Zema Estate
8 September 2022 | News | Zema Estate

Cabernet [Decade]nce Tasting - Friday 13 October


15 Producers. 30 Cabernets. 1 Night Only. A red wine lover’s delight! Cabernet Die-hards this one is for you!

Join up to 15 Coonawarra producers at Brand’s Laira for one night only in October, as winemakers and vignerons gather to showcase the superior ageing ability of Coonawarra’s signature variety – Cabernet Sauvignon.

Taste and compare wines from the 2013 vintage and older, in this Cabernet Decade[nce] showcase!

Join us for a unique and exclusive opportunity to taste and compare cellared wines with current releases. Discover how the characteristics of Cabernet change and develop over the years, displaying a true testament to longevity.

A shuttle bus will be operating to transport guests from Penola to and from the event. Tickets must be booked in advance online via the ticketing link.

DINNER PACKAGE – Top off the night at the nearby Ottelia restaurant with a degustation to delight. Enjoy the 5-course degustation dinner with paired wines. Book your dinner package at the time of booking.

TIME | Tasting Event 5:30pm – 7:30pm | Dinner 7:30pm – 9:45pm

A shuttle bus will be operating to transport guests staying in Penola to and from the event.

Pick up at 5:10pm Penola Foodland Car Park | Must@Coonawarra at 5:15pm | Chardonnay Lodge ‘ Coonawarra Place’  5:25pm


Penola - town shuttle bus

Join the 2 hour tasting event, but let us get you there. Jump aboard the Penola shuttle bus and allow us to deliver you to and from the event.

$51 pp including the event

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True to tradition 40 years ago Demetrio and Francesca Zema purchased our first 20-acre property in Coonawarra. Today we reflect on our past and look towards the future.


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