What's On in July 2019
Get ready for a fun-filled and super tasty July with delicious dinners, masterclasses, festivals and so much more!
SHIRAZ SHOWDOWN DINNER | BRISBANE | Wednesday 17th July
Get ready for a Shiraz showdown Brisbanites!
Are you a fan of big, bold traditional Shiraz, or someone who loves a more modern twist? Does Barossa Shiraz do it for you, or are you a die-hard Hunter Valley loyalist? Join us on Wednesday, 17th July, for a fun-filled, interactive and delicious dining experience at Gerard’s Bistro as we showcase Australia’s flagship variety – Shiraz.
Sample 12 amazing wines from a stellar line up of brands including Howard Park, Tyrrell’s, Voyager, Angas & Bremer, Redman, Thomas Wines, Shaw Vineyard, Wicks Estate, Mitchell Harris, Erin Eyes and Wirra Wirra. Plus, taste the Shiraz voted the Best in Australia from Kaesler. Each wine superbly encapsulates the style, region and fantastic flavours that we all adore.
So, come along with your Shiraz-loving friends to meet some of the talented Aussie winemakers creating these exciting expressions, savour Gerard’s Middle Eastern-inspired cuisine and vote for your favourite wines to claim victory at our Shiraz showdown! Don’t miss out - book your seats today!
Book now: https://www.wineselectors.com.au/events/shiraz-showdown-dinner-brisbane
FLAVOURS OF ITALY DINNER | MELBOURNE| Thursday 18th July
You're invited to an evening of exquisite Italian-inspired wine and food! Join us as we celebrate the iconic tastes and flavours of Northern Italy.
On Thursday 18th July, at Port Melbourne’s elegant institution Ciao Cielo, we will explore the iconic varieties that have defined the reputation of the superb wine regions of Italy and showcase them with excellent Australian examples. The dinner will feature wines from all parts of Italy to round out the experience.
Ciao Cielo’s chef Bryan Nelson has curated an elegant four course menu that pays homage to gastronomic delights of Italy with each course paired with premium Italian and Australian wines.
This dinner is a partnership with Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection and Selector Magazine, so join us for a multi-course culinary journey not to be missed!
Book now: https://www.wineselectors.com.au/events/flavours-of-italy-dinner-melbourne
MEET THE WINEMAKER DINNER | MCWILLIAM’S WINES | MELBOURNE| thursday 25th July
It’s not often you get invited to dine with one of Australia’s most iconic winemaking families and their Chief Winemaker, so don’t miss this special opportunity! Synonymous with innovative Australian winemaking, McWilliam’s have curated a unique dining experience featuring a glittering line-up of award-winning wines.
With a grand total of 6 x Trophies and 28 x Gold medals amassed in just three years, you’ll taste your way through a range of McWilliam’s flagship wines, including the 1877 Shiraz (8x Gold medal winner), and the incredibly elegant McW 660 Reserve Syrah (Trophy-winner at the 2018 Great Australian Shiraz Challenge), plus the latest 2019 vintages of the McW 480 Estate Pinot Grigio and brand new Rosé.
It’s also your opportunity to meet McWilliam’s Chief Winemaker Andrew Higgins, whose gentle guidance and technical precision have helped elevate McWilliam’s wines to new heights. So, join us at one of Melbourne’s favourite Italian restaurants, Bottega, for a special four course dinner, paired perfectly to an incredible selection from the McWilliam’s range. Places are strictly limited so book today!
Book now: https://www.wineselectors.com.au/events/mcwilliam-s-dinner-stories-melbourne
ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR + SAY HI TO OUR CELLAR DOOR TEAMS!
Some of our Cellar Door Teams have decided to ditch the cold weather and head north for the winter, but we’ve made sure they’re still working hard.
During July they’ll be sunning themselves and meeting Members, old and new, at the Alice Springs Show and Royal Darwin Show.
ALICE SPRINGS SHOW | NORTHERN TERRITORY | FRIDAY 5th & SATURDAY 6TH JULY
This year is the first time for Wine Selectors at the Alice Springs Show and our teams are very excited. The show program is jam-packed with blue ribbon competitions, displays, entertainment, nightly arena entertainment, farmyards where the kids can get up close and personal with the animals, thrill seeker rides, show bags and more.
ROYAL DARWIN SHOW | NORTHERN TERRITORY | THURDAY 25th TO SATURDAY 27th July
We’re back at the Royal Darwin Show again this year to ‘experience the best of the Territory.’ Enjoy all of the fun of the show, and don’t forget to drop by our Cellar Door for a wine tasting with our friendly team.
And, in August they’ll be soaking up the rays and a whole lot of culture in Byron Bay at the Byron Writer’s Festival
Byron Writers FESTIVAL | NEW SOUTH WALES | Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th August
The 23rd Byron Writers Festival program features 121 panels and conversations taking place across six stages at the stunning Elements of Byron resort from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 August. Complemented by a series of satellite events throughout the Northern Rivers and diverse writers’ workshops, there is something for everyone.
Read more about our fantastic events here.