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LEGENDS OF THE 238 

THE ORIGINAL 238
Shanghai Beefsteak and Burgundy

In the early 1950’s some members of the wine industry in Adelaide commenced the cheerful habit of lunching on Fridays. Most would bring a bottle of wine masked in a paper bag for the comments of their peers. Comments were sometimes more hilarious than accurate.

They met informally at the Imperial Hotel in a long narrow dining room, on a slightly raised dais at one end, from which they could observe, and be observed, by the other diners.

One day in 1954 they noted that other diners were observing them with interest and envy, because of their obvious enjoyment. The idea was floated that they should form a club so that others could participate. From this serendipitous beginning Beefsteak and Burgundy was born.

Andreas Schmidt

PRESIDENT

Marco Pearman-Parish

CLUB SECRETARY

Amelien Beguelin

TREASURER

Seth Pinegar

FOOD MASTER

Scott Pollack

WINE MASTER
Dr Michael Humphries

Dr Michael Humphries

FINE MASTER

 Honorary Members

Andrew Thompson

PRESIDENT 2019

Joerg Heil

TREASURER 2015-2019

Mark Fandre

FOOD MASTER 2014

"I take pride is choosing the best wines and if I cant find them I make them"

Ben

"Its not just about good food and Wine , its about brotherhood"

Marco

"It's my honor to server just fine gentleman."

Andrew