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A Wine Journey through Turkey

21 August 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm AEST

$120 - $130


The Event

Our guests will enjoy a truly memorable experience showcasing the very best that Turkey has to offer.

You will experience four superb Turkish wines, personally curated for our event by Enis Guner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Bailliage National de Turquie Vice Echanson and Sevilen Group Winemaker

These will be presented by and expertly paired with an exquisite Turkish feast prepared by Somer Sivrioglu, Executive Chef and Owner, Efendy Balmain

Attendees are limited to a maximum of 20, so please book early.

Our Journey

BEFORE WE BEGIN: The Bakeries of the Black Sea

Puffy lavash / Mini pogaca / Ramadan Pide


DAY ONE: Mezes of Istanbul

 2013 Narince, Isabey, Tokat

 Introduced and paired with-

Olive oil braised Jerusalem artichokes

Salmon Pastirma; zucchini flowers

White cod roe tarama, finger limes

Smoked eggplant baba, tahini, pistachio

DAY TWO: Aegean Coast

2015 Karasakiz, Suvla, Gallipoli Peninsula

Introduced and paired with-

Kadayif prawns, walnut muhammara

DAY THREE: South East Anatolia

2013 Kalecik Karasi Plato, Denizli

Introduced and paired with –

Ali Nazik; Lamb kebap, smoked eggplant, buffalo yogurt

Gavurdagi spoon salad

Veiled saffron pilav

DAY FOUR: To Conclude – Our Ode to the New Home

2013 Muscat, Sevilen Late Harvest, Izmir

Introduced and paired with –

Turkish mess; merengue, Turkish delight cream, raspberries, rose and pistachio

The Details

Monday 21 August at 6:30pm

Efendy, 79 Elliott Street (Corner of Darling Street), Balmain


$120.00 per person – member and first guest

$130.00 per person – non-member/additional guests


Smart Casual and Chaîne ribbon for members

About Efendy, Balmain

The Mission is Simple: Serve Delicious Food that Guests will want to return to week after week.

Executive Chef and Owner Somer Sivrioglu grew up around the vibrancy of urban Turkish cuisine.  It is these early culinary experiences, combined with his many years in the restaurant and hospitality industry, that gave Chef Sivrioglu the inspiration behind Efendy, and his journey continues with the new venture “Aanason” at Barangaroo.

Efendy displays the charm, attention to detail and warmth typical of the Turkish culture, creating a superb culinary experience.


21 August 2017
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
$120 - $130
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Efendy Restaurant
79 Elliott St
Balmain , NSW 2041 Australia
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02 9810 5466