Immerse your senses at the Sydney Royal Wine Experience on Saturday March 1 2014, at Sydney Showground from 2pm to 6pm.
Whether you are a wine aficionado eager to taste the latest medal-winning drops or looking to spend an afternoon with your friends, this unique event is a key date for your 2014 calendar and the perfect gift.
The Sydney Royal Wine Experience provides guests the exclusive opportunity to sample over 1,000 awarded Australian wines from the 2014 Macquarie Group Sydney Royal Wine Show.
Graze from an abundant array of award-winning Sydney Royal produce and learn more about the awarded wines and highlights from the Show with walking tours led by industry experts. This is a rare opportunity to learn the ‘ins and outs’ of the wine show system.
Taste, compare and deliberate the merits of the awarded wines with friends in an intimate contemporary environment enhanced with great live music.
Online ticket sales for the event have closed.
Tickets will be available at the door on the day of the event: $80 for public and $70 for RAS Members.
Please note that physical tickets will not be issued for The Wine Experience. Simply present a copy of your receipt on entry and you will receive a wristband. This event is strictly 18+, please bring photo ID with you.
This year's event will be taking place in a new venue at Sydney Showground. Hall 2A, off Riverina Avenue. It is approximately a four minute walk from Sydney Olympic Park station. To view the map please click here.
The event features the newly-awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal and Trophy-winning wines from the 2014 Wine Show – judged by a panel of experts led by Sydney Royal Wine Show Chairman of Judges Iain Riggs.
Guests can navigate the tasting room, results catalogue in hand, select tastings from up to 1000 medal wininng wines. Friendly staff will be on hand to help guests select and taste the awarded wine.
Guests will also have the opportunity to enjoy a range of medal-winning gourmet products from the Sydney Royal Fine Food and Cheese and Dairy Produce Shows. Chefs will be on hand carving hams as well as a generous offering of a selection breads, dips, olives and cheeses - the perfect accompaniment to the prized wines.
Members: Single Pass: $65.00
Double Pass: $120.00
Public: Single Pass: $75.00
Double Pass: $140.00
We are excited to annouce that The Wine Experience has a new home for the 2014 event and will now be housed in one of our bespoke air conditioned exhibition halls. The venue will be fully appointed to provide a spacious, contemporary, urban space with the goal of enhancing the whole experience.
For those keen to learn more about their favourite medal-winning drops, complimentary walking tours with one of the are the perfect opportunity for guests to ask questions, gain insights and sample some of the highlights all under the guidance of the Sydney Royal Wine Show judges.
Judges will navigate small groups around the tasting floor, showcasing some of the recent Show's highlights and provide a rare opportunity for guests to get some personal insights into the awarded wines and the Australian Wine Show system.
Results from the 2014 Macquarie Group Sydney Royal Wine Show will be available online from midnight on Thursday 13 February 2014.
The Wine Experience will include unlimited poured tastings of the medal winning wines. Trophy wines will also be available in a dedicated trophy room at the event. Limited tastings are available forthese wines as they are extremely popular. To ensure all guests have the opportunity to taste some of the trophy wines, vouchers are allocated on arrival at the event.
Have you ever bought a glass of wine at a restaurant or bar, loved it, then bought the same bottle and had a completely different experience at home? Or taken something quaffable to a friend’s place for dinner and been embarrassed by how much more acidic, or oaky, or fruity it seems?
Join us for an entertaining and educational tasting as we demonstrate the relationship between the shape of a glass and our perception of the aroma, taste, and overall enjoyment of wine. At the conclusion, you’ll walk away with three statuesque Vinum XL glasses (Pinot Noir, Shiraz and Cabernet).
Regardless of your level of knowledge about wine, a Riedel Glass Tasting provides an enlightening opportunity to learn how to better enjoy the wines you love.
• Exceptional value – includes one-hour class and your set of three Vinum XL red wine glasses at more than 50% off their RRP
• Entertaining and educational
• Three premium wines to match your three varietal glasses
• Wine and chocolate matching as you've never experienced it
Places are limited at the discounted price of $99pp. To book your place go to http://riedelglass.com.au/a-riedel-glass-tasting-sydney-saturday-1-march.html
The Riedel Glass Tasting will commnce at 3pm for one hour, located in a private suite at the Wine Experience, Sydney Showground. Please ensure you have booked your tickets to The Wine Experience if attending the Riedel Glass Tasting.
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There is limited supply of bottles available for tasting and will be served on a first in best dressed basis. The event is for persons over 18 years only. The RAS endorses responsible service of alcohol.