One of Napa Valley’s most revered wineries, Opus One, will fly in to Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley to host an unforgettable weekend of epicurean indulgence against the spectacular backdrop of the Greater Blue Mountains this October.
On 10 October, Opus One Winery will be teaming up with the chefs and sommeliers at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley to create a culinary tour-de-force, pairing the award-winning catalogue of wines from California’s Napa Valley with the resort’s locally-inspired cuisine. The evening will be hosted by Laurent Delassus, Vice President of International Sales and Marketing at Opus One, who will lead an interactive gourmet experience alongside Gary Olasz, Sommelier at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley and Executive Chef, Jason Martin. He will also conduct an Opus One masterclass to help guests build their depth of knowledge about this legendary Napa vineyard.
Guests will enjoy a bespoke menu comprising of venison carpaccio, liquorice and blueberries matched to the 2012 Opus One; a confit of blue eye trevally with Jerusalem artichoke cream, sorrel and oxtail consommé paired to the 2010 Opus One; kobe sirloin and wagyu cheeks with truffles, fondant potato and pickled hazelnut matched to the 2009 Opus One; Comte with black garlic matched to the 2007 Opus One and the grand finale, a Zokoko alto beni 68% chocolate infused with Earl Grey tea, prunes, coffee, wattleseed ice cream and chocolate malt matched with the 2005 Opus One.
“I look forward to working with Laurent and the team from Opus One Winery to bring a taste of Napa Valley to Wolgan Valley,” commented Gary Olasz, Sommelier at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley. “As a Sommelier, it is an honour to be able to partner with such an iconic winery and work with our talented chefs to create an unforgettable dining experience for our guests.”
Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is an ultra-luxury conservation-based resort, located 2.5 hours’ drive from Sydney in the World Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains region. Set on 7,000 acres of carbon-neutral conservation and wildlife reserve, the resort combines absolute luxury with a quintessentially Australian bush experience. Recognised as one of the finest hotels in the world, the resort offers a unique blend of seclusion, native wildlife, dramatic natural beauty, conservation and heritage combined with unsurpassed luxury facilities and outstanding food and wine.
Guests are invited to enjoy the Opus One Wine Weekend at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley from Friday, 9 October – Sunday, 11 October with prices starting from AU$2,390 per person twin share where they can experience a two-night stay in an ultra-luxury Heritage Suite, a five-course Opus One dinner with paired wines, an Opus One masterclass, daily gourmet breakfast, lunch and dinner, non-alcoholic beverages and a select range of regional wines and beers with meals and two on-site nature-based activities per day.