During the month of July, Coonawarra wineries delve into the depths of their cellars to reveal age-old treasures, offering visitors a rare opportunity to taste and buy “back vintage”, aged wine
Join us at The Peninsula Central Pier to taste the best that Coonawarra has to offer. Meet the winemakers and vignerons from 28 wineries, and taste over 100 wines as Coonawarra packs up and heads around the nation.
Join us at the Sydney Town Hall - Lower Level to taste the best that Coonawarra has to offer. Meet the winemakers and vignerons from 24 wineries, and taste over 100 wines as Coonawarra packs up and heads around the nation.
Join us at the National Wine Centre in Adelaide to taste the best that Coonawarra has to offer. Meet the winemakers and vignerons, and taste over 100 wines from 27 wineries as Coonawarra packs up and heads around the nation.
Join us for the ultimate Sunday afternoon wine tasting event at Henry Summer to taste the best that Coonawarra has to offer. Meet the owners and the winemakers from 15 wineries as Coonawarra packs up and heads around the nation.
Wine + Chocolate = Happiness.
Pairing the right chocolate with the right wine is a gastronomic science. This is the ultimate decadent treat for the Cabernet and Chocolate wine lover in your life! Upstairs at Hollick will entice your taste buds with the a dinner designed to pleasure your senses.
Hollick Estates - Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations - Coonawarra - Australia's closest Bordeaux cousin?
Australian Bordeaux blends are known for their powerful flavour profiles with intense structure, deep tannins and ripe berry flavours. Try our Tannery Block Cabernet Merlot - sweet, juicy, fleshy, harmonious wines. Compare the 2008 against the current vintage 2015, which wine has the better ageability?
Join our wine-making team and taste our pre-release 2019 Ravenswood, compare it to the current vintage 2015 and look deep into the age of the 2012. Wines will be complemented by Chef’s board created to be savoured with a selection of Cabernet Sauvignons.
NATIVE GLORY BY KIM HAINES
A collection of artworks featuring Australian native flora using colour palettes inspired by the Australian bushlands, deserts and coastlines.
Join Australian legends, THE BLACKEYED SUSANS at Bellwether. This is a rare opportunity to enjoy ' A strong and eclectic batch of atmospheric noir. ‘ (Steve Bell - The Music) All in the surrounds of the beautifully restored 150 year old Glen Roy Shearing shed.
Upon arrival enjoy your first glass of Bellwether wine and an ample supper, Thereafter Bellwether wines, and other refreshments can be purchased.
Our Festival takes place annually during May, following the Coonawarra vintage. Our aim is to highlight excellence through the involvement of local, national and international artists. We promote Penola’s rich literary, art and cultural heritage, and the fine wines of Coonawarra through our program.