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Bruichladdich Whisky & Punch Churchill Vintage Collection Tasting Night

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Next up in the popular Candela whisky & cigar tasting series we have the Bruichladdich whisky edition. The 5 whisky flight will take you on a journey through the history of the distillery and their whisky showcasing Bruichladdich Classic Laddie, Bruichladdich Islay Barley, Port Charlotte Scottish Barley, Port Charlotte Islay Barley and Octomore 7.1

To complement this amazing range you will receive one Punch Churchill Vintage Collection 2000 cigar to enjoy on the night. Punch is one of the oldest brands comprising Habanos S.A., founded clear back in 1840 in Havana by Don Manuel Lopez. The brand was created with the European market of cigar buyers in mind, and named for the puppet Mr. Punch from Punch and Judy. This particular cigar, the Punch Churchill, was discontinued in 2010, so the only sticks you can find today have been aged several years.

Date: Saturday, 19th May 2018
Time: 1900hs
Price: $125 per person - Members only event

RSVP essential as tickets are extremely limited!

Candela Nuevo presents: Crittenden Estate Wine Night

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Join us for another exclusive night of stunning wines from Crittenden Estate Winery. 

The Crittendens are dedicated small scale wine makers with an exciting range of handcrafted wines. The portfolio spans estate-grown, cool climate wines of Burgundian origin, as well as new and exciting Italian varietals and other regional classics from both the Mornington Peninsula and further afield from some of Victoria’s finest vineyards

Light canapes & great local cheeses included to match this great wines.

Members will be able to access purchasing of wines on the night with some unique Candela Nuevo member discounts.

Date: Saturday 21st April 2018
Time: 7pm to 9pm
Price: Complimentary for members and their guests.

RSVP essential as tickets are limited!

Candela Nuevo presents an exclusive and rare opportunity: Remy Martin Louis XIII Cognac Dinner & Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No.2 Reserva tasting

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Composed of up to 1200 of Remy Martin's oldest and best eaux de vie from Grande Champagne, the Louis XIII Cognac is the suggestion of ultimate extravagance. The sheer luxury and intense flavours, nurtured by four generations of cellar masters, linger on the palate for over an hour.

We have selected Chef Simon Chilver to design a two course menu paired with matching wines to prepare your palate for this Cognac which is truly a work of art. Following the dinner, you will get the rare opportunity to taste the Louis XIII Cognac paired with a Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No.2 Reserva, the sixth item produced for Habanos Reserva series.Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No.2 Reserva Cosecha 2012 was produced in a limited 5,000 Boxes of 20 Cigars (100,000 Total Cigars). Rolled with tobacco from the 2012 harvest.

Tickets will include a two course dining experience with matched wines, a tasting of the Remy Martin Louis XIII Cognac and a Hoyo De Monterrey Epicure No.2 Reseva

Date: Thursday 15th March,
Time: 7pm
Price: $280 per person - Members only event

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Food, Wine & Cigars - Levantine Hill & Pete Hilcke dinner at Candela Nuevo

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Candela Nuevo presents: Collaboration dinner with Pete Hilcke and Levantine Hill wines

Join us for a collaborative feast between chef Pete Hilcke and Levantine Hill wines. Pete has designed a special six-course degustation menu for Candela Nuevo highlighting the best of our state's produce. Levantine Hill has carefully matched all dishes with some exceptional wines from the Estate range.

The dinner will start with a aperitif cocktail on arrival at the rooftop, followed by a six-course menu with Levantine Hill paired wines and for those cigar aficionados, a Partagas Serie D4 cigar to enjoy at the end of the night.

RSVP essential as tickets are extremely limited to 16 seats!

Date: Saturday 5th May 2018
Price: $250 per person - Members only event

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Candela Nuevo presents: Fowles Wine Night

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Join us for a night of stunning wines from Fowles Wine. The two vineyards that they source their wines from are located in the Strathbogie Ranges, 100km north of Melbourne. This cool climate location is reflected in the exceptional wines that Fowles Wine produce, the whites have a great fruit intensity, minerality and are light and fresh and the reds are highly perfumed, intensely coloured and powerful, yet restrained and elegant. On the night Haz Davies will be presenting the Stone Dwellers Sparkling, Ladies Who Shoot their Lunch Riesling, Stone Dwellers Rose, Ladies who Shoot their Lunch Shiraz and The Exception Cabernet Malbec.

Date: Saturday 24th February 2018
Price: Complimentary for members and their guests.

RSVP essential as tickets are limited.