Langton’s, together with Australia’s First Families of Wine (AFFW) is delighted to invite you to UNLOCKED a very special tasting, to be held on August 28th in Melbourne.

Australia’s First Families of Wine are twelve of the leading family owned wineries, producing many of this country’s finest and most iconic wines, including many in the Langton’s Classification of Australian Wine VI.

The event will begin with a flagship masterclass led by the head of each of the 12 families, who will share a hand-selected museum wine from their cellars. Hear Ross Brown, Colin Campbell, Chester Osborn, Darren DeBortoli, Stephen Henschke, Jeff Burch, Peter Barry, Doug McWilliam, Alister Purbrick, Mitchell Taylor, Bruce Tyrrell and Robert Hill Smith share their stories, present their special wine and give you a snapshot of their family history. With back-vintages of wines like Henschke Hill of Grace, Jim Barry the Armagh, Tahbilk 1927 Vines Marsanne and DeBortoli Noble One this will be a masterclass to remember!

Following the flagship masterclass, the Next Generation of the twelve families will then showcase their most exciting new direction wines, matched with grazing dishes designed by Carousel’s Executive Chef Yvan Meunier, giving you the opportunity to sip, savour and network with some of the biggest names and future leaders on the Australian wine landscape.

With a member of each of the twelve families who make up AFFW represented at the tasting, this is your opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the most famous names in Australian wine.

Featuring 48 generations, 16 regions and a combined 1200 years of winemaking experience together in one room UNLOCKED promises to be a magnificent and unforgettable tasting experience.

Event details:

Event UNLOCKED 2014
Date Thursday 28 August, 2014
Time 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start
Location Carousel, Aughtie Drive, Albert Park
Tickets $300 per person plus booking fee – includes the flagship masterclass, substantial canapés, grazing tables and new direction wines, presented by the Next Generation, and the opportunity to meet the families before, during and after the official tasting.

Whether for personal interest or as a corporate entertaining opportunity, this is a tasting event not to be missed!

Tickets are extremely limited and selling fast, so be sure to reserve a place quickly.


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