spinifex wines barossa valley and clark estate marlborough wine tasting thurs 20 may sydney cbd hosted by the vine press

Spinifex has every wine writer and enthusiast raving catapulting them into the league of Barossan cult producers in a remarkably short time…finalists for Winemaker of the Year in Gourmet Traveller Wine and named Winery of the Year in The Penguin Good Australian Wine Guide 2009.  Winemaker, Peter Schell is inspired by time spent working many vintages in the south of France their love is the local varieties there – Mataro, Grenache, Shiraz and Cinsault. What sets them apart is their attention to detail and total hands on winemaking.  Their wines are all about finesse and complexity (aromatics, line and length).  Come and join winemaker Pete Schell who will pour you his superb wines….

Clark Estate makes unique single vineyard wines from Awatere Valley in Marlborough, NZ. This low yielding vineyard (using sustainable practices) is producing fine aromatic whites. Their 2008 Clark Estate Sauvignon Blanc was listed as Best Buy under $20 in Oct /Nov Australian Gourmet Traveller wine. We think their 09 is better. Come and join winemaker Simon Clark who will tell you his story and pour you his fine wines….

Join us for a fun stand up tasting in Sydney CBD Thurs 20 May $25 per pers. 6.30-8.30pm. Places limited. Bookings essential. To book email rhys@thevinepress.com or phone 02 9908 4994.