Helicopter Winery Tour
Winery tour including helicopter transfers and views from above
Set amongst rolling hills, and cradled in the protective shade of magnificent Mt Canobolas, Printhie’s vineyards truly capture the defining element of the Orange wine region: Elevation. Each vineyard has been chosen with site, aspect and elevation in mind, including the highest vineyard in Australia at 1070 metres.
Enjoy a tasting in the state of the art cellar door or enjoy a degustation lunch at Printhie Dining overlooking the valley below, or go beyond the cellar door with a selection of intimate journeys of discovery where you’ll uncover the story behind Printhie’s award-winning wines. You may even see snow if you visit during winter as the cellar door is located on ‘the snowline’ at 1000 metres above sea level.
Family-owned Printhie Wines was established in 1996 when 12 hectares of grapevines were planted on the Swift family’s property, ‘Printhie’, by Jim and Ruth Swift, with the first commercial grape harvest taking place in 1999. The winery was added in 2004, when brothers Ed and Dave returned to run the estate, evolving the dynamic of the property from grape growing to wine production. By 2010, winery production expanded to 750 tonnes and the methodé traditionnelle Swift Sparkling brand was launched just three years later, now considered to be one of Australia’s best.
The elevated land surrounding the township of Orange in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales provides an ideal combination of geology, climate and soils for distinctive, flavoursome wines. Famous for its undulating hills, colourful seasons and dynamic culinary scene, Orange is fast becoming one of the state’s most popular getaway destinations, with an ever-expanding map of wineries, apple orchards, boutique shopping and rustic country charm.
Chardonnay, Meunier, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Shiraz, Cabernet, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Rosé, Sparkling
208 Nancarrow Lane, Nashdale 2800
Beautiful surroundings year round. Summer and autumn are particularly stunning.
3.5 hours from Sydney by car
Sunday to Thursday: 11am – 4pm
Friday to Saturday: 10am - 5pm