The Foundation Club’s Champ’s Night held at the Adelaide Club on 11th July 2016 provided a record third time champ. Retiring Champ and former Club President, Martin Keith was succeeded by also former President and now third time Champ, Paul Kershaw. Prior to this meeting, both Martin and Paul had shared the record with several other club members who had won the award twice, but now Paul is the clear leader.

The Food

On Arrival: Crab, Pickled Cucumber, Watermelon, Soy & Sesame Dressing
Course One: Salmon Mousseline, Crab Bisque, Tobiko, Salmon Crisp
Course Two: Lamb Backstrap, Porcini Crust, Pea Puree, Rosemary & Mushroom Pudding, Lamb Jus
Course Three: Individual Stilton Pots, Pickled Walnuts, Lavosh

The Wine

Castagna Classic Dry Vermouth
2006 McWilliams Bottle Aged Semillon – Hunter Valley
2009 Seppelt Jaluka Henty Chardonnay – Drumborg Vineyard Henty
2006 Wynns Coonawarra Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Vintage Release
2004 Tatachilla McLaren Vale Cabernet Sauvignon
2006 Tscharke Lumberjack Vintage Fortified Touriga Nacional – Maranga Barossa Valley
1979 Shiraz Cabernet by David Franz – Barossa Valley and Langhorne Creek (Originally made by Peter Lehmann while at Saltrams)