ELEGANCE IS NOT BEING NOTICED,

IT'S ABOUT BEING REMEMBERED.

14 APRIL 2021 FROM 2.00 PM

SEQUOIA LODGE AT MOUNT LOFTY HOUSE

SARA UNDERDOWN

Champagne expert, writer & ambassador, Vine & Bubble Magazine

Hosted by brilliant Champagne ambassador Sara Underdown and star sommelier Liinaa Berry, this dinner will showcase boutique Champagne house Maison AYALA with a live session with Caroline Latrive, the Chef de Cave direct from Champagne, France.  

Understand the intricacies of one of the most misunderstood wine regions and be the first to taste the rare Perle d’Ayala 2006, brought into Australia exclusively for this event.

Limited tickets only! Subject to availability.

JESSE KORNOFF

General Manager
Mount Lofty Estate

Join Sara Underdown, Editor of Vine & Bubble, and Liinaa Berry, Wine Director and Head Sommelier of Mount Lofty Estate, on this night to remember where we dial in live with Caroline Latrive, Cellar Master of AYALA. 

Sara is a two-time finalist in the prestigious Vin de Champagne Awards, shortlisted in the 2019 Louis Roederer International Wine Writers' Awards and, in 2020, became a finalist in the Born Digital Wine Awards for best interview. Liinaa who regularly contributes as food & wine writer to the Delicious Magazine recently won the 2020 HM Food & Beverage Award.

This day and night are all about connection and indulging in one of the finest French Champagnes paired with one of Australia's best fine dining experiences. Let us take you on a journey to the Champagne region, learn about the intricacies of making the world's most exquisite bubbles, and immerse yourself in an unparalleled getaway adventure that will fill your heart, belly, and soul.

Arrival at SEQUOIA Lodge and be personally welcomed by Wine Director Liinaa Berry and General Manager Jesse Kornoff. 

Relax into your small French Champagne getaway by enjoying SEQUOIA's grounds and panoramic luxury suite.

Meet & greet in the SEQUOIA Lounge to introduce your speakers and hosts with amuses bouches and a magnum bottle of champagne AYALA Brut Majeur.

Official welcome & commencement of dinner; experience a sensational Champagne and food pairing across some of the most unique wines from the Vallée de la Marne sub-region of Champagne by sommelier Liinaa Berry.

Guests retreat to bar or their SEQUOIA suites for night cap and a very special AYALA thank you gift.

FROM 2.00 PM

9.00 PM

6.30 PM

AROUND 11.00 PM

YOUR RETREAT'S ITINERARY

THE SPEAKERS & HOSTS OF THE NIGHT

EXCLUSIVE 6* CHAMPAGNE IMMERSION

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The event will be held at SEQUOIA at Mount Lofty House, 1 Mawson Drive, Crafers SA 5152.

For further details and any questions, please contact Liinaa Berry via email on

[email protected] or call (08) 8339 6777.

LOCATION & ENQUIRIES

LIINAA BERRY

Wine Director & Sommelier
Hardy's Verandah Restaurant

SEQUOIA, South Australian latest luxury lodge is set to open in September 2020 with 14 contemporary, luxurious suites offering breathtaking, uninterrupted views across Piccadilly Valley.

Together with an impeccable, personal and deeply heartfelt service that includes exclusive unique daily experiences, tastings and more, SEQUOIA will capture your heart and revive your soul.

 

"The most beautiful things in life cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt by the heart."

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HELEN KELLER

A EXCLUSIVE LUXURY CHAMPAGNE RETREAT

"The most beautiful things in life cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt by the heart."

HELEN KELLER

SEQUOIA, South Australia's latest luxury lodge is set to open later this year with 14 contemporary, luxurious suites offering breathtaking, uninterrupted views across the Piccadilly Valley.

With impeccable, personalised service and a range of luxurious, truly South Australian, bespoke daily experiences, SEQUOIA will capture your heart and revive your soul.

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6.00 PM

Live Zoom meeting with AYALA's Chef de Cave direct from France. Listen to the creator herself and gain some great insights into her world of Champagne.

ONE NIGHT ONLY

THIS INTIMATE EVENT IS LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF 14 COUPLES! 

$1,500 PER PERSON / TWO PER ROOM

The retreat includes an overnight stay at the exclusive SEQUOIA Lodge and a fine dining 6-course
menu crafted by award winning Head Chef of Hardy's Verandah Restaurant, Jin Choi, 
expertly paired with SIX CHAMPAGNE AYALA cuvees at SEQUOIA Restaurant.

WHILE WE CANNOT TRAVEL TO FRANCE RIGHT NOW
WE ARE EXCITED TO BRING THE FLAIR AND TASTE OF CHAMPAGE TO YOU

This exceptional Champagne retreat includes an overnight stay and breakfast at the luxurious SEQUOIA Lodge, an exclusively crafted 7-course menu and dining event by award-winning Hardy's Verandah Restaurant, expertly paired with six CHAMPAGNE AYALA cuvées, and your very own bottle of AYALA champagne to take home.

THIS INTIMATE EVENT IS LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF 14 COUPLES 
$3000 per couple - one room per couple only

Experience the most indulgent evening with a 7-course Champagne dinner atop the Piccadilly Valley and an overnight stay in SEQUOIA, Mount Lofty Estate’s newly finished luxury lodge!

ONLY A COUPLE OF ROOMS LEFT - ONLY $1,500 PER PERSON

CAROLINE LATRIVE

Cellar Master AYALA, Champagne Ayala, Aÿ, France

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10.30 PM

Fin de Soirée under the stars at the Tuscan Fountain with petits fours and a glass of Delamain Cognac poured from a special Mount-Lofty-House-designed magnum bottle.

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CHAMPAGNE RETREAT


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THERE ARE ONLY A FEW TICKETS LEFT!

Last tickets available! This is your chance to attend a prestigious dinner – an exceptional gastronomic soirée for the true Champagne lover. Register now for this exclusive and immersive experience and a night of French savouir vivre.

We will contact you in person to confirm details and answer any questions you may have. In case the event has already sold out, you will go on a waitlist and will be contacted once a spot become available.

For more information please feel free to contact Liinaa Berry on [email protected] or 08 8339 6777.

WHILE WE CANNOT TRAVEL TO FRANCE RIGHT NOW
WE ARE EXCITED TO BRING THE FLAIR AND TASTE OF CHAMPAGE TO YOU