What’s On In May & June 2019
Lucky for some, but not for others, all of our special wine dinners are fully booked for May. Don’t despair, there are some fantastic master classes being held in June that are still up for grabs, plus we’ll be announcing more exciting events for later in the year very soon.
In the meantime, you can catch-up with our friendly Cellar Door Teams at the following events in May.
Sparkling Sydney – Sunday 19th May, Pyrmont
Join us in Pirrama Park, Pyrmont on Sunday 19th of May for Sparkling Sydney. We’ll be pouring a stunning line-up of Sparkling including Bird In Hand Winery Sparkling Pinot Noir Rose 2018, Hesketh Wines The Black Cuvée Sparkling Shiraz NV, Josef Chromy Wines Cuvée NV, Yarra Burn Sparkling Pinot Noir Chardonnay Pinot Meunier 2015, Pizzini Wines Lana Moscato 2018 and See Saw Wine Balance Prosecco 2018.
Spread over five mouth-watering days from 16-20 May 2019, Noosa Food & Wine Festival is an annual love affair of great food, wine, live music and entertainment in one of Australia’s favourite foodie destinations, Noosa.
Whether you are looking for beachfront brunches, dinners with celebrity chefs, live cooking demonstrations or a party under the stars, there’s something for everyone in the 2019 program.
Don’t Miss Out on These June Master Classes and Dinners
MASTERCLASS SERIES: WINE TASTING | BRISBANE
If you’re just starting to fill your palate with all the wonderful colours, sights and smells of wine, this fun, interactive class is for you!
Learn the basics of wine, including the art of how to see, smell and taste your favourite drop. Discover its many characters on the flavour wheel and learn how to tune in to your senses and taste like an expert. Hosted by our Wine Educator along with a Wine Selectors Tasting Panel member, this class will feature hands-on wine tastings, blind tastings and interactive presentations to inform and entertain. So, invite your friends and join us for an afternoon of fun.
MASTERCLASS SERIES: WINE APPRECIATION | BRISBANE
Bring out your inner wine judge as you learn the art of expert wine appreciation!
This afternoon of hands-on wine tastings, assessment exercises and interactive presentations promises to both inform and entertain. You’ll take your love of wine to another level as you explore the many different wine varieties in Australia, refining your wine assessment skills and tasting like an expert across a mouth-watering variety of white, red and aged wines. We’ll guide you through how to identify wine faults and have some fun with wine options games.
Hosted by our Wine Educator along with a member of the Wine Selectors Tasting Panel, this class is guaranteed to reveal a whole new world of wine appreciation, so invite your friends for an afternoon of fun.
CHEESE & WINE MASTERCLASS | BRISBANE
Back by popular demand, Wine Selectors invites you to join us on a delicious journey with some of the world’s best cheeses paired perfectly with wine at our Cheese & Wine Masterclass!
We’ve sourced 14 of the best cheeses from around the globe to taste alongside the finest Australian examples, matched to eight stunning Australian and international wines.
Your hosts, Black Pearl Epicure’s General Manager and cheese expert Peter Gross, and Selector’s Paul Diamond, will guide you through the cheesemaking process, explain the vast array of cheese styles, and reveal the art of cheese and wine appreciation. The class will see you experience a unique view of some of the world’s best cheese, including Australia’s.
WINE DISCOVERY DINNER AT ALMA | GEELONG
You’re invited to come along as Wine Selectors travels to Geelong in June for a special dinner that explores a selection of unique wine varieties, partnered with a four course South American inspired feast.
Enjoy the likes of a vibrant and lively Arinto, an Italian-inspired blend of Sangiovese, Nero d’Avola, Lagrein and Primitivo, and an intensely flavourful Mataro alongside some of the South American inspired cuisine that head chef Jesse Hughes, formally of Vue Grand Queenscliff, is renowned for.
This exciting dining event takes place at ALMA Restaurant, one of Geelong’s culinary stars, where you’ll experience a fresh, produce-focused menu, which is the result of Hughes’ extensive classical training combined with his passion for South American flavours.
Your personal host for the evening will be our Wine Educator, ensuring your wine tasting journey is in both entertaining and knowledgeable hands.