17 Mar 2022

What does curiosity taste like? Discover the answer at our range of curated wine experiences this autumn.

Embark on a journey of wine exploration across South Australia, exploring local drops and rare global gems with our state’s finest winemakers, sommeliers and wine personalities.

Dark Forage

Multiple Dates | $60 | Adelaide

Welcome to a blind tasting experience – but not as you know it. You’ll be in a pitch-black room, completely switching off sight to allow your other senses to take over. Sip on local South Australian wines sourced by Forage Supply Co, each perfectly matched to delicious vegan canapes.

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Origins at Hickinbotham Clarendon Vineyard

Sunday 1 May 2022 | $185 | Fleurieu Peninsula

Discover the 50-year legacy of a very special vineyard whose story is woven throughout Australian wine history. Be welcomed to The White House in McLaren Vale for a guided tasting experience including current releases and museum wines from the Hickinbotham Vineyard.

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Hidden Hands: Artisan Wine Makers of South Australia

Sunday 1 May 2022 | $120 | Adelaide

Spend the night exploring the best-kept secrets of South Australian wine. You’ll be hosted at Rundle Street’s Hellbound Wine Bar as the owners present favourite South Australian wines alongside the people who made them.

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Estate of Origin: Single Site Wine + Single Origin Chocolate Pairing

Multiple dates | $50 | Barossa

Bring the whole family to this unique Barossa tasting. Enjoy a decadent wine and chocolate experience, with five estate-grown fine Barossa reds to be paired with milk and dark single origin chocolates from all over the world.

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Coonawarra Decades – Past, Present and Future

Sunday 8 May 2022 | $160 | Adelaide

Join three top Coonawarra winemakers – Sue Bell, Dan Redman and Kate Goodman – to explore the region’s greatest hits. You’ll taste both legendary back vintages and innovative new classics.

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 The Rise and Versatility of Grenache with Yangarra’s Peter Fraser

Sunday 8 May 2022 | $285 | Fleurieu Peninsula

There’s a grenache revival under way – and Yangarra Estate Vineyard’s Peter Fraser is leading the movement. Join the McLaren Vale master for this in-depth tasting where you’ll explore this versatile variety and learn about its increasing popularity.

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Tour Italy With Shane Wilson

Thursday 5 May 2022 | $180 | Adelaide

This culinary tour is inspired by chef Shane Wilson’s exploration through Italy. The evening’s shared tasting menu will be based on signature dishes from five Italian regions, with paired beverages from the same part of the country to be served with each course.

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The Tasting Table: White Burgundy at Mother Vine

Wednesday 4 May 2022 | $2,000 | Adelaide

These are the most sought-after white wines on the planet. We’re opening the likes of Coche-Dury, Comtes Lafon, Domaine Roulot, Etienne Sauzet and Jean-Claude Ramonet from the stellar 2014 vintage. Taste the rarest gems from Burgundy and experience the thrill delivered by their unveiling.

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