Introductory Wine Appreciation – Two Evenings in November

2 Evening Sessions Course – Session 1: Tuesday 8 November / Session 2: Wednesday 9 November. Back-to-Basics over two fun and informative sessions. What is wine? How do we taste? How do we know a ‘good’ wine and detect wine faults? What are generic styles and varietal wines all about? Taste the classics along with the […]

Shiraz Celebration

I’ve tucked away some amazing Hunter Shiraz  from the much-lauded 2014 vintage. I’ll add some cool peppery styles from Victoria, warm spicy styles from the Great Southern and the Canberra District with bracket of heavy weights from the Barossa and McLaren Vale. I’ll slot a couple of Northern Rhône benchmarks  into the mix just so […]

GT WINE Magazine Top Tasting – Tuscan Reds

The GT WINE Magazine tasting panel traveled to Tuscany for this issue’s tasting. We discovered some gems and a few surprises too. Come along and see for yourself at this casual self-pour tasting.

GT WINE Magazine Top Tasting in Orange – Tuscan Reds

The GT WINE Magazine tasting panel traveled to Tuscany for this issue’s tasting. We discovered some gems and a few surprises too. Come along and see for yourself at this casual self-pour tasting.

Piedmont Today Workshop

I’m just back from this spectacularly beautiful region famed for its classical Barolo and Barbaresco. However I discovered excellent varietal nebbiolos and barberas too. I’ll pull together some compelling wines from the 15 producers I visited – each with their own story which I’m bursting to tell. Sadly it’s not white truffle season!!

GT WINE Magazine Top Tasting – NSW Shiraz

The GT WINE Magazine panel looked in depth at Shiraz produced in New South Wales alone. There were some terrific examples and some surprises. Come along and see for yourself at this casual, self-pour tasting.

Introductory Wine Appreciation – Two Evenings in June

2 Evening Sessions Course – Session 1: Tuesday 14 June / Session 2: Tuesday 21 June. Back-to-Basics over two fun and informative sessions. What is wine? How do we taste? How do we know a ‘good’ wine and detect wine faults? What are generic styles and varietal wines all about? Taste the classics along with the […]

GT WINE Magazine Top Tasting in Orange – NSW Shiraz

The GT WINE Magazine panel looked in depth at Shiraz produced in New South Wales alone. There were some terrific examples and some surprises. Come along and see for yourself at this casual, self-pour tasting

GT WINE Magazine Top Tasting-Reds from SW France

Last year the GT WINE Magazine top tasting panel tackled the red wines of Languedoc–Roussillon region and the South West of France. The key varieties were carignan, grenache, mourvèdre and their Rhône associates. We discovered lots of earthy, spicy, juicy reds at affordable prices. Come along and taste the panel’s top drops on Wednesday 6 April.

GT WINE Magazine Star Performers Tasting in Orange – Reds from South West France

Last year the GT WINE top tasting panel tackled the red wines of Languedoc–Roussillon region and the South West of France. The key varieties were carignan, grenache, mourvèdre and their Rhône associates. We discovered lots of earthy, spicy, juicy reds at affordable prices. Come along and taste the panel’s top drops on Monday 4 April.