d'Arenberg McLaren Vale: Varietal Discovery and Cheese Tasting Plate

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Australia

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This hosted masterclass will take you on an educational wine journey, how to sniff, how to spit, and most importantly, how to identify grape varieties and their subtleties. All while grazing on a delicious cheese plate!
This hosted masterclass will take you on an educational wine journey. You will learn how to swirl, smell, taste and most importantly, how to identify the classic grape varieties and their subtleties. Build up your wine vocabulary whilst you discover the differences between an aromatic or textural white wine, how to describe reds with varying intensity, mouthfeel, body and tannins. Hear about our age old winemaking techniques, and graze on a cheese plate as you are expertly guided through six wines from our award winning portfolio.This experience is hosted on level 2 of the d'Arenberg Cube; an architectural puzzle created by Chief Winemaker and fourth generation family member Chester Osborn. Inside this iconic building visitors are invited to explore the quirky labels, McLaren Vale Geology, viticultural practices and winemaking philosophies.

What’s included

  • Entry to the d'Arenberg Cube Alternate Realities Museum (+30 mins recommended)
  • 1.5 hour masterclass including wine tastings
  • Individual cheese tasting plate

What’s not included

  • Transportation to/from attractions


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Treat a loved one on a special occasion
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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