Sunday 18th August
Pialligo Estate, Canberra
Get up close and personal with the characters of Rutherglen.
Innovative winemakers and passionate producers share their skills and knowledge in a series of intimate masterclasses.
Discover the difference soil makes to a wine and explore intriguing food and wine matches, and learn something new.
Held throughout the day, schedule a masterclass outside of your tasting session to make full use of your day. Tickets are $5, and places fill fast -book now!
Must have both a valid Exhibition and relevant Masterclass ticket to be admitted entry.
Taste and Talk
Taste through the range of Sparkling Wines with Damien Cofield and discover why 'bubbles' are in his DNA!
STANTON & KILLEEN
Portuguese Varieties Masterclass
Discover the diverse flavours of our alternative varieties in our Portuguese Masterclass with Wendy Killeen. A guided tasting of our Sparkling Tempranillo, Arinto, Alvarinho, Reserve Tinta Roriz, The Prince Iberian Blend & Vintage Fortified.
Marvelous Muscat of Rutherglen
Full classification tasting of Pfeiffer Rutherglen,
Grand Rutherglen &
Rare Rutherglen Muscat with Chris Pfeiffer
Marsanne: from Rhone to Rutherglen
An exploration of the flavours and development of Marsanne with Anton Therkildson.
Experimenting with Durif:
From green stalks to gold medals.
Explore how Durif can perform in exciting and versatile ways when guided by precision viticulture coupled with a creative wine making vision.
Join Winemaker Dave Whyte and let him guide you through a journey of muscat from 5 years to 50 year old perfection.