Merrick Watts Brings “An Idiot’s Guide to Wine” to Yarra Valley

Drink, Melbourne, Play / 15 August 2023

Wine enthusiasts and comedy lovers, mark your calendars! Merrick Watts, a well-known comedian and wine specialist, is joining forces with Innocent Bystander in the Yarra Valley for an unforgettable experience.

Next month, “An Idiot’s Guide to Wine” will arrive at this renowned location, offering a one-of-a-kind blend of wit, wine, and culinary delights. It’s an event that transcends typical wine tasting, injecting laughter and levity into the tradition. Get ready to embark on a wine flight that’s not just about sipping but also about having a grand time. Here’s everything you need to know about this exciting event.

Merrick Watts - An Idiot’s Guide to Wine Innocent Bystander

Comedy Meets Wine Tasting

There’s a fine line between comedy and wine, and Merrick Watts knows how to walk it. He’s teaming up with Innocent Bystander in the Yarra Valley to bring you a unique blend of humour and vino.

An Exclusive Experience

Watts can’t wait to host a special edition of An Idiot’s Guide to Wine at Innocent Bystander. The interactive show aims to make wine accessible to everyone. You will taste six Innocent Bystander wines, enjoy food, and laugh at Watts’ signature humour. Merrick ensures an event with lots of laughter and learning, far from traditional wine tasting.

Food, Wine, and Lots of Laughs

After the show, the Innocent Bystander team has prepared a special locally-crafted three-course meal. You can relish dishes like truffle croquettes, brisket empanadas, and orange dark chocolate tart. With confit duck paella as a main course, this feast is sure to leave you satisfied.

Merrick Watts - An Idiot’s Guide to Wine Innocent Bystander

Two Shows, One Perfect Day

The event unfolds on Saturday, August 26, with doors opening at 11.30am and 5.00pm. This 70-minute show promises a perfect Yarra Valley day out. So, join us to enjoy good food, great wine, and even better laughs.

Tickets and Information

Tickets are available at $145, including the show, six wine tastings, a delightful three-course menu, and of course, heaps of laughs. The venue, Innocent Bystander, is located at 316-334 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville, Victoria. For more event details, visit the official booking page.

So, why wait? Grab a ticket now, and join Merrick for wine and comedy at Innocent Bystander. It’s a combination that promises a day full of joy and excitement!