Karma Kandara’s Sold-Out Caliwine-Ication Returns

The Curated Wine and Food Event is Back for Another Year Following A Successful Debut

Following a sold-out debut season, Karma Kandara’s di Mare Restaurant will be welcoming back the wine-focused Caliwine-ication this August. The gastronomic extravaganza will see the luxury Uluwatu resort’s executive chef Joseph Antonishek curate a five-course California inspired food and wine pairing.

This time around, the wine will be presented by the celebrated Napa Valley’s Stags Leap, and partnered with an unforgettable menu courtesy of Antonishek. He explains of the event; “the actual five course dinner is an expression of California cuisine using a backyard rustic California approach heightened in a fine dining degustation-style menu, carefully paired with each grape varietal featured from Stags Leap. It’s a very well-known vineyard out of Napa Valley with beautiful expressions of the various grape varietals in which California is known for growing. Stags leap is a great introduction to fine California wines!”

Post-amuse bouche and Californian canapé hour, guests will dine on a series of indulgent courses, like the signature bisque of salted fish, spanish chorizo, tomato, fennel, rouille, aged manchego, and espelette crouton, paired with a Stags Leap 2017 Chardonnay. And on to a lamb rack and shoulder, served with zucchini yoghurt slaw, braising jus and a Stags Leap 2017 Petit Sirah, Napa Valley.

To finish, there will be pineapple upside down cake, with green cardamom-spiced coconut creme fraiche gelato, and pink peppercorn caramel sauce, served with a celebratory cocktail The Pomelo Anderson – made from Mezcal, fresh squeezed pomelo juice, agave, basil, and with a volcano chilli salt rim.

Caliwine-ication takes place on the evening of Saturday, August 6. eason one sold out and season two is selling out fast – book your tickets now to avoid missing out. Tickets are 1,6++ per person, plus there is an early bird special – book for four, and pay for three, but only while stocks last. 

Background on Karma Group

Karma Group is an award-winning international travel and lifestyle brand offering extraordinary experiences in the world’s most beautiful locations. The company is headed by Chairman and Founder, John Spence, a former Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and member of the judging panel for the Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of the Year. Among his numerous other awards, John was honoured with the Edward P. Bass Honorary Fellowship at Yale University in 2019 in the School of Architecture, marking the first time Yale has extended this to the same person more than once.

The Karma Group comprises Karma Estates, Karma Resorts, Karma Retreats, Karma Royal, Karma Beach, Karma Spa, Karma Kasa, Karma Club and Karma Boutique. The Group has developed multiple resorts and is currently operating 45 resorts in more than 11 countries, including Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, India, Indonesia, Spain, Thailand, Vietnam and the United Kingdom, with six under development.

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