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Events

Over the course of the year Best's host a number of great events for not only our Concongella Wine Club members, but also friends and followers of Best's Great Western.

Please check regularly as we're always adding new tasting experiences and events to this page.
You can also check our Cellar Door page for further information or Search Reservations to make a booking. 

PYRENEES UNEARTHED

Pyrenees Unearthed showcases the best of the award-winning wines from the Pyrenees and Grampians wine regions and Best's Wines will be in attendence this year.  Groups, couples, singles and families are invited to come along and enjoy an afternoon of fabulous local produce, live music and wines by the glass, as well as free kids activities, it's a fun filled day for all. 

Children entry by gold coin donation. Please note, due to COVID19 limitations patron capacity is limited and tickets are available on a first in, best dressed basis. Book your ticket HERE

Where: Along the banks of the Avoca River, Avoca, Victoria
When: Saturday 17th April 2021 
Time: 11am to 5pm

VERTICAL BIN No. 1 SHIRAZ TASTING

Join us for a very special vertical tasting of our cornerstone wine, Best's Bin No. 1 Shiraz.  This is a guided tasting experience hosted by Hamish Thomson. You'll be able to taste through each vintage from 2010 through to 2015 inclusive of the Jimmy Watson winning 2011 vintage.  Plus a sneak peek at our 2019 vintage which just took out the Top Gold at the Victorian Wine Show for 2021 with 97 points and isn't set for release until 2022. This is a very special tasting not to be missed! Places are strictly limited to 20 guests.

When: Saturday 24th April
Times: 2pm
Where: Best's Wines Cellar Door, 111 Best's Road, Great Western
Cost: $50pp

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

LIVE MUSIC, SUNDAY SESSION

On Sunday 2nd May Best's Wines Cellar Door will be hosting local musician Dave Nicholson for a chilled out Sunday Session. Come along, Pick a Platter and enjoy a glass of wine on our lawns. In the event of incliment weather, the show will go on, inside. 

When: Sunday 2nd May
Times: 11:30am-3:30pm
Where: Best's Wines Cellar Door, 111 Best's Road, Great Western
Cost: Free entry

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

 

THOMSON FAMILY TASTING EXPERIENCE 

This very special tasting will be held across two separate sessions hosted by Viv, Ben and Hamish Thomson. The experience will include tastings of a special selection of six Thomson Family Shiraz’s from the original 1992 Thomson Centenary Shiraz through to the current release 2017 TFS and includes the priceless and incredibly rare 2014 Thomson Family Shiraz which won James Halliday’s Wine of the Year nod in the 2017 Wine Companion. Each session will also include a small cheese plate for each group attending. This event is limited to 30 tickets per session. 

When: Saturday 15th May OR Saturday 22nd May 2021
Time: 1pm
Where: Best’s Wines Cellar Door, 111 Best’s Road, Great Western, Victoria
Bookings: SESSION 1 - 15th May
SESSION 2 - 22nd May
Cost: $195pp (wine club discounts apply)

 

MUSEUM WINE NIGHT

We’re bringing back our Museum Wine Night with a slightly new format where you’ll be able to sample three wines before deciding on a favourite and settling in with a glass.  We will have cheese platters that need to be pre-booked and live music to set the ambience. 

When: Saturday 17th July 2021
Where: Best's Wines Cellar Door
Time: 5-8pm

Entry Ticket $20 which includes 3 tastings from the Museum Wine List
Cheese Plate (pre-order) $35
Museum Wines by the glass from $15-$50

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL and available to book from May 2021

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