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Enjoy an A+ Australian Wine Celebration near Adelaide

13 April 2012 5,479 views No Comment

The inaugural A+ Australian Wine Celebration is chance for wine lovers all around Australia to participate in events that celebrate the great wine created in their own backyard, with close to 100 events taking place across the country during April 2012.

Held in Adelaide and all other capital cities, and across many of Australia’s most beautiful wine regions, this exciting collection of events includes wine, food and music festivals, meet the winemaker opportunities, gourmet dining events and exclusive tasting opportunities.

To find out what A+ Australian Wine Celebration events are happening near Adelaide, see below.

To be kept up to date with the latest A+ Australian Wine news, sign-up to our e-newsletter here, and follow @apluswine on Twitter and on Facebook.


Uncorked with K1 by Geoff Hardy

Uncorked is held at the National Wine Centre fortnightly on Fridays, with free entry from 4.30pm. Wines from the featured winery are sold by the glass and bottle, with wine tasting flights also available for purchase.

Enjoy complimentary cocktail food and cheese platters whilst listening to live acoustic music at one of Adelaide’s best venues. On Friday 13th of April the National Wine Centre will be hosting Adelaide Hills winery K1 by Geoff Hardy.

For a more intimate experience you can `Meet the Maker’ between 5 and 6pm where the winemaker will present a flight of five exclusive wines. Cost $20.00 and with places limited to only 30, bookings are essential.

For more information, contact lucy.harrland@adelaide.edu.au
or telephone (08) 8303 3355.

Follow @natwinecentre us on Twitter and on Facebook www.facebook.com/nationalwinecentre.

Follow @K1bytheHardys us on Twitter and on Facebook www.facebook.com/k1.wines.


Value Cru - McLaren Vale WinemakersTwilight Tasting in the Piazza with the Vale Cru

Join the winemakers of the Vale Cru in the heart of McLaren Vale for a twilight tasting in the “Piazza delle Valle” on Sunday 15th April 2012.

Talk with the winemakers, taste the wines and enjoy a stroll around the Piazza.

$10 per person, includes entry and three tastings. For more information, contact Fall From Grace on (08) 8323 8089 or at  fallfromgrace1@optusnet.com.au.

Follow Value Cru on Facebook www.facebook.com/pages/Vale-Cru/142310249133877


Yalumba – The Art of Cooperage

As Australia’s oldest family owned winery, Yalumba enjoys the privilege of its own on-site cooperage in which the best oak is meticulously crafted into barrels.

Visit the Yalumba Cooperage during the A+ Australian Wine Celebration for a tour, demonstration and discussion on the influence and importance of oak on Australian wine.

April 12-29th (weekdays only), bookings required.
For more information visit www.yalumba.com
or telephone (08) 8561 3200

Follow @yalumba on Twitter and on Faceboook http://www.facebook.com/yalumbawines#!/yalumbawine


Chateau Tanunda – ‘Terroirs of the Barossa’

Taste the 2010 ‘Terroirs of the Barossa’ Shiraz wines – LYNDOCH, EBENEZER DISTRICT and GREENOCK and learn what makes each site unique.

Tutored Tastings – using a detailed tasting ‘mat’ showing all the vineyards along with individual soil profiles, available every day – FREE OF CHARGE.  Challenge your sensory skills by tasting and analysing three unique vineyards which typify the Barossa Valley region.

12th to the 29th April at Chateau Tanunda, 9 Basedow Rd, Tanunda.

Chateau Tanunda are also holding a special Vineyard Tour and Lunch on Friday 27th April. For more information see www.apluswines.com.

Follow @ChateauTanunda on Twitter and find them on Facebook www.facebook.com/chateautanunda.


Backstage Pass at Chapel Hill Winery

Experience the smells and tastes of a vintage at Chapel Hill.

An intimate gaze into the wonderful world of wine, led by our award winning, wine making team. This unique experience will give you an insight into what goes into making wine including a backstage pass to the winery and selected pre-bottling tastings.

Saturday 21st April. Starts 11.00am and 1.00pm

Limited Numbers – Bookings Essential. $20 per person – deductible from any wine purchase on the day.
Contact bedwards@chapelhillwine.com.au or telephone (08) 8323 8429.

Follow @chapelhillwine on Twitter
and find them on Facebook www.facebook.com/ChapelHillWine.


Jacob's Creek Lunch - Food and WineJacob’s Creek South Australia’s Regional Produce Lunch

The world famous Jacob’s Creek, located in the Barossa Valley, an houtr from Adelaide, is offering a lunch series matching fresh South Australian produce to wine from the best of Australia’s premium wine regions. The Jacob’s Creek Reserve Range will feature with a Barossa Shiraz, Barossa Riesling, Adelaide Hills Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc and Coonawarra Cabernet.

The culinary experiences includes a choice menu of three entrees and three main meals coupled with matching wine for each dish, concluding with espresso coffee and petitfours.

The cost is only $55 per person, including food and wine. Contact Jacob’s Creek on visitorcentre@jacobscreek.com.au or telephone (08) 8521 3000 for more information.

Follow Jacob’s Creek on Facebook: www.facebook.com/jacobscreek.


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