What’s On in Early 2020
Kick-off 2020 with a selection of fantastic events perfect for food and wine lovers looking to indulge throughout the summer and beyond. We’ve highlighted some fantastic food festivals, wine tasting events and cuisine discovery dinners across Brisbane and Sydney’s finest dining establishments.
There’s plenty to see and do over the coming weeks and months, so go ahead and abandon that health-focussed New Year’s resolution before you miss out!
Taste of Tasmania 28 Dec – 3 January
As Australia's largest and longest-running food festival, Taste of Tasmania is the ultimate gourmet getaway for those looking to indulge as they bring in the new year. Experience seven days of culinary creations and delicious drinks on Hobart's harbourside, complemented by live music and entertainment for the whole family.
Wine Selectors is attending to host Boutique Winemakers of Tasmania - a cellar door experience offering a carefully curated selection of local wines available for tasting and purchase. Wine lovers can check out delicious drops from Beautiful Isle Wines, Chartley Estate, Holm Oak Vineyards, Cape Bernier, Iron Pot and Sharmans Wines. Each day, a different producer will be on hand to share their story and reveal why Tassie is producing some of the world's best wine.
Reserve tickets for Hobart's Biggest NYE Party, or stop by anytime between December 28 – January 3. Book Now!
Food & Wine Expo, Gold Coast, 10 – 12 January
Three days of fantastic food and wondrous wine arrives courtesy of the Gold Coast Food & Wine Expo. Over 60 vendors will be presenting their moreish goods under the sun, and you better believe Wine Selectors will be among them.
Grab a front-row seat for the main stage where celebrity chefs will be creating their favourite recipes, then join a free session to sample and learn an appreciation of wine, cheese, beer and liqueur. There’s something for everyone at the Food and Wine Expo. Book Now!
Coming in February
Wine Selectors 50 Best Tastings
Wine Selectors Tasting Panel meticulously assessed over 5000 Australian wines in 2019, and now's your chance to discover the best 50 and taste them ALL for yourself. Share a glass with our expert Tasting Panel and enjoy a selection of food across three unique events that sell out every year.
First up, guests can take in the spectacular views of Sydney Harbour from The Waterman's Room at 12-Micron, while experiencing the delicious wines, savouring gourmet canapés and being tempted by a delectable grazing table.
When: Thursday 13 February. Book now!
The following week, join us for a night to remember in the private Gallery Rooms of Brisbane’s new Fantauzzo Art Series Hotel. Take in spectacular views of the iconic Story Bridge and experience the Best 50 wines of 2019 while enjoying canapés and a grazing table of locally sourced produce.
When: Thursday 20 February. Book Now!
The final Wine Selectors Best 50 Tasting event hits the rooftop of Melbourne’s Emerson Hotel. We’re bringing the wines and the food. All you need to do is show up and be ready for a great night.
When: Thursday 27 February. Book Now!
Coming in March
Cuisine Discovery Dinner at Little Valley, Brisbane, 12 March
Transport your palate to China for a flavour adventure with exciting wines to match at this unique Cuisine Discovery Dinner. Not only will you savour head chef Jake Pregnell’s (Rick Shores, Spice Temple) exquisite four-course neo-Chinese menu, but you’ll also learn the regional Chinese traditions and inspirations behind each dish; from Guangdong to Shandong, Hunan to Yunnan and in between.
And, of course, being a Selector event, each dish will be perfectly paired with a beautiful Australian wine to compliment all the fantastic flavours. So, come along to this unique dinner held in conjunction with our friends at Asian Inspirations, for what is sure to be an unforgettable flavour journey. Book now!
Cuisine Discovery Dinner at CHUUKA, Sydney, 19 March
Discover exceptional Chinese cuisine delivered with Japanese precision at the Star Sydney’s new signature restaurant CHUUKA. Join Selectors’ Paul Diamond for a four-course banquet created by renowned chefs Chef Chase Kojima (The Star’s Sokyo and Kiyomi) and Chef Victor Liong (Melbourne’s Lee Ho Fook) who turn tradition on its head.
And, of course, being a Selector event, each dish will be paired perfectly with beautiful Australian wines, hand-selected to complement the mouth-watering flavours.
So, come along to this unique dinner, held in conjunction with our friends at Asian Inspirations, at one of Sydney's newest and most exciting dining establishments. Book now!