July 25th is National wine and cheese day!
There’s not one problem in life that cannot be fixed with a nice slab of brie and a glass of shiraz. That’s why it’s only fair that we devote a whole day to the perfect combination of wine and cheese.
Wine and Cheese Day is dedicated to celebrating the science behind the pairing of foods to create the perfect culinary dish.
So how can you celebrate? It’s simple… enjoy a tasty cheese platter with a large glass of wine!
We have prepared the top 5 wine and cheese bars in the Newcastle area for you to check out!
Pork Ewe Deli
Pork Ewe Deli gives you the luxury of taking your cheese home with you… so you can eat, drink and celebrate international wine and cheese day with the comfort of your heater! The Deli has a huge range of cheese, cured meats, dips, olives and antipastos. Will power is a MUST when entering the Deli located in Mayfield as we can guarantee you’ll be tempted by the wide range of tasty treats!
Bar Petite is a small and intimate lounge bar located on King Street in Newcastle. With live music on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights it’s the perfect place to unwind from a busy week! Order the $15.00 Cheese board made up of: cloth matured cheddar and double cream brie with quince paste, fresh apple and lavosh (available to come Gluten Free). Couple this board with Bar Petites First Creek, Pinot Gris made in Orange for $11.00 a glass or $45.00 a bottle.
What do you get when you add a cheese platter, a glass of Rose, live music on a Sunday and an outrageous view of Newcastle’s beautiful beaches- one great time! That’s what…
Merewether Surf house offer a delicious three cheese board that costs $24.50 and includes “Hunter Valley Brie, Vintage Victorian Cheddar & Dolce Gorgonzola Blue served with handmade lavosh bread, fruit paste & walnuts”. We recommend you pair it with a glass of Rose for the ultimate tastebud experience.
Parry Street Garage
Parry Street Garage is a funky bar that focusses on Italian cuisine. Stay warm in this winter weather cosied up to their fireplace or order your food to take away with Uber Eats! We recommend the Rocca Ventosa Sangiovese, Italy priced $8.00 for a Small glass, $11.00 for a Large and $32.50 a bottle. This red pairs perfectly with Parry’s Cheese Piatto for only $24.50 containing: soft cheese, gorgonzola dolce & cheddar served with nuts, relish, cippolini onions & house bread. Add salami and olives for a small price of $6.50.
Reserve Wine Bar
‘Get lost in Newcastle’s deepest wine list!’ Why not support our local businesses and try a delicious wine made in Newcastle’s backyard! The Brokenwood ILR Reserve Semillon 2009 comes to a total of $28.00 and is made in the Hunter Valley! add in Reserve’s Australian & imported cheese and condiments board for $30.00 and you’re never going to want to leave this stylish Bar.