Dan Murphy’s Discovery Zone

Whether you’re an experienced wine taster or just starting out on your wine journey, these masterclasses will leave you with an increased appreciation of the grape and its many varieties.

Fun, fascinating and informative, these sessions hosted by highly-regarded industry expert Peter Nixon will take you on a delectable journey and offer the opportunity to taste different drinks and flavour combinations.

Each session includes 4 beverage samples matched with tasty treats (chocolate, salumi or cheese) in an intimate environment.

All participants will receive the latest issue of Gourmet Traveller Magazine.

Note: Limited to participants over 18 years of age. Masterclass tickets are an additional cost to General Entry.

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FRIDAY 28 OCT
9:30 - 10:15 Sparkling Sensations

Start your day in style with a tantalising selection of bubbles alongside tasty delicacies. Your ticket includes 4 tastings paired with food.

10:45 - 11:30 The New Face of Rosé - Perfect Food Partner

Discover the dry styles of Rosé setting the world on fire. Includes four unique international Rosé styles and some delicious food tastes to match

12:00 - 12:45 Wine & Cheese - Big & Bold

Sample a range of cheese and wines with big and bold flavours. Get your tastebuds ready for a food and wine sensation.

1:15 - 2:00 Gin Fever with Archie Rose Distillery

Gin seems to be all the rage right now. Discover what all the fuss is about with one of Australia’s finest distillers – Archie Rose from Sydney.

2:30 - 3:15 Wine & Treats - Sweet Side of Life

Discover the perfect drink to go with sweet things, some classic and unexpected matches. Includes four unique wine styles and some delicious food pairings.

3:45 - 4:30 International Wine & Cheese Journey

Take your tastebuds on an international journey, discover unique flavours from the world. Your ticket includes 4 wines with cheese.

SATURDAY 29 OCT
9:30 - 10:15 Sparkling Sensations

Start your day in style with a tantalising selection of bubbles alongside tasty delicacies. Your ticket includes 4 tastings paired with food.

10:45 - 11:30 The New Face of Rosé - Perfect Food Partner

Discover the dry styles of Rosé setting the world on fire. Includes four unique international Rosé styles and some delicious food tastes to match

12:00 - 12:45 Wine & Cheese - Big & Bold

Sample a range of cheese and wines with big and bold flavours. Get your tastebuds ready for a food and wine sensation.

1:15 - 2:00 Wine & Treats - Sweet Side of Life

Discover the perfect drink to go with sweet things, some classic and unexpected matches. Includes four unique wine styles and some delicious food pairings.

2:30 - 3:15 Gin Fever with Archie Rose Distillery

Gin seems to be all the rage right now. Discover what all the fuss is about with one of Australia’s finest distillers – Archie Rose from Sydney.

3:45 - 4:30 International Wine & Cheese Journey

Take your tastebuds on an international journey, discover unique flavours from the world. Your ticket includes 4 wines with cheese.

SUNDAY 30 OCT
9:30 - 10:15 Sparkling Sensations

Start your day in style with a tantalising selection of bubbles alongside tasty delicacies. Your ticket includes 4 tastings paired with food.

10:45 - 11:30 International Wine & Cheese Journey

Take your tastebuds on an international journey, discover unique flavours from the world. Your ticket includes 4 wines with cheese.

12:00 - 12:45 The New Face of Rosé - Perfect Food Partner

Discover the dry styles of Rosé setting the world on fire. Includes four unique international Rosé styles and some delicious food tastes to match.

1:15 - 2:00 Wine & Treats - Sweet Side of Life

Discover the perfect drink to go with sweet things, some classic and unexpected matches. Includes four unique wine styles and some delicious food pairings.

2:30 - 3:15 Gin Fever with Archie Rose Distillery

Gin seems to be all the rage right now. Discover what all the fuss is about with one of Australia’s finest distillers – Archie Rose from Sydney.

3:45 - 4:30 Wine & Cheese - Big & Bold

Sample a range of cheese and wines with big and bold flavours. Get your tastebuds ready for a food and wine sensation.

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Peter Nixon

Peter Nixon

Peter is the National Fine Wine Manager for Dan Murphy’s and has over 22 years’ experience in the wine and hospitality industry. This has included local and international wine show-judging, independent wine retailing, imported wine wholesaling, restaurant wine list design and training, and commercial procurement experience with both hotel groups and airlines. Born in London to parents of Australasian heritage, he became fascinated by the London wine trade after attending secondary school in England; family holidays to great European wine regions further developed this interest. Peter later studied wine marketing and also trained as a chef. Peter leads the Dan Murphy’s Wine Panel and is passionate about sharing his knowledge of wine.

Nick Haddow

Nick Haddow

Founder of Bruny Island Cheese Co., Nick will be co-presenting the cheese masterclasses. Widely regarded as one of the best cheese makers in Australia, he is also an author, educator, media presenter and cheese judge. He has won many fellowships, awards and grants, including a Churchill Fellowship; is a regular judge at the British, New Zealand and Hobart Cheese Awards; and co-stars in the television show Gourmet Farmer. Nick is passionate about the importance of fostering artisan food and preserving the traditions of food and how it is made.

 

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