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Celebrate Bendigo’s oldest working winery

Balgownie Estate is celebrating 50 Years of Winemaking this spring! Come join in the fun festivities on Saturday 16 November 2019, 11 am – 4 pm. Entry is FREE!

The 50 Years of Winemaking Festival Day is set to be a grand day out with guests invited to:

  • Enjoy cellar door tastings, including museum release wines

  • Indulge in delicious locally sourced tasting boards

  • Unwind with live music

  • Take part in lawn games

  • Enter the tasting competition 'Guess the Masked Wine'

  • Sample various cheeses

    Spend the day discovering the historic spirit of Bendigo's oldest working winery.

    Settle into the afternoon with a group Wine Blending Masterclass hosted by the winemakers from 2pm – 4pm in the winery's iconic Barrel Room.

    Participants are invited to compete in teams naming and creating their very own blends of wine – with points up for grabs for creativity and humour! At $40.00 it is sure to be a fun afternoon!

    During the afternoon the restaurant will also be open for a la carte lunch bookings with a limited menu.

    "We want to invite all of the local Bendigo community to come and celebrate with us – meet the people and the characters behind the winery, sample some stunning wine and celebrate us being part of the local Bendigo community for the past 50 years" said Tony Winspear – Balgownie Estate's Chief Winemaker.

    Start planning your visit to the 50 Years of Winemaking Festival Day by heading to Entry is FREE, however, some events are ticketed.

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    When: Saturday 16 November 2019, 11 am – 4 pm
    Where: Balgownie Estate, 46 Hermitage Rd, Maiden Gully VIC 3551
    Cost: Free Entry
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