Private Tasting with Winemaker and 3 Course Lunch

Highlights

  • Tour of the winery with a premium tasting held by the winemaker himself, Sumptuous three course lunch, take home two of your favourite bottles or enjoy them over lunch. Spoil the wine lover in your life with a luxury experience they'll never forget! This visit to boutique winery Contentious Character, set in the hills of Wamboin and located just 30km east of Canberra, is directed by the winemaker himself. Jeremy will take you on a special private tour of the winemaking facility and vineyard, where you'll learn how their wines are made from grape to bottle. Next, you'll each receive a consultation on your tastes and interests before he brings out some of the best bottles in the cellar! From aged wines to more recent vintages, choose from seven varieties – Riesling, chardonnay, pinot gris, pinot noir, shiraz, merlot and cabernet. After sampling up to four fine wines each, you'll select two of your favourite bottles collectively. Take them home to be opened on a special occasion or instead enjoy them over a delicious three course lunch. sit down for a leisurely lunch overlooking the vines, indulging in contemporary Australian dishes.

Summary

Tour of the winery with a premium tasting held by the winemaker himself, Sumptuous three course lunch, take home two of your favourite bottles or enjoy them over lunch. Spoil the wine lover in your life with a luxury experience they'll never forget! This visit to boutique winery Contentious Character, set in the hills of Wamboin and located just 30km east of Canberra, is directed by the winemaker himself. Jeremy will take you on a special private tour of the winemaking facility and vineyard, where you'll learn how their wines are made from grape to bottle. Next, you'll each receive a consultation on your tastes and interests before he brings out some of the best bottles in the cellar! From aged wines to more recent vintages, choose from seven varieties – Riesling, chardonnay, pinot gris, pinot noir, shiraz, merlot and cabernet. After sampling up to four fine wines each, you'll select two of your favourite bottles collectively. Take them home to be opened on a special occasion or instead enjoy them over a delicious three course lunch. sit down for a leisurely lunch overlooking the vines, indulging in contemporary Australian dishes.

Tour info

Duration
2 hours 30 minutes
Group Size
Pricing (From)
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Meeting Point
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Why take this tour?

We are the only vineyard in the region with a collection of aged vintages all made in the old world style available for tasting and purchase all guaranteed to be grown and made on the estate. Comparing them with the Contentious Character new world range is a fun and informative experience enjoyed by all.

What’s included?

  • 3 course lunch- entree, main and dessert

  • Private tasting with winemaker in cellar of 8 to 12 wines

  • Cheese Platter is included while wine tasting before lunch

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 2h 30m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Contentious Character is a contemporary vineyard estate with winery, cellar door, kitchen, and event facilities, in the hills of Wamboin, 15 minutes from Canberra Airport. Experience a taste of the entire Canberra region in one location, with wines from the Founders Museum Collection of old world style vintages complemented by recent vintages, under the Contentious Character brand,

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