Canberra Wine Week
ABOUT THE EVENT
Come and celebrate the launch of the Canberra District Wine Week 2020 with more than 60 wines on offer at our annual Wine Tasting event hosted in the beautiful courtyard in the NewActon Precinct. From 3pm to 6pm, collect your Canberra Wines ‘Tasting Glass’ and embark on a taste of our Liquid Geography.
This year’s event will showcase the diversity of our cool climate wine district which offers visitors and Canberrans a different experience across each unique area and calls out to be explored and enjoyed throughout the year come Autumn, Winter, Summer or Spring.
Experience around 16 local wineries, pouring their wines that encapsulate the terroir, winemaking skills and varietals that make the Canberra District the hottest cool climate wine region around.
Buy a glass of wine, or a bottle and share it with friends, grab some food from the food vendors, and sit back, relax and enjoy the cool stylings of the New Acton soul Dj’s all set amongst the leafy green canopy of the New Acton courtyard.
Grab your friends and make an afternoon of it.
$30* online presale, $35* at the door.
*Ticket price includes a reusable tasting glass to take home.
…and more to come
Canberra Wine Week 2020 – Liquid Geography Dinner
About this Event
Join us at The Boathouse for a night of amazing food, incredible wines and stunning lakeside views, as we take you on a Liquid Geography journey, tasting the finest of the Canberra District’s cool climate wine region.
Listening to the magicians who turn the humble grape into a magical elixir, this years annual showcase dinner will feature the full diversity of our cool climate wine district which offers visitors and Canberrans a different experience across each unique area and calls out to be explored and enjoyed throughout the year come Autumn, Winter, Summer or Spring.
Each winemaker will speak of their wine, and how it reveals the terroir of our ancient soils, the romance behind the wine, and a few not so glamorous stories on how that red ends up in your glass.
We’re excited to announce that our special key note speaker on the evening will be Tim Kirk from Clonakilla.
Featuring a selection of the six top wines and their makers, Chef John Leverink and his team at The Boathouse have perfectly matched 5 courses to each wine, ensuring that the night will delight the senses and amaze the palate.
Commencing with canapes on the deck overlooking Lake Burley Griffin, the Kingston Foreshore and Parliament House, we’ll be toasting Canberra District Wine Week with the regions top award winning sparkling wine, Gallagher Wines Blanc de Blanc.
Tickets are limited $150pp
Our featured wineries:
Contentious Character, and
This event sold out last year so don’t miss out!