Australian Restaurant Launches ‘Wine Socie-tea’ Experience


Australia’s first 100% plant-based restaurant is launching a creative world’s first – a Tea & Wine pairing afternoon tea



Launching this September, Alibi Bar & Kitchen in Ovolo Woolloomooloo, Sydney (what a name) is putting a unique edge to the usual afternoon tea with a new ‘Wine Socie-tea’ experience.

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Australia’s first 100% plant-based hotel bar and restaurant, Alibi Bar & Kitchen brings an artistic edge to the vegan dining scene. The new afternoon tea is no different – offering diners the chance to try a seriously sip-worthy twist on tradition.

Taking place every Saturday and Sunday across September, Pernod Ricard Winemakers has partnered with Alibi Bar & Kitchen’s Head Chef Jordan Brogan, and Ovolo Woolloomooloo Head Pastry Chef Lei Shang to create this luxuriously chic new offering.

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In line with Pernod Ricard’s September rollout of their latest innovation Tea & Wine, the team at Alibi will be serving up this never-before-seen marriage of two of the world’s most ancient ingredients to forge tea infused wine – Tea & Wine.

The two drops include a chardonnay infused with chamomile, and a cabernet infused with chai spices. Guests can choose from a single glass upon arrival, or a more indulgent free-flowing experience.

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The food looks set to be just as innovative. Guests can devour wholly plant-based sweets treats and savoury feats, which celebrate local and seasonal Australian produce and complement the Tea & Wine pairings.

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The spread is set to include mixed berry cheesecake, cardamom cashew cream, and chocolate domes. On the savoury side, expect a walnut terrine; delicate rolled cucumber; or whipped macadamia mini garden.

Make it happen
Cost: Prices start from $40pp, available every Saturday and Sunday from Saturday 7 September.
How: To find out more and book your place, please visit alibibar.com.au.

Words by Sophie Ritchie

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