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Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre updates Wine Cellar

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It took seven people, four days and more than 2,000 glasses, but the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre has completed the biennial update of its wine cellar, adding several dozen more vintages to its world-class collection.

Overseen by the Centreís Catering Manager and Certified Sommelier, William Wilson, a team of six tasters from the centre assessed more than 400 wines to choose the latest additions.

One of the largest collections in Australia, the centreís wine cellar comprises of the best locally produced wine, with vintages dating back to 1988, the year the venue opened.

Mr Wilson said that while minor adjustments were made to the centreís wine list every few months, a comprehensive blind tasting review of new offerings was conducted every two years.

ďThe Centre is well known for its superb cuisine and itís important that we have a full complement of wines to match our food,Ē Mr Wilson said. 

 Most of the new wines selected during the tasting were Australian, with a few New Zealand, Italian and French vintages also added to the collection.

Mr Wilson said he was particularly impressed by some of the offerings from Mudgee and the Hunter Valley in New South Wales as well as Canberra.

This yearís review took four full days, with the centreís purchasing team helping to assess the collection to ensure that suppliers could provide sufficient stock if selected.

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