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Your guide to Pinot Affair – 17-19 May 2024

Pinot Affair is the ultimate celebration of Geelong’s family-owned wineries and their finest Pinot Noir.

Enjoy a plethora of Pinot-themed experiences, including masterclasses, tasting events, lunches, and more. It serves as a celebration of all things Pinot Noir, highlighting the distinct characteristics and flavours of our wine region.

Pinot Affair showcases the world-class cool climate Pinot Noir produced in the Bellarine, Moorabool Valley, and Surf Coast regions of Geelong. Indulge in the diverse expressions of Pinot Noir crafted by local winemakers, experiencing craftsmanship that define these wines.

So, whether you’re a seasoned Pinot enthusiast or just beginning to explore the world of wine, grab a glass of Pinot and plan your events ahead of the weekend. It promises an unforgettable journey through Geelong’s vibrant wine scene and a chance to savour some of the finest Pinot Noir Australia has to offer.

Provenance Wines – In Pursuit of Pinot: A Masterclass Experience

Enjoy a one-hour masterclass at the beautiful Provenance Wines. Take a sensory journey through eight Pinot Noirs.

Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 May
11am – 12pm

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Provenance Wines - In Pursuit of Pinot: A Masterclass Experience

Terindah Estate – Guided Museum Wine Tasting

Taste three of Terindah’s museum Pinot Noirs. Compare the current range with previous vintages, whilst enjoy delicious snacks.

Friday 17, Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 May
11am – 3pm

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Terindah Estate - Guided Museum Wine Tasting

Lethbridge Wines – The Age-ability of Geelong Pinot Noir

Drawing from Lethbridge’s coveted museum cellar, this masterclass will look at the age-ability of Geelong Pinot Noir. Enjoy 3 flights including verticals of the Estate Pinot Noir, Single Vineyard Suma Park Pinot Noir and the reserve Mietta Pinot Noir.

Sunday 19 May
2pm – 4pm

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Lethbridge Wines - The Age-ability of Geelong Pinot Noir

Oakdene – Oakdene Pinot Collective

Join the team from Oakdene in the ‘Upside-down House’ cellar door for a tasting experience of their award-winning, cool climate wines.

Exclusively to Pinot Affair, Oakdene will bring out some specially selected museum wines to explore the difference between vintages, and what careful cellaring can achieve over time.

Friday 17, Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May

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Oakdene - Oakdene Pinot Collective

Scotchmans Hill – Pinot Noir Flights – Back & Current Vintages

Enjoy a Pinot Noir flight selection of current and back vintages.

Friday 17, Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May
11am – 4pm

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Scotchmans Hill - Pinot Noir Flights – Back & Current Vintages

Oneday Estate – The Oneday Pinot Affair to Remember!

Showcasing their award-winning Pinot Noir range, paired with a fun menu and Pinot inspired specials that will tease and tantalise your tastebuds.

Lunch will be served from 12pm, live music from 1pm and Pinot Noir tasting for the afternoon.

Sunday 19 May
12pm – 5pm

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Oneday Estate - The Oneday Pinot Affair to Remember!

Provenance Wines – Grape & Game: A Perfect Pairing

Join Provenance and indulge in a sustainable and ethical eight-course degustation menu featuring Port Philip Uni, Great Ocean Duck, and Dama Dama Otway Venison.

Saturday 18 May
6.30pm – 10pm

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Provenance Wines - Grape & Game: A Perfect Pairing

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