About the Event
Join us for the 2020 Canberra Wines Fireside Festival
Think it’s too cold to head out into the Canberra winter evening? Think again. It’s never been hotter to get out and about across the Canberra wine district, and we’re giving you 6 reasons why you need to head to Lucky’s Speakeasy for a Friday night of fine wine and excellent conversation.
1. Matt Dunne
We’re bringing Matt Dunne, Plumm Glassware brand Ambassador to town this winter to help celebrate what’s hot about Canberra’s cool climate wine region. Showcasing two of our premium winemakers and 5 of their carefully curated wines in the Plumm vintage Glassware set – Plumm Vintage provides a slice of everyday luxury for those who love drinking great wine minus the pomp and ceremony.
Matt Dunne knows wine – a 2015 Len Evans Scholar and the SMH 2011 ‘Good Food Guide Louis Roederer Sommelier of the Year’. Matt is the Group Sommelier for the Solotel Hospitality Group – this includes key venues such as Aria Sydney & Brisbane, CHISWICK, North Bondi Fish, Opera Bar, the Clock Hotel and River Bar.
2. Alex McKay – Collector Wines
Alex is well known for his elegantly crafted award winning wines, and we’ll not only have access to his favourite winter wines, but his outstanding wine making knowledge as he chats about how our colder climate makes for incredibly balanced and nuanced wine.
3. Jake Carter – Sholto Wines
Jake makes award winning small batch boutique wines, that throw caution to the wind and wow you at every sip. We’ll get a sneak peak of his not yet released pet nat along with two of his incredible wines, that make him one of the hottest up and coming winemakers in the region.
4. Plumm Vintage Glassware
Matt will showcase 6 wines in the Plumm Vintage set and how each glass has been designed to enhance the characteristics and components of the wine style, showcasing beautiful Canberra wines along the way
5. Lucky’s Speakeasy at QT Hotel
Fancy being a VIP at the hottest night spot in Canberra, where you’ll hang out with winemakers, a top somm, sip incredible wines and enjoy a specially matched cheese plate put together by Josh Smith of Capitol Bar and Grill fame? You got it.
6. VIP Plumm Vintage Glassware package
You’ll get to take away your set of 4 Plumm Vintage glassware, RRP $130, packaged in it’s own Plumm carry box making it so easy to take your glasses with you wherever you go.
Tickets at $115pp are incredibly limited to this event, due to Covid restrictions on numbers, so don’t delay in booking yours now!