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Bacchus the wine god calls you to the winery walkabout
Get ready for the annual Rutherglen Winery Walkabout where you can sample big reds like Shiraz and Durif, and sweet fortified like muscats and tokays from the area. Enjoy live music and markets at the many wineries from Milawa to Rutherglen and the Indigo Valley. Enjoy a bush dance, trivia night and masterclasses over the Queen's Birthday long weekend. Catch the train, tour bus, or rally a designated driver and enjoy the beautiful Rutherglen region and the gourmet indulgences it offers.
Situated in Victorian Murray River country and protected by the Great Dividing Range, Rutherglen is a picturesque, easy three-hour drive from Melbourne, four-hour drive from Canberra or six-hour drive from Sydney but is also easily accessible by air from Albury airport. The region offers visitors an effortlessly authentic wine experience and a true sense of escape. Touring the region is a breeze with all 19 wineries in close proximity to each other.
For more information on masterclasses, tastings and tours, go to www.winemakers.com.au.
For the full program head to www.winerywalkabout.com.au.