Select your city:
Melbourne Sydney Brisbane

Riedel Drinks Lab

Bring a friend and learn how to become wine master’s together at our free wine tasting classes at the Riedel Drinks Lab, in conjunction with Spiegelau. With up to seven sessions a day, you can learn more about wine while sampling a range of varieties from different regions across Australia. Most classes are free – but arrive early at the Riedel Drinks Lab to ensure you grab a seat.

Want a more exclusive experience? Buy a ticket to the Spiegelau Beer Glass TastingAfter Hours Cocktail Workshop with the Spiegelau Perfect Serve Collection or the Riedel Sensory Workshop.

Already bought a show ticket but would like to add a class? Click here.

This is held in an 18+ area, all attendees are required to be over 18 years old. 

  • 11:00AM
    The Diverse World of Geographe Wine
    • Geographe may not be as well known as Margaret River but learn why it should be.
  • 12:00PM
    Chardonnay: The Classic & Cutting Edge
    • Explore the vast variety of styles that can be produced by the world's favourite white grape.
  • 1:00PM
    Spiegelau Beer Glass Tasting
    • TICKETS $49
      Did you know? Drinking beer from a bottle causes bloating.
      Did you know? A good head on your beer will make it taste better.
      Did you know? The shape and size of your glass makes a difference.
      Join Spiegelau, as part of the Good Food and Wine Show, for an enlightening class about the importance of the shape of your beer glass, hosted by Alan Elder from Spiegelau Australia. After you’ve done a tasting with us, you’ll never drink from the bottle again!
      You’ll also receive a Spiegelau Beer Craft Tasting Kit valued at $59.95
      Read More
  • 1:00PM
    The Lighter Side of Red
    • Take a step into the world of red from Rose to Pinot
  • 2:00PM
    Explore Your Horizon with Cape Mentelle
    • Discover why one of the Pioneer's of one of Australia's greatest wine producing regions, Cape Mentelle, is still striving and suceeding in producing some of Australia's best wines
  • 3:00PM
    The Malbec Tango
    • The grape originated in France, is now synomous with Argentina, the dance of the Tango and Beef! Come see how the traditional Argentinian Malbec compares the growing trend of Australian grown versions.
  • 4:00PM
    Lesser Known Grapes of WA
    • There's more to WA that Cabernet and Chardonnay, discover a world of interest varieties.
  • 6:15pm
    After Hours Cocktail Workshop with the Spiegelau Perfect Serve Collection
    • TICKETS $59. What’s your cocktail style: shaken or stirred – why not try both! In Spiegelau’s hands-on cocktail class, you’ll learn how to build the perfect cocktail using their stylish and sophisticated barware line, the Perfect Serve Collection. Led by mixologist extraordinaire Mitch “Rummy” Keane from West Winds Gin, you’ll shake and stir two delicious cocktails both of which will balance the key elements of a great drink, all held after show close for an extra-special experience. Read More
  • 11:00AM
    Sunday's Start Best with Bubbles
    • Spring into Sunday morning with a lively selection of bubbles.
  • 11:00AM
    Riedel Sensory Workshop
    • TICKETS $99. Did you know that the shape and size of your glass affects the aroma, flavour, and overall profile of wine? A Riedel Sensory Workshop is an entertaining and educational opportunity to learn how the shape of the glass can affect wines, regardless of your wine knowledge. The class will give you a glimpse into Riedel’s 260 year plus history of design and invention, and demonstrate the important role your wine glass plays in wine enjoyment. With the use of three red wine glasses from Riedel’s Veritas series, see for yourself why shape matters. Wine lovers will walk away from this one-off tasting with an enlightened perspective on the sensory experience of wine. Plus, all ticket holders receive a set of three beautiful Riedel Veritas glasses valued at $180.   Read More
  • 12:00PM
    The Beauty of the Barossa
    • Take a trip through Australia's most famous and distinctive wine region.
  • 1:00PM
    Willowy Whites and Juicy Reds
    • A session exploring the idea of 'drinkability'
  • 2:00PM
    The Majestic Margaret River
    • End your weekend on a high with a taste of the magnificent Margaret river.
  • 3:00PM
    Taste your way through Gin History
    • TICKETS $30. Originating from London over 400 years ago, gin has a long and interesting history. Take your taste buds and begin a journey through the history of gin as you taste 4 different gins from different moments in time with gin distiller James Young. Read More
  • 4:00PM
    Brewer's Lane Showcase
    • A selection of beers from Good Food and wine shows very own Brewers Lane  

Sign up & become a
Good Foodie member

Not now thanks