Fri, Aug 26|
Wine Maker Tasting with Bruce Tyrrell, owner and head winemaker of Tyrrell's Wines.
Meet the wine maker, taste the wines, learn and enjoy! The Tyrrell family has been producing outstanding wines in the Hunter Valley since 1858. Light snacks will be served. $50 per person. Please book on resy.com Bird's Nest. $10 reservation fee will be refunded on final bill.
Time & Location
Aug 26, 2022, 5:00 PM – Aug 27, 2022, 7:00 PM
Estes Park, 1221 High Dr, Estes Park, CO 80517, USA
About the event
Wines: Hunter Valley Semillon 2021, Hunter Valley Shiraz 2019, Rufus Stone Shiraz 2019 and the Vat 1 Semillon 2016.
Bruce Tyrrell, owner and head winemaker, will be at the event to taste with you while talking about his wines!
"The Tyrrell family has been producing outstanding wines in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales since 1858 and now shares the position of being the second oldest continuously owned and operated family winery in Australia. Handed down through four generations, the company is now managed by Bruce Tyrrell.
Bruce Tyrrell graduated from the University of New England in 1973 with a Bachelor of Agricultural Economics. He has had a broad range of involvement in the wine industry, including Director of the Hunter Valley Wine and Tourism Association and the Hunter Valley Research Foundation.
In 2006, Bruce Tyrrell was recognised with an Order of Australia medal for his contribution to the Australian wine industry; improving grape quality, research, tourism and export opportunities. In 2009, he was named a Hunter Valley Living Legend at the Hunter Valley Wine Industry Awards. That same year, Tyrrell’s Wines was also named Australian Red Winery of the Year by Gary Walsh and Campbell Mattinson and Australian Winery of the Year by James Halliday in his 2010 Australian Wine Companion.
In 2016 Bruce was awarded the Graham Gregory Award for his service to the NSW Wine Industry, and in 2017 Bruce was recognised, by his peers within Industry, for his significant contribution to the Hunter Valley Wine Industry and received the ‘Hunter Valley - Award for Excellence’.
In 2012, Tyrrell’s Vat 1 Semillon and Vat 9 Shiraz were the inaugural winners of the Wines of Provenance award at the Hunter Valley Wine Show.
Under Bruce Tyrrell’s management Tyrrell’s Wines will remain family owned and continue with the simple philosophy of striving to be one of Australia’s pre-eminent family owned wine companies, producing the highest quality wines possible at all levels."
Bruce Tyrrell’s children Jane, John and Christopher all currently work in the business."