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by Bettina Buechel (subscribe)
I am a writing Novelist from Austria - www.bettinabuechel.com/entangled_souls.asp - I am living in South Australia since December 2010 and enjoy it a lot. Besides this I look after a small vineyard - www.lot333wines.com.au
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1. People's Messiah

[ADVERT]This great event will take place in Coriole's acoustically superb barrel room. The People's Messiah is an opportunity to sing along to the choruses of Handel's Messiah, or just enjoy the soaring sounds of The Corinthian Singers with organist Karl Geiger and selected soloists.

For bookings and enquires please call Amy @ Coriole (08) 8323-8305 or send an e-mail to amy@coriole.com



Date:
On 1st of December from 5.30pm to 8.00pm
Cost:
30 per person (bring your own picnic)

2. Spanish Fiesta

Red Poles and Wirra Wirra invite all guests to join their Spanish Fiesta night at the Red Poles restaurant. Simply start the evening with a glass of Sangria, whilst enjoying a number of delicious tapas. This night is all about Spanish wine, food and entertainment!

New for tasting from the Wirra Wirra winery are the fantastic Esperanza wines, whose fruits are grown right in the McLaren Vale. The 2011 Esperanza Tempranillo and the 2010 Esperanza Monastrell are exclusive by the Wirra Wirra Cellar Door. For the culinary delights Chef Chris Chilvers will present traditional Spanish dishes with main course and dessert.

The group "Cafe Azafran" is in charge for the musical entertainment with their Spanish and Cuban rhythms and beautiful melodies.

For bookings please call (08) 3238- 994 as the seating is limited.

A fantastic choice to celebrate the festive season with your family and friends!

Date:
On 1st of December from 7.00pm to 11.00pm
Cost:
95 per person (inclusive of food, wines and entertainment)

3. Christmas Dinner Dance

The Serafino in McLaren Vale invites their guests to their traditional Christmas Dinner Dance. Enjoy a 4 hour beverage package together with a 3 Course Dinner. The live musical entertainment is provided by the group "No two ways."

For bookings please call (08) 8323-8911 or send an e-mail to reservations@serafinomclarenvale.com.au.

Serafino
Serafino


Date:
On 8th of December from 7.30pm to 11.30pm
Cost:
$95 per person

4. Live-entertainment @ Wirra Wirra

Enjoy 'Live Entertainment' every 3rd Sunday of the month at the well-known Wirra Wirra Vineyards.

BBQ/Picnic facilities are available on the site. The winery offers also cheese & local produce platters during your stay. BYO is not allowed, but you can buy their great wines directly from the cellar door.

Wirra Wirra Vineyards
Wirra Wirra Vineyards


Date:
On 16th of December from 12.30 pm to 4.30 pm
Cost:
Free entry

5. Live Music @ Red Poles

This licensed café offers live music every Sunday afternoon in various styles of music. Some of the artists play regularly, like The Yearlings, The Baker Suite, Cal Williams Jr, Kylie Wilson, Rafa Godoy, Laura Hill and The Chines.

Enjoy you lunch or sip a glass of wine while listening to great sounds.

Red Poles
Red Poles


Dates:
On 2nd / 9th / 16th / 23rd of December from 1pm to 4pm
Cost:
Free entry

6. Syn @ Sunset

Enjoy an evening of live Blues & Swing music with the Jump Daddys, together with food, wine and sensational views over the Leconfield vineyards in McLaren Vale. This event has become a Christmas tradition! What better way is there than to relax from a hectic Christmas with great music, fantastic wines and the stunning scenery of the vineyards of Leconfields and the Willunga Hills at sunset in the background. Dance to the Jump Daddys's music with a glass of Syn Sparkling in your hand.

Just bring your own picnic food, blanket or deck chairs so you can sit down and relax for the cozy evening. BBQ food and wine by Leconfield and Richard Hamilton Wines is available.

Leconfield
Leconfield


Date:
On 27th of December from 6pm to 9.30pm
Cost:
Free entry

7. Twilight Tastings

After their great success last year, the Shottesbrooke winery will once again invite all their guests to a Twighlight Tasting. The whole last week of the year the courtyard and garden will be the place to unwind, as the Cellar Door remains open until 7pm. Why not stop in as the day fades into night for a pre-dinner drink or as your final destination before heading home?

The entire range of Shottesbrooke wines will be sold by the glass. Delectable regional platters by local restaurant, The Currant Shed www.currantshed.com.au), will be available for purchase.

Shottebrooke
Shottebrooke


Date:
On 26th / 27th / 28th / 29th / 30th of December from 1pm to 7pm
Cost:
Free entry

8. Cinema under the Stars

Enjoy music and a featured film under the stars at Leconfield's beautiful McLaren Vale cellar door. This year the popular "Cinema Under The Stars" will be shown on the lawns right outside the Cellar Door creating a stunning atmosphere that takes full advantage of their beautiful grounds. Indulge in great music till the sun goes down. Then sit back and enjoy the movie.

Both wines by the glass, local beers and food is offered for sale at the venue. BYO alcohol is not permitted.

For bookings please call (08) 8323 8830 or send an e-mail to katem@leconfieldwines.com as strictly only 300 tickets are available.

Date:
On 29th of December from 6.30pm to 10.30pm
Cost:
TBA

9. New Year's Eve Dinner Dance

The Serafino in McLaren Vale invites their guests to their traditional New Year's Dinner Dance. Enjoy a 4 hour beverage package together with a 4 Course Dinner. The dinner includes a selection of Goose Island and Serafino wines. Back by popular demand, the musical live entertainment is provided by "Body beat". And let me not forget to mention their big fireworks display.

For bookings please call (08) 8323-8911 or send an e-mail to reservations@serafinomclarenvale.com.au.

Date:
On 31th of December from 7.30pm to 11.30pm
Cost:
$120 per person

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When: all over December
Where: McLaren Vale
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