Orange Wine Festival 2019
Road trip to Orange to taste the region's best food and wine over ten days.
The annual Orange Wine Festival is back for its 14th run, with ten days of events highlighting the region's sophisticated winemaking from October 18–27. Patrons can expect wine shows, tastings, dinners and educational workshops, all of which showcase the rich diversity of Orange's rich culinary culture.
This year's packed-out program includes over 80 events, which are open to all wine lovers, from the connoisseurs to those still getting to know their palate. The region is known for its cool climate which creates wines with bright fruit and deep, balanced flavours, making them some of the best drops in the country.
While there are events on every day of the two weeks, you shouldn't miss the festival's flagship Night Market on October 25 — over 50 food stalls and wine bars will pop up in Orange's Robertson Park for a night of wining and dining under the country sky. If you want to try as many wines as possible, the Orange Wine Show Tasting and Masterclass on October 18 will give you a chance to taste and judge the best of the festival, for a reasonable $80.
Even with all the events, you won't have any time to sit still — the region is home to 80 vineyards and over 30 cellar doors. We recommend organising a driver so you can taste it all.
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