In brilliant news this week, the Adelaide Hills Winter Reds festival is now back on the cards, and all of the reinstated events are popping up across our news feed.
With its future for this year unsure after recent restrictions, it seems the move into Step 4 this July has opened the way for some of the much-loved Festival’s events to go ahead.
We’ll be updating this guide as more info comes to hand, but for now, here’s some of what’s happening, and where you can buy tickets.
FRIDAY 24th JULY 2020 – 5.00pm to 10.00pm
Join Barristers Block for one of the biggest nights on the Barristers Block calendar! Their Winter Reds Friday Winedown is always a hit, so be sure to book in for a night of live music, winter warming food and delicious reds! The wines will be pouring and the fires roaring! Free entry, however purchase of your $10 Souvenir Glass is required. To book, please call the Cellar Door on 8389 7706.
SATURDAY 25th JULY & SUNDAY 26th JULY
This Winter Reds BB are stripping it back to basics with simple, much loved winter fare. Bringing you all of your favourite Barristers Block reds, paired with a delicious menu of house made share plates and their famous stone baked pizzas. Arrive any time between 11.00am and 12.00pm for a beautiful Winters afternoon around the fire with live music.
TICKETS $55 (Over 18) includes:
– Your Souvenir Glass
– Two Drink Vouchers [Valid on Bubbles, Sauvignon Blanc or Shiraz Cabernet Tempranillo]
– $15 Food Voucher
– FREE $20 off any take home wine [Conditions apply]
TICKETS $20 (Under 18) includes:
– Children’s Meal & Drink Voucher valid on Chicken Tenders & Chips or Fish & Chips, with a Bickfords Juice or Soft Drink
TASTING SESSIONS TO BE ANNOUNCED!
Saturday 25th July 10am – 5pm
Winter Reds Pinot Party
Help Howard Vineyard celebrate a social gathering by drinking all things Pinot: Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Sparkling Pinot Noir Chardonnay. There will be casual food and platters, live music, cosy fires, and of course, a group of your best mates.
This is a general entry event, which requires you to purchase an Adelaide Hills Wine Region Reidel wine glass for $10 each, which is then yours to use on the day and take home. The ticket price covers the cost of this glass and entry to the event. Food and Beverage purchased additional. Please note; bookings are for catering purposes only. First in best dressed to reserve your spot on the lawns. This is also an outdoor event. In the event of inclement weather, the terrace will be available for shelter.
SUNDAY July 26th 10am – 7pm
Winter Reds with Howard Vineyard at Clover + Stone
Get you friends together and plan to enjoy a long lunch with Clover + Stone this Winter Reds. Be one of the first to check out their gorgeous new renovations inside the charismatic stone barn. On the day, Clover + Stone will be launching their delicious new seasonal 4-course set menu. Enjoy Winter Reds in style this year.
$68 per person. Wines additional.
Bookings essential: 8188 0203
The Lane Vineyard
SATURDAY July 25th & SUNDAY 26th 10:30am to 5pm
Winter Reds: The Lane Chalet
The Lane’s Chalet Bar is returning for another year this Winter Reds 2020!
Rug up in your warmest winter gear and defrost around the fire with a toasty mug of mulled wine. Cheese and charcuterie platters on serve all weekend along with your favourite winter reds by the glass or bottle. As always, ski wear is highly encouraged. Limited spots available. Bookings recommended.
SATURDAY July 25th (SOLD OUT) & SUNDAY July 26th, Lunch 11:30am – 3:30pm
Winter Reds – A Winter Reunion
Get ready for toasty fires and soul-warming reds! With the easing of restrictions in the last few weeks, The Lane are thrilled to announce that they have been given the all-clear to host our favourite chilly-weather event, Winter Reds! While the restaurant isn’t set to officially reopen until the spring, they’ll be reigniting the stoves for the weekend to host an intimate lunch for select members and guests.
Gather with family and friends at The Lane for A Winter Reunion. Enjoy a guided shiraz tasting on arrival whilst overlooking the vineyards from the privacy of your own table. Join Chef Tom Robinson for a three course menu celebrating local, winter flavours and get a glimpse of The Lane’s new Pantry range – all thoughtfully paired to their favourite shiraz wines. Settle in for an afternoon of food and wine indulgence.
A Winter Reunion at The Lane: $150pp
– 3 course degustation + paired wines
– Guided shiraz tasting
– Seating at 12:00pm
– Pre-payment required at time of booking
Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard
SATURDAY July 25th from 6:30pm
Pinot In The Dark Dinner $165pp
Enjoy 8 consecutive vintages of Old Pump Shed Pinot Noir, matched to a 4 course dinner of local, sustainable produce.
Cobb’s Hill Estate
SATURDAY July 25th & SUNDAY July 26th from 11am
Winter Reds at Cobb’s Hill Estate – Christmas in July
Join us this Winter Reds to celebrate Christmas in July. Cosy atmosphere, warm open fires, smooth reds and mulled wine to warm your soul accompanied by our delicious Flammekueche! There is no better way to embrace winter in the Hills, so rug up and come experience our warm hospitality!
> $10 tickets covering your Winter Reds Riedel Souvenir Glass
To buy your ticket go to the Cobb’s Hill Estate Facebook Event Page.
> Saturday 25th – 11 to 8pm – SOLD OUT. Walk-ins welcome depending on capacity.
> Sunday 26th – 11 to 6pm
Him and Her – Acoustic Duo
Sofie Bozzeti -Accoustic singer
Tom – Live music, solo artist
Dusty – Live music, solo artist
Flammekueche, also known in France as Tarte Flambée, is a regional gastronomic stone baked flat-bread from the Alsace-Lorraine region. Traditionally spread with sour cream, speck (smoked bacon), onion and baked until golden and crispy.
Gluten Free and Vegetarian option available.
O’Leary Walker Wines
SATURDAY July 25th & SUNDAY July 26th from 10am to 4pm
Winter Reds at O’Leary Walker Wines – Free Entry
Join O’Leary Walker Wines for a relaxed weekend session as we ease back into the ‘new normal’! Enjoy their stunning cool climate wines and gourmet platters with the finest local produce in our historic cellar door. Kick back with live music from local artists while you keep cosy next to the fire pits. Children and pets welcome! Call to book on 1300 342 569 or email [email protected]
For the full Winter Reds program, head to https://www.winterreds.com.au/