AAVWS Awards Long Lunch

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Saturday 5th November 2022

Venue: Willow & Ivie, 256 Irymple Ave, Nichols Point

Time: 12.30pm arrival for 1pm – 5pm

Cost: $170

The Legendary AAVWS Awards Long Lunch is the event that steals the show.  Last year was the second time in 21 years that this legendary event didn’t happen, and while we got to see some of you online, we missed seeing all of your smiling faces gathered around the table in Mildura.  

We are making a come back to celebrate our 21st birthday!

The Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show legendary Awards Long Lunch is gearing up to be another delicious and unforgettable event this year. Join us at Willow and Ivie surrounded by vineyards and set amidst acres of gardens overlooking an ornamental lake. During the awards you’ll savour a five-course long lunch, passionately prepared by talented local chef Matt Morris, matched with exciting award-winning alternative variety wines from the 2021 AAVWS.

Situated 5kms from the CBD, you can get yourself to Willow & Ivie, or grab a seat on the bus departing from the Quality Mildura Grand Hotel around high noon.

Join us for what is sure to be a truly treasured, memorable long lunch as we celebrate 21 years of the Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show.  

*Please note the AAVWS Awards Long Lunch event and bus tickets sell out very quickly, to avoid disappointment book ASAP.


Changing the World

“The massive impact the AAVWS has had on wine production and consumption in Australia over the last 15 years is now flowing overseas as alternative varieties breathe new life into the UK market and add colour and excitement to the Australian offering.”