21 September 2018 – International Grenache Day (3rd Friday in September every year)
Long overlooked and underestimated, Australian grenache is finally getting its moment to shine. In fact, the Australian Financial Review went as far as to suggest that Grenache may even rival Shiraz as an Australian classic.
3 May 2019 – International Sauvignon Blanc Day (always the first Friday in May)
Although Sauvignon Blanc does not have as long a history in Australia as varieties like Shiraz or Riesling, it has found a very comfortable home in certain regions producing a range of styles.
9 May 2019 – World Moscato Day
In most cases Moscato wine is a sweet, slightly bubbly white wine made from Muscat Blanc grapes often referred to more specifically as Moscato d’Asti. Though Moscato is often sweet, its low alcohol (5-7% ABV) and refreshing flavour profile makes Moscato more than just a dessert wine and what better day than World Moscato Day to discover this delightful tipple.
23 May 2019 – International Chardonnay Day
9 June 2019 – National Rosé Day (second Saturday in June every year, although some claim it occurs on 14th August – we recommend celebrating both to be safe)
13 August 2019 – International Prosecco Day
Prosecco is a white sparkling wine, originating from Italy. Mark this important day with a visit to the Sunraysia Cellar Door where you will arrive to the warmest of welcomes and leave with an encyclopedic knowledge of all things Prosecco.
30 August 2019 – International Cabernet Day