• Bendigo Heritage Uncorked - The Unseen Series


Bendigo Heritage Uncorked - The Unseen Series

Bendigo’s winemakers will be live-streaming a very special edition of Bendigo Heritage Uncorked – The Unseen Series. Each Friday over six weeks, local host Kathie Bolitho chats to three winemakers from the unseen corner of a local historic building.

The series runs from Friday 23rd October to Friday 27th November.

Bendigo Heritage Uncorked - The Unseen Series

Pre-purchase a 3-bottle pack of Bendigo wine at the bottom of this page, and then join the virtual wine tasting with 3 local winemakers.

The series consists of six individual virtual wine tasting events between October and November, 2020. Join one event, or join multiple.

Each event is live-streamed from an unseen corner of an historic Bendigo building. Host, Kath Bolitho, and the winemakers will show each wine and chat about their winemaking process.

You can join as a group, or couple (within gathering restrictions). Choose your ticket type at the bottom of this page
• Winetaster: Pre-purchase the mixed 3-bottle wine pack which includes one wine from each winemaker. The wines will be delivered directly to your door. You’ll also be registered for the livestream chat.
• Spectator: Purchase your registration for only the livestream chat.

1. How long will it take my wine to get to me?
If you live local around the Bendigo region, Castlemaine region or Melbourne, you’ll need to place your order 5 days before the event. If you live further out in Regional Victoria, or interstate, you’ll need to place your order 9 days ahead.

2. Can I share my wine pack with friends?
Of course! Make it social, get your friends or family together and enjoy the wines together (of course still following gathering restrictions).

3. How do I watch the wine chat?
Two days before the event, we’ll email you a link to the wine chat. Our suggestion is that you have a laptop or larger screen to enjoy it.

4. What time does each event start?
6pm. Maybe you’d like to pre-prepare a tasty platter or meal to enjoy with your wine.

On the day
• Pour yourself a glass of Bendigo region wine.
• Get comfortable – no judgment if you’re on the couch in your PJ’s!
• Click on the registration link at 6pm to join The Unseen Series, watch all the action live, and put forward your questions for the winemakers to answer live.

The series is part of the Bendigo Bloom campaign promoted by Bendigo Tourism. Thank you to series sponsor, Bendigo Tourism, and supporters Visit Victoria and Strategem.

List of Wineries and Dates
Session 1 - 23 October - Bendigo Art Gallery
Tony Winspear, Balgownie Estate, Pinot Gris 2019
Cliff Stubbs, Burnt Acre Vineyard, Shiraz 2018
Russell Clarke, Grangehill Vineyard, Chaperon Rosé 2020

Session 2 - 30 October - Beehive Building (also known as the Sandhurst Mining Exchange)
Amy Cumming, Water Wheel Vineyards, Chardonnay 2019
Robyn Lougoon, Connor Park Winery, Sparkling Shiraz 2015
Denise Langford, Byronsvale Vineyard & Accommodation, Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Session 3 - 6 November - Golden Dragon Museum
Ken Gilchrist, GilGraves, Field Blend 2019 (Shiraz/Malbec/Sangiovese)
Paul Greblo, Sandhurst Ridge Winery, Nebbiolo 2017
David Lawson, Black Wallaby Wines, Albino (Viognier/Marsanne) 2017

Session 4 - 13 November - Castlemaine Historic Market Building
Ken Pollock, BlackJack Wines, Block 6 Shiraz 2018
Chris McCormack, Turners Crossing, Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Carolyn Fitzsimmons, Two Creeks Vineyard, Shiraz 2017

Session 5 - 20 November - Bendigo Visitor Centre Underground
Wes Vine, Mandurang Valley Wines, GSM 2019
Rob Black, Black Estate, Shiraz 2017
Tim Robertson, Lome Vineyard, Viognier/Rousanne/Marsanne 2017

Session 6 - 27 November - Hotel Shamrock
Peter Fyffe, Glenwillow Wines, Sparkling Shiraz 2017
Melanie Chester, Sutton Grange Winery, Fairbank Rosé 2019
Andrew Simpson, Newbridge Wines, Shiraz 2017

Under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 it is an offence
- To supply alcohol to a person under the age of 18

Bendigo VIC 3550, Australia

Cancellation Policy

No refunds available.
Wine pack purchase cut-off dates are supplied to account for the time it's currently taking to deliver products through postage channels.
Winetaster Ticket (Bendigo Castlemaine and Melbourne areas) - 5 days
Winetaster Ticket (Regional Victoria and Interstate) - 9 days