Unusual Red Wine Tasting with Ben Dalton

Unusual Red Wine Tasting with Ben Dalton

Feeling adventurous? Want to expand your palate beyond international varietals like your everyday Pinot or Cab Sav to experience a wider range of red wine? Whether you’re a seasoned wine lover or simply want to learn more about the unique flavours of wine from across the globe, this wine class will explore and educate you on eight unusual red wine varietals. Discover the delicate, light bodied Gamay from France or the unique plummy, earthy flavour of the South African Pinotage. Try a Chilean Carmenere or a Primitivo from the sun-soaked heel of Italy’s boot, Puglia.

Join our guest facilitator Ben Dalton for an evening of tasting and learning in a relaxed yet informative environment within our beautiful Fine Wine Room at Bayswater Fine Wines.

The wine list is as follows:

  1. Domaine de Chatillon Gamay
    Savoie, France
  2. Painted Wolf Pinotage
    South Africa
  3. Terra Noble Carmenere
    Colchagua Valley, Chile
  4. Chalk Hill Barbera
    McLaren Vale, Australia
  5. Cake Sagrantino
    Adelaide Hills, South Australia
  6. Allegro Primitivo
    Puglia, Italy
  7. Chalmers Aglianico
    Heathcote, Victoria
  8. Vinteloper Touriga Nacional
    Langhorne Creek, South Australia

Make sure to come along for an educational, entertaining night of great wine and gourmet cheese!


6:30 pm | Wednesday 14th August
Fine Wine Room | Bayswater Fine Wines

$49 pp for Members | $89 for Non-Members

Bookings confirmed with payment | Book in store or email chrissy@rickshawenterprises.com.au

Big Bold Reds Wine Tasting

Big Bold Reds Wine Tasting

You’ve felt that shift in the weather, right?

What that unarguably says to us is that its time to get the winter reds out!

Tomorrow night from 6:30-8:30pm, industry expert Ben Hughes will be running a wine tasting on 100% big, bold, warming winter reds in our beautiful Fine Wine Room at Bayswater Fine Wines. With a dreamy line up of gorgeous wines and a selection of stunning gourmet cheeses from Penny’s Cheese Shop, you’ll want to snag a seat at the table.

The Line Up for tomorrow evening includes: 

  1. Chalk Hill Barbera 2018
    McLaren Vale | South Australia | Winemaker: Renee Hirsch
  2. Capolino Perlingieri 2017 ‘Brizio’ Aglianico
    Campagnia | Italy | Winemaker: Capolino Perlingieri
  3. No Bull Cabernet Sauvignon
    California | USA | Winemaker: Mare Magnum team winemakers
  4. Kaesler Uvaggio 2016 Grenache/Shiraz/Sangiovese
    Barossa Valley | South Australia | Winemaker: Reid Bosward
  5. Corbera Nero D’avola
    Sicily | Italy | Winemaker: various (pic on website)
  6. Colome Malbec 2016
    Salta | Argentina | Winemaker: Thibaut Delmotte
  7. Conde Mar – Reserve Rioja 2011 Tempranillo
    Rioja | Spain | Winemaker: Jesus Bujanda
  8. Ricasoli Chianti Classico 2015 Sangiovese
    Tuscany | Italy | Winemaker: Carlo Ferrini

    Sangiovese 90%, 5% Merlot, 5% Canaiolo

There’s only a couple of tickets left, so email Chrissy: chrissy@rickshawenterprises.com.au or call or drop into any of our stores to book a place! Our special members price is $49, while non-members pay $89.

Bayswater Fine Wines
77 Bayswater Rd, Rushcutters Bay
(02) 9361 5063

Paddington Fine Wines
365 Oxford St, Paddington

(02) 8283 0534

Darlinghurst Fine Wines
407 Bourke St, Darlinghurst
(02) 9331 7700