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Wine Geek Week Australia: The New Australia Grand Tasting

September 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present a special grand tasting celebrating the new, the unknown, and awesome wines coming out of Australia today. ONE OF THE MOST EYE-OPENING TASTINGS OF THE YEAR.


Goal of the event: To introduce you to dozens of producers that you’ve never heard of, that are new to the United States market, and represent the fresh young energy that is taking over winemaking down under. An incredible night of wines you’ve never had before.

Join us for the highlight event of Wine Geek Week Australia, as we present an amazing range of wines from the newest producers and the coolest styles and grapes varieties.

Don’t expect big jammy Shiraz. Many of these wines are polished, sleek, and lower alcohol than you’d expect.

Wines to be poured and enjoyed at this special event:

McPherson Wine Company (MWC) Pinot Gris

McPherson Wine Company (MWC) Cabernet Sauvignon

Silkman Sémillon

Brash Higgins Riesling/Sémillon R/SM Field Blend

Brash Higgins Shiraz SHZ Site Specific

Delinquente Wine Company Bianco d’Alessano “Tuff Nutt”

Delinquente Wine Company Vermentino Screaming Beauty

Delinquente Wine Company Nero d’Avola “Pretty Boy”

Delinquente Wine Company Montepulciano “The Bullet Dodger”

Gemtree Savagnin “Moonstone”

Gemtree Shiraz “Dragon’s Blood”

Jamsheed Syrah “La Syrah Harem” 

Jamsheed Mourvedre, Merlot, Pinot Noir “Harem Candy Flip”

Ricca Terra Vintners Vermentino, Greco, Fiano, Arinto “Bronco Buster”

Ricca Terra Vintners Nero d’Avola, Lagrein, Negroamaro, Tempranillo “Bullets Before Cannonballs”

Ricca Terra Vintners Muscat, Greco, Fiano “Daisy Chain”

Ricca Terra Vintners Petite Sirah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot “The Marathon Man”

Ricca Terra Vintners Nero d’Avola

Yeti and The Kokonut Savagnin “Mt. Sauvignin”

Dandelion Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc “Wishing Clock of the Adelaide Hills”

Dandelion Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon “Pride of the Fleurieu Peninsula”

Dandelion Vineyards 30 Year Old Pedro Ximénez “Legacy of the Barossa” 375ml

Year Wines Mataro (Mourvedre)

BK Wines Pinot Noir “Skin and Bones”

Nine Stones Shiraz Hilltops

Nine Stones Shiraz McClaren Vale

We hope you can make it to this awesome wine tasing!

Location: University Club of St. Paul (Summit Avenue)
Start time: 6:30pm
Format: stand up, walk around

Terms and conditions: no refunds on tickets purchased. No transfers or credits to future classes within 7 days of the event. All attendees must be over 21 years of age, with identification if asked. 


The University Club of Saint Paul
420 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102 United States

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