Transport to the scenic vineyards of France!

Live via Zoom
Over 20 people have attended this class




Online Tasting for Two

How: Video chat using Zoom

Where: From an entertainment area of your choosing

When: Wednesday 24th January, 6.00pm to 7.30pm AEDT

Investment: $99* for two includes six 187mL wines

(Note; *Freight charges and delivery cut-offs apply to non-Metro Melbourne – see below)

Bordeaux - Burgundy - Loire - Provence - Rhone

Transport yourself to the scenic vineyards of France from the comfort of your home with our exclusive Zoom event. Immerse yourself in a guided tasting journey led by Phil Hude (AC Proprietor) and Philip Shorten (imported wine buyer), where you'll savour the distinct characteristics of Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhone and more. Expand your wine knowledge and indulge your palate in this captivating virtual experience.

Whether you're a seasoned enthusiast or new to the world of French wines, this event promises an evening of discovery and enjoyment. Reserve your spot now, invite some friends around and raise your glasses to an unforgettable exploration of France's finest wines! Santé! 


Jaume Cotes du Rhone Blanc 2022

Buisson Bourgogne Blanc 2020

Aspras Cotes de Provence Rose ‘Les Trois Freres’ 2021


Buisson Bourgogne Rouge 2020

Enchantoir Saumur Rouge ‘l'Ilot des Biches’ 2019

Cailleteau-Bergeron ‘Cuvee Prestige’ Blaye Cotes de Bordeaux 2020


Shipping details (please indicate when booking):

Pickup or delivery within 25km of Armadale - Free (dispatch/pick up from 1-5 days prior)

Sydney Metro and outside 25km from Armadale - $15 (RSVP cut-off Wednesday 17th January)


Book now to secure your virtual seat either online (see top right) or by contacting the Events team: 

                                                   03 9509 3055,                

If an external delivery company is required for your address then due to timing we cannot guarantee delivery of your pack by the time of the event. The event will be recorded and we can send you the link for you to view at a later date

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What you will learn

  • Explore some of the great regions within France
  • How to enjoy a premium wine tasting via Zoom
  • Learn about appellations, grape varieties, the relevance of terroir and winemaking

What you will get

  • Six premium wines to enjoy in specially curated 187 ml bottles, all from home
  • A form guide with special Zoom pricing and a chance to win special prizes
  • Gain a better understanding about the region

What to bring

  • Six stems/glassware,
  • a PC/phone
  • A tasting plate of your choice

What to wear

Dress for comfort, or get dressed-up.........your choice!

Appropriate for

Suited to seasoned enthusiasts or those new to the world of French wines

Zoom meeting

Jan 24, 6pm AEDT

Meeting ID: 874 9470 7642 

Passcode: 841979

Armadale Cellars

(1149 Reviews)

Armadale Cellars is about providing you with a memorable experience. Their courses in Melbourne are legendary for information, cutting edge wines and an awesome social atmosphere. Armadale Cellars has been a wine educator for over 25 years.

As one of Melbourne's leading independant retailer, Armadale Cellars team is led by Roseworthy graduate Phil Hude who is renowned for his no-nonsense and no-compromise attitude to wine as well as securing some of the leading figures in Australia wine industry to help present his informative and fun-filled courses and special events.

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Your Teacher

Phil Hude

Phil has been in the hospitality and wine industry for 37 years. In 1996 he completed his university wine marketing studies at Roseworthy before starting his small wine business, Armadale Cellars in 1997.Phil’s wine knowledge and expertise has been accumulated over many years through regular trips to the New & Old world of wine. Phil has presented hundreds of tastings and winemaker's dinners and lent his wine expertise to numerous corporate speaking engagements and television and radio interviews.

Philip Shorten

After a decade in management consulting and having funded himself through his WSET studies, Philip made the leap into the wine trade in London during the 1990's.  He worked for an up-market wine and spirits retailer in central London for five years prior to returning to Australia. Winner of Negociants Working With Wine Fellowship in 2016, Philip has travelled extensively throughout the wine world.

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5.0 (4 reviews)
Peterrated it
25 Jan 2024
A fantastic way to enjoy some great value wines from some of France's most renowned wine regions. Thanks Phil and the team.
bronwynrated it
25 Jan 2024
This session was a great opportunity to taste different wines combined with informative commentary. An excellent experience. Well priced and generous amount of each type of wine.
Danielrated it
24 Jan 2024
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a transfer or credit note.

If you can't attend the class:

You’re welcome to send someone in your place.


  • A transfer can be requested 7 days before the class starts. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

Terms & Conditions

1. There are no refunds for Courses & Events. Gift vouchers purchased through WeTeachMe (this booking platform) are ONLY redeemable for courses and events.

2. If you are unable to attend an event or course at/with Armadale Cellars you must inform us (at a minimum) 1 full week (7 days) prior in writing/email and we can transfer you to another course or event. After that, it is your responsibility to fill the spot with a friend, family or anyone you deem to substitute for you, otherwise seat/booking lapses.

3. No transfers will be given within 1 week of the course/event start date.

4. Public transport is best way to get to events/courses. For events at our cellar, if driving, we request that all participants park on High Street (where there are no parking restrictions after 6.30pm). For external events, please check parking prior or contact us if unsure.

5. Gift certificate/bookings valid within 36 months of purchase. Gift vouchers/bookings are not redeemable for cash or wine, nor refundable.

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