‘Meet the Maker’. Enjoy a welcome refreshment on arrival and meet Dylan Arvidson, owner and winemaker of LS Merchants, one of Margaret River’s most respected and awarded winemakers and a “young gun” of the Western Australian scene. It’s time to get ready for your team challenge.
‘Be the Maker’. Get your masterclass on red wine blending and create your own blend in this full day of hands-on activity. Under the guidance of the winemaking team, learn the intricate art of blending wine and understand why winemakers use different varieties, vintages, and fruit parcels to achieve their vision.
Relax and enjoy a private tasting of selected wines from different wine regions of Western Australia. Dylan will present some of LS Merchants most sought-after wines, and some of his personal favourites to highlight the stylistic consistency of the portfolio and the variation that terroir and vintage can provide. Pre-lunch snacks will accompany this diverse tasting lineup.
‘Be the Maker’ with a masterclass on red wine blending at the LS Merchants winery. Create your own blend in this full day of hands-on activity under the guidance of Dylan Arvidson, one of Margaret River’s most respected and awarded winemakers.
Feast on a long-table, immersive ‘farm to harvest’ lunch or dinner. Guests are treated to a decadent meal focused on provenance and nestled in a secret location amongst the barrels of the winery. Your private chef for the day will provide a culinary journey, paying homage to the seasonal and regional cuisine we all crave for. (no smears, no foams, no blankets, no smoke & mirrors).
LS Merchants will introduce four more wines for this feast: iconic varietals and wines, and a special surprise wine that is guaranteed to be the first taste for all.
The day-long journey will conclude with the presentation of the winning blend and a reward for everyone. Perhaps your wine will be the best blend of the day?
Throughout the day you’ll learn about sustainable farming practices, understand the land we walk on, and discover what low-intervention winemaking is all about, and finish with an immersive wine tasting.