The following venues are celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) with a special 49 per cent off selected female winemakers’ wine from the 8th to the 10th of March – shining a spotlight on their talents and contributions to the wine industry. 

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Me-Gal, Walsh Bay Kitchen and Yallamundi Rooms:
See Saw Prosecco, Orange, NSW

Winemaker: Monica Gray

Monica joined See Saw in October 2021 and leads the winemaking team. Her career has seen her working across vineyards in Orange, Canberra and Mudgee, as well as overseas vintages in Germany and France.

Terrace on the Domain, Botanic House and Centennial Homestead:
Alte Chardonnay, Orange, NSW

Winemaker: Debbie Lauritz

Dive into the cool-climate expertise of chardonnay, Debbie is a specialist who has left her mark on the celebrated Cumulus and currently holds the title of Chief Winemaker at Robert Oatley Winery. Debbie’s passion for crafting fine wines has played a pivotal role in putting the Central Ranges and Orange regions on the winemaking map.

First Creek ‘Botanica’ Pinot Noir, Central Ranges, NSW
Winemaker: Liz Silkman

Discover the artistry of Liz Silkman – a celebrated winemaker from New South Wales. With accolades such as Dux of the Len Evans Tutorial, Liz has been the driving force behind the success of First Creek Wines. As chief winemaker, she brings her extensive experience as a wine judge to create exceptional wines.

Reign at the QVB, ESQ at the QVB and Infinity:
The Somm and The Winemaker ‘Skinny’ Orange, NSW

‘Skinny’ is a collaborative effort between Trippas White Group sommelier, Louella Mathews, and (Young Winemaker of the Year) ChaLou Winemaker Nadja Wallington. This delightful wine tells the story of childhood friends who, by a twist of fate, both found their way into the world of wine, crafting exciting and sometimes unconventional wines.

Reign at the QVB will also offer a special ‘Madame Champagne’ flight to celebrate the trailblazing women, who shaped champagne into the extraordinary beverage that it is today. Guests can expect glasses of Madame Clicquot, Madame Pommery, and Madame Bollinger.