Learn from the winemakers at Decanter's Discovery Theatre.
Sunday 14 November
Speaker- Louisa Rose, chief winemaker
Australia’s oldest family owned winery, Yalumba wines
have a style all of their own and each have been influenced by a
diverse range of elements that cannot be emulated by any other
winery. Chief winemaker, Louisa Rose, will take you through a
selection of great wines and explain what makes them unique.
13.00 O Fournier
Old World vs New World
Speaker- José Manuel Ortega, owner
White - Alfa Centauri Sauvignon Blanc 2008 (Chile)
Reds O Fournier Ribera 2004 (Spain); O Fournier Uco 2005
(Argentina) ; O Fournier Maule 2008 (Chile) ; Alfa Spiga
2005 (Spain) ; Alfa Crux 2005(Argentina); Alfa Centauri 2008 (Chile)
Compare and contrast different wines from Spain, Argentina and
Chile with O Fournier owner, José Manuel Ortega. This will
be a great opportunity to compare wine styles between the Old
World and the New World.
An Interactive Blending Session
Speaker - Aurelio Montes Jr, winemaker
4 blending varietals (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet
Franc, Petit Verdot)
Two vintages of Montes Alpha M
In an interactive session, winemaker Aurelio Montes Jr
explains how he blends four different varietals to create the
final blend, the renowned Montes Alpha M.
Aurelio will then present the current vintage of Alpha M and
an older vintage to show the evolution of the wines.
Single Vineyard Barolo and
Barbaresco in the XXI century
Speaker: Federico Ceretto
Federico Ceretto, from the prestigious Ceretto winery in Alba,
Italy, presents a guided tasting of his company's most important
single vineyard wines. This is an ideal introduction to the subject
for those fascinated by the subtlety and complexity of Barolo and
Barbaresco vineyards featuring one of the region's pioneering producers.
Barbaresco Bricco Asili BRICCO ASILI 2000
Rocche BRICCO ROCCHE 2001
Barolo Bricco Rocche PRAPO' 2003
Barolo Bricco Rocche BRUNATE 2005
Barbaresco Bricco Asili
*Please note that tickets are sold separately from Grand
Tasting tickets. Each session is 45 minutes and places are
strictly limited. Early booking is advised to avoid disappointment.