Nation Wine Centre of Australia University of South Australia

Events

Champagne Fest 2019

Sunday 27 October, 2019

Our most anticipated event of the year is back again and Champagne Fest 2019 promises to be our biggest yet!

Please note this event is now sold out and no further tickets will be available at the door on the day.


Picture a day of pure indulgence, as you delve into the wonderful world of Champagne with over 40 different Champagnes to choose from. We will also have a range of stunning Sparkling Wine from Australia, America and across Europe. Fresh seafood and a hand-designed menu from our Executive Chef, Steven Clark featuring nothing but local produce will be available throughout the day, as Brian Ruiz and Entertainment Adelaide provide entertainment that will sure to have you dancing the day away.

General Admission - 11am until 5pm:
Tickets $25 per person includes entrance into Champagne Fest and $8 Champagne Fest credit to use towards purchases on the day.

  • Live entertainment by Brian Ruiz and Entertainment Adelaide 
  • Champagne and Sparkling Wine tastings from $2.00/taste 
  • Wine available to purchase by the glass or bottle 
  • Fresh seafood and delicious festival food stations


As well as our General Admission area, this year we have not just one but two VIP options for those looking to spoil themselves! Our G.H. Mumm Champagne VIP Room (located in the Vines Room) and our Deviation Road Sparkling VIP Room (located on the first floor in the Gallery) provide the perfect opportunity to get the absolute most out of your Champagne Fest experience and further explore the bubbles on offer.

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“G.H. Mumm Champagne” - VIP Package* - 12pm until 5pm:  SOLD OUT!
Tickets $200 per person. Includes entrance into Champagne Fest and exclusive access to the G.H. Mumm VIP area in the Vines Room. Guests will enjoy a 5 hour Food and Beverage Package including a selection of food stations and a range of Champagne, White and Red Wine, Beer, Cider and Soft Drink.

*G.H. Mumm VIP ticket holders will have access to the Vines Room, the Terrace and General Admission.  In line with our requirements for the Responsible Service of Alcohol, bottles will not be served from the bar after 4pm.


“Deviation Road” - VIP Package* - 12pm until 5pm:  SOLD OUT!
Tickets $150 per person. Includes entrance into Champagne Fest and exclusive access to the Deviation Road VIP Area in the Gallery on Level 1 where Kate & Hamish Laurie from Deviation Road will be on hand to talk you through their wines and the wine making process, plus answer any other questions you may have. Guests will enjoy a 5 hour Food and Beverage Package including Chef designed canapes and a selection of Sparkling Wine, White and Red Wine, Beer, Cider and Soft Drink.

Deviation Road produces exciting cool climate wines from mature vineyard resources in the Adelaide Hills, where owners Hamish and Kate Laurie continue a five-generation family winemaking tradition.  Their range of méthode traditionnelle sparkling wines have received many accolades, confirming Deviation Road as one of Australia’s premium sparkling wine producers.

*Deviation Road VIP ticket holders will have access to the Gallery, exclusivity to the upstairs bathrooms and General Admission. In line with our requirements for the Responsible Service of Alcohol, bottles will not be served from the bar after 4pm.

CHAMPAGNE FEST MASTERCLASSES Our champagne fest masterclasses are a must for those who love Champagne and want to learn more about this amazing region. Join our Sommelier, James and a panel of some of the best sparkling wine makers in Australia as we host two scintillating masterclasses

Champagne Fest: Grower Masterclass I Sunday 27 October
12:00pm - 12:45pm I $75
There are over 3,500 different Grower Champagne brands, with each solely making wine from the grapes they grow. We will shine the light on 6 different producers from various parts of Champagne from Agrapart to Pierre Peters.

Champagne Fest: Better late, than never I Sunday 27 October
2:00pm - 2:45pm I $95
Late Disgorgement or dégorgement tardif refers to the late release of a Sparkling wine with an extended time on lees. We will take you through some of our favourite L.D Champagnes and compare them with some local counterparts.

Purchase tickets to Champagne Fest masterclasses* here.

*Please note, masterclass tickets include a complimentary General Admission ticket into Champagne Fest.

**Tickets are limited. Bookings are essential 
~THIS WILL BE AN EFTPOS ONLY EVENT~