Somms of the World Tasting

18 August, 2017

By David Stevens-Castro | Wine & Beverage Manager, Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise I  recently attended a very special wine tasting in Chiswick Restaurant at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney. This is my experience. A thrilling wine experience Wine Australia hosted 50 sommeliers to coincide with the World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards held in Melbourne. Over 650 wines from 42 regions were showcased to the group, which included wine professionals from some

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Brown Brothers Patricia Dinner

15 May, 2017

By Megan Cox | Assistant Wine & Beverage Manager, Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise Last month Balthazar Wine & Dining celebrated the release of Brown Brothers, 2012,‘Patricia’ line. A Family Affair Patricia Brown, born 1915, is the late matriarch of the Brown Brothers homestead. Patricia was mother to four sons, whom are the third and fourth generation, upholding the family traditions today. Her passion and dedication to the family business earned the naming of the flagship range

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