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Spanish Wine Tasting

Saturday, 31 July 2021 from 11 am - 2 pm

27th Jul 2021 | Tasting & Events

On Saturday, July 31st we'll be sharing the flavours and sounds of Spain during our annual Paella showcase. Join us between 11am and 2pm to taste your way through our curated Spanish wine selection and house-made paella! We will also be joined by a lively Flamenco guitarist duo, who will provide the beautiful accoustic backdrop of Flamenco music.

Wines open to taste:

  • Las Cepas de Curro 2018. Moscatel & Palomino
  • Mytilus 2018. Albarino
  • Las Cepas de Paco 'La Sombra' 2018. Palomino
  • El Castro de Valtuille Joven 2018. Mencia
  • Proyecto Salvaje Moncayo 2017. Grenache
  • Terroir Sense Fronteres 2019. Grenache
  • Bodegas Exopto Rioja 2019. Grenache Blend
  • Telmo Rodriguez 2019. Tempranillo
  • Parajes del Valle 2019. Monastrell

Annual Paella Festival

Saturday, 31 July 2021 from 11 am - 2 pm

26th Jul 2021 | Tasting & Events

SATURDAY, 31 JULY 2021 FROM 11 AM - 2 PM
COMPLIMENTARY EVENT

Join us as we take you on a journey of culinary discovery through the vibrant, mouth-watering world of Spain! We will have cooked paella available and a variety of tastings from some of our best producers! Paella comes alive with the right mix of spices. Paprika adds a sweet, smoky flavour to the paella whilst saffron contributes both colour and taste. These two spices are essential for the perfect Spanish paella! Our wine expert has selected wines from different wine regions of Spain to pair with the delicious paellas being cooked - all open to taste!

Château Peybonhomme-Les-Tours Vin de France ‘L’Atypic’ 2019

Open to taste in the Loft all weekend!

18th Jul 2021 | Tasting & Events

COMPLIMENTARY TASTING
Friday, 16 July - Sunday, 18 July 2021 in the Loft

As the name suggests, the blend is an atypical 60% Malbec and 40% Cabernet Franc--meaning the wine has to carry the Vin de France designation. But who cares, it’s a stunning example of Côtes de Blaye, so blending regulations be damned! This is superb--an intense, ripe, dark cherry and anise spice-noted wine with super-fine tannins. There is excellent depth and intensity and mouth-watering freshness to close. This has fabulous purity of fruit and is incredibly easy to drink.

Pierre-Marie Chermette ‘Griottes’ Beaujolais 2020

Open for complimentary tasting!

17th Jul 2021 | Tasting & Events

COMPLIMENTARY TASTING
Friday, 16 July - Sunday, 18 July 2021 in the Loft

This is a great value young-vine Beaujolais from one of the leading small organic producers in the region. The winemaking here has remained unchanged for decades, the aim is to produce a light-bodied, cherry-fruited red with a ‘reach-for-another-glass charm’. From one of the region’s great addresses, this is a punchy and buoyant red that goes down dangerously easily!

Spanish Masterclass with Roger Duncan

Wednesday, 28 July 2021 from 6 pm in the Loft

15th Jul 2021 | Tasting & Events

SPANISH MASTERCLASS
Wednesday, 28 July 2021 from 6 pm
12 tickets - $95 per person, for tickets click here
Price includes:

6 wines and 1 sherry, sardine toast with tomato mayonnaise and fennel, piquillo peppers & boquerones toast, chargrilled octopus with chorizo and baby potatoes, vanilla ice cream served alongside pedro ximenez sherry, expert guidance led by bibendum wine company’s state manager roger duncan , a souvenir tote-bag picturing a spanish wine-map with every bottle of wine purchased

Spanish wines can be as exciting as the land where their grape vines grow, from steep slate river-banks, to hot and humid coasts, from mountainous plateaus, to rocky barren hillsides where forgotten ancient vineyards and regional styles are being re-invigorated by the next generation of Spanish winemakers. On July the 28th the Wine Loft is excited to host a unique evening showcasing some of the best new wave Spanish wines. Each wine has been thoughtfully paired to a mouth-watering Spanish and Mediterranean inspired menu.

Bibendum Wine Company’s state manager Roger Duncan will be our guest host for the evening taking guests on a journey through Spain and will bring the producers to you through custom-made pre-recorded videos curated for the night where you will hear directly from the winemaker while you experience the flavours of Spain in the intimate surrounds of the Wine Loft. We hope you can join us for what is to be a very insightful and delicious evening, of good wine, good food, and good conversation. Every wine purchased on the night will also include a souvenir tote-bag picturing a Spanish Wine-Map.

WINES OPEN TO TASTE

  • Valdesil Montenovo Blanco 2019
  • Navazos Niepoort 2015
  • Bodegas Exopto Rioja Bozeto De Exopto 2019
  • Terroir Sense Fronteres Montsant Negre 2019
  • Valenciso Rioja Laderas De Cabama 2014
  • Valenciso Rioja Reserva 2012
  • Equipo Navazos Pedro Ximenez Gran Solera 25+ Yo

Comtesse du Barry - Bastille Day Tasting

Wednesday, 14 July 2021 from 4 pm - 7 pm

13th Jul 2021 | Tasting & Events

Complimentary Tasting in the Loft
4 pm - 7 pm

Discover a fantastic selection of Terrines and be amazed by the variety of flavours specially selected for you by Comtesse du Barry Chefs. Comtesse du Barry Terrines and Rillettes have been prepared according to French traditional recipes, using the freshest and highest quality ingredients. A range will be open to taste alongside French wine and French raclette, milledome in the Loft to celebrate Bastille Day!

Milledome - French Raclette Cheese Bastille Day Tasting

Wednesday, 14 July 2021 from 4 pm - 7 pm

12th Jul 2021 | Tasting & Events

Complimentary Tasting in the Wine Loft
Wednesday, 14 July 2021 from 4 pm - 7 pm

In celebration of Bastille Day we will be having French Raclette tasting alongside delicious French wine. Milledome is a Raclette cheese that is made by Fromagerie Du Livradois - it is creamier and stronger than the Swiss Emmi Raclette. This is a tasting not to be missed!

Bastille Day French Wine & Cheese Tasting

Wednesday, 14 July 2021 from 4 pm - 7 pm

11th Jul 2021 | Tasting & Events

COMPLIMENTARY TASTING IN THE LOFT!
Wednesday, 14 July 2021 from 4 pm - 7 pm

Join us in the Loft to celebrate Bastille Day and all things French! We have selected some of our favourite French wine which will be available to taste alongside the French raclette cheese, Milledome! We will be joined by Hubert from Comtesse Du Barry who will have his range of delicious terrine, foie gras & rillettes out to sample. The tasting will be accompanied by the sounds of Danilo who will be playing the piano accordion - transporting us to the French countryside!

FRENCH WINE OPEN TO TASTE:
Chartogne-Taillet Cuvée Sainte Anne Brut NV
Domaine Gueguen Bourgogne Aligoté 2019
Coeur Clémentine Rosé 2019
Pierre-Marie Chermette Les Griottes 2020
Château la Grolet Côtes de Bourg 2019

Mazza Tempranillo 2011 - Complimentary Tasting

Friday, 9 July - Sunday, 11 July 2021

10th Jul 2021 | Tasting & Events

Complimentary Tasting
Friday, 9 July - Sunday 11 July 2021

Tempranillo is a famous Spanish grape variety that is becoming popular in Australia. Discovering that it grows particularly well in the Geographe region. This vibrant medium-bodied wine has an aroma of dark cherries and gentle spices. The palate is loaded with rich, plummy fruit, smooth tannins, and pleasing complexity. They have been producing a single varietal Tempranillo every year since 2004. Pop up to the Loft and have a taste!

Republic of Fremantle Masterclass with Oliver Kitson

Wednesday, 30 June 2021 from 6 pm

26th Jun 2021 | Tasting & Events

Wednesday, 30 June 2021 from 6 pm - 7.30 pm
$79 per ticket - only 12 tickets! Click here to purchase.

We are so excited to host Master Distiller, (and passionate scientist), Oliver Kitson, in this collaborative and colourful masterclass. You’ll be greeted with a signature cocktail on arrival, before making your way through the signature range of spirits. As Oliver guides you through his distillation process, and imparts wisdom drawn from his fascinating experience, you’ll create your own gin and tonics with the Aromatic and Full Bodied gins. To top it off, these gins will be enjoyed alongside individual seafood platters, which have been thoughtfully paired to each beverage.


Oliver Kitson started his career in the UK as a brewer and quality manager at Purity Brewing. After several years making beer he switched to crafting spirits and became Head of Production at London’s prestigious Sipsmith where he was responsible for the full scope of liquid production at the company. Oliver’s journey has now taken him to our very own doorstep, as Master Distiller at the grape-to-glass distillery, Republic of Fremantle. Enjoying the opportunity to explore new flavour profiles, Oliver has drawn on his vast experience and knowledge to craft a world-class range of spirits that are uniquely Western Australian from scratch. A passionate scientist, Oliver originally set out to be a pharmacologist completing an honours degree in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh before achieving a Masters in Brewing and Distilling at Heriot Watt University. He is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and a mentor for brewing and distilling students.

Price includes:
Cocktail on arrival
2 x gin and tonics
A guided tasting of their signature range (vodka, aromatic gin, full bodied gin) including their Eau de Vie which is not available to the public
Individual seafood platter per person, which includes 2x freshly shucked South Australian Oysters, in-house made crab cakes and salted cod croquettes, prawns seasoned with yuzu
Wagyu biltong and French fries
Expert guidance from Republic of Fremantle Head distiller / ex head distiller of UK’s Sipsmith, Oliver Kitson.

EOFY Wine Loft Cellar Clearance

Friday, 25 June 2020 - Wednesday, 30 June 2021

24th Jun 2021 | Tasting & Events

REDUCED PRICES FOR 6 DAYS ONLY!!!!

The end of the financial year is nearly upon us and in order to make room for new stock we need to clear out some of the old! Over 5 days we will have a selection of our premium wines available at special prices, including wines from Champagne, Bourgogne German Riesling, Sicilian Reds! This is a one off chance to secure some incredible wines at great prices.

FOR A FULL LIST OF THE WINES ON CLEARANCE - CLICK HERE.

Dry July Non-Alcoholic Drinks Showcase

Saturday, 26 June 2021 from 11 am - 2 pm

21st Jun 2021 | Tasting & Events

Complimentary Tasting in the Boatshed Courtyard
Saturday, 26 June 2021 from 11 am - 2 pm

Dry July is almost upon us and everyone participates for different reasons. What better time to seek out and taste-test the different types of non-alcoholic drinks available in -store! We have an outstanding range of non-alcoholic drinks, to keep you dry and sober while drinking. Join us in the courtyard for a complimentary tasting with some of our favourite suppliers! We will be tasting a variety of alcohol-free craft beers, non-alcoholic spirits and non-alcoholic wines.

OPEN TO TASTE
Plus & Minus Rosé, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir & Shiraz
Big Drop Lager Pine Trail Pale Ale, Paradiso IPA, Galactic Milk Stout, Uptown Craft Lager
Heaps Normal Beer
Altina La Vie En Rose, Light Me Up
Llyres Coffee Originale, Italian Spritz, Aperitif Roso, Ready-to-Drink G&T Bouquet, Ready-to-Drink Classico Bouquet, Ready-to-Drink Amalfi Spritz Bouquet
Monday Distillery Gin & Tonic, Paloma, Dark & Stormy, Whisk Sour, Whiskey Dry
NON 1 Salted Raspberry & Chamomile, NON 2 – Caramelised Pear & Kombu, NON 3 – Toasted Cinnamon & Japanese Yuzu, NON 4 - Roast Beetroot & Sansho, NON 5 – Lemon Marmalade & Hibiscus
Töst - Sparkling white Tea, cranberry, ginger

Annual Truffle Festival

Saturday, 19 June 2020 from 11 am - 2 pm

14th Jun 2021 | Tasting & Events

Complimentary Tasting
Boatshed Courtyard

Truffle season is upon us and we are stocking our shelves with all things truffle! To celebrate the harvest, we are having our Annual Truffle Festival. We are joined by some of our favourite producers who will be showcasing their truffle products. There will be tastings, demonstrations, and our very own Manjimup Black Truffles taking centre stage! Our team from the Wine Loft have selected a range of incredible wines to showcase the Great Southern region of WA! It will be a fantastic event in the Courtyard.

Matsu ‘El Recio’ Tempranillo 2017

Open for complimentary tasting!

11th Jun 2021 | Tasting & Events

Open to taste in the Loft!
Friday, 11 June 2021 - Sunday, 13 June 2021

El Recio translates as 'tough guy' and it's a clue to the style of this Tempranillo from Spain's Toro region. Made from old vines, cultivated biodynamically, the wine matures in new French oak for 14 months, giving it polish and opulence. It begins with pleasant aromas of black cherry, plum, anise, chocolate, licorice and more. Tasting the wine reveals more ripe dark fruit with wonderful streaks of chocolate, vanilla and sweet spice notes wrapped up in a smooth round mouthfeel. Full-bodied, tannic and with good acidity, this is tasty stuff.

Quinta da Pedra Alta - 2017 Pedra a Pedra Tinto

Open to taste in the Loft all weekend!

4th Jun 2021 | Tasting & Events

$29 per bottle (RRP $35)
Open to taste in the Loft
Friday, 4 June - Monday, 7 June 2021

Quinta da Pedra Alta is based in the Cima Corgo of the Douro region in Portugal and the only vineyard in the Douro to have three granite markers (Marcos Pombalinos) on its property. These were awarded to the best land during the demarcation of the Port region in 1761. As it is the tradition in the Douro, all of Quinta da Pedra Alta wines are blends that are considered the most faithful interpretation of the land. This combination of variation of altitude and exposure to the sun helps to give perfect balance and complexity in the wines.

Pedra a Pedra Tinto is made from a blend of indigenous grape varieties grown on the schist soils of the terraced vineyards - 50% Touriga Franca, 44% Touriga Nacional, 5% Tinta Barocca, 1% Fernão Pires. It is an approachable, fruit-driven, structured Douro red with good structure, balanced acidity and a long finish.

Chouette Démodé Touriga/Malbec 2019

Open to taste in the Loft

29th May 2021 | Tasting & Events

$45 per bottle
Open to taste in the Loft all weekend!

Chouette Wine is Tom Daniel, a second generation Swan Valley Winemaker. His wines are made to be bright, textural, vibrant and moreish, using lofi & minimal intervention principles of production. This Donnybrook Touriga & Margaret River Malbec is a medium bodied style, with plenty of powerful dense fleshy fruit. Sanguine, mulberry, violet. Structure to bottle age well.