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A once in a lifetime Australian wine tasting in New York

11 Sep 2019

Without the need for a passport, New Yorkers will be swept up in a multi-sensory representation of Australia’s dramatic landscapes, including the aromas and sounds that any visitor would experience in the natural environment. Housed at Union West in Chelsea, guests will be ushered through four distinct settings, each evoking Australia’s natural beauty, from the wild surf of its stunning coastline to ancient mountain ranges.  

While exploring the spectacular range of Australia’s landscapes, guests can taste Aussie-inspired bites created by Pinch Food Design and enjoy over 30 wines from a selection of standout wineries including d’Arenberg, Leeuwin Estate and Vasse Felix, alongside new-wave winemakers like as Delinquente, Alpha Box & Dice and Charlotte Dalton Wines. Far From Ordinary will take New Yorkers beyond the glass with some of Australia’s top winemakers on hand to share stories from one of the world’s most diverse and thrilling wine scenes. From the rogue to the refined, this unforgettable fusion of people, places and winemaking inspiration offers a never-before-seen perspective on Australian wine.

Aaron Ridgway, Wine Australia’s Regional General Manager for North America notes, ‘This truly brings consumers as close as possible to Australia without getting on a plane. If you want to taste extraordinary wines, sample delicious food and learn more about what makes Australia one of the most fascinating places on earth, don’t miss this.

Wine lovers are encouraged to stay for as little or as long as they like, discovering their new favorite Australian wine and enjoying music by emerging Australian singer-songwriter Mi-Kaisha Masella.

Experience ‘Far From Ordinary’ from September 17–19 (inclusive) 6.30pm –9.30pm at Union West, 535 W 28th St, Chelsea. General admission US$60 via Eventbrite.

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Wine Australia supports a competitive wine sector by investing in research, development and extension (RD&E), growing domestic and international markets, protecting the reputation of Australian wine and administering the Export and Regional Wine Support Package.

Wine Australia is an Australian Commonwealth Government statutory authority, established under the Wine Australia Act 2013, and funded by grape growers and winemakers through levies and user-pays charges and the Australian Government, which provides matching funding for RD&E investments.

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