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Wednesday, 23 June 2021 # 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST

**BOOK NOW! Only 5 seats left**

Cast a flaming torch on the relics of a distant past and unearth something unique in the world of wine, from the cradle of civilisation.

Throughout the ages, Armenia, Georgia, Greece & Turkey have seen many different ages, peoples, conquerors, liberators. While their disparate wine cultures may not sit at the forefront of the wine lens, each country’s wine history has an important place nonetheless.

Join Sommeliers Australia’s Wiremu Andrews (Dearth of a Salesman) and special guest winemaker Robert Paul (Lokum Wines) for this masterclass, as they explore wines from the ancient birthplace of wine. Encounter difficult to pronounce varieties from a true mosaic of geological makeup and experience both traditional methods and modern-day winemaking techniques.

About our guest…

Robert Paul has made wine in Turkey for many years, and since 2007 has been growing the indigenous Turkish variety Boğazkere (pronounced: bow-aahz-keh-reh), which he grows in Dookie, VIC.

⇒ Sommeliers Australia Members – $30 + booking fee

  • To access the Members priced ticket, Members should login at sommeliers.com.au and click the ‘Members Only Offers’ button on the dashboard for the Ancient Cradle code, then proceed to Humanitix and apply the code at checkout.

⇒ Non-Members – $45 + booking fee


Bookings are essential and will be taken until 4pm, Monday 21 June, unless booked out prior.

CLICK HERE to book your tickets via Humanitix.



Image thanks to Zorah Wines.


Wednesday, 23 June 2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
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Basement/164 Flinders Lane
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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