2021 Great Eastern Wine Week

Sip and Shuck in the Vines!

Hosted in the vines by Grainne Greenhill, Gala Estate Vineyard and Cassie Melrose, Melshell Oyster Shack.

An intimate oyster (20max) tasting session for the obsessed and the just plain curious, with Oyster Farmer Cassie Melrose. Her 20 years of exploring oyster growing on the East Coast will give participants an education into the art of oyster tasting the intricate details of the shell, note the aroma, the texture and taste.

Discovering the Merroir of Dolphin Sands as Cassie reveals some of Melshell Oyster Farms production secrets. You will leave this experience with a greater appreciation of how truly incredible these prehistoric mollusks are.

Grainne Greenhill farmer of grapes and sheep has crafted a Flight of 4 wines which will further elevate this tasting experience. Grainne will guide you through this oyster wine flight and expand on the vineyards heritage and estate wine viticulture.

We will explore how a perfect oyster and wine pairing will transform the delicious into sublime. All whilst wandering through the vineyard that was planted and grown by Grainne and her husband Adam.

Event Details

Friday, 3 September 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

Gala Estate Vineyard
14891 Tasman Highway, Cranbrook 7190
Cost: $75.00

Bookings Essential
0418 681 014


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