Nova Entertainment Through the Grapevine with smoothfm
Smoothfm hosted Through the Grapevine on the evening of Thursday 11th April in partnership with Wine Selectors to host an evening of wine tasting. On Showcase was some of Australia’s greatest wines to sip alongside smoothfm hit songs, and enjoy with a menu carefully selected to complement the tasting by Olio, Kensington St.
Smoothfm953 More Music Breakfast Show Announcer Glenn Daniel hosted the event and welcomed guests into the venue, consisting of smoothfm listeners that won tickets to the experience, smoothfm clients and Wine Selectors partners too. Wine Selectors Wine Educator and expert Adam Walls introduced the wines on offer whilst Glenn introduced the matching Canape’s. Mouth-watering parings included Pinot Gris with Charred Octopus, Nero d’Avola paired with a Sicilian Eggplant baked parmigiana, and Shiraz paired with Broccoli e Burrata with toasted almonds and olives.
Smoothfm music director Kate Mason curated the playlist for the evening to suit the tones and moods for each pairings of wine/canapes. For example, the Merlot was paired with slow cooked wagyu, whilst listening to the sounds of Spandau Ballet, Thompson Twins and Kim Carnes. Whilst the Sparkling wine was offered around the room, the guests were listening to the upbeat tunes of Kool & The Gang, Prince and Lionel Ritchie.
Guests took home a generous goodie bag and a better understanding of different types of wine, courtesy of Wine Selectors.