Wine matched degustation

Wednesday April 5th: An intimate night on the water

7 Course Wine Matched Degustation at Crusoe’s on the Lake


Crusoe’s on the Lake and Lake Macquarie Yacht Club, in conjunction with Robert Oatley Wines invite you to an intimate evening of fine dining matched with premium wines.


Join us on Wednesday April 5th at Lake Macquarie Yacht Club. The Premium Finisterre range will be showcased on the night with leading wine connoisseur Darren Jahn talking you through each drop and topping up your glass. Guests will have the opportunity to buy the wines that they like on the night at discounted prices as well as some giveaways.

Crusoe’s on the Lake has recently added some experience to the kitchen team in new Head Chef Jaydon Cox with this degustation his first opportunity to showcase his talent. Jaydon comes to Crusoe’s from Sydney where he worked in restaurants with one and two Chef’s Hats. The full menu along with the paired wines is $85pp. We suggest you book a table by calling the restaurant on 4945 5522 or through the restaurant contact form. This is a great opportunity to have a night out with a group of friends, enjoy beautiful food and sample some great wines. The menu for the evening is below.


On arrival: Aurelia Chardonnay Pinot Noir Sparkling NV


Chilled Cucumber & Vodka Shot


Sesame Baby Squid

Braised witlof, chorizo crumb & Thai hollandaise

Finisterre Porongorup Riesling 2014

Venison Carpaccio

Smoked garlic rub, baby crest, lemon oil

Mudgee Chardonnay 2015

Prawn & Saffron Cappuccino Topped With Prosciutto Dust


Rolled Quail

Hazelnut duxelle, celeriac puree, sauce vierge

Finisterre Mornington Pinot Noir 2013

Paupiette Of Red Emperor

Maceration of baby fennel & chervil

Finisterre Margaret River Chardonnay 2016

Dark Chocolate Tart

Served with raspberry coulis & white chocolate ice cream

Finisterre Great Southern Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

This will be a great night for large groups and couples alike as we showcase the very best from our kitchen. There is no better setting than the dining room overlooking the water in Lake Macquarie. We look forward to seeing you.