadu Cabernet Sauvignon tasting from 2007, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 paired with:

Flinders Island wallaby tartare  |  tendon puff
Wagyu bresaola  |  grissini
Eggplant chips  |  Caciocavallo
Spicy-fried Rannoch Farm quail
Tempura zucchini flowers  |  Berry’s Creek Riverine Blue
Parmesan-crumbed Flinders Island Saltgrass lamb short rib

When: Tuesday 27 November, 6:30pm – 9:00pm [SOLD OUT].  Due to high demand, a new date added: Wednesday 28 November, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Where: Matteo’s, 533 Brunswick St, Nth Fitzroy, Vic 3068
Cost: $95 per person


Not in Melbourne? Stay tuned for more events to be announced for 2019!