We’re back from two sold out events in Tokyo and Osaka and are ready to kick off the Australia/New Zealand leg of the tour in Adelaide. We’re coming in hot with an epic lineup of pinot (obviously), local beer, Bar Vermouth and more. Here’s all your 2019 highlights.
ONE EPIC LINEUP

Let’s get straight to it. Here’s your lineup for 2019!

Headlined by some People’s Choice faves, it’s one of the biggest we’ve brought you. Study it and make a plan of attack as there will more than 100 wines on offer.

Stay tuned – there’s more TBA here!

FULL WINE LIST
WHAT WE’RE EATING

You can’t live on Pinot Noir alone, (haven’t we all tried?!) so we’ll have Syrian Mobile Disco and Long & Slow American BBQ

MENU

Shawarma Chicken or Falafel plates* with:
– Hommus
– Baba ghanoush (eggplant dip)
– Garlic dip
– Fatoush (style) salad
– Pickles
– Pita
*Falafel plate is also vegan friendly, and everything is gluten free without the bread

Spiced wings with pickles
Chips with sumac mayo

MENU

– Pulled Pork sandwich with apple slaw
– Mushroom sandwich with apple slaw
– Brisket Chilli Tots with sour cream and charred corn salsa
– Tray of tots

WHAT WE’RE DRINKING: VERMOUTH

Everyone loves a spritz. That’s a fact. Perth, you proved it last year – Bar Vermouth went OFF so we’re bringing it back in 2019! Maidenii will be on site for tastings and making to make us cocktails.

ABOUT MAIDENII

French wine maker Gilles Lapalus and Australian bartender Shaun Byrne came together to create Maidenii using both native and traditional leaves, flowers, fruits, herbs and spices. The final product can be enjoyed straight up or in a cocktail.

VERMOUTH LIST
  • Maidenii Dry
  • Maidenii Classic
  • Maidenii Sweet
  • Maidenii Kina
COCKTAIL LIST
  • Dry & Dry – $10
  • Maidenii Spritz – $10
  • Tonic & Tonic – $10
  • Negroni Spritz – $15
#BURGBAR

Yep, the #fancypiss stand is back where you get to grab yourself and glass (half or full) of Pinot Noir examples from it’s spiritual home, Burgundy in France
These wines are often very expensive, rare and hard to procure so on they day, they’ll be at well below normal retail price.
Check out the list below!

Domaine Collotte Bourgogne rouge, 2017
Denis Bachelet Bourgogne Rouge, 2015
Vincent Dancer Pommard ‘les Perrieres’, 2017
Lignier-Michelot Chambolle-Musigny, 2017
Simon Bize Savigny-les-Beaune 1er Cru ‘Aux Vergelesses’, 2016
Dugat-Py Gevrey-Chambertin Vieilles Vignes, 2008
Bouchard Beaune-Grèves ‘Vigne l’Enfant Jésus’, 2016
Faiveley Latricieres-Chambertin Grand Cru, 2016 

LITTLE BANG BREWING

A lot of beer goes into making great wine so thankfully Little Bang will be hand to cleanse those weary palates!

  • Little Banger (Super Session Ale)

  • Exoplanet (Pilsner)

  • Beard Fiction (American Pale Ale)

  • Inside Voice (Foreign Extra Stout)

  • The Pinkening (Hibiscus Session Sour)

REGIONAL STANDS

We brought the Mornington Peninsula and Gippsland to Perth last year and the reaction was VERY positive so we’re bringing them back, and adding to it! This year you’ll also be able to taste your way around the Yarra Valley, Tasmania and the Adelaide Hills, all without moving your feet!

GIPPSLAND

Team Pinot Palooza loves Gippsland (and spends lots of time there). Check out our feature on the region HERE

MORNINGTON PENINSULA

So close Melbourne, Mornington is jus too easy to get to. You’ll taste wines from the below but check out our full profile HERE

  • Moorooduc Estate
  • Ocean Eight
  • Quealy
  • Red Claw
  • Stonier
  • Yabby Lake
YARRA VALLEY

So close but yet so far. Don’t worry, we’re bringing two of our faves to you.

  • Coldstream Hills
  • Giant Steps
  • Medhurst
  • Rob Dolan
  • St Huberts
TASMANIA

What’s not to love in naturally elegant Tassie pinot. We love this cool-climate region so we’re bringing a taste of it to you in Perth.

  • Chatto
  • Ghost Rock
  • Ninth Island
  • Pipers Brook
  • Stargazer
DJs SKIN CONTACT ARE BACK

Yep. Back by popular demand, the team that truly got Pinot Palooza rocking are these lunatics from Adelaide.

So towards the end of the day, grab yourself a refreshing spritz and get well into the groove. And to get you primed, check out their warm up playlist!

OUR MAGAZINE!

This magazine isn’t about points or star ratings or using big words that no one understands, it’s about helping you integrate Pinot into your life, as well as giving you practical tools to further explore it if you wish.

And yes, you’ll get a FREE copy of this at the event.

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