AFF Melbourne Wine Meet Ups (MASTER THREAD)

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qaz

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Anyone been to the recent tastings at Boccaccio?

I missed last week’s Mayford Shiraz vertical, but made it to the Passopisciaro Passorosso (Etna Rosso DOC) one yesterday - for me the 2012 was the standout of the 2010-2014 vintages, though unfortunately not available to purchase (I bought the 2013 with one of the AmEx offers last year)

Whilst Letizia Patene was perhaps too busy serving to have a decent chat, it can be worthwhile attending such events, especially if one is planning to visit the winery or region - one guy with his family personally spent a day with Aldo Vacca at Produttori del Barbaresco, including lunch at a local restaurant, after meeting him at a Boccaccio tasting

Wonder if someone similar will eventuate after [post=1644317]meeting Olivier Krug next month[/post]? :)


Craggy Range Wine Lunch with Matt Stafford @ University House - 12noon Tuesday 4th July ($95)

Pyramid Valley Masterclass @ Prince Wine Store - 6.30pm Tuesday 27th June ($55)
 

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Standish and Head - The Barons of the Barossa: Dinner with Alex Head @ l’Hotel Gitan - Wednesday 26th July, 7-10pm ($149)



Saturday 5th August @ Boccaccio - Wynns Winemaker Sue Hodder will be showing new releases from Wynns Coonawarra Estate, including the 2015 Wynns Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon.
 

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Anyone had Produttori Barbaresco? When I ordered some wine from Wine Decoded they pointed me to an event they just did in Sydney and said they're doing one at Scopri in Melbourne on 8th of November. It's $250 for 9 Riserva wines all aged including a feed. Limited to 12. Seems like good value. They haven't publicised it yet. Will be same as Sydney one. Sydney Wine Dinner Produttori del Barbaresco “Cru” MUSEUM OFFER - Wine Decoded Thoughts?
 

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Anyone going to the Austrian National Day Reception & Wine Tasting at the Sofitel Melbourne this Wednesday 6-9pm? If you're interested, then perhaps try contacting Nora Lotter

Templestowe Cellars has their free Chardonnay Exhibition this Saturday 10am-4pm, with a preview on Friday 5-8pm:
  • 2015 Seppelt Drumborg Vineyard
  • 2016 Oakridge Willow Lake Vineyard Yarra Valley
  • 2016 Coldstream Hills Deer Farm Vineyard Yarra Valley
  • 2015 Heggies Vineyard Estate Eden Valley
  • 2016 Mountadam Eden Valley
  • 2016 Fraser Gallop Parterre Margaret River
  • 2014 Voyager Estate Margaret River
  • 2016 Willow Bridge G1-10 Geographe W.A.
  • 2015 Xanadu Margaret River
  • 2016 Vasse Felix Margaret River
  • 2016 Crittenden Estate Kangerong Mornington Peninsula
  • 2016 Garagise Le Stagiaire Mornington Peninsula
  • 2016 Yabby Lake Single Vineyard Mornington Peninsula
  • 2015 Domaine Jean Dauvissat Montmains Premier Cru Chablis
  • 2015 Domaine Jean Dauvissat Vaillons Premier Cru Chablis
If you haven't been to the monthly coughulus Up City Cellar Door & Wine Market, then this final one for this year is on Saturday 4th November 12noon-4pm, featuring Macedon Ranges including Curly Flat.


Anyone had Produttori Barbaresco? When I ordered some wine from Wine Decoded they pointed me to an event they just did in Sydney and said they're doing one at Scopri in Melbourne on 8th of November. It's $250 for 9 Riserva wines all aged including a feed. Limited to 12. Seems like good value. They haven't publicised it yet. Will be same as Sydney one. Sydney Wine Dinner Produttori del Barbaresco “Cru” MUSEUM OFFER - Wine Decoded Thoughts?

They're one of the top Nebbiolo/Barbaresco producers - the dinner should definitely be good :)
 

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Allies, whose 2015 Assemblage Pinot Noir sold out at $25 cellar door direct within hours of being rated 95pts on WineFront, is on tasting 3-5pm this Saturday at Rathdowne Cellars.

Alternatively - or additionally - at Boccaccio:


Might be worth going to some Piedmont wine tastings.

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Jean-Jacques Morel Burgundy Masterclass - Wednesday 15th November @ Toorak Cellars ($69.58)


7th Annual Growers Champagne Masterclass - Wednesday 30th November @ Toorak Cellars ($80.13)


Blanc de Blancs:
  • Champagne Laherte Freres Blanc de Blancs Brut Nature
  • Larmandier Bernier Latitude Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne
  • Larmandier Bernier Longitude Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne
  • Champagne Agrapart Terroirs Blanc De Blancs Brut Grand Cru NV
Pinot Meunier:
  • Champagne Laherte Freres Ultradition Brut
  • Egly Ouriet Les Vignes De Vrigny
  • Champagne Laherte Freres Les Vignes D'Autrefois 2012
Blanc de Noirs:
  • Champagne Laherte Freres Les Longues Voyes - Blanc de Noirs 2012
  • Vouette & Sorbee Fidele Champagne NV
  • Egly Ouriet Grand Cru Blanc De Noirs "V.V." N.V
Annual Riesling Exhibition - Friday 17th & Saturday 18th November @ Templestowe Cellars (free)

2017 Vintage Riesling:
  • Best's Great Western
  • Freycinet, Tasmania
  • Jim Barry The Lodge Hill Clare Valley
  • Leo Buring Clare Valley Dry
  • Leo Buring Eden Valley Dry
  • Leo Buring Leonay Polish Hill River
  • Mesh Eden Valley
  • Mitchelton Nagambie
  • Mountadam Eden Valley
  • O'Leary Walker Polish Hill River
  • O'Leary Walker Watervale
  • Pikes 'Traditionale' Clare Valley
  • Pikes The Merle Clare Valley
  • Sons of Eden 'Freya' Eden Valley
  • St. Hallett Eden Valley
  • Thorn Clarke Sandpiper Eden Valley
  • Vickery EVR 604 MZR Eden Valley
Older Riesling:
  • 2015 Leo Buring Leopold Tasmania
  • 2012 Peter Lehmann Wigan Eden Valley
  • 2012 Pewsey Vale Contours Eden Valley
Beechworth Vignerons Spring Tasting - Saturday 18th November @ Beechworth Memorial Hall ($35)

Amulet, A. Rodda, Baarmutha, Beechworth Wine Estates, Bowmans Run, Brokenwood, Castagna, Domenica, Fighting Gully Road, Giaconda, Golden Ball, Haldon Estate, Indigo Vineyard, James & Co Wines, madman’s gully, Oxenbury Vineyard, Pennyweight, piano piano, Savaterre, Sentio Wines, Serengale Vineyard, Sorrenberg, The Ninth Mile, traviarti, Vignerons Schmölzer & Brown, Vinelea, Virago, Warner Vineyard & Willem Kurt.​

Cellardoor.co Melbourne November Wine Fair @ Cellardoor.co Event Space ($20)
Grand Millesime End of Year Burgundy Tasting - Saturday 25th November @ Noir Restaurant ($22.19)
  • Doudet-Naudin Sparkling Chardonnay NV
  • Doudet-Naudin Chardonnay Vin de France 2015
  • Vignoble Dampt Bourgogne Tonnerre Chevalier d'Eon Blanc 2014
  • Albert Bichot Bourgogne Chardonnay Secret de Famille Blanc 2015
  • Domaine Duroche Bourgogne Chardonnay 2015
  • Seguin-Manuel Rully Vieilles Vignes 2015
  • Domaine Jean Durup Chablis 1er Cru L'Homme Mort 2014
  • Domaine Fabien Coche St-Aubin 2014
  • Au Pied du Mont Chauve St-Aubin 1er Cru Pitangerets 2014
  • Domaine Fernand and Laurent Pillot Chassagne-Montrachet La Chene 2015
  • Seguin-Manuel Meursault Les Clous 2015
  • Domaine Fernand and Laurent Pillot Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Fairendes 2015
  • Domaine Jean Chartron Puligny-Montrachet 2015
  • Domaine Jomain Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Perrieres 2014
  • Domaine Justin Girardin Bourgogne Pinot Noir Vieilles Vignes 2014
  • Domaine Pascal Bouley Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2014
  • Domaine Pascal Bouley Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2015
  • Domaine Fernand and Laurent Pillot Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2015
  • Albert Bichot Bourgogne Pinot Noir Secret de Famille Pinot Noir 2015
  • Domaine Brigitte Berthelemot Monthelie Rouge 2014
  • Domaine Pascal Bouley Monthelie 1er Cru Les Clous 2014
  • Domaine A-F Gros Bourgogne Hautes Cotes de Nuits 2015 (Screwcap)
  • Domaine Roblot-Marchand Chambolle-Musigny 2012
  • Domaine Pascal Bouley Volnay Les Pluchots 2015
  • Domaine Pascal Bouley Volnay 1er Cru Clos des Chenes 2014
  • Domaine Pascal Bouley Volnay 1er Cru Ronceret 2015
  • Domaine Marchand-Grillot Gevrey-Chambertin En Songe 2015
  • Domaine Pascal Bouley Volnay 1er Cru Champans 2015
  • Domaine Drouhin-Laroze Gevrey-Chambertin 2014
  • Seguin-Manuel Beaune 1er Cru Bressandes 2015
  • Domaine Gilbert et Christine Felettig Chambolle-Musigny 2015
  • Domaine Roblot-Marchand Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Fuees 2015
  • Domaine Jean-Michel Guillon Gevrey-Chambertin Cuvee Alexis 2015
  • Jerome Castagnier Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Les Cazetiers 2013
  • Albert Bichot Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Lavaux-St-Jacques 2014
  • Domaine Michel Mallard Corton Les Marechaudes Grand Cru 2012
Henri Giraud Masterclass - Monday 27th November @ Dan Murphy's Cellar ($25 gift card)
New Release Mitolo - Wednesday 6th December @ Dan Murphy's Cellar ($20 gift card)

Leaf Christmas Wine Market Tasting - Tuesday 28th November @ Olie & Ari (free)

Blackhearts & Sparrows Winedown 2017 - Sunday 3rd December @ Fitzroy Beer Garden ($32.74-$102.74)
  • Patrick Sullivan
  • Vignerons Schmölzer and Brown
  • Jamsheed
  • Momento Mori
  • Orsi Vigneto San Vito
  • Marabino
  • Vigne di San Lorenzo
  • Ravensworth
  • Latta Vino
  • Ephemera
  • Little Reddie
  • Bobar
  • Chapter Wines
  • Fleet Wines
  • Konpira Maru
  • Unkel Wines
  • Sailor Seeks Horse
  • Two Metre Tall
  • Sailors Grave Brewing
  • Garage Project
  • Melbourne Gin Company
  • Cantillon Tasting
  • Maison Pierre Overnoy Tasting
  • Jean-François Ganevat Tasting
  • More TBA
 
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Grand Millesime End of Year Burgundy Tasting - Saturday 25th November @ Noir Restaurant ($22.19)
  • Doudet-Naudin Sparkling Chardonnay NV
  • Doudet-Naudin Chardonnay Vin de France 2015
  • Vignoble Dampt Bourgogne Tonnerre Chevalier d'Eon Blanc 2014
  • Albert Bichot Bourgogne Chardonnay Secret de Famille Blanc 2015
  • Domaine Duroche Bourgogne Chardonnay 2015
  • Seguin-Manuel Rully Vieilles Vignes 2015
  • Domaine Jean Durup Chablis 1er Cru L'Homme Mort 2014
  • Domaine Fabien Coche St-Aubin 2014
  • Au Pied du Mont Chauve St-Aubin 1er Cru Pitangerets 2014
  • Domaine Fernand and Laurent Pillot Chassagne-Montrachet La Chene 2015
  • Seguin-Manuel Meursault Les Clous 2015
  • Domaine Fernand and Laurent Pillot Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Fairendes 2015
  • Domaine Jean Chartron Puligny-Montrachet 2015
  • Domaine Jomain Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Perrieres 2014
  • Domaine Justin Girardin Bourgogne Pinot Noir Vieilles Vignes 2014
  • Domaine Pascal Bouley Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2014
  • Domaine Pascal Bouley Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2015
  • Domaine Fernand and Laurent Pillot Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2015
  • Albert Bichot Bourgogne Pinot Noir Secret de Famille Pinot Noir 2015
  • Domaine Brigitte Berthelemot Monthelie Rouge 2014
  • Domaine Pascal Bouley Monthelie 1er Cru Les Clous 2014
  • Domaine A-F Gros Bourgogne Hautes Cotes de Nuits 2015 (Screwcap)
  • Domaine Roblot-Marchand Chambolle-Musigny 2012
  • Domaine Pascal Bouley Volnay Les Pluchots 2015
  • Domaine Pascal Bouley Volnay 1er Cru Clos des Chenes 2014
  • Domaine Pascal Bouley Volnay 1er Cru Ronceret 2015
  • Domaine Marchand-Grillot Gevrey-Chambertin En Songe 2015
  • Domaine Pascal Bouley Volnay 1er Cru Champans 2015
  • Domaine Drouhin-Laroze Gevrey-Chambertin 2014
  • Seguin-Manuel Beaune 1er Cru Bressandes 2015
  • Domaine Gilbert et Christine Felettig Chambolle-Musigny 2015
  • Domaine Roblot-Marchand Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Fuees 2015
  • Domaine Jean-Michel Guillon Gevrey-Chambertin Cuvee Alexis 2015
  • Jerome Castagnier Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Les Cazetiers 2013
  • Albert Bichot Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Lavaux-St-Jacques 2014
  • Domaine Michel Mallard Corton Les Marechaudes Grand Cru 2012
Thanks Qaz! That Burgundy looks great, at least to me who has no idea about Burgundy. Unfortunately I am away that weekend.
 

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Looks pretty good. If only my travel schedule was a little more predictable
 

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