Matthew Jukes, UK wine writer, was recently in Canberra to help promote the inaugural Touch Football Vinnie-Yard – a charity event for the St Vincent de Paul Society.
Matthew writes: “I am thrilled to be launching my wine and touch footy event in Canberra and cannot wait to learn more about the wines from this fantastic and unique part of Australia as well as uniting the wine community and wine lovers in order to raise much needed funds for the plight of the homeless.”
As part of this campaign there was a dinner held at Old Parliament House where numerous regional wines were paired with food prepared by Janet Jeffs at Ginger Catering. It was here Matthew was able to sample a wide range of Canberra District wines. He was impressed. Here are Matthew’s tasting notes on four of our wines.