Wine Festivals

Australia’s Game of Thrones inspired wine festival is back

May 31, 2017

Aptly described as the “comic-con of wine”, the unique Game of Rhones festival is set to kick off it’s Australian tour this month, marching straight through the six kingdoms from Perth all the way to Brisbane and even across the narrow (Tasman) sea to Wellington and Auckland. Sticking true to what has made the event […]

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Taste Orange to bring harbourside wine festival to Barangaroo this month (Sydney)

November 3, 2016

Nestled in Barangaroo Reserve’s Nawi Cove will be a new iteration of Taste Orange set for later this month. The cool-climate food and wine festival dedicated completely to Orange has become best known around Sydney for its annual two-day celebration at Martin Place each September, and Barangaroo’s turn to host a new expression of the […]

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Five reasons you should road trip it to Orange Wine Festival this year

October 11, 2016

There’s nothing like crisp country air slapping you awake to take you out of that hustle, bustle Sydney state of mind. For Sydneysiders a brief getaway isn’t just about grabbing a quick, refreshing weekend in the Blue Mountains or Hunter Valley (still both incredible places for brief escapism) anymore, with many realising that you need […]

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Pinot Palooza is bringing the goods to Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane this month

October 4, 2016

After successful runs in Adelaide and Perth in August, i>Pinot Palooza will be dropping by Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane this month for the country’s largest annual Pinot Noir and music festival. Bottle Shop Concepts have had Pinot Palooza as a star event on their portfolio for five years now, sitting with events like Game of […]

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Orange Wine Festival announces special program to celebrate 20 years of winemaking (NSW)

August 28, 2016

One of New South Wales’ best known and most loved annual festivals returns when the Orange Wine Festival takes over the famous cool-climate region come October. Spread from 14th to 30th October, the stacked program, celebrating 20 years of Orange as a wine-growing region, will add an additional two signature festival events along with its […]

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24th annual McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival: wine dinners, sharktooth long lunches, and more (Adelaide)

May 25, 2016

It’s been 24 impressive years since the celebrated McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival began, aimed to highlight and celebrate the culinary and winemaking traditions of South Australia’s world renowned region. The annual event is focused on offering another strong itinerary of events this year, and over four days across the June long weekend, some […]

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Hunter Valley Wine & Food Festival returns for two months of events (NSW)

May 9, 2016

The nation’s oldest wine region is set to showcase the best of its wine and food culture, as the Hunter Valley Wine & Food Festival kicks off in May and June of 2016.  Visitors to the region can take part in over 70 culinary events and activities, with additional activities also taking place in various venues and wineries. It’s […]

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Mudgee Region heading to Pyrmont for 10 days of wine, food, and art (Sydney)

May 2, 2016

10 days of wine, food, and art from NSW’s Mudgee region will be coming to Pyrmont Festival this months in the renowned event’s sixth anniversary. From 13th to 22nd May, transporting all that’s great about the famed winemaking region and fitting it across the event, giving guests the chance to experience both the country charm […]

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Wine is Coming: Game of Thrones themed wine festival “Game of Rhones” returns

March 9, 2016

After sell-out events across Australia and New Zealand last year, Game of Rhones will make it’s noble return as it tours Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, and Wellington once again this year across May, June, and July. Obviously inspired by HBO smash Game of Thrones (for which the season six trailer can be found […]

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Sydney Cellar Door returns to Hyde Park with 70 NSW wineries (Sydney)

February 23, 2016

Various famed wine regions across New South Wales will be showcasing their all over three days this weekend as The Sydney Morning Herald Cellar Door returns to Hyde Park (South) for it’s packed 2016 edition. Starting Friday evening, the event will present a comprehensive and diverse look at the State’s wine regions, with particular attention […]

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