Qualia Resort Talk and Taste Experience with man and woman enjoying sushi and sake tasting

Talk and Taste at qualia

Join in one of qualia’s signature experiences and be taken on an unforgettable culinary journey.

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Pre-Book Activities in Advance

Pre-booking is required for dining, spa treatments, golf and other tours and activities.

For pre-bookings and information on the complete range of experiences on offer, or to tailor a customised itinerary, please email guestservices@qualia.com.au or phone 07 4948 9222.

Chef hands slicing sashimi as part of Talk and Taste Sake and Sashimi experience at qualia's Long Pavilion restaurant

qualia Talk and Taste - Sake and Sashimi

Indulge in this food and wine signature experience and a slice of Japanese culture with our Sake and Sashimi tastings at qualia Long Pavilion. Journey through one of Japan’s oldest and most famous culinary traditions as some of the finest sake is individually matched with Australia’s highest quality, sashimi-grade fish. Learn the polishing process of rice and how it achieves the most delicate, aromatic and elegant sake in the world.

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qualia Talk and Taste – Champagne and Oysters

The ultimate in complementary tastes, Champagne and oysters represent subtle and elegant flavours and are one of the finest expressions of luxury. This is a unique tasting experience as different styles of oyster are paired with the French Champagnes. It’s a culinary education that delivers a good understanding of the subtleties of this magical pairing. This is a fascinating exploration of famous Champagne houses and iconic oyster farm regions in Australia.

Platter of oysters and glass of champage as part of Talk and Taste experience at qualia resort's Long Pavilion

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Platter of cheese and accompaniments as part of Talk and Taste Wine and Cheese experience at qualia Long Pavilion restaurant

qualia Talk and Taste – Wine and Cheese

This is food and wine knowledge at its finest with a tasting experience held in qualia’s Long Pavilion, overlooking the Whitsunday Islands. An indulgent afternoon of incredible cheeses from Australia and around the world, are enjoyed with fine wines from both old world and new world vineyards. qualia resort’s sommelier leads the tasting and explains the nuances of this classic pairing, giving great insight into cheese and wine.