Do your bit to support those in need

Australian Wine Trade Flood Relief Raffle

By Winsor Dobbin
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Seppeltsfield cellar

Seppeltsfield cellar

Barossa Wine Traveller by Tyson Stelzer and Grant Dodd
Barossa Valley, South Australia
Paringa Estate Chardonnay, Estate Pinot Noir and non vintage Estate Shiraz
Wild Duck Creek Estate, Heathcote, Victoria

 

The Australian wine industry, led by wine writer Tyson Stelzer and VisitVineyards.com founder Robyn Lewis, has responded magnificently to help raise funds for the Queensland and Victorian flood and cyclone relief appeals.

Now wine drinkers can do their bit to support those in need by buying tickets in the Australian Wine Trade Flood relief Raffle.

There are 200 prizes on offer, with a value in excess of $240,000, and all monies raised will go to those in need.

There are also bonuses in place for those who buy early, or in bulk, including a dozen Barossa wines (worth $240) for the first 10 online purchases of 100 tickets, and two special offers from VisitVineyards.com - the must-visit site for all wine lovers planning to hit the road.

All online purchases of eight, 10, 20, 30, 50 and 100 ticket packages earn a VisitVineyards.com double membership (retail value $69) and all online purchases of five-ticket packages earn a single membership (retail value $49).

The first prize in the raffle is worth approximately $33,000 and includes a weekend for four in the Barossa Valley, including accommodation for two nights at the historic Jacob's Estate cottages, lunch for four at the Jacob's Creek Visitor Centre to the value of $650, a tour of the Steingarten Vineyard, structured wine tasting, return flights to Adelaide from any capital city within Australia and a hire car for two days along with six bottles each of Orlando St Hugo Cabernet Sauvignon and Orlando Centenary Hill Shiraz; packs of Torbreck RunRig 2007, Wild Duck Creek Duck Muck Shiraz 2007 and one dozen Moss Wood Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 (Retail value $1200) along with an instant cellar featuring wines from Seppeltsfield, a magnum of 1996 Penfolds Grange, and rare collectables from Kalleske Wines, Savaterre, Jasper Hill, Mount Mary, Irvine, Lake’s Folly and dozens of others, including a double membership to VisitVineyards.com.

The second prize, featuring wines from Wild Duck Creek, Leeuwin Estate, Chateau Tanunda and others is estimated at $20,000.

From magnums of Grange and Larmandier–Bernier Terre de Vertus 1er Cru Champagne, jereboams, dozens and half dozens of cult and iconic wines including Paringa Estate, Lakes Folly, Mount Mary and hundreds more the 31-page prize list (downloadable here in pdf) is a wine lovers’ delight.

Even the 200th prize is well worthwhile winning, including a case of MadFish premium reds, a case of Journeys End Embarkment Shiraz 2005 and a copy of Stelzer’s book Barossa Wine Traveller.

Tickets cost $30 each (only 40,000 will be sold) and are available online from www.VisitVineyards.com. Ticket sales close on March 11.

 

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