Perth offers a great number of wine events, wine dinners and 'meet the maker' events which is a fabulous way to bring together winemakers and wine lovers without having to travel extensively.  We love tasting wine, especially when its paired with delicious food. 

Canny Grapes works in collaboration with small businesses, restaurants, wineries, function venues and distributors representing Australian and International wine producers. 

Upcoming Wine Tasting Events

AUTHENTIC thai - LONG TABLE DINNER, THURSDAY 1st february 2018, itsara, nedlands

Itsara & Canny Grapes once again present Perth’s favourite authentic Thai dining experience, indulging in five courses of Itsara's Thai cuisine and eight wine pairings. Set in Itsara’s tropical garden we are creating an authentic ‘shared plate’ 5-course menu transporting you immediately to Thailand, awakening your senses. Our paired wine journey with Anja Lewis of Canny Grapes is based on Australian and international wines discovering which wines are the best match to Thai food. Come and join us for an entertaining evening of wine, conversation and some of Perth's best Thai. Bookings essential, tickets available here.


Previous Wine Tasting Events

aromatics & thai - matching aromatic wines with authentic thai cuisine, THURSDAY 19th OCTOBEr 2017, itsara, nedlands

Neil Perry's favourite West Australian Asian restaurant Itsara decided was time for an ultimate Authentic Thai Dining Experience! Chef and co-wner Itsara Pracharoenwattana created an exceptional traditional Thai dinner menu while I guided our guests through eight selected aromatic wines surrounded by Itsara's tropical garden setting. This dinner was a real success with everyone asking when we are having the next one. Can't wait!  Read here what Casey from the Travelling Corkscrew wrote about the dinner including all wines and dishes we had. 

Canny Grapes Wine Tasting Dinner at Itsara Perth

veuve fourny & Fils champagne degustation dinner, Thursday 5th October 2017, Petite Mort, Shenton Park

Inviting 5th generation champagne grower-producer Charles-Henry Fourny of Champagne Veuve Fourny & Fils to Perth was one of my biggest events this year! Creating a Champagne dinner in collaboration with De Bortoli and Petite Mort, champagne lovers were able to discover and explore the terroir of Premier Cruises Vertus, Côte des Blancs while enjoying five course signature cuisine perfectly matching champagnes made by Charles and his brother Emmanuel. 



Highly acclaimed Journey Wines owner and wine maker Damian North launched his latest addition the 2017 Heathcote Fiano at a five course dinner hosted by Juniper & Bay who created a delicious menu highlighting Damian's wines. It was a fantastic dinner, fully booked restaurant with happy wine lovers who enjoyed the wines and listening to Damian taking us on his wine journey.


Shiraz masterclass at the wa club, friday 21st july 2017, WA Club, cbd

Canny Grapes was a guest host at the monthly members only 'Wine Masterclass Dinner' at The Western Australia Club. This masterclass was all about Australian Shiraz perfectly matched by the chef with delicious canapés and a five course dinner. 


business women australia july soiree, wednesday 19th july 2017, WA Club, CBD

This event was like no other! Champagne, oysters, cheese and fabulous women from Business Women Australia! I hosted a Veuve Fourny champagne tasting, sharing my passion about wine and all things champagne. 


Pop up wine tasting event with purple hands wines, Tuesday 27th June 2017, who's your mumma, Fremantle, wa


My first pop-up wine tasting event and it was   a great success. Winemaker and co-owner Craig Stansborough was taking us on a journey through his vineyards in the Southern Barossa tasting wines that reflect his passion and love for wine, especially his Italian varieties. Though some of the favourite wines of the night were Purple Hands Old Vine Grenache and the Mataro followed very closely by the Shiraz! 


Grace Farm dinner, Wednesday 21st june 2017, petit mort, shenton park, wa

I joined Grace Farm's viticulturist Tim Quinlan and winemaker Jonathan Mettam for an exquisite Grace Farm degustation dining experience  at Petite Mort . The menu was created by head chef Todd Stuart matching current and back vintages from Grace Farm's boutique wine portfolio. Check out what Casey wrote about her dining experience here. Just wants us to do it again. 



Style by Wesson is an exclusive style and couture service for women who have most things but time. Wesson preview events are held twice a year in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Perth showing next seasons fashions from some of the worlds top labels, straight from Europe.   Canny Grapes joined Look Good 2 Feel Good consultant Monique Leahy from the Wesson team with a Sparkling and Champagne tasting at their Learn and Cocktail styling workshop. 

Urban Cellar Door at The Precinct with Grace Farm Wines, OCt 2016

Grace Farm's viticulturist Tim Quinlan taking us through the wines and vintages, served with matching share platters, followed by delicious two-course dinner. Perfect Wednesday night out at The Precinct in East Victoria Park. 

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George Street Festival, Dec 2016, Fremantle 

The East Fremantle Festival is held every year on George street featuring live music, street food, artisan markets and participating local businesses. A fun day out for family and friends. Young George invited Grace Farm to their tasting tent where many took the opportunity to taste boutique wines from this small family owned and operated winery in the Wilyabrup, Margaret River.  

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