Australia Day Long Weekend

Hot Weather Causes Changes To Crush Festival Schedule (And More)

Turns out that when news broke of 3 days over 40 degrees a lot of Crush Festival wineries have made changes to their plans. Get all the details here.

*This article is correct as at 3:30 pm Tuesday 23 January. We will be updating it as more information becomes available*

The prospect of 3 days above 40 degrees in a row has us all sweating before it even hits. But more importantly, it’s messing with our wine plans!

We’re sure you’ve heard already that Longview has had to postpone their Crush event, The Piece Project (if you haven’t the details are here). Well turns out that Longview isn’t the only winery who have had to make changes to their weekend events…

Changes to the Crush Festival schedule:

Longview – Crush event cancelled (Cellar Door still open)
Lobethal Road – Crush event cancelled (Cellar Door closed Saturday and Sunday)
Pike & Joyce – Crush event on Friday only (Cellar Door closed Saturday and Sunday)
Anderson Hill – Crush event on Friday only (Cellar Door closed Saturday and Sunday
Barristers Block – Extended Trading Hours to 10pm on Friday and Saturday
Howard Vineyard – Extended Trading Hours to 9pm on Saturday
Ngeringa – Saturday night Hidden Treasures Dinner – pushed back to 6.30pm/7pm start time
Petaluma – Changed to indoor only event – wines and platters available
Scott & La Prova / Somerled – Crush event cancelled (Cellar Door Open)
Cobbs Hill Estate – Extended Trading Hours to 8pm on Saturday
Tomich Wines –  Chrush event cancelled (Vineyard closed)
Golding Wines – Moved indoors into Barn and Tasting Room – no charcoal grill or wood oven and no kids jumping castle.

Other event changes this Australia Day Weekend

City of Charles Sturt Movie Under The Stars – Event cancelled
Fork on the Grass – Event cancelled
Gemtree Wines – Hottest 100 Party cancelled (Cellar Door Open)

Of course, there’s still a massive amount on, and you can check out our UPDATED guide to what events are going to be really hot (pun intended) at the 2018 Crush with our guide hereIf you’re less inclined to drink vino on a 40 degree day, then check out our guide to what to do when it’s too darn hot in Adelaide here.

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