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What do you do when you are at the comedy? Wine of course! Canberra Comedy Festival and a big fruity bunch of the local wineries are having a wine party in Festival Square @ Civic Square on Saturday 21 March from 2pm.
The square will be taken over for our Wine Party with Contentious Character, Four Winds, Lake George Winery, Pialligo Estate Canberra, Pankhurst Wines, Norton Road Wines and Shaw Wines. BentSpoke Brewing and Novotel Canberra’s First Edition Gin are in on it too.Find out more »
*** EVENT CANCELLED ***
Join Shaw Wines owner and winemaker Graeme Shaw for a walk through the Estate’s vineyard. This informative opportunity is a chance to learn about how a vineyard works and how what happens in the vineyard affects the final wines.
Then head into the cellar door for a guided tour through our range of Estate and Reserve wines. Finish the tour with lunch in the Olleyville restaurant (shared entree, choice of main and a glass of wine) or a cheese plate at cellar door.
This is a private tour with a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 8 people per tour. The tour operates Saturdays and Sundays during March, beginning at 11am. Approximate time required for tour, tasting and lunch is 3 hours. Bookings essential.Find out more »
***UPDATE - unfortunately due to current restrictions, we will reschedule [email protected] to 2021, dates to be confirmed****
Let us take you back to the 1860s with [email protected]
The Battle of Gettysburg, fought from July 1 to July 3 1863, is considered the most important engagement of the American Civil War. After a great victory over Union forces at Chancellorsville, General Robert E. Lee marched his Army of Northern Virginia into Pennsylvania in late June 1863.
On July 1, the advancing Confederates clashed with the Union’s Army of the Potomac, commanded by General George G. Meade, at the crossroads town of Gettysburg.
The next day saw even heavier fighting, as the Confederates attacked the Federals on both left and right.
On July 3, Lee ordered an attack by fewer than 15,000 troops on the enemy’s center at Cemetery Ridge. The assault, known as “Pickett’s Charge,” managed to pierce the Union lines but eventually failed, at the cost of thousands of rebel casualties, and Lee was forced to withdraw his battered army toward Virginia on July 4.
This event is again brought to you by Gold Trails Reenactments and Shaw Wines!Find out more »
Did you know that the shape and size of your glass will affect the aroma, flavour and overall profile of wine?
A RIEDEL Sensory Workshop is an entertaining and educational opportunity to explore how the right glassware can enhance your wine drinking experience. The workshop demonstrates the important role a wine glass plays in wine enjoyment. This fascinating class incorporates decades of research and development in grape varietal specific glassware and will give you a glimpse into RIEDEL’s 260-year history of design and invention.Find out more »