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Masterclasses

Join the Winemakers of Rutherglen at one of these exclusive masterclasses during Tastes of Rutherglen.

Please book your place at these events directly with the host winery.

 

ALL SAINTS ESTATE

Join us for an exclusive masterclass featuring Indigo Food Co Artisan Cheese expertly matched with

All Saints Estate's iconic varieties. 

Time: 11am

Cost: $30pp

Bookings essential via All Saints Estate 

ANDERSON WINERY

Discover something different at Anderson Winery! Taste unusual varieties such as Chenin Blanc, Petit Verdot & Sapervari. Or what about a Dry Sparkling Muscat, a Sparkling Durif or a dessert Shiraz? While you're here, make sure you taste our trophy winning Durif's. 

More information via Anderson Winery

BULLER WINES

Join Buller for Vintage masterclasses all weekend at 11am & 2pm Saturday & Sunday as we take you through the process to get to perfection. Taste our fortified all the way back through 50 years and gain great insight into what it takes to create our world famous 100/100 Muscat & Tokay.

More information via Buller Wines 

CAMPBELLS WINES

The finest cheeses and chocolates - discover the best wines to enjoy with two absolute essentials in life!

Cost: Cellar club members $30, guests $35. 

Bookings essential via Campbells Wines 
 

CHAMBERS ROSEWOOD VINEYARDS

Take the chance to sample wines directly from the barrels. Soak up the atmosphere in the Old Cellars amongst barrels dating back to the late 1800's. 

Times: 11am & 2pm Saturday & Sunday

Cost: $10 pp redeemable on purchase

Bookings Essential via Chambers Rosewood 

COFIELD WINES 

Blend & Bottle at Cofields. 

Don't miss your turn to be the winemaker. Join Damien Cofield as he takes you through the winemaking & bottling process. Spend the afternoon trialing blends & taking the opportunity to blend your own wine with your own label to take home. 

Cost: $30 members $40 non-members 

More information via Cofield Wines 

JONES WINERY & VINEYARD

Join us for a FREE behind-the-scenes tour of the winery. Check out first hand how the vintage is progressing and our unique winemaking style. Tasting included.

Times: 10am & 3pm for 1 hour. 

Free

Bookings essential via Jones Winery

LAKE MOODEMERE ESTATE

Private tastings with 6th generation wine producer, Michael Chambers including the full range of single vineyard wines and featuring exclusive back vintages and pre-releases. Sessions held throughout the weekend. 

Cost: $10 refundable on purchase, discovery club members free. 

More information via Lake Moodemere Estate 

MORRIS WINES

Morris Wines as part of their 160th celebrations will be holding two very special Muscat mixology masterclasses. You must book to be included with this exclusive masterclass and have the change to make your very own muscat and learn the techniques of muscat making from the very best. 

Bookings essential via Morris Wines 

MOUNT PRIOR VINEYARD

Attend one of Jim Sawyer's informative tastings in the underground cellar. Friendly and informative he will introduce Mount Prior fortifieds in an unforgettable experience. 

More information via Mount Prior

SCION

Join us for an intimate vineyard tour and tasting in the midst of vintage. We'll shine a spotlight on growing Muscat to craft contemporary wine styles that offer a fresh take on a Rutherglen classic. 

9.30am Saturday & Sunday $30pp

Bookings Essential via Scion

STANTON & KILLEEN 

Portuguese Masterclass.

Discover the diverse flavours of alternative varieties through a guided tasting with our winemaker featuring some of our most popular and unusual wines. This year we are proud to present our newest Portuguese white wines Arinto & Alvarinho along with our celebrated favourites.

Times: 11am & 2pm.

Cost: $15

Bookings essential via Stanton & Killeen 

 

VALHALLA WINES
Moment as a winemaker - Free winery tours with the winemaker throughout the day. Taste the newly picked grapes fermenting and bubbling out the back, hand plunging & foot stomping optional! 

More information via Valhalla Wines 

WARRABILLA WINES

Take a behind the scenes tour of the cellar in the midst of vintage with 5th & 6th generation winemakers Andrew & Amy.

Times: 11.30am and 2.00pm. 

More information via Warrabilla Wines