Asparagus Frittata

Asparagus Frittata

Like the season’s first blossoms, fresh asparagus is one of the region’s annual edible treats, signalling the start of Spring. Fresh asparagus is now from September until December. Local Orange gardeners also grow this ancient plant, once reserved for...
2019 Forage Station #5 Recipe – Moussaka

2019 Forage Station #5 Recipe – Moussaka

This year for Forage, rather than serve a dish that required components – or movements – Edwena Mitchell Catering decided to do an individual serving, pre-assembled dish that only required heating up. Lamb was the meat of choice; therefore really, there is only 1...
Word of Mouth Wines

Word of Mouth Wines

Word of Mouth Wines (WOM) was born out of an amalgamation of two neighbouring vineyards, the former Donnington est. 1991 by James Gordon and Sharyn Pussell and the former Pinnacle Wines est. 1999 by Peter Gibson. This partnership operated successfully for more than 10...
La Porchetta

La Porchetta

The first La Porchetta Restaurant was opened in 1985, when Italian Born Rocky Pantaleo and Felice Nania took over a run-down pizza shop in Melbourne’s Italian hub. News of La Porchetta’s great pizza, pasta and Italian-style menu, along with its atmosphere and great...
Zinga Wines

Zinga Wines

The family operated vineyard is located just 6km west of Orange. The vineyard is sited on an elevated and northerly running ridge at 870 Metres above sea level and on occasions covered in snow. A select range of “cool climate” wines is produced including...
Orange 360

Orange 360

Orange360 is a new joint regional tourism initiative between Orange City Council, Blayney Shire Council and Cabonne Council. Orange360 encompasses everything that colours our region all year round. It unites our people, places and produce that make our region unique....
Village Bakehouse

Village Bakehouse

With a company history steeped in family tradition, Village Bakehouses are owned and operated locally by fourth-generation baking family, the Stevensons. Brothers Bill, Rob and John can trace their baking history back to 1918 when their grandfather, Aussie Stevenson,...
Stockman’s Ridge Wines

Stockman’s Ridge Wines

Jonathan and Valerie run the family business of Stockman’s Ridge. Situated in the picturesque and colourful wine region of Orange along Cargo Rd, Stockman’s Ridge Wines produces premium cool climate wines. With the vineyard and Cellar Door sitting at an altitude...
Ross Hill Wines

Ross Hill Wines

In 1994, when Peter and Terri Robson purchased a property on Griffin Road in Orange, the Ross Hill Wines story began. At that time there were only a few other vineyards in Orange, and it didn’t take long for another one to be planted! Twelve years later, their son...
Heifer Station Wines

Heifer Station Wines

Phillip and I both grew up in the country, on the land. Before purchasing Heifer Station in 2009 we both spent in excess of 25 years in the corporate world. With five adult children who had left the nest we decided we would like to retire to the land and grow fat...
Patina Wines

Patina Wines

Patina is a family-owned estate nestled in the rich volcanic slopes of Mt Canobolas near Orange, New South Wales. Owner and winemaker, Gerald Naef, blends science and technology with age-old tradition to create complex flavours forged by the elements of nature. The...
Boutique Garlic

Boutique Garlic

Located at Springside just outside of Orange, Dougal combines many different methods to grow food, including conventional, organic, biodynamic, holistic and scientific. He mainly grows garlic, up to ten acres each year, including the NZ Purple, Monaro, Printator...
Bodhi Garden Vegetarian Restaurant

Bodhi Garden Vegetarian Restaurant

At Bodhi Garden Vegetarian Restaurant, exceptional vegetarian Chinese cuisine is our specialty. We are conveniently located in Orange and offer a selection of dishes that will certainly please your palate. From tasty entrees like Crispy Mushroom Strips with Sesame to...
Mortimers Wine of Orange

Mortimers Wine of Orange

Former Canterbury Bankstown Bulldog Peter Mortimer, his wife Julie and their five sons, Michael, James, Tim, Daniel and Robbie planted Chestnut Garth Vineyard to 1 hectare of Chardonnay grapes in 1996. The following year a further 1.2 hectares of Shiraz and 1 hectare...
Thornbrook Orchard

Thornbrook Orchard

Thornbrook is a family run and operated Orchard located at Nashdale, West of Orange in the Central West of New South Wales, Australia. The orchard grows on the northern slopes of Mount Canobolas and takes advantage of the fertile volcanic soil to grow you the best...
The Union Bank

The Union Bank

The location of Orange’s first bank, the eponymous Union Bank of Australia, the site has a rich and interesting history, with a charming and sophisticated legacy. The property comprises of four buildings that are each significantly tied to the growth and development...
Twisted River Wines

Twisted River Wines

Helen Armstrong and Michelle Davies are not ones to sit idle. Having both worked in palliative care they are acutely aware of the fragility of life and the need to live it well. With this in mind, they have thrown themselves into the rigors of winegrowing. Their piece...
Saltbird

Saltbird

‘more reason to season’. saltbird gourmet flavoured salts. The use of these flavoured salts is only limited by your imagination. Use in your everyday cooking. Find out more about Saltbird
Percy’s Bar and Kitchen

Percy’s Bar and Kitchen

Percy’s Bar & Kitchen is a relaxed, casual wine & dine venue in the heart of Orange NSW, catering to all ages and showcasing an amazing selection of local wines, Australian craft beers & ciders, fresh & seasonal cocktails and worldwide artisanal...
The Cheesecake Co.

The Cheesecake Co.

I create delicious cakes in jars!! Perfect for Wedding Favors, Christenings, Birthday Parties, or just a little indulgence for yourself! If you want something completely unique, Capped Cakes can offer it! Beautifully sweet Cakes in Jars that we can create up just for...
Nashdale Lane Road Wines

Nashdale Lane Road Wines

Nashdale Lane Wines and Luxury Glamping Cabins are a proud small, Aussie business – 100% family owned and run. Nick and Tanya (Ryan) Segger, along with their two trusty sidekicks (aka children) – Dominic and Grace, manage the majestic 55-acre vineyard and...
Koolabah Farm

Koolabah Farm

Welcome to Koolabah Farm – where country is at its best. Koolabah is situated four hours from Sydney and three hours from Canberra in beautiful Central West Orange. A 1000 acre working property with rolling hills and sunsets to die for, it caters for events and...
Friends of the Orange Regional Gallery

Friends of the Orange Regional Gallery

FORG is an incorporated association whose aim is to assist The Orange Regional Gallery in the promotion and fostering of art appreciation within the community of Orange, NSW and its district. FORG is administered by a volunteer committee and has approximately 300...

Highland Heritage Estate

Highland Heritage Estate offers the complete wine and dine adventure for those looking to experience great food with the wines of Orange. If you are looking for the best restaurants in Orange, which are also situated within the vineyards of Orange, then look no...
Brittle Jacks Chestnut Farm

Brittle Jacks Chestnut Farm

David Ogilvy has been growing chestnuts since 1976. When asked “why Chestnuts? David had loved chestnuts trees from his experience in Europe. He saw an opportunity and decided to plant 500 trees at a property located 1000 metres above sea level. Choosing the right...
Brangayne of Orange

Brangayne of Orange

The “Brangayne” and “Ynys Witrin” vineyards lie on the north eastern slopes of the extinct volcano Mount Canobolas, near Orange in New South Wales, one of the highest and coldest grape districts in Australia. Often under snow in winter and mild...
Paling Yards Grove

Paling Yards Grove

Paling Yards Olive Grove began when Ross and Trish Bragg planted 2,000 young olive trees in 1999. There are now 3,000 trees on the family run property located 35 kilometres west of Orange in NSW. It is a complete family effort with Ross and Trish’s son and daughter...
Wallington Wines

Wallington Wines

The Wallingtons moved from Sydney to established their vineyard in 1990. Since Anthony’s death in 2003, Margaret and her 4 daughters have continued to produce carefully crafted wines and have embraced the principals of organic and biodynamic agriculture. On their...
Trunkey Bacon & Pork

Trunkey Bacon & Pork

We are a locally owned and run family business since 2001. We pride ourselves on the quality of our pork and smallgoods. This is where you find all-Australian 100% locally-grown pork products, totally free from antibiotic and hormone treatment. All products are...
The Agrestic Grocer

The Agrestic Grocer

The Agrestic Grocer is a delightful cafe and grocery with a focus on the local produce that Orange is famous for. Every product has a story, from the Badlands Beer to the beef to the heirloom carrots. with a grocery store at the back and lunch til late, this the...
Swinging Bridge Estate

Swinging Bridge Estate

Swinging Bridge Estate was first planted in 1995 by the Ward and the Payten families with an initial planting of Shiraz and Chardonnay. The Home Block vineyard is located to the south of Canowindra in the Central Ranges of New South Wales (45 minutes drive south west...
Straniero Olive Oil

Straniero Olive Oil

Straniero olive grove was established in 1998 in the central west of NSW, 10km north of Canowindra in the Cabonne Shire. The grove of 4ha is planted in a rich alluvial soil type. The area enjoys a mediterranean climate ideal for growing olives. The oil is pressed...
Philip Shaw Wines

Philip Shaw Wines

The dream started long before the acquisition of Koomooloo (vineyard site) in 1988. Philip spent years investigating and exploring many regions within Australia until by accident Philip noticed the undulating roll of the countryside when flying over the Orange region....
Orange Apples

Orange Apples

Orange and its surrounding villages will hold the annual Orange Apple Festival in May 2017. The aim is to celebrate the districts rich history of being an apple growing region. The Orange Apple Festival wants to extend the invitation to all members of the district and...
Montoro Wines

Montoro Wines

Montoro Wines is located in the cool climate growing area of Orange in the Central Highlands of New South Wales. Montoro Wines is situated on the Cargo Road to the west of Orange in the Cabonne Shire We are positioned at approximately 900 metres above sea level with...
Mandagery Creek Venison

Mandagery Creek Venison

Mandagery Creek Australian Farmed Venison was established in July 2002 with a commitment to process superior, young Australian Red deer. We produce a lean and subtle venison that is an exciting, accessible and healthy alternative red meat. A family business, Mandagery...
Meet the Producers – Kalavista Organics

Meet the Producers – Kalavista Organics

“Let’s move to the country” she said. “It will be fun!” she said. So with no farming experience, no house and two very active, seven and nine year old boys, Sue and Steve Brown embarked on a journey in 2006. Firstly, planting over 1,000 olive trees into drought...
Groundstone Cafe

Groundstone Cafe

Nestled in the Orange Regional Museum Precinct, Groundstone is the central hub for fresh, seasonal, local meals. Including coffee, breakfast and lunch daily as well as stocking local shelf staples. Find out more about Groundstone...
Meet the Producers – Fourjay Farms

Meet the Producers – Fourjay Farms

A wonderful tale of ingenuity and determination. Arriving in Orange almost 30 years ago, Jean and Basil realised that there were no hazelnut farms. They set out to fill that gap and today have more than 5000 trees, and a most successful hazelnut business. Fourjay is a...
Colmar Estate

Colmar Estate

A very determined block of land – no one was ever going to tell our special block of land what grape varieties would produce great wines from its ancient soils. In typical Australian fashion many grape varieties were trialled, including Cabernet Sauvignon,...
De Salis Wines

De Salis Wines

De Salis is a small, family winery located at an altitude of 1050m on the northern slope of Mt Canobolas on our, ‘Lofty Vineyard’ in the cool climate region of Orange. Our minimalist winemaking philosophy is borne from a desire to capture the seasonal ebb and flow,...