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The 130th annual Rutherglen Wine Show will combine with the Australian Fortified Wine Show and run between Monday 17th September and Friday 28th September at venues in and around Rutherglen.
Rutherglen's history of producing fine wines goes all the way back to the 1850's.
Judging and restricted tastings will be conducted from Monday 17th to Thursday 27th September followed by the Winemakers of Rutherglen Presentation Dinner on the evening of Thursday 27th.
The dinner will be staged at the Memorial Hall, High Street, Rutherglen from 7 PM until 11.30 PM. Tickets cost $165 per person.
This years 130th annual Rutherglen Wine Show will combine with the Australian Fortified Wine Show to showcase amazing wines from around the country.
The show will be open for Public Tastings on Friday 28th September at the Henderson Pavilion. Cost is $65 per person and includes a souvenir glass, Results Book and hot & cold finger food as well as tastings of some of the countries best table, sparkling and fortified wines.
Numbers for both the Winemakers Dinner and the Public Tastings are strictly limited and bookings are essential.
Tickets for both events may be booked by calling (02) 6032 8044 or via email at email@example.com
Rutherglen Wine Shows public tastings and the Winemakers Dinner are extremely popular events so make sure you get in early and book.
The Rutherglen region has a history of producing excellent wines as far back as the 1850's and is renowned for its production of some of the world's very best fortified wines.
Don't miss the opportunity afforded by the Rutherglen wine show And Australian Fortified Wine Show to sample the regions produce.
Getting There …..
Rutherglen is 294 kilometres northeast of Melbourne, about a 3-hour drive via the Hume freeway/M31.
Don't miss the 2018 Rutherglen Wine Show being staged from Monday 17th to Friday 28th September at venues in and around Rutherglen.
Cost:Tickets for the Winemakers of Rutherglen Presentation Dinner cost $165 per person. Cost of entry to the public tastings is $65 per person and includes a souvenir glass, Results Book and hot & cold finger food and all tastings.