Art,Wine & Good Company; the perfect companions.

Wine & Canvas

Once upon a time, before I worked in an office or event management, I was a Wine Industry Professional.
Back home in Canada, I grew up working for Wineries. I went to Wine School (yes, this exists) and obtained a Diploma in Oenology and Viticulture, a Master Taster Certificate and Level II Sommelier.
For over 10 years I studied, tasted and worked professionally in and amongst the vines. I have experienced making both table wine and Icewine (we harvested grapes in the FREEZING Canadian winter), vineyard management and giving public tours of wineries that I worked for, but by far Food & Wine Pairing was my passion (still is!)
 

Wine & Canvas is like a Paint & Sip, but with a big point of difference - not only do I guide your through a painting, I teach you about wine with many themes to choose from. This is a first for Brisbane Paint & Sip experience.

 In addition, I will provide some suggestions of wines to help broaden your tastebuds and maybe find a new favourite.

The Art Studio is available to Private Bookings with occasional in-studio bookings.

 Please see
bookings menu for in-studio bookings and partnered venue events.

Private Groups | In Studio

Availability


Saturday Afternoons

2:00pm - 5:00pm
$45/per person

(12 people maximum)
BYO Wine **
cheese will be provided with accompaniments

*you are welcome to order Uber Eats or recommendation to dine at Blind Tiger or Local Larder after the event (10 minute walk to Blind Tiger or  a 5 minute drive to Local Larder)

**drink responsibly - arrange carpools or uber

Private Studio Bookings are welcome - contact for availability.

BYO Wine but I will give you a list of suggestions and where to buy.

Do you have some other theme in mind - just ask! We can do specific regions, vintages, styles or other grape varieties!

 

 

 

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE

The only rule here is you have to BYO a bottle of a variety or region you haven't tried before. I will send a list of recommendations.

 

WINE REGION THEME IDEAS
here we 'travel' to a different country or region to explore terroir, style, grape varieties and culture.
We will paint a themed painting to match the theme.
 Each region/ Country has sub-regions and each have their specialty.

OR

For example- if you love Riesling we could get some Rieslings from different countries/ regions to taste against each other and you can choose any painting you like.



ARGENTINA

Mendoza, Salta, San Juan

AUSTRALIA
New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria,  Western Australia

AUSTRIA
Burgenland, Niederosterreich, Steiermark, Vienna

 

CANADA

Niagara, Okanagan

CHILE

Central Valley (Aconcagua Valley, Casablanca Valley, Colchuga Valley, Limari, Valley, Maipo Valley)

FRANCE

Alsace, Beaujolais, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Cahors, Champagne, Jura, Languedoc, Loire Valley, Provence, Rhone Valley, Savoie 

GERMANY

Mosel, Nahe, Pfalz, Rheingau, Rheinhessen

 

ITALY

Abruzzo, Cabania, Calabria, Emilia-Romagna, Fruiuli- Venezia Giulia, Lazio, Liguria, Lombardy, Marcche,  Piedmont, Puglia, Sardinia, Sicily, Trentino Alto-Adige, Tuscany, Umbria, Veneto
 

SPAIN

Andalucia (Sherry, Malaga)

Ebro and Duero River Valleys (Rioja, Ribera del Duero)

Northwest (Rias Baixas)

 Northern Mediterranean Coast (Cava, Priorat)

 Southern Mediterranean (Jumilla)

NEW ZEALAND

Auckland, Canterbury, Central Otago, Gisborne, Hawke's Bay,Marlborough, Nelson,  Wairarapa 

PORTUGAL

Alentejo, Algarve, Beira Atlantico, Dao, Douro, Lisboa, Madeira, Minho, Tejo 

 

SOUTH AFRICA
Coastal Region (Constantia, , Franschloek Valley, Paarl, Stellenbosh  Swartland) , Cape South Coast, Breede River Valley

USA

 Finger Lakes, Napa Valley, Sonoma, Willamette Valley

 

DESSERT WINES
I put this in its own category - would be a fun theme to try!
Icewine (Germany, Canada, Austria)
Sauterne (France)
Late Harvest (Australia, Canada, Germany, Austria, France)

Aszu Tokaj (Hungary)

Constantia (South Africa)

Vin Santo (Italy)
Passito (Italy)

Vin de Paille (Jura, France)
Lambrusco (Sparkling)
Recioto della Valpolicella 
Port
Sherry
Pedro Ximenez
Madeira

 

 


 

When you make a booking - ensure you advise which theme and painting you'd like to do

Chile

Acrylic painting of an Alpaca in the Andes Mountains. Perfect painting pairing with Chilean Themed Wines.

Argentina

Acrylic Painting of Toco Toucan & Green Billed Toucan. These Toucans can be found in Argentina. Perfect painting pairing with Argentina Themed Wines.

Burgundy

Acrylic Painting. This theme we will explore some of what Burgundy has to offer while painting a beautiful landscape.

Bordeaux

Acrylic Painting. Bordeaux has a lot to offer! This theme will explore some of the famous region while painting a classic chateau scene.

Portugal

Acrylic Painting. Portugal has over 250+ indigenous grape varieties with REALLY good value. Not just Port!

Champagne

Acrylic Painting. This theme we will explore the world of Champagne & Sparkling wine and paint a stylish canvas painting!

Pumicestone Passage

Dream about Bribie Island Holidays while you paint this beautiful sunset.        Choose your own wine adventure.

Stormtrooper
Acrylic painting. Team Rebellion or Resistance? Either one, this is a cool painting! Choose your own wine adventure.
Mandala Turtle

Choose any colour that suits you - there is something so relaxing about blending paint colours and drawing a mandela!
(2.5 hours)

The Great Outdoors

Paint in the style of one of my favourite artists; Ted Harrisson. Vibrant and charming yet sophisticated.  This painting depicts one of my favourite mountain ranges; Golden Ears, British Columbia and my love of camping amongst the pines.                          choose your own wine adventure.

Springtime in The Gap

Paint in the style of one of my favourite artists; Ted Harrisson. Vibrant and charming yet sophisticated.  This painting depicts the Mountain Ranges seen from The Gap, a Jacaranda and a classic Queenslander home           (3 hours)

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