Enjoy an exclusive masterclass hosted by winemaker Matt Wenk nestled amongst french oak barrels. Over 4 brackets, guests are taken on a journey of Smidge wines as Matt breaks down the profile and palate of each wine, describing the impact of the vintage, how it was matured and reasons behind his selection of yeast, skin contact and fermentation.
Guests are encouraged to ask as many questions as they can, adding to the experience for all.
Example of a Private Masterclass
Bracket 1 –Whites – 1 to 2 wines tasted demonstrating how characters from different fermentation techniques can influence a finished wine
Bracket 2 – Shiraz – 3 Wines and a barrel sample showing the difference between finished and unfinished wines as well as the impact of barrel classification and destination wines
[Short break to cleanse the palate, enjoy a selection of grazing plates provided]
Bracket 3 – Cabernet – Following the same approach as bracket 3 Wines including a barrel sample are tasted showing the difference between finished and unfinished wines as well as the impact of barrel classification and destination wines
Bracket 4 – Vintage Fortified & Muscat – Finishing the tasting with a Vintage Fortified and Muscat as Matt explains the process of production including fortification, the different varieties, and the distinction between vintage and non vintage wines.
Time: upto 4 hours
Guests: Upto 10
Onsite / interstate events: Price on Application
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