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Amy Northcott
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Courtesy of Heritage Wine Bar, Bibo, Apoteca, I Maccheroni and Adelaide Hills Wine.

Looking for some events for the summer? Our GT WINE Reader Dinners are back, along with events in the Adelaide Hills, Granite Belt and Orange.
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Gourmet Traveller WINE Events

Pinot & Grenache Dinner

Sydney Dinner
1 February 2021
Nel

75 Wentworth Ave, Sydney
Hosted By Peter Bourne
Find out more details
here

Perth Dinner
2 February 2021
Heritage Wine Bar

131 Georges Terrace, Perth
Hosted by Anja Lewis
Find out more details
here

Perth's Heritage Wine Bar.
Perth's Heritage Wine Bar.

Summer Riesling Dinner

Adelaide Dinner
25 January 2021
Apoteca

118 Hindley Street, Adelaide
Hosted By Nick Ryan
Find out more details
here

Sydney Dinner
21 January 2021
Bibo

7 Bay Street, Double Bay
Hosted by Peter Bourne
Find out more details
here

Adelaide's Apoteca.
Adelaide's Apoteca.

Artisan Makers Dinner

Adelaide Dinner
8 February 2021
Sôl Bar & Restaurant

Level 9, SkyCity Adelaide
Hosted By Nick Ryan
Find out more details
here

Sydney Dinner
25 February 2021
I Maccheroni

3 Jersey Road, Woollahra
Hosted by Peter Bourne
Find out more details
here

Sydney's I Maccheroni.
Sydney's I Maccheroni.

Blanc de Noirs, Champagne & Sparkling Tasting

➽ 14 January

Bubbles and the festive season, we couldn’t name a better duo if we tried. Say goodbye to 2020 and hello to the silly season by joining Peter Bourne in Orange for a tasting of outstanding blanc de noirs, Champagne and sparkling. We can safely say you’ll find your new favourite bubbles ready for the Christmas lunch table as Peter guides you through the exquisite line-up featured in this edition’s panel tasting. Join in the fun at Ferment, The Orange Wine Centre (87 Hill St, Orange) on 14 January. The tasting is $125 and runs from 6-8pm.

To book your spot, visit peterbourne.com.au or call (02) 9552 2366.

Summer Sessions at Whistler Wines

➽ 13 DECEMBER, 10 JANUARY, 14 FEBRUARY & 13 MARCH

Join the Whistler Wines crew for their popular summer sessions held on the second Friday night of each month. It’s the ideal way to spend a an evening in the Barossa – just bring your own picnic rug or chairs and settle in on the lawns. Each summer session will feature the Whistler Wines range on pour, along with delicious dishes served up from one of SA’s favourite food trucks, including Adelaide’s TacoCat, AJ’s Kitchen, MAnMA Barossa Kitchen and more.  

Check out whistlerwines.com.au for more info.

Folk & Ukulele AT HERITAGE ESTATE

➽  15-17 JANUARY

Heritage Estate Wines will host a weekend of chill vibes at their Folk & Ukulele event in the Granite Belt.C atch a great line-up of local jazz and folk artists performing live, or there’s a jam and open mic session on the Friday and Saturday if you’re game and fancy taking to take to the stage. There will be plenty of local produce on offer, as well as the Heritage Estate wine range on pour.

Register your spot now, at heritageestate.wine/uke

Adelaide Hills Crush Festival.
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Adelaide Hills Crush Festival 2021

➽  22–24 JANUARY

Beat the January heat and head to the Adelaide Hills for the annual Crush Festival. The Hills will be alive with an array of events showcasing the region’s world-famous, cool-climate wines and of course the wonderful cellar doors, food and people of the region. Expect a great line-up of long lunches, masterclasses, dinners and tastings to keep you busy. Check out the event website to plan your weekend as places are bound to book up very quickly.

Visit crushfestival.com.au for the full program.

Feeling festive?

Don’t forget to check in with local cellar doors and wine regions, as many will be hosting light displays, Christmas markets, cooking classes, tastings and more to get you in the festive spirit.