Wine Tasting in Canberra Region

Highlights

  • Vintage tasting experience of 12 wines with matched food elements to accompany your tasting. Treat yourself and a loved one to an unforgettable gourmet experience in a boutique vineyard in the hills of Wamboin. Located just 30km east of Canberra, this boutique vineyard estate holds a winery, cellar door and restaurant. Your experience begins with a tasting of 12 wines – if you're up for it! Sip, swirl and savor an extensive range of aged vintages from their Founders Museum Collection, followed by a range of recent vintages. The wine tasting is accompanied by a matched food elemnt tassting plate of board of 4 local Australian cheeses, smoked musels, smoked trout, smoked chicken, salami, chorizo plus all our own home made preserves and Pate - Contentious Chutney, Merlot & Cherry Jam and Chilli Honey. All with crackers and home made foccacia.

Summary

Vintage tasting experience of 12 wines with matched food elements to accompany your tasting. Treat yourself and a loved one to an unforgettable gourmet experience in a boutique vineyard in the hills of Wamboin. Located just 30km east of Canberra, this boutique vineyard estate holds a winery, cellar door and restaurant. Your experience begins with a tasting of 12 wines – if you're up for it! Sip, swirl and savor an extensive range of aged vintages from their Founders Museum Collection, followed by a range of recent vintages. The wine tasting is accompanied by a matched food elemnt tassting plate of board of 4 local Australian cheeses, smoked musels, smoked trout, smoked chicken, salami, chorizo plus all our own home made preserves and Pate - Contentious Chutney, Merlot & Cherry Jam and Chilli Honey. All with crackers and home made foccacia.

Tour info

Duration
1 hour
Group Size
Pricing (From)
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Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Comparing the old world aged vintage wines of the Founders Museum Collection made by the original vineyard owners, with the new world, more recent vintage wines, the news kid on the block in the Canberra region. Graze on our kitchen made Duck Liver Pate, Australian cheeses, local cured meats, homemade Lavosh and Foccaccia, homemade Contentious Chutney and Cherry Merlot Jams, followed by a three-course lunch chosen from a menu, with a glass of paired wine.

What’s included?

  • Wine tasting of 12 wines traversing old world and new world styles, recent and aged vintages, all grown and made on the property

  • A cheese platter featuring 3 local cheeses, home made preserves and condiments and home made focaccia

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 1h

  • 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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