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Top McLaren Vale Events in August 2014

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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
Published July 26th 2014
Don't miss this great events
1. Gallery @ Fox Creek Cellar Door

The gallery of the Fox Creek Cellar Door presents the work of local artist, Liz French in her final solo exhibition, Swan Song.

"Swan Song" is a selection of those prints produced throughout the past ten years; it will be Liz's last solo exhibition….to quote the late Margaret Olley's famous words, "Hurry, last days!"

Visiting the gallery is a perfect combination with a wine tasting at Fox Creek Vinery with their award winning wines.

For detailed information please click here

Liz French
Liz French


Date:
From 1st of August to 30th of September
Cost:
free entry

2. Wood oven pizza night @ Woodstock

Woodstock Wine Estate is open every Friday night from 6.30pm to join them for a little starter, lots of pizzas and something sweet to finish. Live entertainment is included and you will for sure enjoy a geat Friday night.

Woodstock Wine Estate
Woodstock Wine Estate


Dates:
On 1st / 8th / 15th / 22th / 29th of August from 6.30pm to 10.30pm
Cost:
35 per person

3. Winter Wild Lunch @ Primo Estate

Cold days call for rich red wines and hearty red meat. Therefore join the Wild Lunch at Primo Estate for a four course Italian feast, fresh from the wood oven and glistening with extra virgin olive oil. And of course perfectly paired with their award winning JOSEPH red wines. Relax with your friends in the heart of McLaren Vale's stunning wine country as you enjoy this seasonal winery lunch.

Bookings are essential: Reserve your table here and take a look on the menu.

Primo Estate
Primo Estate


Dates:
On 2nd and 3rd of August from 12am to 3pm
Cost:
$120 per person

4. Cheese making @ Tintookie Vineyards

You like cheese? Then join the team of Tintookie Vinejards in making Fresh Curd, Chèvre, Feta, Haloumi, Ricotta and Camembert. Start an exciting morning with meeting and milking the 2 goats, followed by the magic of turning milk into marvelous cheese.

After this very special experience, you can enjoy lunch prepared by Lulu & Grace accompanied with great wines from Dowie Doole. But this is not all! You are able to test the selection of Grace's specialty cheeses from all over the word and you can take home all the cheeses you have made.

For bookings please call 0414 553 917 as bookings are limited to 8 people.

Tintookie Vineyards
Tintookie Vineyards


Date:
On 3rd of August from 9.30am to 2.00pm
Cost:
$175 per person

5. Sound Deck @ Gemtree

Enjoy 'Live acoustic music' every 1st Sunday of the month on the deck of the Gemtree sustainable cellar door.

This month the following artist is playing his sounds: Luke Ashby.
For a glass Sound-DECK exclusive wine specials you pay 5$. Plus their delicious platters will be available for purchase.

For bookings please call 8383 0802 or send an e-mail to cellardoor@gemtreewines.com as tables are limited

Gemtree
Gemtree


Date:
On 3rd of August from 1pm to 4pm
Cost:
free entry

6. Pizza Party @ Oliver's Taranga

Enjoy a lazy Sunday afternoon lunch with wood-oven pizzas at Oliver's Taranga overlooking their beautiful vineyard. Chef Todd Steele will be on hand with his tasty pizza creations to enjoy with Oliver's Taranga wines.

Bookings are not necessary, just turn up – first in first served.

Oliver's Taranga
Oliver's Taranga


Date:
On 3rd of August from 12pm to 4pm
Cost:
$15 per pizza (salads an sides are also available)

7. 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.

This month the following artists are playing their sounds: 2 & ½ men

Wirra Wirra
Wirra Wirra


Date:
On 17th of August from 12.30 pm to 4.30 pm
Cost:
Free entry

8. Pinch of Spice @ Woodstock

You are very welcome to join the Indian inspired evening at Woodstock Wine Estate on Saturday, the 23rd of August. The hearty curries will for sure warm you up and their beautiful wines will keep you company with your family and friends the entire night long.

For bookings please call Jody on (08) 8383 0156.

Woodstock Wines
Woodstock Wines


Date:
On 23th of August from 6pm to 11pm
Cost:
$45 per person including Banquet and Live entertainment

9. Decant @ The McLaren Vale Visitor Centre

Let me introduce the new monthly social event of the south – DECANT, at the McLaren Vale Visitor Centre. A perfect way to start the weekend. Just grab your friends and enjoy a beautiful night with great local wines and beers, complimentary nibbles and live entertainment.

Visitor Centre
Visitor Centre


Date:
On 25th of August from 5pm to 8pm
Cost:
Free entry

10. 10th Anniversary Party @ Lazy Ballerina

Join the Hook family from Lazy Ballerina to celebrate their 10th anniversary with an afternoon of great food an wines. They launch their new sparkling wine and the Sauvignon Blanc 2014.

Online Bookings onwww.trybooking.com/FIVG or please call (08) 8556 7085.

Lazy Ballerina
Lazy Ballerina


Date:
On 31th of August from 2pm to 5pm
Cost:
$40 per person including tapas and a complimentary glas of wine on arrival
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I've never been to McLaren Vale, but I think you've given me a reason to visit! :)
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