Wine Selectors is excited to be sharing their passion for all things wine with you at this year’s Wine Island masterclasses.

Wine Selectors spend most of their time travelling the big wine island that is Australia, uncovering the most interesting and exciting wines from across the country. Their exploration never ends and they can’t wait to share some of their great discoveries with you.

All masterclasses are complimentary and attendance is on a first-in, first-served basis.

Something to Fizz About

Add some effervescence to island life with a bubbly line-up of pop star Prosecco, awesome Aussie sparkling white and rosé. Sail on in and soak up the festivities with three of our favs!

Tongue Twister Taste Sensations

It might be a tad tricky to get your tongue around their titles, but these exciting new wave varieties are super delicious treats for your taste buds. Discover the next big things in wine, plus master some fancy lingo to impress your friends.

Cold-blooded Reds

Come along and get the lowdown on the best reds for chillin’ while you’re chillin’ this summer – as the days warm up your favourite reds love to cool down too. This Cold-blooded Reds class is going to get red-hot, so hook up with some wine-loving friends and book your spots now!

Tickled Pink

Colour your world with the happiness of Rosé in all shades of pink perfection! From the palest salmon to lipstick lolly, discover Rosé talents for disguise as we uncover the taste sensations of the wine world’s cleverest chameleon.

Blind Tasting Challenge

Have you got what it takes to be our next wine challenge champion? Use your powers of deduction and superior wine knowledge to identify three masked wines and claim the title and the prize. Note…there could be some cheating allowed!

Manly Spirits Distillery create Australian Gins, Botanical Vodkas and Whiskies that rival the best in the world taking much of their inspiration from the stunning surrounding marine environment of the New South Wales coastline.

They will be joining us for the first time on Wine Island showcasing their gin in intimate masterclasses.  All tickets for these classes will be available on the island.

$25 per person  (this also includes a $5 discount off any bottle from their full range of spirits).  Tickets available on the island.

Australian Gin: It’s all about the botanicals!

Join in this masterclass with the team from Manly Spirits Co. Distillery, recently awarded best Australian Contemporary Gin at the World Gin Awards 2019, and we will explore the phoenix that is GIN (and more).
From London backstreets & grandma’s drink to the uber on-trend spirit of cocktail bars of the world. Learn about the distinctive Australian botanicals used in crafting Australian Gin, their flavours and how they are shaping the Australian and Global spirits scene. You will taste and compare 5 samples of the Manly Spirits Co. range with/without tonic plus discover how to pair your Gin with the perfect garnish.

Shake and Stir Like a Pro: A dark and deliciously interactive cocktail making experience

Learning how to make the perfect Espresso Martini with flair and expertise. In-residence mixologist Tom Sramek will run a hands on cocktail making class showing you how to use all those fancy copper bartender tools, how to blend and mix for the correct dilutions and how to shake it and pour with style. You will all get to enjoy your exquisite Espresso Martini using Manly Spirits award winning Blackfin Coffee Liqueur, Marine & Terra Firma Botanical Vodkas.