Tyson will welcome you with a glass of 2008 vintage champagne from magnum before you sit down to lunch with German riesling and a Spanish red. Relax over an informal cocktail dinner showcasing the finest sparklings, whites and reds of Italy.

Compare six of Champagne’s most legendary cuvées in Tyson’s Prestige Masterclass. And experience the roll call of the greatest wines of France as our weekend culminates in a gala dinner featuring champagne, white and red Burgundy and Sauternes.

There will be plenty of time to relax and enjoy the stunning surrounds of Tower Lodge and Australia’s oldest wine region, the Hunter Valley.

Itinerary | Friday 21 July

11:30am – 1:00pm

Arrive at your leisure and enjoy a glass of champagne on arrival

Indulge your senses at casual German and Spanish inspired lunch prepared by the team at Sebastian.

2:00pm-6:00pm

Enjoy the afternoon exploring Tower Lodge at your leisure. Relax, recharge and enjoy some downtime, or if you’re feeling more adventurous, choose from one of our in-house experiences.

3:30pm-4:15pm

Each day the knowledgeable Tower Lodge team hosts a masterclass, highlighting the very best of local produce and beverages that the Hunter Valley has to offer.

From 6:00pm

Stroll through the hacienda-style courtyard to Restaurant Sebastian for an Italian-inspired cocktail dinner.

Itinerary | Saturday 22 July

7.30am – 9:00am

Breakfast at your leisure.

9:00am -12:00pm

You’ll have more time to enjoy the beauty of Tower Lodge and the Hunter Valley. Grab a mountain bike and explore the stunning region, try your hand at archery or frisbee golf on the Tower Lodge grounds or relax in your luxuriously appointed suite.

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Enjoy a casual German and Spanish inspired lunch at your leisure.

3:00PM – 4:30PM

Expand your knowledge at Tyson’s prestige champagne master class. The ultimate opportunity to discover six of champagne’s most lauded prestige cuvées in an interactive experience with one of the world’s foremost champagne authorities. Champagnes featured include:

  • Taittinger Comtes de Champagne 2008
  • Louis Roederer Cristal 2013
  • Pol Roger Cuvee Sir Winston Churchill 2013
  • Dom Perignon Vintage 2008
  • Egly-Ouriet Grand Cru Blanc de Noirs Vielle Vignes NV (Base 2010)
  • Bollinger R.D. 2007

From 6:00pm

The gala dinner is the high point of this exclusive weekend. Enjoy a twilight apéritif before settling into a French-inspired degustation dinner at Sebastian.

Itinerary | Sunday 23 July

7.30am – 10:00am

Breakfast at your leisure.

11:00am

Check out.

Wine list

Arrival wine – Friday

Pierre Gimonnet & Fils Millésime de Collection Blanc de Blancs 2008 en magnum

German & Spanish Lunch – Friday

Prum Graacher Himmelreich Kabinett 2007

Vega Sicilia Alión Ribera del Duero 2018

Italian Cocktail-style Dinner

Col Vetoraz Connegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore Cartizze Dry 202

Graci Arcuria Bianco 2020

Inama I Palchi Foscarino Grand Vino Soave Classico 2020

Graci Etna Rosso Arcuria 2019

Blind Wine

Elena Vermouth Superiore di Torino RAV18

German & Spanish Lunch – Saturday

Egon Müller Scharzhof Qualitats Riesling 2021

Conde Valdemar Rioja Gran Reserva 2005

Prestige Champagne Masterclass

Taittinger Comtes de Champagne 2008

Louis Roederer Cristal 2013

Pol Roger Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill 2013

Dom Pérignon Vintage 2008

Egly-Ouriet Grand Cru Blanc de Noirs Vieille Vignes NV (Base 2010)

Bollinger R.D. 2007

French Gala Dinner

Billecart-Salmon Vintage 2008 en magnum

Charles Heidsieck Brut Millésime 2012

Bollinger La Grande Année Rosé 2012

Jean-Marc Pillot Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru Les Macherelles 2018

Ghislaine Barthod Bourgogne 2015

Géantet-Pansiot Gevrey-Chambertin En Champs 2015

Blind Wine

Château Rieussec 1er Grand Cru Classe Sauternes 2015 375mL

Pricing

Rates are twin share for two nights at Spicers Tower Lodge including all meals, wines, signature experiences and minibar.

  • Estate suite: $7,900
  • Grand suite: $8,300
  • Grand spa suite: $8,900
  • Tower suite: $9,900

Bookings can only be made by calling 1300 240 075 or emailing [email protected].

Extend your stay

Turn the weekend into a three or four night getaway. An all-inclusive stay at Tower Lodge is available from $2099 per night.