Pinot Palooza 2019
A day dedicated to tasting the best burgundy from the southern hemisphere.
Master sommelier Madeline Triffon describes pinot noir as 'sex in a glass'. Winemaker Randy Ullom calls it 'the ultimate nirvana'. Broadway wannabe Titus Andromedon loved it so much he compares it to 'caviar, Myanmar, mid-size car' (see below).
No wonder the good folk at Revel — who bring Malbec Day and Mould our way each year — are coming back to town with Pinot Palooza, an epic travelling wine festival celebrating all things peeeno noir. For just one day, Melbourne wine connoisseurs will have the chance to sample more than 200 drops, direct from Australia and New Zealand's best producers.
Whether you're a newbie who wants to start with something light and inviting, or a pinot pro ready for the biggest, most complex mouthful on the menu, there'll be an abundance of selections at either end — and plenty along the spectrum, too. If, at any point, you need to take a pause in your tasting adventures, you'll be catered for. Food will be supplied by a whole heap of local favourites — we'll let you know when they're announced.
Pinot Palooza will hit the Royal Exhibition Building on Saturday, October 5. Tickets are $65, and include all tastings and a take-home wine glass.
What's more, those keen to fuel their brains (as well as their tastebuds) can spot $90 for a VIP pass. For that you'll get access to the VIP area, a glass of bubbles on arrival, entry into wine talks and masterclasses with one of the event's sommeliers.
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