GMWC visits Tamar Valley

The GMWC has completed a stunning tour of the Tamar Valley, Tasmania, in celebration of the Club’s fifth anniversary. Members flew from Melbourne to Launceston on Sunday 11 September 2016 for a two-day trek...

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He could have been a member…

Regrettably, A L Simon no longer lives among us. Simon (1877-1970) was a French-born, English wine merchant, gourmet, educator and prolific wine writer. Fellow wine writer Hugh Johnson describes Simon as “the charismatic leader...

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Finding Fault

GMWC members have spent the March 2016 meeting finding faults in wine.  Enrolled in a one-night ‘palate training’ course – through Armadale Cellars, Melbourne – members were taught to detect a variety of typical wine...

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Christmas Dinner 2015

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    2013 Ocean Eight pinot noir
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    Mitchelton Blackwoord Park Riesling

Another great GMWC year was brought to a close on Saturday evening, 28 November 2015. Members gathered at Scopri restaurant, Carlton, for a multi-course dinner and a suite of wines that each, in some...

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The upstairs dining room at Jimmy Watson’s

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    Jimmy Watson award winners since 1962
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During our Melbourne wine bar tour back in March we visited the iconic Jimmy Watson’s in Lygon street, Carlton. It’s a landmark of the Melbourne wine bar scene, one of Melbourne’s original “wine bars”,...

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