Feature: Jack Foley
AustraliaLIFE, the celebratory London event to be held from January
28 to 30, 2005, will host free lessons to anybody who would like
to try their hand with the Didgeridoo.
This lively and entertaining three-day festival will provide
a welcome glimpse of colour at a bleak time of year, offering
as it does a chance to taste foods and wines and to discover something
of the travel and intrigue behind the vibrant country of Australia.
Exhibitors include a host of wineries; Brown Brothers, Nepenthe,
Yellowtail, Wakefield, Penfolds, Wynns, Lindemanns, Rosemount,
Cullen Wines, Yalumba, Peter Lehman, Wolf Blass and Andrew Peace,
to name but a few.
There will be also be delicious award winning pasta from Bellata
Gold, such as Lemon Myrtle, Hot Chilli, Garlic Basil and Celery.
Organised by the leading magazine, Wine International, AustraliaLIFE
takes place at Lord’s Cricket Ground Nursery Pavilion.
A programme of Masterclasses and
Theatre workshops will be taking place at which consumers will
have the chance to learn from leading winemakers, producers of
indigenous foods, spices and oils, and hear from Matt Cameron
Smith, of Tourism Australia, about wine trails, sights and adventures.
Maybe you would like to hear about the ‘Viognier Monologues’
from Yalumba winemaker, Jane Ferrari?
Or learn about the developments or organic and bio-dynamic wines
from Vanya Cullen, of Cullen Wines, from the Margaret River? The
Australian Wine Bureau is also to host a Masterclass on 'New Australian
In another special area of the pavilion there will be a whole
showcase on travel opportunities in Australia, with staff on hand
from Qantas Holidays to offer expert advice on tours and independent
Touch-sensitive screens will provide glimpses of Australia’s
colourful countryside and exotic landscape, mixed with images
of the vibrant city living and sporting life.
Another zone will host a restaurant, catered by renowned Australian
chef Scott Webster, of Osia fame.
For further information or to book tickets online visit www.wineint.com/australialife.
Ticket phone line; 01795 414 880.
australiaLIFE 2005 - Australian Wine Tasting & Lifestyle
Show, from Jan 28-30, 2005.
Location: Lords Cricket Ground, St John’s Wood Road, London,
Show Opening Hours: Friday 4pm – 9pm Saturday & Sunday
11am – 6pm