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Candela Nuevo presents: The Macallan & Montecristo 1935 Leyenda tasting.


MACALLAN & Candela Nuevo presents:
Fine Flight Tasting Event

Join us on the Candela Rooftop for another night of a delectable whiskey and cigar pairing. This time, the wonderful folks over at Macallan have treated us again to a stunning and unique offering for our members with some of their finest aged whiskeys.

As a one off exclusive we will be tasting a 5 whisky flight that includes:

Macallan 12 Fine Oak
Macallan 12 Double Cask
Macallan Edition No2 "El Celler de Can Roca"
Macallan Edition No3 "Roja Dove Perfumer"
Macallan Rare Cask

If this was not enough, we will be pairing The Macallan flight with a very special cigar:

Montecristo Linea 1935 "Leyenda" (55 x 165 mm)
Habanos presented the Montecristo Línea 1935 early last year. The Montecristo Línea 1935 comes in three sizes: Leyenda, Maltés & Dumas. The Leyenda is the same size as the Montecristo 80 Aniversario, which was released to celebrate Montecristo’s 80th anniversary.

This cigars have been labeled by many as the Montecristo ‘Behike’ line and is recognised as the most premium Habanos released by Montecristo yet.

Don't miss this opportunity to get involved in this unique luxury tasting experience.

Date: Saturday 30th June 2018
Time: 1900hs
Price members: $180 per person (RRP: $350) - Members only event

Untapped Fine Wines & Candela Nuevo presents: South American wine, empanadas & cheese night


Get transported to South America most famous wine regions and experience some magnificent flavours. A selection of 4 wines from Argentina, Chile and Uruguay presented by Untapped Fine Wines. 

We will be tasting some spectacular Premium Malbec, Carménère, Torrontes & Tannant.

To top off this incredible event, we will have Chef Lorena Lopez cooking typical Mendoza style empanadas to match this amazing wine selection. For the cheese lovers we will also have a cheese and charcuterie table available to pair and match all wines. 

Date: Saturday 16th of June 2018
Time: 1900hs
Price: $35 per person - Members only event. 
Includes 4 wines, cheese & charcuterie table & homemade South American style Empanadas. 

Airoldi Fine Wines & Candela Nuevo presents: Vive La France Dinner


Come and join us on a 4 course French inspired dinner with some spectacular premium French wines presented by Nicolas Papaix from Airoldi Fine Wines. Nicolas comes from the south west of France, Toulouse, and has been involved in the Australian and French wine industry for almost a decade.

We will be starting the night with a glass of Moët & Chandon champagne on our rooftop, followed by a four course meal designed by Simon Chilver, chef presented by Intertain. Simon completed his apprenticeship in a hatted French restaurant and has also cooked in high profile venues ranging from Harrod's of Knightsbridge (London) to Donovans at The Windsor Hotel.

To top off this incredible event, we will have on offer on the night some Cuban habanos for our cigar aficionados.

Date: Thursday 24th of May 2018
Time: 1900hs
Price: $180 per person - Members only event


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Bruichladdich Whisky & Punch Churchill Vintage Collection Tasting Night


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 - SOLD OUT

RSVP essential as tickets are extremely limited!

Candela Nuevo presents: Crittenden Estate Wine Night


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!