Mandalay Bay and Penfolds Collaborate for Wine Pairing Dinner at Aureole


Hosted by Mandalay Bay Director of Wine Harley Carbery and Penfolds
Winemaking Ambassador DLynn Proctor Thursday, June 5 at 6:30 p.m.

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino will partner with Penfolds for an exclusive wine pairing dinner Thursday, June 5 at 6:30 p.m. Penfolds, a renowned Australian wine producer, was founded in Adelaide in 1844 by Christopher and Mary Penfold. The winery is one of the oldest in Australia and produces varietals such as Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Riesling and Grenache. Each course of the dinner will be paired with Penfolds’ exquisite wines, as selected by the evening’s hosts, Mandalay Bay Director of Wine Harley Carbery and Penfolds Winemaking Ambassador DLynn Proctor.

The event will tantalize taste buds with a six-course menu created by Aureole’s Executive Chef Vincent Poussel and Executive Pastry Chef Megan Bringas, and will feature:

•    Chef’s Signature Hors-d’oeuvres; paired with 2013 Bin 51 Riesling
•    Seared Halibut Cheeks and Slow Poached Organic Brown Egg with sour dough crisp, tiny vegetables, confit lemon and pickled ramps; paired with 2011 Yattarna Chardonnay
•    Colorado Lamb Skewer and Vegetable Tian with merguez sausage, kidney, loin, pesto pomme puree and mint jus; paired with 2010 Bin 407 Cabernet Sauvignon
•    Whole Roasted Duroc Pork Shoulder and Grilled Belly with confit shallots, dry prunes and pee-wee potatoes; paired with 2009 St. Henri Shiraz
•    Herb Roasted Veal Loin and Golden Chanterelles with fava beans and crones fricassee and tarragon veal jus; paired with 2004 Grange
•    Ocutan Dark Chocolate Cremeux with wilted blackberry compote and smoked almond crisp; paired with Grandfather Rare Tawny

Tickets are priced at $225 per person, all-inclusive. To make a reservation, call (702) 632-7401. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend.


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Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino is a unique destination resort set on 120 lush acres on the Las Vegas Strip. The resort offers three distinct hotel experiences: Mandalay Bay, a AAA Four Diamond award-winning hotel, with 3,211 luxurious rooms and suites reflecting a modern tropical ambiance; Four Seasons Hotel, a AAA Five Diamond hotel-within-a-hotel, offering 424 newly remodeled rooms and suites; and the stand-alone all-suite Delano Las Vegas that will come to life in place of THEhotel in September 2014. Mandalay Bay boasts an 11-acre tropical pool paradise featuring real sand, a wave pool, the only climate-controlled, poolside gaming in the city and the new DAYLIGHT Beach Club. Other property highlights include world-class entertainment at the 12,000-seat Mandalay Bay Events Center, award-winning dining by celebrity chefs and restaurateurs, the new LIGHT Nightclub, Shark Reef Aquarium and the 1.7-million-square-foot Mandalay Bay Convention Center.  Mandalay Bay’s offerings also include BATHHOUSE Spa, House of Blues Concert Hall and restaurant, and The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, a collection of unique boutiques and restaurants. Mandalay Bay recently became home to Michael Jackson ONE, Cirque du Soleil’s latest resident production based on the music and choreography of the King of Pop.  Mandalay Bay is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).  For more information and reservations, visit or call toll free at (877) 632-7800 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

‘1844 To Evermore!’… It was the slogan to launch a winemaking legacy. Through a union of passion, commitment, courage and patience, this winemaking legacy flourishes throughout the world today. For 170 years, Penfolds has cultivated a reputation on winemaking excellence; achieved through a unique alchemy of distinguished vineyards and viticultural caretakers, exceptional winemaking resources and a rich history of outstanding winemakers. These master craftsmen and women have served as silent custodians of the Penfolds stable, an Australian tradition steeped in wine lore and the spirit of generosity. As well as honoring traditional winemaking values, Penfolds cultivates a spirit of experimentation and innovation, as evidenced from secret ‘bottlings’ such as Grange in 1951. Through the passing of time such innovations have become the great traditions for new generations. Today, 170 years from its initial declaration, Penfolds winemaking legacy continues and the house remains one of Australia’s most revered … now and ‘evermore’.

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