Fortified Red Wine Masterclass w/ Dr Geoff Scollary

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Join us for an exploration of the styles of fortified red wines and their method of production. The wines will be sourced from Australia (Rutherglen) and Portugal (Douro). Differences and similarities in production strategies of the two countries will be supported by tastings of ruby, tawny and vintage styles. Presented by Dr Geoff Scollary, Retired […]

Sake Masterclass w/ Yukino Ochiai from Déjà Vu Sake Co.

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There is a growing interest in traditional sake. Whilst it takes time to get your mind around the complexities in water, rice varietals and polishing percentages affecting quality, style and flavour of the sake, it is a fascinating journey. Sake is an ancient beverage and its production has been continually refined over hundreds of years. Whilst commercially produced sake […]

Champagne Gosset Masterclass presented by Bertrand Verduzier

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Members and Guests are invited to a luxe Champagne Gosset Masterclass presented by Bertrand Verduzier. For over four centuries, great care has been taken to preserve a family know-how in the making of Grosset wines in Champagne. In 1584, Pierre Gosset, alderman of Aÿ and wide-grower made still wines, mostly red, with the grapes he harvested […]

Adelaide Hill Distillery Masterclass presented by founder Sacha La Forgia

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University House Members and Guests are invited to a Masterclass featuring the Adelaide Hills Distillery range of Gins, spirits and Ciders. In 2014 Adelaide Hills Distillery was founded by Sacha La Forgia, a local wine maker who traveled the world for over 6 years working wine vintages and exploring the world of distilling. On his travels throughout Italy he met his mentor, ‘The Italian’, […]