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    Vintage Elevation: 2024 Wynnsday Release Wine Dinner

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    Prepare to embark on an unparalleled flavour odyssey at our upcoming Queensland exclusive Wynns’ wine dinner at Signature Restaurant, spotlighting the highly anticipated launch of their Black Label vintage.

    Sue Hodder
    , Wynns Senior Winemaker, will be your knowledgeable guide through each of these wines paired with our curated Signature menu. With over thirty years of winemaking experience at Wynns, Sue will enrich your experience with captivating insights and anecdotes about the remarkable individuals who crafted them. Get ready to embark on a journey as Sue shares stories from this prestigious winery and diverse region that has shaped each wine's award-winning character and flavour.

    With a history dating back to the late 1800’s, Wynns Coonawarra Estate wines are benchmarks for Australian Cabernet, lauded for their consistent quality and depth of flavour. Their rich terra rossa soil and a temperate ripening season makes Coonawarra one of the finest Cabernet Sauvignon regions and has led Wynns to become an iconic wine maker.

    With roots tracing back to the late 1800s, the esteemed Wynns Coonawarra Estate wines stand as iconic benchmarks in Australian winemaking, renowned for their unwavering quality and rich, intricate flavours.

    During this exclusive dinner we will explore…

    - Wynns Riesling 2023
    - V&A Lane Shiraz 2022
    - V&A Lane Cabernet Shiraz 2022
    - Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon 2022
    - Black Label Old Vines Shiraz 2022
    - Messenger Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2021
    - Single Vineyard Michael Shiraz 2021
    - John Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon 2021
    - Pedro Ximenez 

    Don't miss out on your opportunity to savour some of the finest wines including their incredible new Black Label vintage. Delve deeper into the stories behind these wines, the winery, and the passionate individuals who bring them to life.


    Event Summary

    • Queensland exclusive
    • Arrival canapés and gourmet four-course dinner
    • Discover eight Wynns Coonawarra Estate wines
    • Hosted by Sue Hodder, Wynns Senior Winemaker
    • Exclusive wine offers for attendees
    • Discounted ticket entry for Concierge Club members*

        *To claim your club discount, please visit The Reserve Events page to unlock your discount code:

        Sue Hodder
        Wynns' Senior Winemaker

        Sue's journey at Wynns Coonawarra Estate spans more than three decades, marking her 30th vintage in 2022. Beginning in 1993 as a winemaker under Peter Douglas’5 mentorship, she ascended to senior winemaker in 1998. With roots in Roseworthy Agricultural College, Sue's career started at Penfolds, where she honed her skills in vineyard assessment and winemaking before venturing to California and Bordeaux.

        Throughout her illustrious career, Sue has garnered numerous accolades, including being named a Fellow of the Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology in 2021 and sharing the Gourmet Traveller WINE Winemaker of the Year title in 2010.

        Sue's influence transcends the winery, as she has served as Chief Judge in Adelaide, President of the Coonawarra Vignerons Association, and representative on the Limestone Coast Grape and Wine Council. Collaborating with industry bodies like the CSIRO and the Australian Wine Research Institute, she has contributed to advancing wine science and innovation. With milestones like the 60-year vertical tasting of Black Label Cabernet in 2017, Sue remains focused on the future, committed to embracing change while upholding a reverence for tradition—a testament to her enduring legacy in Coonawarra.

        Pair your evening with an exquisite nights sleep at Emporium Hotel.

        Guests attending any event hosted by The Reserve will receive 15% OFF an overnight stay on the night of the event. Please refer to your PDF ticket for redemption details.

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