2024 Public Wine Tasting

Tickets on sale early August 2024

Wine Glasses

Taste Award Winning Wines from across Australia & New Zealand

Discover new and emerging wine styles and wine varietals plus have a few of your old favorites along the way. Nowhere else can you get all this without leaving sunny Queensland except at the Australian Small Winemakers Show.


Saturday 26th October 2024

Wine Tasting 2pm to 6pm

Doors Open from 1pm

Exit by 6:15pm



Agricultural Showgrounds

8 High Street, Stanthorpe QLD

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$TBA per person
(plus booking fee)

Tickets Generally Sell Out Fast!

No ticket sales at the door.

Time until ASWS Public Tasting

Food & wine

• Antipasto platters on each table PLUS
Buffet food station

Complimentary Limited edition RIEDEL Ouverture Tasting Glass^ VALUED@ $29.95ea

• Select wines for tasting from your complimentary Show Results Booklet*

We thank our sponsor Riedel for making this exclusive glass available for this year's public tasting show – www.riedel.com

^Please note: only people who are in attendance are eligible to collect a RIEDEL tasting glass on entry, no glasses will be available for people not in attendance, even if a ticket has been purchased. No additional RIEDEL tasting glass will be given for breakages.

Riedel Glass

Live Entertainment - Prizes - Raffles

Relax and enjoy your wine tastings with the melodies of well-known local musicians.

Come along and you could be the winner of our Lucky Door prize - 6 Bottle of Show Wine for you to take home!

Plus many great raffle prizes to be won - Raffle Tickets are on sale during the afternoon.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES:- • 4 hrs of wine tasting • Light finger food • Entertainment • Lucky door ticket • Complimentary Limited edition RIEDEL Ouverture Tasting Glass^ VALUED @ $29.95 ea

All Great value! - Why Not Book a Table... Make a weekend of it, bring your friends and while you’re in the district why not visit some of Australia’s top wineries right on the Granite Belt.

Public Auction

Bid at auction to secure your opportunity to be a “Judge for a Day” at the 2025 Show – go behind the scenes and experience what happens during judging.

The ASWS is the only Wine Show in Australia that provides the opportunity for a member of the public to go behind the scenes and experience what happens during a wine show. The “Judge for a Day” experience is a unique opportunity for the winner to be involved in all activities that occur during a Wine Show, from judging wines as an associate judge to participating as a steward pouring wines in the next class to be judged.

• Meet and interact with all Judges • Judge several wine panels during the day • Assisting Stewards set tasting glasses and pouring of show wines • Enjoy lunch with Judges & Stewards • Join Judges as they discuss wines after tastings • Full access to repour of Gold / Silver for final judging with Chief Steward • See how a wine show is run, a full behind the scenes experience


Tables of 8 & 10 are available for groups.
If booking for a group, please be sure to name your table / group.

*Due to State Licensing Laws, persons under the age of 18 years (including Babies) cannot enter the Exhibition Centre during the Public Tasting. Pets are not permitted within the Showgrounds.

No show wine are available for purchases.
*Award winning wines sometimes run out during tasting, as limited bottles are submitted to the show.


Return Bus transfers are available to and from recognised accommodation houses in Stanthorpe, Dalveen, Severnlea & Ballandean...

Tickets for Bus Transfers are to be given to the driver when picked up, each person will require a ticket.

Please be sure to include a pickup location when booking.
Bus tickets can be purchased with your Public Tasting Tickets, or be sure to book as soon as you know your accommodation location.

Bus timetable will be emailed and posted on the website one week prior to the event –  >>> Click here to see a SAMPLE Bus Timetable <<<

ACCOMMODATION BUS ACCESSIBILITY – Please note, this is a guide only & is subject to change due to any unforeseen circumstances such as road access issues & weather conditions etc. >>> Click to Download Bus Accessibility Guide <<<

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