Christmas in July Burgundy Lunch at Ryne. Sunday 29 July 2018


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What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon in Melbourne than at our Christmas in July Burgundy Lunch at Ryne?
Please note change of date to 
29 July 2018
Settle in with no less than 14 different bottles of Burgundy and a 
4-course lunch cooked by Ryne Chef Donovan Cooke. 
We'll start off with a glass of Domaine Jean Durup Chablis 1er Cru L'Homme Mort 2014 with canapes. A curious name indeed and the subject of much conjecture as to its origins. Then we have a bracket of three Premier Cru whites, two of which are from the newly arrived 2016 vintage.
Before we hit the serious reds we'll taste the Domaine Chevillon-Chezeaux Coteaux Bourguignons 2015. Made from 100% Gamay from Vosne-Romanee and Nuits-St-Georges it is a super drink for the price.
No Burgundy lunch would be complete without some reds. A lot of them! We have three brackets of 3 Red Burgundies, each from a different commune and maker. Compare, discuss and pick your favourite. Eight of the 9 wines are Premier Crus. There will be some beauties.
Donovan Cooke For those of you who don't know Donovan he has quite a CV. Starting in Europe, he worked his way through the Savoy Hotel, Waterside Inn in Bray, Harvey's in London and La Cote St Jacques in Burgundy. In 1997 he shifted his focus to Melbourne where he co-opened the highly influential restaurant Est Est Est, followed by Luxe (awarded 3 hats in its first year) and Ondine (Best New Restaurant, The Age Good Food Guide).
Donovan was presented with the reigns of the Derby Restaurant and Bar at The Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club. He served as Chef de Cuisine for the next 6 and a half years. He has now returned to Melbourne to start this new venture - Ryne. To view Ryne's website click here.

Please note we have changed the date to 29 July 2018 to avoid school holidays.
The wine list:

Domaine Jean Durup Chablis 1er Cru L'Homme Mort 2014

Domaine Fabien Coche St-Aubin 1er Cru Les Combes 2015
Domaine Fernand and Laurent Pillot Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Champgains 2016
Domaine Jomain Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Perrieres 2016

Domaine Chevillon-Chezeaux Coteaux Bourguignons 2015

Domaine Brigitte Berthelemot Santenay 1er Cru La Maladiere 2014
Domaine Pascal Bouley Volnay 1er Cru Clos des Chenes 2014
Domaine Launay-Horiot Pommard 1er Cru Chaponnieres 2015

Domaine Albert Morot Beaune 1er Cru Les Toussaints 2014
Domaine Gaston and Pierre Ravaut Ladoix 1er Cru Les Basses Mourottes 2012
Domaine Chevillon-Chezeaux Nuits-St-Georges 1er Cru Aux Champs-Perdrix 2015

Domaine Roblot-Marchand Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Noirots 2014
Domaine Olivier Guyot Gevrey-Chambertin En Champs 2015
Domaine Fougeray de Beauclair Fixin Clos Marion Monopole 2015
Date: Sunday 29 July 2018
Time: 12.30pm
Venue: Ryne, 203 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy North 3065
Cost: $175.00 per person
To book your seats on line click here. 
You may also book by email to or by telephone (03) 9326 5737. 

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Grand Millesime Pty Ltd

21 Toorak Road

South Yarra

Vic 3141


Phone: (03) 9326 5737

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Join us Saturday 30 June for a free tasting at our 21 Toorak Rd Store

We're throwing the doors open on Saturday 30 June with a free tasting for customers. We will open more than 20 different imported wines which you can taste at your leisure.
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These, and all wines on display in the store, will be discounted on the day. There will be plenty to choose from and we'll have discounts of up to 50% on selected wines.
Drop in any time between 10.30am and 4pm to say hello and try a fine selection of imported wines.
The tasting is free. All we ask is that you RSVP to assist our planning.
To view a list of some of the wines we will be opening for tasting click here.

Date: Saturday 30 June 2018
Time: 10.30am to 4pm
Venue: Grand Millesime, 21 Toorak Rd, South Yarra 3141
Cost: Free. RSVP required to
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Fresh Truffles
Available at 21 Toorak Rd Saturday 30 June

Our mates from Friend and Burrell will join us at 21 Toorak Rd on 30 June with fresh truffles for sale.

Come along and meet Friendy, smell and talk truffles, and buy some at wholesale rates to take home.


Under the Liquor Reform Act 1998, it is an offence for a person under the age of 18 years to purchase or receive liquor. It is also an offence for a licensee to supply liquor or permit liquor to be supplied to a person under the age of 18 years.

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