The Wines of the Southern Hemisphere tasting takes place on Friday, 18 October 2019

Up & Above Restaurant & Bar at The Okura Prestige Bangkok is hosting a special wine tasting that epicureans won’t want to miss. Available in two formats — either as a standing tasting with a selection of tapas or as a sit-down dinner with tapas and a 4-course set menu — the evening highlights great wines from the Southern hemisphere, specifically wines from the famed Barossa Valley region of South Australia and the Marlborough region of New Zealand.

The Barossa Valley is one of Australia’s oldest and most renowned wine regions and is associated particularly with powerful red wines derived from the Shiraz grape variety. Across the Tasman Sea, the Marlborough region is located in the northeast of New Zealand’s South Island and is well known for producing excellent Sauvignon Blanc.

Option 1 features free flow Barossa & Marlborough wines: 12 labels in total — 7 white and 5 red including Giesen Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Grant Burge Thorn Eden Valley Riesling 2017, Grant Burge 5th Generation Barossa Shiraz 2016, and Marlborough Ridge Pinot Noir 2016 served with assorted tapas such as Manchego cheese, Serrano ham, melon and chorizo, pomegranate pistachio crostini, and fresh oyster in sage jelly and red capsicum puree. Option 2 also features free flow wine the tapas selection plus a 4-course set menu that includes a starter of beef Carpaccio, a mushroom and chive cream soup, a choice of veal osso bucco or tuna mignon for main course and a dessert of tiramisu with crunchy chocolate.

The Wines of the Southern Hemisphere tasting takes place on Friday, 18 October 2019 from 18:30 – 21:30 at Up & Above Restaurant & Bar. Prices: Standing option – Baht 1,500++ (includes unlimited wine and tapas); Sitting option – Baht 2,800++ (includes unlimited wine, tapas and 4-course set menu).

Up & Above Restaurant & Bar is located on the 24th floor of The Okura Prestige Bangkok. For more information and reservations, please contact 02 687 9000 or email

Prices are subject to 10% service charge and 7% government tax.

The Okura Prestige Bangkok

Address: 57 Wireless Road, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
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