About the club
Learn about wines and wineries from people who work and breathe wine; the winemaker, the winery owner, winery representatives, and other wine aficionados. […]
Want to know what to add to your calendar so that you won’t miss out? Check out our event section or previous tastings. Look forward to seeing you there. […]
Membership as easy as 1, 2, 3. Read our Membership Rules, complete the membership form and join us at our next event. […]
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Our meetings are relaxed and friendly and include time for a social chat at the beginning of the evening prior to the presentation and part way through during our supper break. We always welcome new members so come along and see what we're all about. The tastings are a great opportunity to try some new wines at minimal cost. View events.
We also have social events during the year including two dinners (mid-winter and Christmas), a barbecue in January and the AGM in May. View events.
Membership, subscription and door charges
The cost for Members is set at reasonable rates to encourage high turnout for events. The subscriptions set at $25/year, and our door charge is $12 to $20 to cover the wines we are tasting on the night, room hire and light supper. Signup now.
The committee are responsible for organising tasting nights and all annual events held each year including the AGM in May. If you are interested in joining the committee when we have another vacancy, talk to one of the current committee members about what we do. See who's on the committee.
Coming up next
- Wed 12 Oct 7:45 - 9:45 pm
- Wed 19 Oct 7:30 - 10:00 pm
- Sun 23 Oct 1 pm - 4 pm
- Wed 9 Nov 7:45 - 9:45 pm
- Sun 13 Nov
- Wed 16 Nov 7:30 - 10:00 pm
- Wed 14 Dec 7:45 - 9:45 pm
- Wed 21 Dec 7:30 - 10:00 pm
- Wed 18 Jan 7:30 - 10:00 pm
As easy as 1 2 3
Try before you buy
We encourage you to join us as a guest paying guest price for events before you join. Once you've enjoyed our tasting, sign-up and you’ll receive all the trappings of membership. View events.
Cost to members
We try to keep the cost to members as affordable as possible. Our subscriptions are $25/year, and our door charge is between $10 to $20 each event, depending on the support offered by the presenters.
What do fees go toward
Covers the cost of wines we are tasting on the night, light supper, room hire & presenter gifts. Use of club fees.
Interested in becoming a member?
Complete the membership form and join us at our next event.
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