Tasting & Events
NEW DATE! Unfortunately due to the current pandemic, our cider from Normandy did not arrive in time for our original date so we have moved this masterclass from Wednesday 8 July 2020 to Thursday, 23 July 2020.
$25 per person
9 tickets available - for purchase click here.
Cheese loves cider, and everyone loves cheese. We’ve decided to pair our favourite Adelaide Hills cheese with our favourite French ciders! Join us for this playful masterclass where we taste our way through premium cheese and wash them down cult and classic ciders from Normandy. Cindy Colling from Cheese Culture, a cheese guru, will take you through the beautiful and bespoke cheese selection as we pour some of our personal cider favourites.
Woodside Golden Blossom
Monforte Section 28
La Vera Belmondo
Kris Lloyd Alexandrina Black Wax Cheddar
2016 Cyril Zangs - Cider Brut
2016 Cyril Zangs - This Sider Up
Eric Bordelet - Poiré Authentic
Ticket includes full pours of all three ciders and generous, individual tasting board of all the cheese as well as presentation by guest Cindy Colling
REDUCED PRICES FOR 5 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.
We are joined by winemaker Paul Nelson in the Loft this Saturday for a special tasting of his incredible wines! This tasting will be a part of our Annual Truffle Festival - there is no better way to celebrate locally grown Black Truffles than with local wine!
Paul Nelson wines is a small family-run vineyard based in The Great Southern producing unique small-batch and highly sought after wines. Paul Nelson, the man behind the label, has an extensive and eclectic experience with wine making both here in WA and overseas. In 2002 he began making wine on his own and this was rewarded with being listed among James Halliday’s Top 10 Best New Wineries! In 2013 Paul and his wife, Bianca, bought Karriview Denmark’s oldest cellar door and vineyard, which Paul describes as “one of those true viticultural sites that all winemakers look for.” Their wines are crafted to reflect the unique regionality and terroir of the Great Southern and Geographe wine regions.
OPEN TO TASTE:
2019 PN Chardonnay
2019 PN Pinot Chardonnay Rose
2014 PN Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc
2016 Karriview Pinot Noir
2017 Karriview Chardonnay
Wednesday, 1 July 2020 from 6 pm - 7.30 pm
ONLY 12 TICKETS - purchase here.
$85 per person
Embark on a wine journey through Italy’s Piedmont region! This part of the world needs no introduction, it has seduced wine lovers all over the world through its unmistakable flavours and unmatched vistas. Kristen McGann will be taking us on a guided tasting tour through the vine-clad hills of Roero, Langhe, Barolo and Asti, to discover the range of styles that call Piedmont home.
OPEN TO TASTE:
- Cascina Luisin Arneis ‘Ave’ 2017
- Bera Barbera d’Alba 2018
- Domenico Clerico Dolcetto ‘Visadi’ 2017
- Tenuta Montanello Langhe Nebbiolo 2018
- Brezza Barolo Normale DOCG 2016
- Luigi Pira Barolo Serralunga 2015
- Marco Capra Moscato d’Asti ‘Bricco delle Merende’
Celebrating this region during truffle season wouldn’t be complete without an accompaniment of truffles from Manjimup. A winter truffle-inspired cauliflower soup and mushroom risotto will be served alongside these wines, transporting your tastebuds to the rustic flavours and charms of Piedmont.
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! We are joined by winemaker Paul Nelson who will be taking us through a tasting of his incredible wines.
12 pm - 2 pm on Saturday, 20 June 2020
15 minute tastings, social distancing practices in place, for more read here.
In celebration of Drink Chenin Day we will be pouring our favourite West Australian Chenins, who have all been listed among Australia’s top 50 winemaker’s in the Young Gun of Wine Awards. We are excited to be joined by Swan Valley winemakers Genevieve Mann of Corymbia and Vino Volta’s Garth and Kristen, who are personally pouring their highly touted Chenins. We are also proudly featuring Margaret River’s Tripe.Iscariot and, to top it off, we will have a French Anjou amongst our line up!
2018 Nothing Wrong With Old Skool
2019 Funky and Fearless
2018 Beneath The Flor
2019 Methode Ancestral (sparkling Chenin)
2018 Absolution Karridale
2018 Absolution Wilyabrup
2018 Cep by Cep Anjou
To celebrate World Gin Day we are hosting a complimentary gin tasting in the Wine Loft. Now is your chance to try a selection of new arrivals, both local and international small batch gins!
OPEN TO TASTE:
PATIENT WOLF – AUSTRALIA
- Patient Wolf Melbourne Dry Gin
- Patient Wolf Blackthorn Gin
HARROGATE TIPPLE LTD - UNITED KINGDOM
- Downtown Abbey Premium Gin
DESTILADOS Y LICORES MERIDANOS - MEXICO
- Gin Katun
PROHIBITION LIQUOR CO -AUSTRALIA
- Prohibition Gin 42%
- Prohibition Shiraz Barrel Gin 60%
At tasting events in the Wine Loft, we are allowing 15 mins per customer to complete the tasting to allow all customers the opportunity to partake in the tasting event.Please visit our website here for our full Covid-19 policy regarding Tastings & Masterclasses.
Wednesday, 17 June 2020
$50 per person - tickets available here
Only 15 tickets available due to Social Distancing Guidelines.
- Guest presentation by Cicero Salvador
- Individual Swiss style cheese tasting plate
- Individual serve raclette potato gratin
- $15 redeemable towards a bottle of Riesling from the tasting
Join us as we explore Riesling of the world and taste our way through France, Germany, Austria, New Zealand and Australia!
The Riesling line up includes:
- 2018 Nick O'Leary Heywood - Canberra, Australia
- 2018 Loimer Lenz Riesling - Kamptal, Austria
- 2015 Markus Molitor Kabinett - Mosel, Germany
- 2017 Domaine Schlumberger Riesling - Alsace, France
- 2019 Felton Road Bannockburn -Central Otago, New Zealand
- 2011 Plantagenet Riesling - Mt Barker, Australia
- 2019 Frogmore Creek ICED Riesling from Coal River - Tasmania, Australia
These Rieslings will be accompanied by a mouth watering Raclette gratin, the ultimate winter comfort food. Smooth and buttery, Raclette is a mellow and versatile cheese that blends really well with the high acidity and stone fruit flavours found in Riesling.
The best and only the best could be the Franck Bonville house and family’s motto, settled in Avize, Champagne, for four generations. Now managed by Olivier Bonville, the house works exclusively with Grand Cru Chardonnay from the Cote des Blancs area. Olivier manages the family’s 12-hectare domaine without weedkillers or insecticides, producing wines that are pure fruited and a testament to the terroir.
NEW & EXCITING VENUE - BIGGER & BETTER THAN EVER!
Welleco Building, 2A Railway Road Cottesloe WA 6011
To help with social distancing, we have moved our annual Flower Market to the old Welleco Building, 100 m walk from the Boatshed Market! Join us on Saturday 9 May & Sunday 10 May for our annual Mother’s Day flower market and let our lovely staff help you choose the perfect bouquet. We’ve hand - picked a variety of potted plants, gourmet chocolate gift boxes and a selection of luxury items to make up beautiful hampers. Pop in and browse our gift ideas to help you celebrate the women who inspire you!