Events: waite campus

Waite 100 Gala

Matt Moran

The exclusive Waite 100 Gala will be a black-tie, stand-up cocktail affair celebrating 100 years of the enduring Waite Gift.

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Tasting Australia Masterclasses: Legends & Legacy

Andrew Cailliard

Join internationally recognised Master of Wine Andrew Caillard as he leads a masterclass reflecting on how graduates from the University of Adelaide’s Roseworthy and Waite campuses have shaped modern Australian wine.

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Tasting Australia Masterclass: House of Hemp

Hemp leaves

This masterclass will explore the newest innovations for one of the world's oldest crops. Hemp has been used for thousands of years in many ways, including clothing, shoes, ropes, paper, and carpets. However, Vircura is the first company in South Australia to bring together local growers and hemp processing capability and use the product to develop new and innovative products for the construction and building industry as an alternative and sustainable building material. Industrial hemp is now being grown in Australia, and many small businesses are producing hemp seed and oil-based products for human consumption.

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Tasting Australia Masterclass: From the Reef (sold out)

An image of Nornie Bero

First Nations foods are increasingly gaining popularity in the mainstream and are rapidly being adopted into our diets. These plants and animals represent a plethora of foods that are pre-adapted to our environmental landscape and have been sustaining life in the Torres Strait for thousands of years. Yet it is only in recent years that these foods have been more widely adopted and integrated into modern First Nations cuisine.

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Tasting Australia Masterclass: Vine Champions (sold out)

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This once-in- a-lifetime masterclass draws together some of the most distinguished University of Adelaide wine making alumni under a special celebration collection of wines carefully hand picked in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the University of Adelaide.

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Tasting Australia Masterclass: Shots Fired Back (sold out)

A man standing in an agave fild

It’s an exciting time to make and enjoy Australian agave spirit. The national scene has taken off in the past year, with this masterclass set to feature pioneering producers who each have their own style.

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Tasting Australia Masterclass: Mother Wine (sold out)

Two women

Radburnd Cellars in New Zealand’s Hawkes Bay has a unique connection to Adelaide. Kate Radburnd and her daughter Penelope Radburnd both studied wine making at the University of Adelaide, and now Adelaide and Hawkes Bay are both Great Wine Capitals.

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Tasting Australia Masterclass: Fresh Crop (sold out)

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It takes bravery to leave university and establish your own winery. Hear from the South Australian young guns doing just that, discovering their inspiration and new releases.

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Tasting Australia Masterclass: Cellar to Ceylon (sold out)

Tea fields in Sri Lanka and an image of Dilhan Fernando

This sensory masterclass will explore the consumer emotions evoked by wine and tea flavours, and the best choice for different occasions. It will also reveal the secrets of wine and tea terroir. University of Adelaide Associate Professor Sue Bastian, a world-renowned sensory and consumer scientist, has been collaborating with Dilmah CEO Dilhan Fernando on this groundbreaking research. Try the fruits of their thought. 

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Tasting Australia Masterclass: Bin Appetit (sold out)

A person holding a bunch of carrots

A staggering 7.6 million tonnes of food is wasted in Australia each year – 70 per cent of it perfectly edible. Learn from experts helping to change the game.

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