The Irish drinks trade is invited to register for the Australia Trade Tasting (ATT), taking place in The Round Room at The Mansion House, Dublin, on Wednesday 30th January.
Exhibitors at this year’s Australia Trade Tasting include renowned names such as d’Arenberg, McWilliam's Wines and Wakefield Wines, showcasing new releases and the latest vintages. A number of wineries involved will be new discoveries, producers not yet on the market and those seeking distribution.
New producers include:
Showcasing the unique characteristics of both the Hunter Valley and individual vineyards. Don’t miss the Shiraz Pinot Noir blend and find out why this old Hunter tradition is making a comeback.
Crafting traditional and alternative styles from the Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale and Adelaide Hills, Patritti’s ATT line-up features cool climate Chardonnay, old vine Grenache, Sparkling Shiraz and fortified Tawny.
This family-owned estate, with a vineyard on one of the highest hills in the Yarra Valley, produces Mélange Traditionnel Blanc, a Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon-Viognier blend.
Focusing on cool climate styles from the Clare Valley, compare signature varieties Riesling, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon with alternative varieties such as Montepulciano and Nero d'Avola.
Sir Ian Botham Wines
Put the former cricketer’s new Australian wine range to the test. Celebrating some of the country’s hero regions and styles, the range includes Margaret River Chardonnay, Barossa Shiraz and Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon.
In addition to new exhibitors, this year’s ATT features new elements, including a master class on alternative varieties in McLaren Vale led by The Wine Detective and McLaren Vale Ambassador Sarah Ahmed, and a Women in Wine focus table with wines made by iconic winemakers as well as pioneering new stars.
For the first time since 2016, the tasting will be open to the public as a ticketed event from 6pm – 8pm. The winemakers and winery principals will introduce consumers to their wines, whilst Sheridans Cheesemongers offer a selection of Irish farmhouse cheeses.
For more information about the Australia Trade Tasting 2019 and to register, click here.