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Brown Brothers Winemakers Dinner Cruise

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by Ian Gill (subscribe)
I'm a Victorian freelance writer & photographer living in the Macedon Ranges north of Melbourne.
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Wine & Dine on PS EMMYLOU
Who wouldn't enjoy an evening being taken on a journey from the vine to the table aboard PS EMMYLOU on the Brown Brothers Winemakers Dinner Cruise.

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Guests will wine & dine aboard the PS EMMYLOU, a replica 19th century paddlesteamer, on a 3-hour Murray River evening cruise. Photo: Copyright Ian Gill / Footloose Media


To be held on Saturday 14th September the cruise departs Echuca at 6.30 PM returning at approximately 9.30 PM.

Hosted by Murray River Paddlesteamers in the historic Port of Echuca the evening will introduce Emma Brown, the youngest of John Brown's three daughters, who will talk about Brown Brothers rich winegrowing history and showcase wines from the family range including Innocent Bystander, Devils Corner and the famous Patricia Brown Brothers wines.

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Emma Brown will share her family's rich history as one of Victoria's best known wine producers. Photo: Copyright Ian Gill / Footloose Media


The evening will commence with a glass of bubbles on arrival and wines will be matched to a five course regionally inspired dinner menu.

This year guests will have the opportunity to extend their river cruise experience with an overnight stay on EMMYLOU at dock at the conclusion of the evening. Just 9 lucky couples will have the opportunity to stay in their own cabin overnight with breakfast provided at the Echuca Hotel the following morning.

Boarding for the dinner will commence at 6 PM with pre dinner drinks and departing at 6.30 PM for a 3-hour cruise during which guests will have an exclusive opportunity to purchase discounted Brown Brothers Wines.

Victoria Melbourne Echuca PS Emmylou Brown Brothers Wines Travel Food & Wine Murray River Cruise Escape The City Get out Of Town
A great menu...


Victoria Melbourne Echuca PS Emmylou Brown Brothers Wines Travel Food & Wine Murray River Cruise Escape The City Get out Of Town
...matched with some truly outstanding Brown Brothers wines will make this relaxed dinner cruise an evening to remember.


Cost of the adults only dinner cruise is $150 per person.

Costs for the optional sleep over option vary based on the accommodation. The Emmylou Suite will set you back $350, Queen Cabin $310, double Cabin $290, Twin Cabin $270 and a Main Deck Twin with shared bathroom $250.

Getting There ..

Echuca is 223-Kilometres north of Melbourne, about a 2-hour 40-minute drive via the Calder Freeway/M79 and the Midland Highway/A300.

Victoria Melbourne Echuca PS Emmylou Brown Brothers Wines Travel Food & Wine Murray River Cruise Escape The City Get out Of Town
Brown Brothers Winemakers Dinner Cruise is an outstanding opportunity to step back in time aboard PS EMMYLOU while enjoying fine food, great wines and the serenity of the Murray River. Photo: Copyright Ian Gill / Footloose Media

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Why? Take in the magic of the might Murray River aboard a classic paddlesteamer, all the while enjoying a sumptuous 5-course regionally inspired dinner menu matched with fabulous Brown Brothers wines.
When: Saturday 14th September departing at 6.30 PM
Phone: (03) 5482 5244
Where: PS EMMYLOU, Murray River Paddlesteamers
Cost: $150 per person, adults only.
Your Comment
A ride on the Emmylou is worth doing in itself, add in food and wine and its a definite winner.
by Gayle Beveridge (score: 3|6929) 2 days ago
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