Dominique Portet Welcomes Spring with New Chef and Menu
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Embark on a captivating journey into the world of terroir, where you'll uncover the profound connection between the land, climate, and vine, shaping exceptional Australian wines. These immersive adventures offer opportunities to engage with the vines and explore the art of blending. Beyond savouring remarkable wines, these experiences deepen your understanding of the unique terroirs that shape each bottle, making it a must-experience journey for wine enthusiasts.
Immerse yourself in a Terroir Masterclass at Ten Minutes by Tractor's private tasting room and gain a profound understanding of Mornington Peninsula's unique terroir. Delve deep into vineyard sites, taste limited release wines, and engage with a knowledgeable wine host, who will share not only the region's history but also the distinctive qualities that make it an exceptional locale for crafting cool climate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. This in-depth experience includes two limited release wines and a selection of six current releases, creating a truly distinctive journey into this winemaking narrative.
On the Voyager Unearthed experience, guests delve into a holistic wine journey, rooted in a love for the land and sustainable practices. The experience begins with a vineyard walk that highlights the significance of vineyard care, followed by exclusive access to the winery and its winemaking techniques. A private wine tasting session helps unlock the language and characteristics of wine, while lunch is thoughtfully paired with wines in the Restaurant. The day concludes with an interactive food and wine pairing session and a glimpse into sparkling wine production in the underground cellar. It's a comprehensive terroir-driven wine exploration that seamlessly blends education with enjoyment.
Discover Gemtree's eco-conscious winemaking approach, deeply connected to nature's rhythms and biodynamics on a Being Biodynamic tour. Commence your journey with a personalised tasting of five certified organic wines, thoughtfully guided by an expert host. Embark on a guided tour through Gemtree's Biodynamic Hut and native garden, gaining valuable insights into sustainable winemaking and biodynamic grape cultivation. Conclude your experience with a glass of Gemtree wine paired with a regional platter, showcasing the finest Fleurieu produce, all while taking in breathtaking vineyard views that stretch to the sea. This is an in-depth exploration of Gemtree's terroir and commitment to environmentally conscious winemaking.