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Wine Tasting & Networking Event
Friday, March 27, 2020, 05:00pm - 08:00pm
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Contact Jane: 0477 209 782

                                       Business and Community Wine Tasting and Networking Event

As part of our Events program, the Blackwood Business Network and Rotary Club are jointly hosting a wine tasting and networking event in support of our hills wineries, who were impacted by the recent devastating fires. New Era Vineyards were severely impacted by these fires (read their story below) and have been invited to showcase their wines to our members and community.

We hope you are able to attend this event, enjoy the tastings and support their recovery efforts through purchasing some of their wines. We are grateful to be able to support the Baxter family in this way.

You are invited to attend this local business and community networking event.

Enjoy a wine tasting of New Era Vineyard's unique, boutique wine selection while networking with businesses and community members.

Single glass and bottle sales available. Savoury refreshments available.

When: Friday 27th March, 5.30pm - 8pm

Where: Blackwood Community Centre, Young Street, Blackwood (adjacent Coles Supermarket carpark)

                                     *Refreshments; Door Prizes & Raffle

Cost: $5 donation - Payable at the door (to cover hall hire, licence and refreshments)

Wine Tastings: $5 (redeemable on purchase) 

                                        RSVP: by Wednesday 25th March.


Contact: Jane: 0477 209 782 for further information


Cuddle Creek Bushfire Devastates New Era Vineyards

On Friday December 20th the New Era vineyard located in the Adelaide Hills was devastated by the Cuddlee Creek fire. In addition to the destruction of 35 acres of vines and infrastructure, all of the property’s shedding, winemaking equipment, 40 hogsheads of 2019 wine and 500 dozen of cellar matured bottle stock were lost.  Attempts to recover from this misfortune are currently underway with replacement of vineyard infrastructure being the initial priority.....

The Baxter Family

Bob Baxter – Owner and Winemaker

With forty years experience in the wine industry and schooling in the Lindemans, Penfolds and Southcorp stables, Bob has cultivated the passion for the development of a product that is the benchmark for quality in small-scale winemaking. This pursuit of excellence is translated into a passion to express the terroir of the site and the unique characteristics of the Adelaide Hills as a region. Bob has been operating the New Era vineyards for 18 years, producing small quantities of premium red and white wines that include Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Pinot Noir. The recent additions of Sangiovese, Montepulciano, Tempranillo and Touriga to the product range recognise the unique characteristics of the region and the opportunity to express the distinctive characteristics of these varieties in a cool climate environment.....
Location : Blackwood Community Centre
Address: Young Street, Blackwood (adjacent Coles Supermarket carpark).
Standard Member
AU 90 12 months
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AU 130 12 months
Discount on BBN Breakfast and Event program. Business promotion on our website and newsletter. Logo included on website and newsletter.....
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