Victorian Wine Tasting Takes a Twist This Valentine’s Day

Drink, Melbourne / 1 February 2024

This Valentine’s Day, a unique surprise awaits Melbourne’s wine enthusiasts as the celebrated wine tasting event, Into The Vines, returns. Remarkably, it pairs Victorian wines with Hareruya Pantry’s exquisite ice cream, making it the perfect destination for couples, friends, and solo explorers.

A Gathering of Local Wine Gems

For this special event, Tracado has curated a selection of five distinguished Victorian wineries. The lineup includes In Two Minds, Rouleur Wine Co, Athletes of Wine, and Hesket Estate. Additionally, another exciting winery will join soon. This diverse selection ensures an enlightening journey through various wine styles.

At the event, each attendee will receive a tasting card. These cards and the winemakers themselves will encourage engaging conversations about the wines. Consequently, guests will enjoy an interactive tour of Victoria’s wine scene, sampling up to 20 unique wines. Also, a range of cheeses will be available, perfectly complementing the wine selection.

A Novel Pairing: Ice Cream and Wine

Furthermore, the event features a special masterclass hosted by Dr Alastair Reed. Here, guests will experience an intriguing pairing of Victorian wines with unique gelato flavours from Hareruya Pantry. Lasting 45 minutes, this masterclass, located upstairs from the tasting room, introduces a novel concept in wine pairing.

Guests inspired by the event can order a one-litre tub of Hareruya Pantry’s selected ice cream flavours. This take-home option extends the Valentine’s Day wine tasting experience to the comfort of your home.


Booking Your Experience

With limited availability, the tasting event costs $15, and the masterclass is an additional $40. The event maintains an intimate atmosphere, with a maximum of 90 people for the tasting and 15 for the masterclass. Importantly, a part of the event’s proceeds will support Friends for Good. This charity fights loneliness across Australia, making your participation even more meaningful.

This Valentine’s Day, the wine tasting event in Melbourne offers more than a celebration of love. It presents an exploration of Victoria’s wine and culinary delights. It’s a chance to immerse in new flavours, learn from expert winemakers, and support a noble cause. Secure your spot here for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day wine tasting in Melbourne.