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Last Call For The Sydney Wine Fair


It's the last chance to get your tickets for the Sydney Wine Fair and we've some last minute news to share.


News Flashes!

>>> Crowd favourites Good Intentions have added a last-minute wine to their lineup. Their newest Pinot Noir from their byodynamic vineyard will be ready just in time to pour at the Fair.

>>> Speaking of new, there will be a great oppurtunity to try one of the latest extremely small batch releases (just 300 bottles) James from Jauma

>>> Brad from Amato and David from Vinteloper have also both confirmed they'll have their new realeses including the latter's delicious Odeon wines.

>>> On the imported front, we've confirmed that the Jean Yves Peron wines (Savoie) will be on taste as well as some rare wines from Jura, including the illustrious Savagnin and Vin Jaune varietals! Only the best from Italy, as well. 


So in case you haven't heard, the Oak Barrel’s Sydney Boutique Wine Fair is back in 2016 and will take place Saturday 16 July! The final release of tickets are on sale now at just $30 for members and $40 for guests.

To be held on site at our store's CBD location, the Wine Fair is all about discovering new wine, meeting people and putting faces to the winemakers of your existing favourites.

We've invited the people who make the wines we love to drink. A lot of the exhibitors are organic or biodynamic, minimal intervention, preservative free or no sulphite - most of them representing the new wave of Australia.

What's common between the winemakers and representatives is that they all give great care to what they producing or growing. We love supporting them, and so we'll be sharing their passion with you around a good glass (or a few)!

Confirmed to appear are some of most interesting winemakers from all around Australia such James Erskine from JaumaStuart Olsen from Eloquesta and Andrew Burchell from Good Intentions.  

As well as a host of local producers, we've invited some of the country's top importers to showcase their latest vintages.

For this year's event we'll open up the tasting and back rooms of The Oak Barrel’s Sydney CBD wine destination.

Keep an eye on the official website for more info as its announced.

When: Saturday July 16th
Time: 2pm to 6pm
Where: The Oak Barrel, 152 Elizabeth St. Sydney CBD
Tickets: $30 for members$40 for non-members

Winemakers & Importers Confirmed For The Fair

- James Erskine from Jauma (Adelaide Hills, SA)
- Tom Shobbrook (Barossa, SA)
Andrew Burchell & Brock from Good Intentions Wine Co. (Mount Gambier, SA)
Nav Singh
from Simha (Tasmania)

Gary Mills from Jamsheed (Beechworth, VIC)
Stuart Olsen from Eloquesta (Mudgee, NSW)
Peter Windrim from Krinklewood (Hunter Valley, NSW)
Brad from Amato (Margaret River, WA)
Rob Mack from Aphelion (Willunga, SA)
Shashi Singh from Avani (Mornington Peninsula, VIC)
Tom & Sally Belford from Bobar (Yarra Valley, VIC)
Vinteloper (Adelaide Hill, SA)
Mike and Greta from Moon Wine (Beechworth, VIC)
Rhen Dodd from Strenua (Yarra Valley, VIC)
Piero Gatti from Godot Wine (Italian Importer)
Charles Simpson from Virtuous Vines (French Importer)
Elisa Lazzeri from Enoteca Sydney (Italian/Austrian Importer)
Ludovic Deloche from Halle aux Vins (French Importer)
(German Importer)

The Oak Barrel’s Boutique Wine Fair is open to over 18s only and strict RSA regulations will apply. List of exhibitors may change due to unforeseen circumstances. We ask and expect all our punters to respect our Fair Play Policy (available here) and are sure that everyone will act like grown-up adults and have a thigh-slapping good time as a result. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.

-Paul Hervy 

Paul Hervy