What is dinner without wine we ask? If the grandeur of the grape is more your thing, you haven’t been forgotten. There’s a plethora of wine to go with the dinning around town.
Biodynamic Wine Day with Max Allen: Gertrude St Enoteca, Fitzroy.
March 20 from 10am-3pm.
$150. Booking www.redwhiteandgreen.com.au. A chance to get hands on and discuss the emerging wine trend of biodynamics – what is it and what does it taste like? Complete with a biodynamic lunch.
Acqua Panna Global Wine Experience: Melbourne Convention Center.
$160. Bookings Ticketmaster 136 100.
Looking for the lowdown on the latest wine trends, in depth discussions and tasting? For the serious wine enthusiast, Aqua Panna is hosted by the president of the Australian Sommeliers Association, Ben Edwards.
From Estate-Grown to the Rhone: Punt Rd Winery, Coldstream.
$25. Bookings (03) 9739 0666.
Fancy a road trip with your glass of wine? This promises to be a fun and educational look at the similarities between Old World and New World wines, all in a brilliant regional setting.
The United Wines of the Americas: Entre Tapas Y Vinos.
March 13 from 2pm-4pm.
$35. Bookings www.sommeliers.com.au.
If you’re interested in wines that many Australians don’t get to experience or possibly even consider, then this is your chance. From North to South America, this is accessible, easy, fun and unusual wine.