Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia

Top winter winery events

Winter in the vines brings with it a special kind of magic. Feel the buzz of the winery as grapes are pressed and left to ferment, meet the winemakers and be among the first to taste some divine new releases. Spice up this chilly month with innovative winter events at some Australia’s premium wineries. Read on for six of the best.

Signature Saturday at Yalumba, Eden Valley, SA
Saturday, 6th August 2022

Settle in and stay a while at Yalumba for Barossa’s Best! A cosy winters day calls for a Barossa Brisket Sandwich with a glass of Yalumba The Signature Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. The Barossa Brisket will be created by Sam Smith, Executive Chef at Otherness Wines and encased in the most delicious bread by Sarah Voigt from Breaking Bread.

Adults: $50 per ticket (includes a Yalumba Riedel Glass to keep, your first pour of Yalumba The Signature and a Barossa Brisket)
Child: $30 per ticket (includes a soft drink and a Barossa Brisket)
Click HERE to book.

Wild Game Dinner at Mandoon, Swan Valley, WA
Friday, 12th August 2022

The annual Wild Game Dinner by Wild Swan is on again! Come along and savour the versatility of local game.  This menu pairs perfectly with Mandoon Estate's impeccable museum release reds. Join Wild Swans Head Chef Tony Power as he guides you through each of the 5 delicious courses:

Game charcuterie
Wagin duck confit, tortellini, brood
Wild boar, white beans, cavalo nero
Margaret River venison, native plum, celeriac
Apple, muntrie, chestnut crumble, ice cream  
Click HERE to book.

Après Ski, Printhie Wines, Orange, NSW
Saturday, 13th August 2022

Embrace winter vibes with an Après Ski evening on the slopes of Mt Canobolas at the Printhie Cellar Door. Dust off your best retro ski outfit and warm up by the fire pits outside or the Cellar Door fireplace indoors. Printhie Dining's chef, Jack Brown, will craft a delicious canapés and main meal menu to warm you up after a hard day of skiing. Drinks can be purchased from the bar, and we'll have on-piste staples available such as schnapps. Ticket price includes canapés, main meal and welcome drink. CLICK HERE to book. 

Salumi-Making Demonstration and Dinner, De Bortoli, Yarra Valley, VIC
Saturday, 13th August 2022

Bring along a warm jacket to witness the salumi-making outdoor demonstration at De Bortoli in the beautiful Yarra Valley. Next, savour an incredible meal with perfectly matched De Bortoli wines. Click HERE to view the menu and to book.

All Fired Up at Jacob’s Creek, Barossa Valley, SA
Saturday, 20th August 2022

In partnership with the "A Little More Barossa" festival, come along and get "Fired-Up" at the home of Jacob's Creek. Bring your family and friends for a day of tasty wood-fired pizza, fire-pits to keep you warm, delicious wine to warm the soul and live DJ to entertain. Relax on the expansive lawns with views over the vineyards and the stunning Barossa Ranges. 

Enjoy some family-friendly competition with fun lawn games, tennis court and table tennis. Your ticket includes a glass of wine of your choice from the Jacob’s Creek special wine selection. Click HERE to book.

Wine and Dine with Pizzini Wines

Join the Pizzini family at a restaurant near you as they hit the road for lunches and dinners over the coming months. Enjoy an Italian-style four-course meal matched to some outstanding Pizzini wines and some fantastic company too. See below for information on two upcoming events:

Brisbane dinner
Thursday 4 August, 6.30pm
Ciao Papi, Brisbane 
Cost: $130pp for Wine Club 
$145pp additional guests

Albury dinner
Thursday 15 September, 6.30pm
Yardbird, Albury
Cost: $130pp for Wine Club 
$145pp additional guests