Wine Tasting with 3 course Lunch
Treat yourself and a loved one to an unforgettable gourmet experience at Contentious Character, set 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 up to 12 vintage wines – if you're up for it! Sip, swirl and savour an extensive range of aged vintages from their Founders Museum Collection, followed by a range of recent vintages. Enjoy a tasting plate of 12 matched food elements while tasting including home made preserves such as Cherry merlot jam, Contentious Chutney, Chilli honey, crackers and home made foccacia, 4 cheeses, cold meat selection, mussels, and smoked trout. Afterwards choose a main course and dessert for lunch that blends traditional Italian flair with contemporary Australian dishes, perfectly complementing their wine range. Choose to dine on the deck, lawn or inside with the fire blazing, depending on the season. The menu changes regularly to reflect the freshest, seasonal produce sourced from regional suppliers. Two or more options are available for each course.
Why take this tour?
Escape to the countryside for a few hours of pure indulgence! Tantalise your senses with a wine tasting session of aged and recent vintages all with a tasting plate of beautifully matched food elements, at this boutique winery. Afterwards, tuck into a two course lunch made with fresh regional produce, perfectly paired with a glass of wine.
3 course lunch - entree, main and dessert
Tasting of 8 wines across old world and new world styles; recent and aged vintages
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Before you book
Duration: 1h 30m
Mobile tickets accepted
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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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