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Wine and Dine this Winter

Wine and Dine this Winter

Winter naturally entices us indoors and our favorite indoor activity is is the old classic, wine and dine. Cast your eyes over these tempting options.

Winter Wine Events at Noble Rot

In the small town of Point Lonsdale, this venue packs a big punch when it comes to wine diversity and a cosy atmosphere. The crew at Noble Rot have come up with a great variety of Winter events to please all visitors. Their wine clubs provide the opportunity to taste and discuss different wines in an intimate Monday night atmosphere. The cuisine themed events are a great way to savour different  international fares with classics like Italian, Spanish and Italian. Check out what’s on ranging from June 14th – August 28th 

Winter Cooking Classes at Terindah Estate

Join the chefs at Terindah Estate  for a winter cooking class and dinner party. Participants can enjoy all the dishes prepared on the night around a beautifully set table, with matching wines. Classes are designed for food lovers of all cooking abilities in a relaxed and informal setting. Learn from their qualified Chefs how to create a range of delectable dishes for you to replicate at home using fresh, seasonal and locally grown produce. Check out the program of events here ranging from June 16th – July 28th.

Celebrate at Oakdene with Christmas in July and High Tea

Celebrate Christmas in July with the Oakdene team as they indulge in a month of exceptional Sunday lunch dining designed around your favourite Christmas classics. Enjoy warm mulled Oakdene wine with smoked salmon & caviar blini on arrival and three courses. Make yourself free for one Sunday in July. If you prefer to get a little fancy, try their High Tea on Aug 13 & 14. Enjoy a Glass of NV Oakdene Sparkling that beautifully complements the mouth watering selection of ribbon sandwiches and sweet and savoury pastries.

Fireside Series at Jack Rabbit Vineyard

Get fired up for some of the hottest musicians performing at the Jack Rabbit Vineyard as part of the 2016 Fireside series. Across four wonderful evenings, patrons will enjoy star quality performances and a three course meal at the Jack Rabbit Restaurant. The series will kick off with an Australian ABBA tribute show, Bjorn to be Wild, on Saturday 9th July. On Saturday 16th July a thrilling night of classic jazz is assured when two of Australia’s leading jazz clarinettists meet for the first time. The beats continue through until 20th August with the rising star of Australian jazz, Miss Georgia Brooks and her gentlemen of jazz, in a magical night of soulful ballads and upbeat swing. All Fireside evenings commence at 7pm and feature a three course dinner and show 

Winter Warmer Lunch at RORO Cafe

RORO, located on the beach at the Searoad Ferries terminal in Queenscliff, offers serious coffee, a menu of local and regional produce and a daily specials board. The large windows will capture your attention with sweeping views across the Bay to Mornington Peninsula and the Heads. They are sharing a Winter Warmer offer for all visitors. And yes it includes a glass of wine!

Winter menu, wine tasting & more at Basils Farm.


If the bowl of house made soup, a glass of red and a roaring fire isn't enough to stop you in your tracks, then stop to take a look at all that's going on at this beautiful winery on Swan Bay. Take a walk through their edible garden and enjoy the vista across the bay. Visit them on the Winter Shiraz weekend and lock July 28th in the calendar for a wine and food pairing event with French Sommelier Phillippe. Perfect!

If we can tempt you a little further, spend some time taking a look at our list of events for all the family.