ORANGE F.O.O.D WEEK

2020 F.O.O.D Week Program

2020 Festival Program

 

Orange F.O.O.D Week is Australia’s longest running regional food festival and has been acclaimed as one of Australia’s top ten food festivals. The 10 day community festival is being held from Friday 27th March to Sunday 5th April 2020 and celebrate the Orange region’s diverse and high quality food and wine. It showcases the farmers who grow it, as well as the local chefs, cooks, restaurateurs and caterers that create extraordinary dishes with it.

F.O.O.D HQ

Visit the F.O.O.D HQ team to learn what’s on for the week, get help with last minute availability at events, buy local product and get your lucky ticket to win the Producers’ Hamper of local produce, food and wine.

Orange Visitors Information Centre

151 Byng St Orange
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Cost: FREE

Tempt your Taste Buds with Beer & Honey

HONEY DESTINATION! Free Tastings! Craft Beers and Honey Beer brewed onsite. Goldfields Honey produces eight varieties of unique pure Australian honey and has a live bee display.

The Beekeepers Inn

2319 Mitchell HighWy Vittoria
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Cost: FREE

Daily Complimentary Winery Tour

Guests can experience a personalised tour of Ross Hill’s certified carbon neutral winery to enrich their tasting and gain insight into the world of wine.

Ross Hill Wines

134 Wallace Ln Orange
Time: 10.00am - 10.30am
Cost: FREE

Food | Art | Wine at Borrodell Vineyard

Colour City Creatives Orange artists collective presents the exhibition and sale of the latest works by talented local artists at Borrodell Vineyard on Mount Canobolas.

Borrodell Vineyard

298 Lake Canobolas Rd Orange
Time: 11.00am - 4.00pm
Cost: FREE

Locals Only Group Exhibition

Established in 2014, The Corner Store Gallery exhibits a diverse range of artists working across all mediums. This exhibition runs from April 1 – 13. Open Wednesday-Friday 10am-5pm and Saturday 10am-4pm.

The Corner Store Gallery

382 Summer St Orange
Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
Cost: FREE

The Journey Person Handmade Pop-Up

The Journey Person Handmade Pop-Up is a carefully curated selection of high quality products made by locals from all over the Central West. This event run for 4 days from March 26 to 29. 10am-6pm Thursday and Friday and 10am-4pm Saturday and Sunday.

The Corner Store Gallery

382 Summer St Orange
Time: 10.00am - 6.00pm
Cost: FREE

Printhie Wines Pop-Up Cellar Door

Visit a rustic apple packing shed hosting their popular ‘pop-up’ cellar door located at their new vineyard amongst an orchard.

Printhie Wines Pop-Up Cellar Door

194 Nancarrow Ln Nashdale
Time: 11.00am - 5.00pm
Cost: FREE

The Provenance Express

Join Silver Compass Tours for a slow travel, slow food odyssey by luxury coach from Sydney to Orange for the first weekend of the annual F.O.O.D Week Festival. With an emphasis on organic & biodynamic food and wine experiences and sustainable farming during our local Autumn harvest and vintage, The Provenance Express is a 3-day […]

Departs Central Station Sydney


Time: 7.12am - 4.00pm
Cost: $997pp

Exhibition Opening – Capturing Nature

Join us at Orange Regional Museum to celebrate the opening of Capturing Nature: Early photography at the Australian Museum 1857–1893. In Capturing Nature, we travel back to a time when photography was revolutionising science, art and society. These never-before-seen images dating from 1857 to 1893 have been printed from the Australian Museum’s collection of glass […]

Orange Regional Museum

151 Byng St, Orange
Time: 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Cost: FREE

F.O.O.D Week Night Market

A friends and family favourite, with stalls representing the Orange region’s chefs, cooks, caterers, providores, wine, cider and beer makers, with a focus on the provenance of our local produce. Join us in the park for a beautiful evening with over 50 stall holders of great local food, wine, cider or beer, live music and […]

Roberston Park

McNamara St, Orange
Time: 5.30pm - 8.30pm
Cost: Gold coin entry

Factory Comedy featuring Tahir [Fat Pizza]

The star of FAT PIZZA, Tahir Bilgic will be joining us for a F.O.O.D Week Comedy Special. It’s going to be Fully Sick and we are fully licenced! Includes dinner and show.

Factory Espresso

135 Kite St Orange
Time: 7.00pm - 10.00pm
Cost: $55pp

F.O.O.D HQ Pop-Up

Look for the F.O.O.D HQ pavilion in the forecourt of the Orange Visitors Information Centre and Regional Museum and discover everything that is F.O.O.D Week. Talk to our friendly volunteers to see what’s on for the week and get help with last minute availability for events, both bookable and FREE! There will be a selection […]

Orange Visitor Information Centre

151 Byng St Orange
Time: 9.00am - 1.00pm
Cost: FREE

Coffee Roastery Tour & Sensory class

Watch, learn, smell and join in roasting at Bills Beans. Discover the art and importance of cupping coffee with a sensory class. Gift bag and morning tea to savour.

Bills Beans [rear]

135 Kite St Orange
Time: 9.30am - 11.00am
Cost: $50pp

Country Fair at Borenore Public School

A true Country Fair with FAMILY FUN, local produce, arts and crafts, great kids activities and food for the whole family.

Borenore Public School

1243 The Escort Wy Borenore
Time: 10.00am - 2.00pm
Cost: Gold coin entry

Badlands Brewery Tour and Tastings

Normally closed to the public, Badlands is opening our doors. Meet the brewers behind the beer! Includes 2 x Badlands Beers and free tasting of the full range. Tours on the hour [last tour @ 3pm], including tastings and discounted takeaway sales.

Badlands Brewery

426 Mitchell Hwy Orange
Time: 11.00am - 4.00pm
Cost: $25pp

Orange Apple Ramble

Ramble through apple orchards and a packing shed on your way to lunch with cider in the orchard. Finish with dessert overlooking the scenic Towac Valley. Kids apple activities. Bookings via website.

Bus departs Orange Visitors Information Centre

151 Byng St Orange
Time: 11.00am - 4.00pm
Cost: $75pp adult, $25pp child, $180pp family

Saturday Live at Mortimers

Live tunes all afternoon. BYO picnic or purchase cheese plates, wine and beer during the day. Family friendly with playground and picnic tables. No BYO alcohol.

Mortimers Wines

The Old March Schoolhouse Cellar Door 780 Burrendong Wy Orange
Time: 11.00am - 5.00pm
Cost: FREE

Taste Wines, Picnic in the Gardens, Croquet and Lawn Games

Taste our extended range of wines with the winemaker. Bring a picnic to enjoy by the waterfall, play croquet and lawn games or just relax in the garden.

Patina Wines

109 Summerhill Ln Orange
Time: 11.00am - 5.00pm
Cost: FREE

Feast For Farmers

Heifer Station Wines in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Orange Day Break presents an afternoon of food, wine and fundraising for NSW Farmers in need. Live auction, raffle and musical entertainment. Guests will be transported out to Heifer Station and returned to the Orange Railway Station at the conclusion of the event.

Heifer Station Wines

1034 Escort Wy Orange
Time: 11.30am - 5.00pm
Cost: $165pp

Dindima’s Picnic BBQ Amongst the Vines

Enjoy a delicious BBQ featuring Stefan Birmili’s artisan sausages, paired with our premium wines. Vegans and children also catered for. Kick back and relax with family and friends on a rug or use the garden furniture.

Dindima Wines

859 Cargo Rd Nashdale
Time: 12.00pm - 3.00pm
Cost: $10 - $15 per serve

Music in the Vines at Twisted River

Amy Viola and band return for another explosive show! Hear what happens when a classical violist breaks free of traditional boundaries with a 3-course lunch. Buses available for pick up in Orange, Molong and Manildra. Bus extra $20.

Twisted River Wines

6056 Henry Parkes Wy Manildra
Time: 12.00pm - 4.30pm
Cost: $75pp

Pulled Pork & Cider

Relax with a glass of cider and our pulled pork burger with apple slaw and crackling. Settle in, indoors, outdoors, or in the paddock with a picnic blanket.

Small Acres Cyder

12 Akhurst Rd Borenore
Time: 12.00pm - 3.00pm
Cost: $22pp

Factory Comedy featuring Tahir [Fat Pizza]

The star of FAT PIZZA, Tahir Bilgic will be joining us for a F.O.O.D Week Comedy Special. It’s going to be Fully Sick and we are fully licenced! Includes dinner and show.

Factory Espresso

135 Kite St Orange
Time: 7.00pm - 10.00pm
Cost: $55pp

Colmar Estate Vintage Launch at Charred

Join Colmar at Charred as they launch to the public their multi trophy wining wines for the first time ever, matched with a very special 4-course lunch.

Charred Kitchen & Bar

1-5 New St Orange
Time: 12.00pm - 3.00pm
Cost: $130pp

Smoking Brothers Meets Wine

Stockman’s Ridge joins The Smoking Brothers to bring you a lively afternoon of succulent BBQ smoked meats, live music and amazing wines and cold beer!

Stockman's Ridge Wines

21 Boree Ln Lidster
Time: 12.00pm - 5.00pm
Cost: $99pp

Swinging Bridge Vineyard Tour & Tasting

Enjoy a tour of our beautiful vineyard, accompanied by a tasting among the vines of our Swinging Bridge winemaker series.

Swinging Bridge Wines

701 The Escort Wy, Orange
Time: 12.00pm - 1.30pm
Cost: $20pp

Printhie Wines Picnic Day

Enjoy a 2-course apple inspired lunch by Edwena Mitchell at our new cellar door site nestled amongst an apple orchard. Ticket price includes a glass of wine. Lunch served between 12.30pm and 2.30pm.

Printhie Wines Pop-Up Cellar Door

194 Nancarrow Ln Nashdale
Time: 12.30pm - 5.00pm
Cost: $45pp

Sassy Wines Long Table Lunch

Hosted on the cellar door deck with fabulous view. Expect a smokey tasty meal with Shiraz tasting. Welcome drink, 2-course lunch and coffee included.

Sassy Wines

569 Emu Swamp Rd Orange
Time: 12.30pm - 3.00pm
Cost: $75pp

Retro Fruit Preserving

Wind back the clock and learn the art of preserving by the Fowler Vacola method from local expert, Jasmin Bond from Greentrees Gourmet Preserves. Includes afternoon tea and taste the homemade preserved fruit.

Cobb & Co Coach House

Gidley St Molong
Time: 2.00pm - 4.30pm
Cost: $30pp

Two Roads Dinner

Once again Cargo Road Wines and Franklin Road Preserves combine to present wine tour and tasting together with a 3-course meal of fresh local produce.

Cargo Road Wines

1064 Cargo Rd Orange
Time: 5.00pm - 9.00pm
Cost: $90pp

Bush Tucka & Stars at Huntley Berry Farm

Indigenous Cultural Adventures- Bush Tucka and Huntley Berry Farm are combining to provide an awesome experience under the stars cooking on charcoal fire at the well-known Huntley Berry Farm. Using Huntley Berry Farm organic seasonal produce direct from the paddock to the plate. Bush Tucka Team will serve up Crocodile, emu, kangaroo, Bush dampers, Johnny […]

Huntley Berry Farm

Huntley Rd, Huntley
Time: 5.30pm - 10.00pm
Cost: $55 adult, $15 child [7-15yrs]

De Salis at The Union Bank

Join us for an intimate evening at the School House Restaurant at the Union Bank, where Head Chef Dom Aboud curates a menu showcasing the best of the Central West’s produce partnering with De Salis Wines who will be unveiling their Museum of fine wines for this exclusive event.

The Union Bank

84 Byng St Orange
Time: 6.00pm - 10.00pm
Cost: $170pp

Movies in the winery at Orange Mountain wines

We’re back with dinner and movies in the winery. Enjoy 3-courses and a movie with complimentary wine tasting on arrival. Wine available to be purchased on the night.

Orange Mountain Wines

10 Radnedge Ln Borenore
Time: 6.30pm - 10.30pm
Cost: $60pp

Colours of Autumn at Philip Shaw Wines

Join us for Colours of Autumn at the Philip Shaw Cellar Door. Celebrate the season with a bright and beautiful 4-course set menu featuring the best local produce of the season, with paired Philip Shaw Wines. A colourful feast, not to be missed!

Philip Shaw Wines

100 Shiralee Rd Orange
Time: 7.00pm - 11.00pm
Cost: $150pp

See Saw Hot Air Balloon and Prosecco Breakfast

Float over the pristine Orange food and wine region in a hot air balloon, followed by a sumptuous See Saw Prosecco breakfast in an iconic shearing shed.

See Saw Vineyard

Caldwell Ln Orange
Time: 5.45am - 9.00am
Cost: $395pp

Hands On Cider Making Classes

Experience cider making the traditional way, taste cider variety apples and award winning ciders while learning the techniques of making real cider.

Small Acres Cyder

12 Akhurst Rd Borenore
Time: Class Times 10.00am, 12.00pm and 2.00pm
Cost: $30pp

Badlands Brewery Tour and Tastings

Normally closed to the public, Badlands is opening our doors. Meet the brewers behind the beer! Includes 2 x Badlands Beers and free tasting of the full range. Tours on the hour [last tour @ 3pm], including tastings and discounted takeaway sales.

Badlands Brewery

426 Mitchell Hwy Orange
Time: 11.00am - 4.00pm
Cost: $25pp

Taste Wines, Picnic in the Gardens, Croquet and Lawn Games

Taste our extended range of wines with the winemaker. Bring a picnic to enjoy by the waterfall, play croquet and lawn games or just relax in the garden.

Patina Wines

109 Summerhill Ln Orange
Time: 11.00am - 5.00pm
Cost: FREE

Yoga in the Vines

Sunday doesn’t get any better than this! Relaxing Yoga for everyone amongst the vines guided by Shell from Sankha Yoga followed by brunch and bubbles.

Stockman's Ridge Wines

21 Boree Ln Lidster
Time: 11.00am - 1.00pm
Cost: $35pp

Beers & Bites at Beekeepers Inn Beer Garden

Enjoy an afternoon of live music with Lueth Ajax, 1859 beers and bites. Bring your mates & relax in our rustic country setting. Locally themed menu and wine list.

The Beekeepers Inn

2319 Mitchell Hwy Vittoria
Time: 12.00pm - 5.00pm
Cost: FREE

High Tea with Remy & Max

Enjoy Orange’s own Remy & Max tea range, local Parrot Gin and tea cocktails and a fabulous high tea spread at the beautiful Byng Street Boutique Hotel.

Byng Street Boutique Hotel

62 Byng St Orange
Time: 12.00pm - 2.00pm
Cost: $80pp

Racine & Strawhouse, Food & Wine Terroir

Racine Restaurant and Strawhouse Wines host a relaxed long lunch that is quintessentially of the region. Enjoy canapés and 3-courses with matching wines included.

Racine Restaurant

42 Lake Canobolas Rd Nashdale
Time: 12.00pm - 3.00pm
Cost: $135pp

Retro Fruit Preserving

Wind back the clock and learn the art of preserving by the Fowler Vacola method from local expert, Jasmin Bond from Greentrees Gourmet Preserves. Includes afternoon tea and taste the homemade preserved fruit.

Cobb & Co Coach House

Gidley St Molong
Time: 2.00pm - 4.30pm
Cost: $30pp

Sunday Session at Zona with See Saw wine

Enjoy an afternoon of See Saw wines served from a push bike, grazing tables and live music in the sun on the lawn at Zona. BYO picnic rug.

Zona

58 Summer St Orange
Time: 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Cost: $35pp

Farm Gate Tour of Nashdale – Borenore

We start amongst the olive trees at Tawarri Grove, visit Thornbrook Orchard to stroll through fruit trees then visit Meadow View’s packing shed. Enjoy morning tea and talk eggs & honey at Jones Bros Farms then finish at Orange Mountain with wine and local food.

Departs Orange Visitors Information Centre

151 Byng St Orange
Time: 9.00am - 1.30pm
Cost: $55pp

Retro Fruit Preserving

Wind back the clock and learn the art of preserving by the Fowler Vacola method from local expert, Jasmin Bond from Greentrees Gourmet Preserves. Includes afternoon tea and taste the homemade preserved fruit.

CWA Hall

Cnr Lords Place and Summer St Orange
Time: 10.00am - 12.30pm
Cost: $30pp

The Butcher and The Winemaker

Angullong welcomes artisan small goods maker Stefan Birmili for a sausage making masterclass followed by a delicious lunch hosted by Angullong’s Ben Crossing and includes matching Angullong Wines.

Angullong Wines

37 Victoria StMillthorpe 2798
Time: 11.00am - 2.30pm
Cost: $115pp

Autumn Grazing Dinner in Blayney

The F.O.O.D Week Committee and the Community of Blayney welcome guests to the 3rd F.O.O.D Week Autumn Grazing Dinner this year featuring the fabulous local chef Tony Worland from Tonic, Millthorpe. Start at twilight in Carrington Park with canapés and sparkling and then progress to the Community Centre for a 3-course dinner using the best […]

Carrington Park

Buses depart rear Orange Civic Theatre 135 Byng St Orange
Time: 6.00pm - 10.30pm
Cost: $140pp

Wine and Cheese…Yes Please!

Visit the ‘Cellar Door of the Year’ and meet head cheese maker and owner of Second Mouse Cheese Co. Sample hand crafted cheeses paired with award winning wines.

Highland Heritage Cellar Door

4968 Mitchell Hwy Orange
Time: 11.00am - 2.30pm
Cost: FREE

Sunset Tour and Taste at Cargo Road

Take a tour with the vigneron through an holistic vineyard and winery tasting the grapes, ferments and wines. Learn what and why the vigneron does and how his methods have been perfected over 22 years.

Cargo Road Wines

1064 Cargo Rd Orange
Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Cost: $35pp

Meet the Producers Workshop – Sweet Treats Connection & Bills Beans

Kerrie from Sweet Treats Connection shares her secrets and tips for the perfect afternoon High Tea using her locally made exquisite gourmet sweets. It’s all about quality ingredients, made with love! The Bills Beans approach to coffee is simple… source well, continually chasing the best coffee the world has to offer and improve the lives […]

CWA Hall

Cnr Lords Place and Summer St Orange
Time: 10.00am - 11.30am
Cost: $20pp

Retro Fruit Preserving

Wind back the clock and learn the art of preserving by the Fowler Vacola method from local expert, Jasmin Bond from Greentrees Gourmet Preserves. Includes afternoon tea and taste the homemade preserved fruit.

CWA Hall

Cnr Lords Place and Summer St Orange
Time: 2.00pm - 4.30pm
Cost: $30pp

Bees Wax Wraps Making Workshop

Hands on class. Make your very own Beeswax wraps. A reusable alternative to plastic wrap. Take home your very own wrap. Enjoy a locally themed lunch and drink.

The Beekeepers Inn

2319 Mitchell Hwy Vittoria
Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Cost: $50pp

Wine and Cheese…Yes Please!

Visit the ‘Cellar Door of the Year’ and meet head cheese maker and owner of Second Mouse Cheese Co. Sample hand crafted cheeses paired with award winning wines.

Highland Heritage Cellar Door

4968 Mitchell Hwy Orange
Time: 11.00am - 2.30pm
Cost: FREE

Strawhouse Pavilion Plates

Join Meg and Justin of Strawhouse Wines at the new Strawhouse Pavilion. Tastings and plates each day. Vintage activities may occur. We are a small tasting room so bookings for groups of 6 or more are encouraged.

Strawhouse Wines

116 Boree Ln Lidster
Time: 12.00pm - 4.00pm
Cost: From $10

Winery Wednesday

Meet the winemakers, vintage team and see the winery come alive during harvest. Join us at the long table for our traditional harvest Wednesday lunch.

Philip Shaw Wines

100 Shiralee Rd Orange
Time: 12.30pm - 3.00pm
Cost: $100pp

F.O.O.D HQ – Taste Local on the Lawn

Relax in a very special place on the award winning lawn roof of the Orange Visitors Information Centre and Regional Museum. With a spectacular view over the Orange CBD, enjoy tempting Producers’ Platters from Groundstone Café, perfectly matched with award winning wines from Printhie Wines and local beer from Pioneer Brewing Co.

Orange Visitor Information Centre

151 Byng St Orange
Time: 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Cost: $30pp

Strawhouse Pavilion Launch Gathering

No fooling, Meg and Justin of Strawhouse are having their official launch. All welcome at this long-time-coming next chapter in the Strawhouse story.

Strawhouse Wines

116 Boree Ln Lidster
Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Cost: FREE

Meet the Producers Workshop – Second Mouse Cheese Co & The Beekeepers Inn

S.J. from Second Mouse Cheese Co will tell her special story about how she creates unique local gourmet cheeses from earlier European influences. Try her range of cheeses and take some home! Learn about bees and honey and new ways to have honey in your life every day from Claire from The Beekeepers Inn. She […]

CWA Hall

Cnr Lords Place and Summer St Orange
Time: 10.00am - 11.30am
Cost: $20pp

Tasting at the Fermentary ‘Project Room’

The Fermentary will be opening the ‘Project Room’ for tastings for the first time! Come and try our amazing range of fermented drinks and foods and meet the maker.

Fermentary 'Project Room'

48 Silverdown Wy Orange
Time: 10.00am - 2.00pm
Cost: $10pp

Meet the Producers Lunch

Join Country Style magazine and our local producers to taste and purchase from Farmers Market stalls before enjoying a locally inspired lunch. Includes canapés, sparkling and a 2-course lunch with local wines.

Nashdale Hall

Cnr Cargo Rd & Nancarrow Ln Nashdale
Time: 11.30am - 2.30pm
Cost: $70pp

Strawhouse Pavilion Plates

Join Meg and Justin of Strawhouse Wines at the new Strawhouse Pavilion. Tastings and plates each day. Vintage activities may occur. We are a small tasting room so bookings for groups of 6 or more are encouraged.

Strawhouse Wines

116 Boree Ln Lidster
Time: 12.00pm - 4.00pm
Cost: From $10

Viva Italiano – Alfresco Lunch

A fabulous 4-course long Italian lunch in the courtyard, a feast to be shared on long tables. This is an outdoor lunch, please bring a hat. Wine is not included, but available to purchase on the day.

Racine Restaurant

42 Lake Canobolas Rd Nashdale
Time: 12.00pm - 4.00pm
Cost: $85pp

F.O.O.D HQ – Taste Local on the Lawn

Relax in a very special place on the award winning lawn roof of the Orange Visitors Information Centre and Regional Museum. With a spectacular view over the Orange CBD, enjoy tempting Producers’ Platters from Groundstone Café, perfectly matched with award-winning, cool climate wines from Highland Heritage and local beer from Pioneer Brewing Co. This is […]

Orange Visitor Information Centre

151 Byng St Orange
Time: 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Cost: $30pp

Sunset Tour and Taste at Cargo Road

Take a tour with the vigneron through an holistic vineyard and winery tasting the grapes, ferments and wines. Learn what and why the vigneron does and how his methods have been perfected over 22 years.

Cargo Road Wines

1064 Cargo Rd Orange
Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Cost: $35pp

RIEDEL Workshop at Swinging Bridge

Learn how the size and shape of your wine glass impacts your perception of flavour and aroma during a RIEDEL Sensory Workshop. Taste our premium wines and take home a set of Extreme glasses valued at $120!

Swinging Bridge Wines

701 The Escort Wy Orange
Time: 6.00pm - 8.30pm
Cost: $79pp

SOLD OUT – F.O.O.D Train

All aboard the F.O.O.D Train for an exclusive 3-day foodie package from Sydney to Orange! Start with a light breakfast onboard a dedicated F.O.O.D Train carriage from Sydney. In Orange, savour the food of our region, meeting local producers and chefs, enjoy regional tours and dining experiences including Forage and visit the Sunday Producers’ Market […]

Dubbo XPT

Departs Central Station Sydney ·
Time: 7.14am - 4.00pm
Cost: $995pp

Farm Gate Tour – Millthorpe & Forest Reefs

Begin at Merungie lamb and take in the views, visit 1859 Brewery and Beekeepers Inn for Devonshire Tea, walk through the hazelnut orchard at Fourjay Farms and finish with wine and cheese at Angullong in Millthorpe.

Departs Orange Visitors Information Centre

151 Byng St Orange
Time: 9.00am - 1.30pm
Cost: $55pp

Meet the Producers Workshop – Mandagery Creek Venison & Craig Munro

Sophie Hansen, local venison farmer and celebrated author, shares her story with cooking tips, recipes and a taste of one of the delights from her book “A Basket by the Door”. Champion butcher Craig Munro will delight you with techniques for making perfect sausages. Using local produce, he’ll demonstrate how it’s done so you can […]

CWA Hall

Cnr Lords Place and Summer St Orange
Time: 10.00am - 11.30am
Cost: $20pp

Strawhouse Pavilion Plates

Join Meg and Justin of Strawhouse Wines at the new Strawhouse Pavilion. Tastings and plates each day. Vintage activities may occur. We are a small tasting room so bookings for groups of 6 or more are encouraged.

Strawhouse Wines

116 Boree Ln Lidster
Time: 12.00pm - 4.00pm
Cost: From $10

Fermenting, Fasting and Feasting

Join the Orange gut gurus (Dr Josephine Braid and Dr Bianca Newcombe) for an interactive workshop on fermentation techniques, the microbiome and inner health. Ticket price includes a sample pack of our fabulous fermented products.

The Ballroom,Hotel Canobolas

248 Summer StOrange
Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Cost: $80pp

Retro Fruit Preserving

Wind back the clock and learn the art of preserving by the Fowler Vacola method from local expert, Jasmin Bond from Greentrees Gourmet Preserves. Includes afternoon tea and taste the homemade preserved fruit.

CWA Hall

Cnr Lords Place and Summer St Orange
Time: 2.00pm - 4.30pm
Cost: $30pp

SOLD OUT – F.O.O.D HQ – Taste Local on the Lawn

Relax in a very special place on the award winning lawn roof of the Orange Visitors Information Centre and Regional Museum. With a spectacular view over the Orange CBD, enjoy tempting Producers’ Platters from Groundstone Café, perfectly matched with award-winning, organic and preservative free wines from Antonio’s Wines and local beer from Pioneer Brewing Co. […]

Orange Visitor Information Centre

151 Byng St Orange
Time: 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Cost: $30pp

Swinging Bridge Winemakers Launch

Join us for canapés and wine to celebrate the release of our 2019 Winemakers series. The Swinging Bridge Winemaker series reflect the best of the Orange Region. Ticket includes canapés and wine.

Swinging Bridge Wines

701 The Escort Wy Orange
Time: 5.00pm - 8.00pm
Cost: $30pp

A Mogul Feast

Let us take you on a journey of amazing tastes, flavours and textures with our 3-course feast of typical Sri Lankan food. Includes a 5-dish main course and finish with a refreshing tropical fruit and coconut dessert. Includes a glass of bubbly to accompany your canapés.

Red Chilli Deli

36 Sale St Orange
Time: 6.00pm - 9.30pm
Cost: $90pp

Slow Wine Co vs France

Four flights of three wines all matched with a 4-course Tapas style menu. Prizes up for grabs if you can guess which wines are ours and which are French. Return bus available from Orange – email sales@slowwineco.com.au for bookings.

Slow Wine Co Cellar Door

24 Victoria St Millthorpe
Time: 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Cost: $90pp

Philip Shaw 2020 Vintage Dinner

Dan Shaw and guest chef Francesco Mannelli of Mode Kitchen & Bar bring together Vintage 2020 and Game season. Enjoy a 4-course set menu paired with Philip Shaw Wines at our Cellar Door.

Philip Shaw Wines

100 Shiralee Rd Orange
Time: 6.30pm - 11.00pm
Cost: $165pp

Masterclass with winemaker Tom Ward

Join us for a vineyard tour with winemaker Tom Ward followed by a sit down masterclass of food and wine matching prepared by chef Simon Kalis.

Swinging Bridge Wines

701 The Escort Wy Orange
Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm
Cost: $50pp

The Inside Out of Sparkling Cider

A hands on class all about the importance of bubbles. Enjoy a tasting flight with matching local food. Includes your own take home bottle of Sparkling.

Small Acres Cyder

12 Akhurst Rd Borenore
Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm
Cost: $55pp

SOLD OUT – Forage

Take a magnificent 4.1km stroll through some of Orange’s most picturesque vineyards and soak up the breathtaking vistas through to Mount Canobolas. On your journey, enjoy a 9-course degustation menu of local wine and tasting plates with live music along the way. You’ll be accompanied by knowledgeable locals who can answer questions about our cool […]

Buses depart rear, Orange Civic Theatre

135 Byng St Orange
Time: 10.30am - 6.00pm
Cost: $135pp

Badlands Brewery Tour and Tastings

Normally closed to the public, Badlands is opening our doors. Meet the brewers behind the beer! Includes 2 x Badlands Beers and free tasting of the full range. Tours on the hour [last tour @ 3pm], including tastings and discounted takeaway sales.

Badlands Brewery

426 Mitchell Hwy Orange
Time: 11.00am - 4.00pm
Cost: $25pp

Taste Wines, Picnic in the Gardens, Croquet and Lawn Games

Taste our extended range of wines with the winemaker. Bring a picnic to enjoy by the waterfall, play croquet and lawn games or just relax in the garden.

Patina Wines

109 Summerhill Ln Orange
Time: 11.00am - 5.00pm
Cost: FREE

How to Hunt for your Lunch in a Trufferie

A truffle hunt demonstration with the truffle dogs, followed by alfresco dining with a 2-course truffle inspired lunch with ive music.

Borrodell Vineyard

298 Lake Canobolas Rd Orange
Time: 11.30am - 3.30pm
Cost: $85pp

Ancient Southern Lands

Antica Australis and Indigenous Cultural Adventures collaborate for an elegant 5-course native Australian and wild-style Southern Italian inspired dining experience paired with local wines. Bus transfer available.

Antica Australis

2 Belubula St Carcoar
Time: 1.00pm - 4.00pm
Cost: $110pp

Ross Hill Wines & Fratelli Fresh Long Lunch

Fratelli Fresh is venturing to Orange to showcase their delicious food matched with Ross Hill’s wines. Book early to make sure you don’t miss out! Ticket price includes return bus.

Ross Hill Wines

134 Wallace Ln Orange
Time: 12.00pm - 4.00pm
Cost: $200pp

The Long Lunch Bunch

An afternoon feast in the courtyard with canapes, entree, grazing main and dessert. Live music by Robbie Mortimer. Fun! Free glass of Sparkles on arrival.

Mortimers Wines

The Old March Schoolhouse Cellar Door780 Burrendong Wy Orange
Time: 12.30pm - 5.00pm
Cost: $110pp

Swinging Bridge Long Lunch

We’re celebrating 25 years of Swinging Bridge wine with a 3-course long lunch amongst the vines paired perfectly with our wines. Guests picked up and dropped off by a bus from the Orange Visitors Information Centre.

Swinging Bridge Wines

701 The Escort Wy Orange
Time: 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Cost: $120pp

De Salis Bubble Party

An evening on the De Salis deck with two masters of their craft, Michael Manners and Charlie Svenson. Enjoy the sunset and delicious canapés paired with De Salis bubbles.

De Salis Wines

125 Mount Lofty Rd Nashdale
Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Cost: $75pp

Movie Under The Stars

Bring your family or mates, a picnic rug and cushion to enjoy a double feature movie on our large OpenAir cinema with a vineyard backdrop. Bar, popcorn and snacks available. Movie starts at sundown.

Stockman's Ridge Wines

21 Boree Ln Lidster
Time: 7.00pm - 11.00pm
Cost: $30pp

Sunday Producers’ Market and Brunch

Join in the final festivity for the week! Come along to one of Orange’s most spectacular settings in Cook Park to enjoy brunch prepared by well-known cooks and producers. Stroll the market to meet and greet the producers, taste and purchase their local produce and take it home with you. Visit the F.O.O.D HQ tent and grab […]

Cook Park

Summer St Orange
Time: 8.30am - 12.30pm
Cost: FREE

Masterclass with winemaker Tom Ward

Join us for a vineyard tour with winemaker Tom Ward followed by a sit down masterclass of food and wine matching prepared by chef Simon Kalis.

Swinging Bridge Wines

701 The Escort Wy Orange
Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm
Cost: $50pp

Yoga in the Vines

Sunday doesn’t get any better than this! Relaxing Yoga for everyone amongst the vines guided by Shell from Sankha Yoga followed by brunch and bubbles.

Stockman's Ridge Wines

21 Boree Ln Lidster
Time: 11.00am - 1.00pm
Cost: $35pp

Badlands Brewery Tour and Tastings

Normally closed to the public, Badlands is opening our doors. Meet the brewers behind the beer! Includes 2 x Badlands Beers and free tasting of the full range. Tours on the hour [last tour @ 3pm], including tastings and discounted takeaway sales.

Badlands Brewery

426 Mitchell Hwy Orange
Time: 11.00am - 4.00pm
Cost: $25pp

Taste Wines, Picnic in the Gardens, Croquet and Lawn Games

Taste our extended range of wines with the winemaker. Bring a picnic to enjoy by the waterfall, play croquet and lawn games or just relax in the garden.

Patina Wines

109 Summerhill Ln Orange
Time: 11.00am - 5.00pm
Cost: FREE

Music in The Wine Garden

An afternoon of live music, cocktails and snacks in Racine Restaurant Wine Garden. Relaxed and kid friendly.

Racine Restaurant

42 Lake Canobolas Rd Nashdale
Time: 12.00pm - 5.00pm
Cost: $5pp