Note: we are in the final processes of closing down Fresh Supply Solutions Pty Ltd (t/a) ACT Wine Industry Network incorporating Brindabella Wine Tours. As of July 1, 2018, the name will exist as an interest group only.
Monday 18 June – Sunday 24 June
All 2018 Wine Appreciation Courses are conducted through the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT), Human Resource Development (HRD Australia) and the ACT Wine Industry Network (ACTWIN).
Term 2: Level One Introductory Course. May 7 – June 25. Monday evenings at CIT (Dickson College annex) for 6 weeks. Time: 7-9pm. Cost: $275pp plus $90pp tasting fees.
Term 2: Level Two Intermediate Course. May 8 – June 26. Tuesday evenings at CIT (Dickson College annex) for 6 weeks. Time: 7-9pm. Cost: $295pp plus $90pp tasting fees.
Monday 18 June: Week 5. Topics: Cellaring Wines. Current wine trends. Tasting: Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon and blends.
Tuesday 19 June: Week 5. Topic: Automatic, System matic, Hydromatic: or just plain Organic (matic)? A look at a range of traditional varieties that are either organic, preservative free, or a combination of both, and biodynamic wines.
Friday 22 June Mount Lawson Wines at Isabella Plains IGA 4-7pm.
Rochester Ginger tastings
Tastings will re-commence in Spring.
Meredith Dairy Cheese/Yoghurt tastings
Saturday 23 June: Coles Belconnen 11am-2pm
Sunday 24 June: Coles Chisholm 11am-2pm
No plans at this stage to organise Saturday Brunches in 2018.
Our next Wine and Food Matching Dinner will be held on Saturday 30 June at 7.00pm at Trev’s@Dickson. Cost is $89.99pp. Includes a 6 Course Menu with 8 wines. RSVP to ACTWIN with payment by cob Monday 25 June.
On Arrival: Haloumi Pops
Starters: Potato, Rosemary Parmesan Bread
Entree: Local Underground Gin Cured Ocean Trout, Fennel, Dill and Goat’s Cheese
Main: Truffled Chicken Supreme, Creamed Leeks, Potato and Parsnip
Dessert: Local Honey Poached pear, Chestnut Mousse, Chocolate, Honey Spice Cake
Plus 8 different wines!
Note: dietary concerns can be met if noted when booking although please be aware that this is a Wine and Food Matching Dinner.
Please note: refunds are not possible once booked and paid for. In the unfortunate event of unavailability, ACTWIN suggests purchasers seek a substitute to attend in their place.
Disclaimer: whilst all care is taken, the above events can change at very short notice. To ensure that something is definitely on, please always ring Michael on 0408 626918 before hand.