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A collaborative Japanese and Gin tasting dinner is coming to Honeysuckle

It was the ultimate pairing, Nagisa Japanese restaurant hosted the fabulous Farmer’s Wife Distillery in was the ultimate Gin Degustation event!

Kylie Sepos, from the Farmer's Wife together with Chris, Taiyo and the Nagisa team worked on a collaborative Degustation paired with matching gin cocktails from all four seasonal Farmer’s Wife Gin releases.

Nagisa Japanese Restaurant

With their shared passion for mastering unique flavours, this collaboration is an exploration into combining elements from each of the Farmers Wife seasonal gins with traditional Japanese ingredients and techniques.

Focusing on local produce infused with the essence of Farmers Wife small batch gins and matched with bespoke cocktails they created an exciting and innovative dining experience that showcased the best of their combined culinary and craft distilling journey. Here's what the menu looked like...

Sydney rock oysters
Cucumber and ginger mignonette

Autumn Dry Gin Classic G&T

Lightly torched Port Lincoln sardine fillets
Warm oil of lemon myrtle juniper and finger
lime, Japanese pickles, caramelised yuzu, umami butter, toasted shokupan milk bread 
Summer Spritz Gin Salted Black Lime Gimlet: Fresh lime juice/black lime cordial/lime salt

Flinders Island sashimi calamari
Clarified tomato and white balsamic jelly/peach mint cucumber and heirloom tomato salad/yellow mustard seed pickle/basil oil
Autumn Dry Gin Crystal Snapper: Clarified tomato/yuzu/crystal soy/umami bitters/celery salt

Miso marinated Pukura Estate lamb backstrap
Mixed grain rice/butter roast vegetable mosaic with charred cabbage and nori dust/pickled cucumber chimichurri/Hokkaido soup curry reduction
Warm Winter Gin Reverse Martini: Oka Kuro Bermutto sake vermouth/hinoki bitters

Honey vanilla Hokkaido cheese tart
Lemon myrtle and macadamia crust, cherry and sage jam, bee pollen and citrus dust
Sweet Spring Gin Spritz: Mixed berry shrub, prosecco, bee pollen and citrus toffee

Nagisa and Farmers Wife Distillery Degustation

Date: Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th October
Where: Nagisa, Shop 2/1 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle
Time: 6:00pm start each night 
Cost: $195 per person
Event duration is 3 hours

Book your tickets the Nagisa and Farmers Wife Degustation Dinner here