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Pinot Celebration Australia

February 8 @ 9:00 am - February 9 @ 5:00 pm

Pinot Celebration Australia – RACV Cape Schanck – 8 & 9 February 2019

Join some of the leading  Pinot Noir experts and wineries  from Australia and around the World to explore the stories of Pinot Noir from the Mornington Peninsula, Australia and the world, over two days of tastings, discussions, lunches and gala dinners!

We will be exploring the stories of Pinot Noir – told by the growers, the winemakers, Masters of Wine, the sommeliers and the wine writers that have been captivated by this wonderful and elusive grape variety.

Held on February 8 and 9, 2019 at the newly built RACV Cape Schanck Resort

The theme for 2019 is to understand the development and history of Australian Pinot – celebrating its journey. This Celebration will see the introduction of concurrent sessions and opportunities for visitors to get out and about in our region, showcasing the latest new developments including Point Leo Estate in Merricks.

Tickets include the full two day program as below, including all tastings, lunches and dinners – $1,100pp – SORRY but we are SOLD OUT (if you have prebooked with MPVA,  or if you have been provided with a code please email admin@mpva.com.au or phone 03 5989 2377)

Some extra tickets are available for dinner Friday night at Pt. Leo Estate at $150pp and Saturday night at RACV Cape Schanck at $200pp.  Please also contact admin@mpva.com.au for bookings.

Pinot Celebration Australia … 
we have some exciting additions to the program.

US Wine writer and Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast Christina Pickard joins the program, while five of the country’s most exciting sommeliers will select Australian pinots to be tasted at the event:

  • Leanne Altmann – Beverage Director, Andrew McConnell Restaurants
  • Penny Grant – Group Sommelier, Ghanem Group
  • Jane Lopes – Wine Director, Attica
  • Kara Maisano – Sommelier, Masani and Gourmet Traveller WINE 2018 Young Sommelier of the Year
  • Shanteh Wong – Head Sommelier, Quay Restaurant
  • Jenna Phillpott – Assistant Head Sommelier, Dinner by Heston


RACV Cape Schanck have provided a package for our delegates. These options will be provided when booking for one or two tickets here:

One Celebration ticket plus 3 nights accommodation in Superior Ocean View Room 7th, 8th and 9th Feb (including breakfast) at RACV Cape Schanck Resort $2000 for one.

Two Celebration tickets plus 3 nights accommodation in Superior Ocean View Room 7th, 8th and 9th Feb (including breakfast for 2) at RACV Cape Schanck Resort $3100 for two

For those who do not wish to purchase the package, please use this link  for other accommodation options at RACV Cape Schanck Resort.


February 8 @ 9:00 am
February 9 @ 5:00 pm


RACV Cape Schanck
Mornington Peninsula Australia