Victory Hotel – iconic, historic sits proudly on Sellicks Hill with uninterrupted views of the McLaren Vale ocean coastline. Not only that, but they have a friendly country pub atmosphere, with fine dining and a casual sports bar, as well as a beer garden with the best view in South Australia. Ask for the entry way to the underground cellar to select a bottle for dinner, or opt to try a number of local treasures from the by-the-glass list above the bar.
Pouring By The Glass:
Aphelion 2015 McLaren Vale Sagrantino
(Coming soon) Aphelion 2016 McLaren Vale Grenache
Try a Glass of Aphelion Sagrantino With
An entree Antipasto platter w chargrilled chorizo, local olives, sliced meats, feta, pickled baby vegetables, dukkah & Andy Clappis’ casalinga bread t $19.00: The savoury, salty, pickled treats will enhance the blue and purple fruit aromas of the Aphelion Sagrantino, and highlight the red and black fruit flavours.
A main of Roasted pork belly w a seared scallop, eggplant pickle, local snow peas, coriander & jus $32.00: the richness of the pork belly will be perfectly counter-matched by the balanced fruit, acid, spice and tannin in the Sagrantino.
A main of Selected steak w hand cut fried potatoes, caramelised onion jam, broccolini, basil pesto & jus $30-35: the savoury, smoky meat and salty crisp potatoes will enhance the blue and purple fruit nose of the Sagrantino, providing a sweet point and savoury spice to the dish.
Try a Glass of Aphelion Grenache With
A main of Marinated chicken breast w/ capsicum coulis, crispy kipfler potatoes, coleslaw, candied bbq pineapple & jus $28.00: the sweetness in the dish will match the nose of the Grenache, and the palate of the wine will provide a savoury counterpoint with spice, acid and gentle tannins in beautiful balance.
A main of Potato gnocchi w tomato sugo, kalamata olives, greens, basil & buffalo mozzarella $26.00: the salty rich tomato goodness will enhance the bright fruit aromas of the Grenache, and the savoury spice as well making a lovely contrast match.