CABERNET celebrations - Coonawarra

 
CABERNET celebrations - Coonawarra
COONAWARRA \
PROGRAM OF EVENTS

CABERNET
                COONAWARRA

celebrations

celebrate, educate + activate your senses!
              1 - 31 OCTOBER 2020
Visit www.coonawarra.org for a full program of events
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CABERNET celebrations - Coonawarra
KILSBY SINKHOLE, LIMESTONE COAST

travel and accommodation
To make your stay in Coonawarra even more pleasurable, you might
want more information on accommodation, restaurants, tourism
services and other regional attractions. The following regional
Visitor Information Centres are happy to assist:

PENOLA COONAWARRA VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE
     08 8737 2855 or 1300 045 373
      penola@wattlerange.sa.gov.au

THE LADY NELSON VISITOR CENTRE                                                       DISCONNECT
     1800 087 187
      theladynelson@mountgambier.sa.gov.au
                                                                               IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS.
NARACOORTE VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE
     1800 244 421
      naracoortevic@nlc.sa.gov.au
You are encouraged to book accommodation and transport
requirements well in advance.

RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL
Coonawarra members are responsible servers, and encourage the safe
and legal consumption of alcohol. Please drive, cycle and ride safely.
Coonawarra members encourage designated drivers, but should you
require transportation, plan ahead and book a regional transport
option early.

CCC DAY PASS
During October a hop on-hop off service will be available on weekends
(excluding Saturday 31 October) between 10.30am and 4.30pm and
an extended offering on October 17 to accommodate program events
between 8:30am and 4:30pm. Tickets can be purchased from the:
   • Penola Coonawarra Visitor Information Centre, or
   • Shuttle driver by calling 1800 861 190 or upon pickup
CCC Day Pass tickets are $20 pp (cash) for unlimited travel on the
hop on-hop off service, with first pick up from the Penola Coonawarra
Visitor Information Centre.

This event is proudly brought to you by
COONAWARRA VIGNERONS
      08 8737 2392
      enquiries@coonawarra.org
      Coonawarra
      Coonawarra_Wine

www.coonawarra.org

Information correct at time of publication.

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CABERNET celebrations - Coonawarra
EVENT GUIDE                                                                             CABERNET
                                                                                                           celebrations
                     by winery

 The 2020 Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations event program has
 been structured to display the extensive selection of food and wine
 experiences in a week by week sequence, to allow you to better
 navigate what is on offer on any given weekend.
                                                                                               Shuttle Bus
 If you are searching for a specific winery event please refer to the
 guide below:
                                                                                                       DAY PASS - $20
                                                                                (Page)
 balnaves of coonawarra ....................................... 15, 29
 banks thargo wines ................................ 16, 22, 29, 36
 bellwether ..................................................................... 22
 blok coonawarra..................................9, 16, 23, 29, 36
 bowen estate .................................................. 16, 30, 37
 brand’s laira coonawarra .............................. 17, 23, 37
 digiorgio family wines ........................9, 10, 17, 24, 37
 highbank ....................................................................... 38
 hollick estates ................................... 10, 18, 24, 30, 38
 jack estate ................................................ 18, 24, 30, 38
 katnook ................................................................... 11, 31
 koonara ................................................................... 11, 18
 leconfield coonawarra ................................... 11, 19, 31                          Weekends in October* 10.30am - 4.30pm
 majella wines .................................... 19, 25, 31, 32, 39
 ottelia ............................................................................. 39           $20 per person per day (Cash Only)
 parker coonawarra estate ...................... 20, 25, 32, 39                                        Unlimited travel to wineries
 patrick of coonawarra .......................................... 12, 25
 penley estate................................................................. 41          First pick up from Penola Visitor Information Centre
 raidis estate ....................................... 13, 20, 26, 32, 42
 redman wines ................................................. 26, 33, 40                       Shuttle Service Enquiries: 1800 861 190
 rymill coonawarra .......................................... 21, 26, 33
 wynns coonawarra estate..........14, 21, 27, 34, 40, 42                                    *Extended offering on Saturday 17 October from 8.30am
 yalumba ......................................................................... 35             Service not available Saturday 31 October
 zema estate ...............................................14, 27, 35, 40
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COONAWARRA
                golf day
                                                                                             CABERNET
                                                                                            [DECADE]NCE
                                                                                               tasting

      COONAWARRA CABERNET CELEBRATIONS
                    GOLF DAY
     PRESENTED BY 96.1 SAFM AND 963 TRIPLE M
                                                                                     CABERNET [DECADE]NCE TASTING
        coonawarra vignerons
                                                                                    coonawarra vignerons
 Get your team of 4 together and come along for a great day of social
 (and competitive) golf at the stunning Penola Golf Course. Enjoy a            Experience for yourself the superior ageing ability of Coonawarra
 glass of sparkling and a slider on arrival, lunch on course, a selection of   Cabernet Sauvignons as our wineries and winemakers gather to
 Coonawarra Cabernet and a cheese platter post golf. Exciting prizes           showcase 2010 vintage wines and older – Cabernet [Decade]nce.
 to be won, including the title of Champion Team with the coveted red          Join us for a unique and exclusive opportunity to taste and compare
 jackets that will be ceremoniously presented to the winning team.             cellared wines with current releases. Discover how the characteristics
                                                                               of Cabernet change and develop over the years, displaying a true
 Date:           Friday 2 October                                              testament to longevity. Test your knowledge with a blind tasting.
 Time:           10.00am for 10.30am shotgun start
                                                                               Date:          Saturday 17 October
 Cost:           $220 + booking fee for team of 4
                 individual players welcome $55 + booking fee                  Time:          3.00pm - 5.00pm
 Bookings:       Yes via www.coonawarra.org                                    Cost:          $35 + booking fee per person
 Location:       Penola Golf Club                                              Bookings:      Yes via www.coonawarra.org
 Contact:        08 8737 2392 or enquiries@coonawarra.org                      Location:      Raidis Estate
                                                                               Contact:       Christine, 08 8737 2392 or enquiries@coonawarra.org

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COONAWARRA
                 trails
                                                                                             MONTH   LONG
                                                                                              experiences

     COONAWARRA WINERIES WALKING TRAIL
             super quiz
 Grab a hat, pop on your walking shoes, slip on your Fitbit and “Walk          the blok coonawarra
                                                                               CHARCUTERIE & CABERNET
 the Vine to Wine” on the Coonawarra Wineries Walking Trail during
 October. Collect a copy of the Winery Walking Trail SUPER Quiz at any
 of the participating venues listed below and follow the GREEN FOOT
 leading you to your next destination! Visit at least 5 of the 6 wineries to   Celebrate Cabernet with a wine flight followed by a gourmet picnic
 find the quiz solutions needed to complete 10 of the questions. Leave your    hamper. After a guided tasting you can select a bottle of wine to
 completed form with the 5th winery visited and go into the draw to win a      go with your gourmet picnic hamper. Settle in on the lawn or enjoy
 mixed dozen from the participating Walking Trail wineries.                    the convenience of our cosy gallery space and enjoy the gourmet
                                                                               delights together.
 Date:            All October
 Location:        Brand’s Laira Coonawarra, Ottelia + Fodder,                  Time:           Thursday - Monday 11.30am - 3.00pm
                  Wynns Coonawarra Estate, DiGiorgio Family Wines,             Cost:           $80 for two (includes gourmet picnic, bottle of wine &
                  Redman Wines, Zema Estate                                                    guided wine flight tasting)
                                                                               Bookings:       Essential
 Contact:         Sam on 08 8736 3260, blcellardoor@brandslaira.com
                                                                               Location:       The Blok Coonawarra Cellar Door
                                                                               Contact:        08 8737 2734, enquiries@blok.com.au
            cabernet franc trail
 Cabernet Franc is a parent grape of Cabernet Sauvignon, principally           digiorgio family wines
 grown for blending. Ripening earlier than the Cabernet Sauvignon,
 Cabernet Franc produces a comparatively lighter series of flavours than
 its more famous relative. More recently, however, winemakers have
                                                                               AGED CABERNET | FRANK’S FAVOURITE |
 begun to harness the grape’s distinctive taste in order to create excellent
 lone vinifications. Follow the Cabernet Franc Trail to taste this on trend
                                                                               PRODUCE PLATTERS
 varietal and collect a stamp at each cellar door to go into the draw to win
                                                                               Frank DiGiorgio is going into the cellar to hand select his favourite
 a Cab-Franc Pack! (Winner drawn at the end of the month.)
                                                                               Cabernet Sauvignon. Call in for a taste or enjoy a glass with a ‘pick your
                                                                               own produce platter’ that you can customise from a selection of goodies.
 Date:         All October                                                     Grab a picnic rug and enjoy looking out at the vines from the lawn.
 Time:         During cellar door operating hours
 Bookings: Not required                                                        Time:           Daily 10.00am - 5.00pm
 Participants: DiGiorgio Family Wines, Leconfield Coonawarra,                  Cost:           Tastings free, platters $ various
               Rymill Coonawarra, Whistle Post Wines                           Bookings:       Appreciated for large groups
                                                                               Location:       DiGiorgio Family Wines Cellar Door
                                                                               Contact:        08 8736 3222, cellardoor@digiorgio.com.au

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digiorgio family wines                                                          katnook estate

                                                                                                                                                                 ALL MONTH EXPERIENCES
  TOUR & PRIVATE TASTING                                                          TEN’S A CHARM
  Enjoy a tour of DiGiorgio’s property including the famous Terra Rossa soil      Throughout the month of October, Katnook invites you to join us for a
  profile, oak trees, 100 year old vines, the winery and barrel hall concluding   free tasting of our decade old 2010 Katnook Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
  with a private tasting including aged wine and a sample direct from the         and our flagship 2010 Odyssey. Both wines and locally sourced cheese
  barrel, a shared produce platter and delicious handmade Italian meatballs.      platters will be available for purchase. Tea and coffee are available in our
                                                                                  visitor’s lounge. The 2010 Coonawarra vintage was one of the best on
  Time:            Every Friday in October - 1.00pm (duration 90mins)             record and you’ll see why, as you savour these wines.
  Cost:            $100 per person
  Bookings:        Book your spot online                                          Time:            Monday - Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm
                   www.digiorgio.com.au/pages/experiences                                          Saturday - Sunday 12noon - 5.00pm
  Location:        DiGiorgio Family Wines Cellar Door                             Bookings:        Appreciated for groups of 10 or more
  Contact:         08 8736 3222, cellardoor@digiorgio.com.au                      Location:        Katnook Estate Cellar Door
                                                                                  Contact:         08 8737 0303, cellardoor@katnookestate.com.au

  WINE FLIGHT WITH REGIONAL BITES
                                                                                  koonara wines
                                                                                  AGED BEAUTIES
  Enjoy a seated tasting of six of DiGiorgio’s premium wines matched
  to six bites of food. Wines include sparkling, white and reds from our
  Coonawarra and Renaissance range and will be matched to regional
  produce including savoury and sweet.                                            Each week in October Dru will dig deep into the cellar and pull out some
                                                                                  amazing aged Cabernet’s, Shiraz and some other surprises for you to try
  Time:            Monday - Friday 11am and 2pm                                   and purchase. Come in and browse our great range of homewares and
                                                                                  local produce, while exploring our quaint township of Penola.
                   Saturday - Sunday 11am
  Cost:            $29 per person
                                                                                  Time:            Monday to Saturday, 10.00am - 5.00pm
  Bookings:        Online at www.digiorgio.com.au/pages/experiences                                Sunday 10.00am - 4.00pm
  Location:        DiGiorgio Family Wines Cellar Door                             Cost:            Tastings free
  Contact:         08 8736 3222 or cellardoor@digiorgio.com.au                    Bookings:        Not required
                                                                                  Location:        Koonara Cellar Door
                                                                                  Contact:         08 8737 3222, cellardoor@koonara.com

  hollick estates
  FOUR & TWENTY BLACKBIRDS                                                        leconfield coonawarra
  For the month of October, the team from Upstairs are creating a                 2019 LECONFIELD CABERNET FRANC
  selection of pies that harken back to a simpler time when food was
  fresh, homemade, and created by someone you knew. These pies are                From 1982 plantings, Leconfield has been producing award winning
  being paired with a taste of Hollick Estates museum classic Cabernet            Cabernet Franc. This ancestor of it’s now world famous progeny,
  Sauvignon and the current release Hollick Estates Cabernet Sauvignon.           Cabernet Sauvignon, is noted for it’s floral fragrance and silky texture.
                                                                                  2019 being another outstanding vintage, matured in
  Time:            Lunch: 7 Days from 12noon                                      French oak, it is a worthy addition to any cellar.
                   Dinner: Saturday from 6.00pm
                   (Opening hours are correct at time of publishing,              Time:            Monday - Friday 10.00am - 4.30pm
                   but are subject to change.)                                                     Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays 11.00am - 4.00pm
  Cost:            $30 per person                                                 Bookings:        Not required
  Bookings:        Yes preferred                                                  Location:        Leconfield Coonawarra Cellar Door
  Location:        Upstairs                                                       Contact:         08 8737 2326, kmarcus@leconfieldwines.com
  Contact:         08 8737 2752, upstairs@hollick.com

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patrick of coonawarra                                                       raidis estate

                                                                                                                                                               ALL MONTH EXPERIENCES
      CHOCOLATE AND WINE EXPERIENCE                                               BILLY & A TRIP BACK IN TIME
      Take yourself on a self-guided tasting of their current release and aged    Each week in October Emma & Steven will venture into the cellar to
      Cabernet Sauvignon; 4 wines paired by Winemaker Luke Tocaciu,               choose a delicious back vintage of the Billy Cabernet Sauvignon & The
      with Milk, Raspberry and Dark Chocolate, from local South Australian        Trip. Call in for a taste or enjoy a glass with a ‘pick your own produce
      Chocolatiers “Red Cacao”.                                                   platter’ that you can customise from a selection of goodies. Enjoy
                                                                                  inside by the fire or grab a picnic rug and enjoy looking out at the vines
      Time:           Daily 10.00am - 5.00pm                                      from the lawn.
      Cost:           $15 per person
      Bookings:       Essential                                                   Time:           Everyday 12noon - 5.30pm
      Location:       Patrick of Coonawarra Cellar Door                           Cost:           $10 per person redeemable on purchase
      Contact:        08 8737 3687 or cellardoor@patrickofcoonawarra.com          Bookings:       Not required, but platters can be
                                                                                                  booked in advance online
                                                                                  Location:       Raidis Estate Cellar Door
      BLEND YOUR OWN                                                              Contact:        08 8737 2966, emma@raidis.com.au

      ‘GRANDE RESERVE’ CABERNET
      Self guided tasting tour of four different vintages of our iconic ‘Grande
                                                                                  4 VINTAGE FLIGHTS
      Reserve’ Cabernet Sauvignon. Treat yourself to a Non Vintage take           Raidis are offering the chance to taste four vintages of their super
      home blend of your choice.                                                  premium Cabernet Sauvignon “the Trip” ($100/bottle) and “Billy”
                                                                                  Cabernet Sauvignon in separate flights. Taste how each of these
      Time:           Daily 10.30am - 3.30pm                                      exquisite wines age over time, dating back as far as 2008. Note:
      Cost:           $20 Tasting, $80 take home blended bottle                   Minimum 4 people required for flight experience to take place.
                      $50 Patrick VIP customers take home blended bottle
      Bookings:       Essential                                                   Time:           Everyday 12noon, 1.00pm, 2.00pm,
      Location:       Patrick of Coonawarra Cellar Door                                           3.00pm, 4.00pm
      Contact:        08 8737 3687 or cellardoor@patrickofcoonawarra.com          Cost:           Taste The Trip - $75 p/person
                                                                                                  Taste Billy - $50 p/person
                                                                                  Bookings:       Book your seat online www.raidis.com.au/visit
                                                                                  Location:       Raidis Estate Cellar Door
                                                                                  Contact:        08 8737 2966, emma@raidis.com.au

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wynns coonawarra estate
                                                                                                                  WEEKEND  1
ALL MONTH EXPERIENCES

                    MAKE YOUR OWN BLEND
                    Try your hand at winemaking in the ‘Make your own blend’ laboratory
                                                                                                                 long weekend
                    at Wynns. Using Cabernet, Shiraz and Merlot varieties, create a
                    wine to suit you our own personal taste. It’s a fun and fascinating                                   FRIDAY 2 - MONDAY 5
                    experience, and it’s even more fulfilling to take the wine home in your                                    OCTOBER
                    own personalised bottle.

                    Time:            Monday - Friday 11.00am and 2pm
                                     Saturday - Sunday 10:30am
                    Cost:            $59 per person
                    Bookings:        Essential
                    Location:        Wynns Coonawarra Estate
                    Contact:         08 8736 2225 or cellardoor@wynns.com.au

                    SINGLE VINEYARD VERTICAL TASTING
                    Wynns is privileged to have some of Coonawarra’s best quality and
                    oldest vineyards. Each year, the Winemakers select just one parcel of
                    wine to bottle separately and release as a single vineyard wine. This
                    year we have selected 5 of these single vineyard releases for you to
                    sample in a tutored tasting.

                    Time:
                    Cost:
                                     Every Wednesday in October - 2.30pm
                                     $20 per person
                                                                                                       coonawarra vignerons
                    Bookings:
                    Location:
                                     Essential. Limited spaces available
                                     Wynns Coonawarra Estate Cellar Door
                                                                                                             GOLF DAY
                                                                                                          Date: Friday 2 October. Refer to page 6 for more details.
                    Contact:         08 8736 2225, cellardoor@wynns.com.au

                    zema estate                                                                   balnaves of coonawarra
                    CHOCOLATE & CABERNET –                                                        SANGRIA FUN!
                    THE PERFECT PAIR?                                                             Celebrate the start of Cabernet month with a Cabernet inspired Sangria
                                                                                                  at Balnaves. Relax on the lawn or deck with a cheese picnic box with
                    Visit Zema Estate’s Cellar Door during the month of October to indulge in     a glass of your favourite Balnaves wine or a refreshing Sangria. Indoor
                    a selection of Zema Cabernets paired with premium chocolate. A perfect        and outdoor games and snack boxes also available for the kids.
                    match in their book, but they’ll let you be the judge. Children’s colouring
                    activities will also be available.                                            Date:           Saturday 3, Sunday 4 & Monday 5 October
                                                                                                  Time:           11.30am - 4.30pm
                    Time:            Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm                              Cost:           Cheese Platter $35 | Kids Snack Box $10
                                     Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays 10am - 4pm                                Wine by the glass $5-$10
                    Cost:            $5 per person                                                Bookings:       Not required
                    Bookings:        Not required, but appreciated for large groups               Location:       Balnaves of Coonawarra Wine Room
                    Location:        Zema Estate                                                  Contact:        08 8737 2946, cellar@balnaves.com.au
                    Contact:         08 8736 3219 or email cds@zema.com.au

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banks thargo wines                                                           brand’s laira coonawarra

                                                                                                                                                             LONG WEEKEND | FRIDAY 2 - MONDAY 5
   WEEKEND TASTINGS                                                             LIVE IT UP IT’S THE LONG WEEKEND
   Banks Thargo cellar door is open exclusively on weekends during              Enjoy delicious local fare in our magnificent new cellar door, on the
   October for tastings. Stop in to taste their range of wines, including the   lawns or under one of our beautiful trees, with a glass of award-
   2015 and 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon.                                            winning wine of your choice. The kids can play, run and eat icy poles
                                                                                while you relax and enjoy the surrounds, and most importantly the
   Date:            Saturday 3, Sunday 4 & Monday 5 October                     wines. There’s an electric BBQ if you want to throw a snag on for the
   Time:            12noon - 5.00pm                                             kids, Brand’s Laira, keeping everyone happy this long weekend!
   Bookings:        Not required
   Location:        Banks Thargo Cellar Door                                    Date:           Saturday 3, Sunday 4 & Monday 5 October
   Contact:         Heather on 0408 828 312, info@banksthargo.com.au            Time:           11.00am - 4.00pm
                                                                                Cost:           $25 per person includes a glass of wine
                                                                                Bookings:       Yes preferred

   the blok coonawarra                                                          Location:
                                                                                Contact:
                                                                                                Brand’s Laira Cellar Door
                                                                                                08 8736 3260, blcellardoor@brandslaira.com
   THE PILOT CABERNET FLIGHT
   Taste past vintages, current vintages and a barrel sample of, yet to be
   released, The Pilot Cabernet Sauvignon and learn the story of The Pilot
                                                                                SNEAKY PEEK – PRE RELEASE WINES
   with winemaker and pilot Luke Trotter.                                       Brand’s Laira of Coonawarra are sneaking into the warehouse and
                                                                                selecting a couple of bottles of the recently bottled wines to show you
   Date:            Saturday 3, Sunday 4 & Monday 5 October                     prior to their official release. Apart from you and the wine show circuit,
   Time:            10.00am - 4.00pm                                            no one else has seen these wines.
   Cost:            $10 Tasting Fee | $10 in-flight snack
   Bookings:        Not required, but appreciated                               Date:           Saturday 3, Sunday 4 & Monday 5 October
   Location:        The Blok Coonawarra Cellar Door                             Time:           11.00am - 4.00 pm
   Contact:         08 8737 2734, enquiries@blok.com.au                         Cost:           Nil
                                                                                Bookings:       Appreciated for large groups
                                                                                Location:       Brand’s Laira Cellar Door
   bowen estate                                                                 Contact:        08 8736 3260, blcellardoor@brandslaira.com

   EVOLVING - CLASSIC                                                           digiorgio family wines
   COONAWARRA CABERNET
   At Cellar Door this weekend we will have on tasting a trio of Classic
                                                                                AGED WINE & CABERNET PIES
   Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon.Our winemaker’s Emma and Doug                  Enjoy a delicious locally handmade beef and cabernet pie with
   Bowen have chosen one Cabernet Sauvignon wine from each of the               homemade chutney whilst enjoying a glass of wine in the cozy
   last three decades to show you how the wines evolve with cellaring.          surrounds of cellar door, heated outdoor area or large lawn. Vegetarian
                                                                                option available!
   Date:            Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 October
   Time:            10.00am - 4.00pm                                            Date:           Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 October
   Bookings:        Not required                                                Time:           12noon until sold out
   Location:        Bowen Estate Cellar Door                                    Cost:           $9 Pie + Wine by the glass
   Contact:         Emma on 08 8737 2229, bowen@bowenestate.com.au              Bookings:       Appreciated for large groups
                                                                                Location:       DiGiorgio Family Wines Cellar Door
                                                                                Contact:        Ilana on 08 8736 3222, cellardoor@digiorgio.com.au

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hollick estates                                                             leconfield coonawarra

                                                                                                                                                         LONG WEEKEND | FRIDAY 2 - MONDAY 5
  FAMILY FIESTA                                                               GREAT DAY OUT - FOOD WINE & MUSIC
  Everyone knows that Mexican food is great for a party, so settle in         Looking for a relaxing day out over the long weekend? Join us on
  Upstairs and watch the sunset over the vines of Coonawarra. The             our new cellar door grounds with fantastic local duo from Broke n
  colours of a Limestone Coast sunset capture the fiery reds of a Mexican     Back band! Delicious lunch by Mean Feedz Spitroasted, together
  chilli and the elegance of a Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon. Upstairs        with beer, cider & Leconfield wines, makes for a Great Day Out! Let it
  has created a night of mixed plates, guaranteed to make your heart          Bean coffee van also onsite making their delicious hot or cold drinks.
  sing – think coastal seafood, farm fresh salads and local pastural meats.   Bring your picnic rug or make yourself at home at the tables & chairs
  Date:           Sunday 4 October                                            provided. Cellar Door will also be open with Pick your own Platters
  Time:           6.00pm - 10.00pm                                            available. Make your day even easier & catch the bus shuttle from
  Cost:           Small Plates $15 - Large Plates $24                         Penola! Phone 1800 861 190.
  Bookings:       Spaces limited, bookings recommended
  Location:       Upstairs                                                    Date:           Saturday 3 October
  Contact:        08 8737 2752, upstairs@hollick.com                          Time:           11.00am - 4.30pm, Music 12.00pm - 4.00pm
                                                                              Cost:           Free entry | Wine by the glass from $8,
                                                                                              Beer & Cider $8 Spit roast Yiros or Rolls $12
  jack estate                                                                 Bookings:
                                                                              Location:
                                                                                              No but appreciated for groups
                                                                                              Leconfield Winery Grounds
  PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE | CABERNET & CHEESE                                   Contact:
                                                                                              (Or inside the Barrel Shed for inclement weather)
                                                                                              Kerrie on 08 8737 2326, kmarcus@leconfieldwines.com
  Jack Estate is showcasing old releases, new releases and what is
  yet to be released – from the barrel to your glass. Come and try and
  tell us what you think. Enjoy a glass or a bottle and indulge in the
  winemakers personally paired cheese tasting. Selection of wines also
                                                                              majella wines
  on tasting with some great cellar door only bargains!                       PAST AND PRESENT
  Date:           Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 October
                                                                              Stop by the winery over the weekend and sample the current
  Time:           12.00noon - 4.00pm
                                                                              selection of wines including some older vintage treasures from the
  Cost:           Tasting Free | $5 per person for cheese paired tasting,
                                                                              cellar. Keep an eye out for some great bargains in cellar door.
                  redeemable on any purchase
  Bookings:       Not required
                                                                              Date:           Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 & Monday 5 October
  Location:       Jack Estate Cellar Door
                                                                              Time:           10.00am - 4.30pm
  Contact:        (08) 8736 3130, info@jackestate.com
                                                                              Bookings:       No, but appreciated for groups
                                                                              Location:       Majella Cellar Door
  koonara wines                                                               Contact:        Lisa or Nerys on 08 8736 3055,
                                                                                              admin@majellawines.com.au

  CABERNET CELEBRATIONS DINNER
  Join Koonara Wines for an intimate wine dinner in our newly
  renovated cellar door. Enjoy a delicious 3 course meal by acclaimed
                                                                              SWEET TREATS
  chef Kirby Shearing matched with some of Koonara’s new release              Majella will have outdoor children’s games on the front lawn and a lolly
  wines and museum Cabernet Sauvignons. Owner Dru Reschke will                bar for re-energising those with a sweet tooth!
  host the event, giving you an insight into the award-winning winery
  and their passion for making a difference.                                  Date:           Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 & Monday 5 October
  Date:           Friday 2 October                                            Time:           10.00am - 4.30pm
  Time:           6.30pm - 10.00pm                                            Cost:           Games are free, gold coin donation for the lolly bar
  Cost:           $120 per person                                             Bookings:       Appreciated for groups
  Bookings:       www.trybooking.com/BLHSZ                                    Location:       Majella Cellar Door
  Location:       Koonara Cellar Door, 44 Church Street, Penola               Contact:        Lisa or Nerys on 08 8736 3055,
  Contact:        Jen on 08 8737 3222, cellardoor@koonara.com                                 admin@majellawines.com.au

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parker coonawarra estate                                               rymill coonawarra

                                                                                                                                                    LONG WEEKEND | FRIDAY 2 - MONDAY 5
  FIRST GROWTH VERTICAL TASTING                                          PICNIC & PIES
  2008/2009/2010                                                         Join Rymill Coonawarra for lunch as they serve up delicious
                                                                         Coonawarra Store pies created from their estate wines. Mega-cook
  For the duration of Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations Parker            Marcia has knocked together Beef pies from their iconic Cabernet
  Coonawarra Estate will have a suite of First Growth back-vintages      Sauvignon, and Chicken pies from their silky smooth Coonawarra Brut
  available for tasting on weekends. Pop in and try the 2008, 2009 and   Sparkling. Match your pies with a Cabernet Flight, and then grab a
  2010 vintages alongside the current release. First Growth wines        picnic rug, and soak up the Coonawarra sun on the stunning grounds.
  are only made in the very best Coonawarra vintages and Parker
  Coonawarra Estate look forward to sharing these with you.              Date:           All Weekend
                                                                         Time:           11.00am - 5.00pm
  Date:           Weekends in October                                    Cost:           $10, includes pie & glass of wine
  Time:           10.00am - 4.00pm                                       Bookings:       Not required, but preferred
  Bookings:       No, but appreciated for large groups                   Location:       Rymill Coonawarra Cellar Door
  Location:       Parker Coonawarra Estate Cellar Door                   Contact:        08 8736 5001, jamie.mcdonald@rymill.com.au
  Contact:        Erica on 08 8737 3525,
                  info@parkercoonawarraestate.com.au
                                                                         wynns coonawarra estate
  raidis estate                                                          FLAGSHIP - JOHN RIDDOCH
  PIZZA & TUNES AT THE CELLAR DOOR                                       CABERNET SAUVIGNON
                                                                         Taste Wynns flagship, the John Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon. Made
  Enjoy a chilled out time in the garden overlooking the vines, with
                                                                         only in years when grapes of extraordinarily high quality are available,
  delicious pizzas from our wood oven, while sipping on Raidis Estate
                                                                         using less than one percent of the top quality Cabernet Sauvignon
  Wines and Side Project Craft Beer & Cider. Our cellar door is family
                                                                         grapes. We will have a back-vintage John Riddoch open all weekend.
  friendly with plenty of games for kids & adults!
                                                                         Date:           Friday 2 to Monday 5 October
  Date:           Saturday 3 October
                                                                         Time:           10.00am - 5.00pm
  Time:           12noon - 3.00pm
                                                                         Location:       Wynns Coonawarra Estate Cellar Door
  Bookings:       Please book in advance at www.raidis.com.au/Events
                                                                         Contact:        08 8736 2225, cellardoor@wynns.com.au
                  to avoid disappointment
  Location:       Raidis Estate Cellar Door
  Contact:        Emma on 08 8737 2966, emma@raidis.com.au

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WEEKEND    2                                                the blok coonawarra

                                                                                                                                                                 BLEND IT UP | FRIDAY 9 - SUNDAY 11
                   blend it up                                                 THE PILOT CABERNET FLIGHT
                                                                               Taste past vintages, current vintages and a barrel sample of, yet to be
                                                                               released, The Pilot Cabernet Sauvignon and learn the story of The Pilot
                          FRIDAY 9 - SUNDAY 11                                 with winemaker and pilot Luke Trotter.
                               OCTOBER
                                                                               Date:            Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 October
                                                                               Time:            10.00am - 4.00pm
                                                                               Cost:            $10 Tasting Fee | $10 in-flight snack
                                                                               Bookings:        Not required, but appreciated
                                                                               Location:        The Blok Coonawarra Cellar Door

  banks thargo wines                                                           Contact:         Rebecca or Luke on 08 8737 2734,
                                                                                                enquiries@blok.com.au

  WEEKEND TASTINGS
  Banks Thargo cellar door is open exclusively on weekends during              brand’s laira coonawarra
  October for tastings. Stop in to taste their range of wines, including the
  2015 and 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon.                                            WHAT’S IN THE BOTTLE?
  Date:           Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 October                              LUCKY DIP - This weekend we will pop into the Wine Library and
  Time:           12noon - 5.00pm                                              dust off a magnum each day. Most are unlabeled with little more than
  Bookings:       Not required                                                 a small code written in white texta, lets see if you can work out what is
  Location:       Banks Thargo Cellar Door                                     in the bottle?
  Contact:        Heather on 0408 828 312, info@banksthargo.com.au
                                                                               Date:            Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 October
                                                                               Time:            11.00am - 4.00pm

  bellwether                                                                   Bookings:
                                                                               Location:
                                                                                                Not required
                                                                                                Brand’s Laira Cellar Door

  ARGENTINE ASADO GRILL                                                        Contact:         08 8736 3260, blcellardoor@brandslaira.com

  Enjoy three courses of the most delectable Limestone Coast produce
  slow-cooked “Argentinian style” over red-gum coals, including
  Malone Lamb by Michael Blake and Robby Zeissig, plus wines by Sue
                                                                               LUNCH IN ERIC’S CELLAR
  Bell. Start the day with a ‘Choripan’ (Argentine chorizo in a crusty         Dine in Eric’s Cellar, enjoy beautiful local fare with a glass of Brand’s Laira
  bun), followed by Cordero a la cruz’ (lamb on a cross). Whole Malone         fine wine whilst soaking in the ambiance of the historic Brand’s Laira
  lambs will be slowly cooked over coals for more than 8 hours, and            cellar. Alternatively you can relax in the surrounds of our magnificent new
  carefully turned at the last moment to ensure a golden, crispy finish.       cellar door sheltering Eric’s Cellar or venture out onto our lovely grounds.
  Accompanied by side salads, and a glass of one of our Ant Series
  wines. Other Bellwether wines will also be available to purchase.            Date:            Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 October
  All in the surrounds of our ancient eucalyptus trees, at the beautiful       Time:            11.30am - 2.30pm
  150 year old Glen Roy Shearing Shed.                                         Cost:            $25 per person includes a glass of wine
  *Glamping and camping accommodation also available.                          Bookings:        Yes preferred
                                                                               Location:        Brand’s Laira Cellar Door
  Date:           Saturday 10 October                                          Contact:         Sam on 08 8736 3260, blcellardoor@brandslaira.com
  Time:           12noon - 4.00pm
  Cost:           $70 Adult incl. food and glass of wine
                  $20 Child (under 10yrs)
  Bookings:       Essential, max 40 people
  Location:       Bellwether Winery
  Contact:        0447 334 545 or sales@bellwether.com.au

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digiorgio family wines                                                       majella wines

                                                                                                                                                               BLEND IT UP | FRIDAY 9 - SUNDAY 11
  PASTA MAKING & LUNCH                                                         MUSICIAN & MALLEEA
  WITH THE DIGIORGIO FAMILY                                                    Enjoy a selection of current and past vintages of The Musician and
                                                                               their flag-ship wine The Malleea, both great examples of the popular
  Bring out your inner Italian as you learn how to make and cook your          Australian blend of Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz. Plus, they have some
  own pasta followed by a sit down lunch with the DiGiorgio family.            great cellar door only bargains and their full selection of wines on tasting.
  Enjoy sparkling wine on arrival and wines with lunch as you listen,
  knead, roll, nibble and cook. Participants will also be gifted a take home   Date:            Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 October
  pack with recipes, olive oil, homemade amaretti biscuits and apron.          Time:            10.00am - 4.00pm
                                                                               Bookings:        Appreciated for groups
  Date:           Thursday 8 October                                           Location:        Majella Cellar Door
  Time:           10.30am - 2.30pm                                             Contact:         Lisa or Nerys on 08 8736 3055,
  Cost:           $180 per person                                                               admin@majellawines.com.au
  Bookings:       Essential. Limited spaces available (max. 10 ppl)
                  Book online www.digiorgio.com.au/pages/experiences
  Location:
  Contact:
                  DiGiorgio Family Wines Cellar Door
                  Ilana on 08 8736 3222, cellardoor@digiorgio.com.au
                                                                               parker coonawarra estate
                                                                               FIRST GROWTH VERTICAL TASTING
  hollick estates                                                              2008/2009/2010
  BLEND IT UP                                                                  For the duration of Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations Parker
                                                                               Coonawarra Estate will have a suite of First Growth back-vintages
  Create your own Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon blend in Hollick               available for tasting on weekends. Pop in and try the 2008, 2009 and
  Estates Cellar Door. Perhaps you would like a touch of Merlot fruitiness     2010 vintages alongside the current release. First Growth wines
  to help soften the tannins or maybe a splash of Shiraz to increase the       are only made in the very best Coonawarra vintages and Parker
  richness of the mid-palate. Create a style just for you.                     Coonawarra Estate look forward to sharing these with you.

  Date:           Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 October                              Date:            Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 October
  Time:           11.30am - 2.30pm                                             Time:            10.00am - 4.00pm
  Cost:           $15 per person                                               Bookings:        No, but appreciated for large groups
  Location:       Hollick Estate Cellar Door                                   Location:        Parker Coonawarra Estate
  Contact:        08 8737 2752, upstairs@hollick.com                           Contact:         Erica on 08 8737 3525,
                                                                                                info@parkercoonawarraestate.com.au

  jack estate                                                                  patrick of coonawarra
  PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE | CABERNET & CHEESE                                    BLEND YOUR OWN ‘GRANDE RESERVE’
  Jack Estate is showcasing old releases, new releases and what is yet
  to be released – from the barrel to your glass. Come and try and tell us
                                                                               CABERNET WINEMAKERS MASTERCLASS
  what you think. Enjoy a glass or a bottle and indulge in the winemakers      Owner and Winemaker extraordinaire Luke Tocaciu takes you on
  personally paired cheese tasting. Selection of wines also on tasting         a journey through four vintages of our prestigious Grande Reserve
  with some great cellar door only bargains!                                   Cabernet Sauvignon. As a treat not to be missed take home a Non
                                                                               Vintage blend of your choice of this exquisite cabernet.
  Date:           Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 October
  Time:           12.00noon - 4.00pm                                           Date:            Saturday 10 October
  Cost:           Tasting Free | $5 per person for cheese paired tasting,      Time:            2.00pm
                  redeemable on any purchase                                   Cost:            $20 Tasting, $50 take home blended bottle
  Bookings:       Not required                                                 Bookings:        Essential. Book your seat via www.trybooking.com
  Location:       Jack Estate Cellar Door                                      Location:        Patrick of Coonawarra Cellar Door
  Contact:        08 8736 3130, info@jackestate.com                            Contact:         08 8737 3687 or cellardoor@patrickofcoonawarra.com
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raidis estate                                                               wynns coonawarra estate

                                                                                                                                                             BLEND IT UP | FRIDAY 9 - SUNDAY 11
      BACK VINTAGE BAR                                                            THE GREAT AUSSIE BLEND - CABERNET SHIRAZ
      It’s not often you get the opportunity to enjoy back vintage wines by       Since 2008 we have been making a blend of premium Cabernet and
      the glass. Come in out of the cold, sit by the fire and enjoy some live     Shiraz from our V&A Lane vineyards. The Cabernet Sauvignon
      music as you sip on some fantastic Raidis Estate wines, current and         vineyards from V&A Lane have been important contributors to
      from the cellar as well as local craft beer & cider from The Side Project   Wynns’ top wines for many years. However, this area is also gaining
      of Kalangadoo! Bus services available from Mount Gambier and Penola,        a reputation for a great Shiraz and a marriage of the two varieties is a
      Coonawarra townships. Book your seat to avoid disappointment.               part of Wynns history, going back to its earliest blends. We will have
                                                                                  the newly release 2018 open all weekend for you to sample.
      Date:           Saturday 10 October
      Time:           6.30pm                                                      Date:           Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 October
      Cost:           $25 includes: entry to live music & pizza bar snacks        Time:           10.00am - 5.00pm
                      Wines available for purchase by glass & bottle.             Location:       Wynns Coonawarra Estate Cellar Door
      Bookings:       Online www.raidis.com.au/events                             Contact:        08 8736 2225, cellardoor@wynns.com.au
      Location:       Raidis Estate Cellar Door
      Contact:        Emma on 08 8737 2966, emma@raidis.com.au
                                                                                  zema estate
      redman wines                                                                VIRTUAL CELLAR DOOR
      CABERNET AND MERLOT                                                         Enjoy a fun and relaxed tasting experience in Zema’s virtual cellar

      A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN
                                                                                  door from the comfort of your own home. Try Zema wines, learn how
                                                                                  they were made, and share your reactions. There will be games, prizes,
                                                                                  and plenty of cheer! Hosted by Nick Zema, Joe Cory and special guest
      Visit Redman Cellar Door to taste the 2010 Cabernet Merlot blend.           Jessie Butler from @thesocialsommelier.
      Made in small quantities this 10 year old wine is at the peak of its
      drinking life. There are limited quantities available for purchase.         Date:           Friday 9 October (wine tasting kits must be purchased
                                                                                                  by 16 September to ensure they are delivered on time)
      Dates:          Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 October                             Time:           5.30pm (ACST)
      Time:           11.00am - 4.00pm                                            Cost:           $55 per wine-tasting kit
      Bookings:       Not required, but appreciated for larger groups             Bookings:       www.zema.com.au – limited spots available
      Location:       Redman Wines Cellar Door                                    Location:       via exclusive Zoom link
      Contact:        Dan 08 8736 3331, wines@redman.com.au                       Contact:        Kate on 08 8736 3219 or kate@zema.com.au

      rymill coonawarra
      PICNIC & PIES
      Join Rymill Coonawarra for lunch as they serve up delicious
      Coonawarra Store pies created from their estate wines. Mega-cook
      Marcia has knocked together Beef pies from their iconic Cabernet
      Sauvignon, and Chicken pies from their silky smooth Coonawarra Brut
      Sparkling. Match your pies with a Cabernet Flight, and then grab a
      picnic rug, and soak up the Coonawarra sun on the stunning grounds.

      Date:           Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 October
      Time:           11.00am - 5.00pm
      Cost:           $10, includes pie & glass of wine
      Bookings:       Not required, but preferred
      Location:       Rymill Coonawarra Cellar Door
      Contact:        Jamie on 08 8736 5001, jamie.mcdonald@rymill.com.au

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WEEKEND     3                                               balnaves of coonawarra

                                                                                                                                                          BACK TO OUR ROOTS | FRIDAY 16 - SUNDAY 18
                                                                             SPARKLING CABERNET & BREAKIE ROLLS
               back to our roots                                             @ BALNAVES
                            FRIDAY 16 - SUNDAY 18                            Start the day the with the Balnaves family for a Gourmet Breakie roll
                                                                             and Sparkling Cabernet. Enjoy picnic style out on the lawn or lounge
                                  OCTOBER                                    out on their deck overlooking the pond, or simply take away! These are
                                                                             going to be something you DON’T want to miss out on. The Balnaves
                                                                             family have put their feathery friends on notice for free range eggs,
                                                                             local smoked bacon, wilted baby spinach & spicy homemade tomato
                                                                             relish in a floured bakery roll. GF option available (with prior notice).

                                                                             Date:           Saturday 17 October
                                                                             Time:           8:30am -10:30am
                                                                             Cost:           $10 Breakie roll
                                                                                             $5.00 Glass of sparkling Cabernet Sauvignon
                                                                             Bookings:       Pre-orders recommended
                                                                             Location:       Balnaves of Coonawarra
                                                                             Contact:        08 8737 2946 or email Laura cellar@balnaves.com.au

                                                                             banks thargo wines
                                                                             WEEKEND TASTINGS
                                                                             Banks Thargo cellar door is open exclusively on weekends during
           coonawarra vignerons                                              October for tastings. Stop in to taste their range of wines, including the
                                                                             2015 and 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon.
               CABERNET DECADE[NCE]                                          Date:           Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 October
           Date: Saturday 17 October. Refer to page 7 for more details.      Time:           12noon - 5.00pm
                                                                             Bookings:       Not required
                                                                             Location:       Banks Thargo Cellar Door
       combined wineries                                                     Contact:        Heather on 0408 828 312, info@banksthargo.com.au

          degustation
                                                                             the blok coonawarra
  COONAWARRA 5 X 5 WINEMAKERS’ DINNER
      A great evening of insights into Coonawarra when the winemakers
                                                                             THE PILOT CABERNET FLIGHT
      from Bowen Estate, Yalumba, Leconfield, Majella and Redman Wines       Taste past vintages, current vintages and a barrel sample of, yet to be
      host a degustation dinner at Pipers of Penola. Each food course will   released, The Pilot Cabernet Sauvignon and learn the story of The Pilot
      be enhanced by two wines and each winemaker will talk about the        with winemaker and pilot Luke Trotter.
      wines they have chosen to present.
                                                                             Date:           Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 October
      Date:          Saturday 17 October                                     Time:           10.00am - 5.00pm
      Time:          From 6.30pm                                             Cost:           $10 Tasting Fee | $10 in-flight snack
      Cost:          $130 per person                                         Bookings:       Not required, but appreciated
      Bookings:      Essential                                               Location:       The Blok Coonawarra Cellar Door
      Location:      Pipers of Penola                                        Contact:        Rebecca or Luke on 08 8737 2734,
                                                                                             enquiries@blok.com.au
      Contact:       08 8737 3999 or pipers@pipersofpenola.com.au

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bowen estate                                                                 katnook estate

                                                                                                                                                          BACK TO OUR ROOTS | FRIDAY 16 - SUNDAY 18
  WINEMAKERS IN THE CELLAR                                                     2010 - A CABERNET ODYSSEY DINNER
  Join the Bowen Estate winemakers at their cellar door to taste the last      AT THE STABLES
  five vintages of Bowen Estate Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.
                                                                               Join the Katnook team, for a unique degustation dinner experience in the
  From 10.30-12.00pm, bookings required, talk all things wine with father
                                                                               historic Stables building. Enjoy an evening of fantastic food, fine wine
  and daughter winemaking team, Doug and Emma Bowen.
                                                                               and good company, with five courses matched to vintage 2010 Katnook
  Date:           Sunday 18 October                                            wines from the museum collection. Local bus transport included.
  Time:           10.30am - 12noon                                             Date:           Saturday 17 October
  Bookings:       Essential. Book your winemaker session here:                 Time:           7.00pm
                  www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=628937                     Cost:           $150 per person
  Location:       Bowen Estate Cellar Door                                     Bookings:       Essential. Limited seats available
  Contact:        Emma on 08 8737 2229,                                        Location:       The Stables at Katnook Estate
                  bowen@bowenestate.com.au                                     Contact:        Naomi on 08 8737 0303,
                                                                                               cellardoor@katnookestate.com.au

  hollick estates
  DECADENT DEGUSTATION                                                         leconfield coonawarra
  Join Upstairs for a decadent degustation, experience the essence of          2016 LECONFIELD SYDNEY RESERVE
  Coonawarra with a three-course degustation tasting menu whilst               Come & taste the new release Leconfield Sydney Reserve Coonawarra
  tasting some back vintages of Hollick Estates wines. With a little flavour   Cabernet. Made as a tribute to Sydney Hamilton’s quest of making a
  from sea and a little from the land, these artful and delicious dishes are   quintessential red wine. This outstanding vintage rare icon wine will
  as much a feast for your eyes as they are for your palate.                   be available for tastings & sales for one week only. Adelaide Review
                                                                               Hot 100 2020 – 5 Stars WineState.
  Date:           Friday 16 October
  Time:           7.30pm - 10.30pm                                             Date:           Monday 12 - Monday 19 October
  Cost:           $85 per person                                               Time:           Weekdays 10.00am - 4.30pm, Weekend 11.00am - 4.00pm
  Bookings:       Required                                                     Bookings:       Not required
  Location:       Upstairs                                                     Location:       Leconfield Coonawarra Cellar Door
  Contact:        08 8737 2752, upstairs@hollick.com                           Contact:        Kerrie on 08 8737 2326, kmarcus@leconfieldwines.com

  jack estate                                                                  majella wines
  PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE | CABERNET & CHEESE                                    A DECADE OF MAJELLA CABERNET
  Jack Estate is showcasing old releases, new releases and what is yet         Indulge in what makes Majella great and the celebration that is
  to be released – from the barrel to your glass. Come and try and tell us     Coonawarra Cabernet. A ten-year vertical tasting of Majella Cabernet
  what you think. Enjoy a glass or a bottle and indulge in the winemakers      Sauvignon is on offer along with a chance to talk to the wine makers,
  personally paired cheese tasting. Selection of wines also on tasting with    Bruce and Michael. If you have a collection of Majella Cabernet
  some great cellar door only bargains!                                        Sauvignon in your cellar, there is no better way to sample the wines
                                                                               and discuss their development.
  Date:           Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 October
                                                                               Date:           Saturday 17 October
  Time:           12.00noon - 4.00pm
                                                                               Time:           10.00am - 4.30pm
  Cost:           Tasting Free | $5 per person for cheese paired tasting,
                                                                               Bookings:       Appreciated for groups
                  redeemable on any purchase
                                                                               Location:       Majella Cellar Door
  Bookings:       Not required
                                                                               Contact:        Lisa or Nerys on 08 8736 3055,
  Location:       Jack Estate Cellar Door
                                                                                               admin@majellawines.com.au
  Contact:        (08) 8736 3130, info@jackestate.com

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majella wines                                                                   redman wines

                                                                                                                                                        BACK TO OUR ROOTS | FRIDAY 16 - SUNDAY 18
  PAELLA FIESTA                                                                   TRILOGY OF CABERNET 2008, 2009 & 2010
  You are invited to Majella for lunch on the front deck for music, wines         Visit Redman’s for this one-off tasting treat. Three consecutive
  and a taste of Paella. Outdoor games available for all – enjoy the              vintages of Redman 2008, 2009 and 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon
  afternoon with wine and friends. Those more serious about their wines           will be on tasting and also available to purchase (limited
  may like to visit the vertical tasting located in the winery.                   quantities available).

  Date:           Saturday 17 October                                             Date:          Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 October
  Time:           11.00am -3.30pm, food available from 11.30am                    Time:          11.00am - 4.00pm
  Cost:           Tasting free. Food $6.00. Wine available by the glass           Bookings:      Not required, but appreciated for larger groups
  Bookings:       Appreciated for groups                                          Location:      Redman Winery
  Location:       Majella Cellar Door                                             Contact:       Dan 08 8736 3331, wines@redman.com.au
  Contact:        Lisa or Nerys on 08 8736 3055,
                  admin@majellawines.com.au

                                                                                  rymill coonawarra
  parker coonawarra estate                                                        PICNIC & PIES
  FIRST GROWTH VERTICAL TASTING                                                   Join Rymill Coonawarra for lunch as they serve up delicious

  2008/2009/2010                                                                  Coonawarra Store pies created from their estate wines. Mega-cook
                                                                                  Marcia has knocked together Beef pies from their iconic Cabernet
  For the duration of Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations Parker                     Sauvignon, and Chicken pies from their silky smooth Coonawarra Brut
  Coonawarra Estate will have a suite of First Growth back-vintages               Sparkling. Match your pies with a Cabernet Flight, and then grab a
  available for tasting on weekends. Pop in and try the 2008, 2009 and            picnic rug, and soak up the Coonawarra sun on the stunning grounds.
  2010 vintages alongside the current release. First Growth wines
                                                                                  Date:          Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 October
  are only made in the very best Coonawarra vintages and Parker
                                                                                  Time:          11.00am - 5.00pm
  Coonawarra Estate look forward to sharing these with you.
                                                                                  Cost:          $10, includes pie & glass of wine
  Date:           Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 October                                 Bookings:      Not required, but preferred
  Time:           10.00am - 4.00pm                                                Location:      Rymill Coonawarra Cellar Door
  Bookings:       No, but appreciated for large groups                            Contact:       Jamie on 08 8736 5001, jamie.mcdonald@rymill.com.au
  Location:       Parker Coonawarra Estate Cellar Door
  Contact:        Erica on 08 8737 3525,
                  info@parkercoonawarraestate.com.au                              CABERNET CARNIVAL
                                                                                  Music + Food + Coffee + Wine + Beer. This year the Carnival is coming
  raidis estate                                                                   to the picturesque Rymill Coonawarra winery and lawns. Kick back
                                                                                  and relax to the live music of Since Tuesday, with a glass of Rymill
  BEEF & RED WINE STEW                                                            Coonawarra wine, as the kids - both big and little - are kept occupied
                                                                                  on the jumping castle and games. Entry is free and no booking is
  Enjoy a delicious Beef & Red Wine Stew (or Vegetarian option) with a            necessary, but please do contact the winery if you’d like any more
  glass of your favourite Raidis Estate wine in their cosy cellar door or         details or have any special requirements.
  fantastic picnic area.
                                                                                  Date:          Sunday 18 October
  Date:           Saturday 17 October                                             Time:          12.00am - 5.00pm
  Time:           12.00pm - 3.00pm                                                Cost:          FREE
  Cost:           $15 for Stew                                                    Bookings:      Not required
  Bookings:       Please book ahead online to avoid delays at                     Location:      Rymill Coonawarra Cellar Door
                  www.raidis.com.au/Events                                        Contact:       Jamie on 08 8736 5001, jamie.mcdonald@rymill.com.au
  Location:       Raidis Estate Cellar Door
  Contact:        Emma on 08 8737 2966, emma@raidis.com.au

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wynns coonawarra estate                                                       yalumba

                                                                                                                                                     BACK TO OUR ROOTS | FRIDAY 16 - SUNDAY 18
  BLACK LABEL COMPARISON - THE 63RD VINTAGE                                     DINNER WITH YALUMBA WINEMAKER,
  First produced in 1954, the Wynns ‘Black Label’ Cabernet Sauvignon            CATERED BY SOUL PROJECTS
  has established a reputation for displaying excellent varietal and regional
  characteristics, and is one of the most cellared wines in Australia. The      Join Yalumba Winemaker Nat Cleghorn at our Menzies Wine Room
  wine is produced from only the top quality 20 to 25 per cent of Cabernet      for dinner catered by Limestone Coast renowned chef Kirby Shearing
  Sauvignon. You can taste and compare the newly released 2018 Black            of Soul Projects. The night includes Yalumba’s latest vintages of
  Label Cabernet and a selected back vintage all weekend.                       our Coonawarra Collection, including The Menzies, The Cigar and
                                                                                Sanctum Cabernets, along with The Caley Cabernet Sauvignon &
  Date:           Saturday 17 to Tuesday 20 October                             Shiraz. Throughout this 4-course dinner you will be guided through
  Time:           10.00am - 5.00pm                                              Yalumba’s range of wines including back vintages. A fun, intimate
  Bookings:       Not required                                                  evening with delicious food and superb wines.
  Location:       Wynns Coonawarra Estate Cellar Door
  Contact:        08 8736 2225 or cellardoor@wynns.com.au                       Date:          Friday 16 October
                                                                                Time:          6.30pm
                                                                                Cost:
  JOHN RIDDOCH CABERNET TASTING
                                                                                               $220 per person
                                                                                Bookings:      yalumba.com
                                                                                Location:      Yalumba Menzies Wine Room
  A small group will join Wynns Winemaker, Sue Hodder to taste                  Contact:       Lisa on 0421 099 332 or wineroom@yalumba.com
  selected vintages of our John Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon, including
  the 100 point 2016 current release. Join Sue as she takes you through
  5 vintages of John Riddoch Cabernet in the iconic Wynns Gables
  Winery. This will be a rare opportunity to taste these Icon wines with
                                                                                zema estate
  the winemaker with very limited numbers of seats available.
                                                                                A SERIES OF CABERNET
  Date:           Saturday 17 October
                                                                                Zema have raided their cellar and found some exceptional “Barrel
  Time:           10.30am - 12.00pm
                                                                                Series” Cabernet Sauvignon to share in memory of this historic event.
  Cost:           $80 per person
                                                                                Visit the Cellar Door to learn more and for your chance to taste these
  Bookings:       Essential
                                                                                special wines.
  Location:       John Riddoch Room - Wynns Cellar Door
  Contact:        08 8736 2225 or cellardoor@wynns.com.au                       Date:          Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 October
                                                                                Time:          10.00am - 4.00pm
                                                                                Location:      Zema Estate
                                                                                Contact:       Emily on 08 8736 3219 or email cds@zema.com.au

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WEEKEND    4                                                bowen estate

                                                                                                                                                          EN PRIMEUR | FRIDAY 23 - SUNDAY 25
                        en primeur                                                 EN PRIMEUR

               - barrel to glass
                                                                                   Bowen Estate presents an en primeur tasting of their 2019 Coonawarra
                                                                                   vintage. The Bowen Estate Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz wines are
                                                                                   due for release in 2021. The current Bowen Estate 2018 vintage red
                                                                                   wines complete the tasting line-up at Cellar Door.

                             FRIDAY 23 - SUNDAY 25                                 Date:           Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 October
                                   OCTOBER                                         Time:           10.00am - 4.00pm
                                                                                   Bookings:       Not required
                                                                                   Location:       Bowen Estate Cellar Door
                                                                                   Contact:        Emma on 08 8737 2229, bowen@bowenestate.com.au

                                                                                   brand’s laira coonawarra
                                                                                   EN PRIMEUR - CABERNETS
      banks thargo wines                                                           Valenche - piece of equipment used to take a wine sample from
      WEEKEND TASTINGS                                                             holding vessel. Hogshead or puncheon - different size oak barrel
                                                                                   wine storage vessels. Cabernet Sauvignon - grape variety used to
      Banks Thargo cellar door is open exclusively on weekends during              make table wine, usually stored in oak barrels for fermentation and
      October for tastings. Stop in to taste their range of wines, including the   maturation.All weekend we will have barrel samples on for tasting
      2015 and 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon.                                            - some new oak, some used oak, some French Oak, some American
                                                                                   Oak - see if you can taste the difference.
      Date:           Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 October
      Time:           12noon - 5.00pm                                              Date:           Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 October
      Bookings:       Not required                                                 Time:           11.00am - 4.00pm
      Location:       Banks Thargo Cellar Door                                     Bookings:       Not required
      Contact:        Heather on 0408 828 312, info@banksthargo.com.au             Location:       Brand’s Laira Cellar Door
                                                                                   Contact:        Sam on 08 8736 3260, blcellardoor@brandslaira.com

      the blok coonawarra                                                          digiorgio family wines
      THE PILOT CABERNET FLIGHT                                                    AGED WINE & CABERNET PIES
      Taste past vintages, current vintages and a barrel sample of, yet to be
      released, The Pilot Cabernet Sauvignon and learn the story of The Pilot      Enjoy a delicious locally handmade beef and cabernet pie
      with winemaker and pilot Luke Trotter.                                       withhomemade chutney whilst enjoying a glass of wine in the
                                                                                   cozysurrounds of cellar door, heated outdoor area or large lawn.
      Date:           Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 October                              Vegetarianoption available!
      Time:           10.00am - 4.00pm
      Cost:           10 Tasting Fee | $10 in-flight snack                         Date:           Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 October
      Bookings:       Not required, but appreciated                                Time:           12noon until sold out
      Location:       The Blok Coonawarra Cellar Door                              Cost:           $9 Pie + Wine by the glass
      Contact:        Rebecca or Luke on 08 8737 2734,                             Bookings:       Appreciated for large groups
                      enquiries@blok.com.au                                        Location:       DiGiorgio Family Wines Cellar Door
                                                                                   Contact:        Ilana on 08 8736 3222, cellardoor@digiorgio.com.au

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highbank vineyards                                                              majella wines

                                                                                                                                                                EN PRIMEUR | FRIDAY 23 - SUNDAY 25
   EN PRIMEUR @ HIGHBANK VINEYARDS                                                 BARREL TO GLASS
   Highbank Vineyards presents an en primeur tasting of their                      A rare opportunity to taste 2019 and 2020 barrel samples alongside
   Coonawarra vintage wines. The Highbank Coonawarra Proprietary                   current releases.
   Blend and the Highbank Coonawarra Family Reserve.
                                                                                   Date:           Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 October
                                                                                   Time:           10.00am - 4.30pm
   Date:           Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 October
                                                                                   Cost:           Tasting free
   Time:           10.00am - 5.00pm
                                                                                   Bookings:       Appreciated for groups
   Bookings:       Requested. Small groups only
                                                                                   Location:       Majella Cellar Door
   Location:       Highbank Vineyards
                                                                                   Contact:        Lisa or Nerys on 08 8736 3055,
   Contact:        Winemaker on 0427 653 311
                                                                                                   admin@majellawines.com.au

   hollick estates                                                                 ottelia
   RAVENSWOOD EN PRIMEUR                                                           PETANQUE & BARREL TASTING
   Released in only years of excellence, with only extremely limited               Join us at the Ottelia winery for the inaugural ‘Ottelia Classic’ pétanque
   quantities bottled, we are offering barrel samples of the 2019 Hollick          tournament. Enjoy some snacks from the Fodder kitchen, washed down
   Estates Ravenswood when you visit Cellar Door. Scheduled for                    with a glass of pre-release Cabernet. Strictly limited to 17 people.
   bottling in December 2020 and release in 2024 En primeur sales
   available.                                                                      Date:           Saturday 24 October
                                                                                   Time:           5.00pm - 6.30pm
   Date:           Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 October                                 Cost:           $40 per person
   Time:           11.30am - 2.30pm                                                Bookings:       Essential. Tickets can be purchased via
   Cost:           $5 per person                                                                   www.ottelia.com.au/pages/cellar-door
   Bookings:       Not required                                                    Location:       Drink | Ottelia + Eat | Fodder
   Location:       Hollick Estate Cellar Door                                      Contact:        Melissa or Matilda on 08 8736 3170, hello@ottelia.com.au
   Contact:        08 8737 2752, upstairs@hollick.com

                                                                                   parker coonawarra estate
   jack estate
                                                                                   FIRST GROWTH VERTICAL TASTING
   PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE | CABERNET & CHEESE                                       2008/2009/2010
   Jack Estate is showcasing old releases, new releases and what is
                                                                                   For the duration of Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations Parker
   yet to be released – from the barrel to your glass. Come and try and
                                                                                   Coonawarra Estate will have a suite of First Growth back-vintages
   tell us what you think. Enjoy a glass or a bottle and indulge in the
                                                                                   available for tasting on weekends. Pop in and try the 2008, 2009 and
   winemakers personally paired cheese tasting. Selection of wines also
                                                                                   2010 vintages alongside the current release. First Growth wines
   on tasting with some great cellar door only bargains!
                                                                                   are only made in the very best Coonawarra vintages and Parker
                                                                                   Coonawarra Estate look forward to sharing these with you.
   Date:           Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 October
   Time:           12.00noon - 4.00pm                                              Date:           Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 October
   Cost:           Tasting Free | $5 per person for cheese paired tasting,         Time:           10.00am - 4.00pm
                   redeemable on any purchase                                      Cost:           No, but appreciated for large groups
   Bookings:       Not required                                                    Location:       Parker Coonawarra Estate
   Location:       Jack Estate Cellar Door                                         Contact:        Erica on 08 8737 3525,
   Contact:        (08) 8736 3130, info@jackestate.com                                             info@parkercoonawarraestate.com.au

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redman wines
EN PRIMEUR | FRIDAY 23 - SUNDAY 25

                                 EN PRIMEUR AT REDMAN’S
                                 Taste the 2020 Redman Cabernet Sauvignon fresh from the barrel and
                                 learn all about the 2020 vintage.

                                 Date:           Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 October
                                 Time:           11.30am (45 min duration)

                                                                                                                            WEEKEND     5
                                 Bookings:       Yes
                                 Location:       Redman Wines Cellar Doors
                                 Contact:        Dan 08 8736 3331, wines@redman.com.au

                                 wynns coonawarra estate                                                                   it’s show time
                                 SINGLE VINEYARD CABERNET                                                                   FRIDAY 30 OCTOBER - 1 NOVEMBER
                                 Each vintage Wynns select a premium parcel from a single vineyard
                                 to bottle separately and release as a limited single vineyard wine. This
                                 year we have the new vintage release of our Single Vineyard Cabernet
                                 open all weekend for tasting.

                                 Date:           Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 October
                                 Time:           10.00am - 5.00pm
                                 Bookings:       Not required
                                 Location:       Wynns Coonawarra Estate Cellar Door
                                 Contact:        08 8736 2225, cellardoor@wynns.com.au

                                 zema estate
                                 CABERNET ON THE WAY
                                 Here is your sneak peek at what’s to come at Zema Estate. A rare
                                                                                                            penley estate
                                 opportunity to sample 2019 & 2020 Cabernet Sauvignon from the
                                 barrel and compare with current releases.                                  PENLEY POURS WITH FODDER FEAST
                                                                                                            Penley Estate are proud to be teaming up with the friendly folks at
                                 Date:           Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 October
                                                                                                            Fodder to present a degustation dinner that will showcase just how
                                 Time:           10.00am - 4.00pm
                                                                                                            contemporary our wines have become. The dinner will consist of 6
                                 Bookings:       Not required, but appreciated for large groups
                                                                                                            courses carefully created by the genius that is Paul Stone, and for the
                                 Location:       Zema Estate
                                                                                                            first time in 5 years, each course will be thoughtfully paired with wines
                                 Contact:        Emily on 08 8736 3219, or email cds@zema.com.au
                                                                                                            exclusively from Penley Estate. We may sneak a blind tasting in there
                                                                                                            just to keep you on your toes.

                                                                                                            Date:           Friday 30 October
                                                                                                            Time:           6.30pm
                                                                                                            Cost:           $130 per person
                                                                                                            Bookings:       Essential. Book your seat online
                                                                                                                            www.trybooking.com/BIUGJ
                                                                                                            Location:       Fodder Restaurant Coonawarra
                                                                                                            Contact:        Jane on 08 8736 3211, or cellardoor@penley.com.au

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CABERNET
                                                                                                                                     COONAWARRA
                                            raidis estate
IT’S SHOWTIME | FRIDAY 30 - SUNDAY 1 NOVEMBER

                                            SPRING SHINDIG
                                            It’s not often you get the opportunity to enjoy back vintage wines by

                                                                                                                        celebrations
                                            the glass. Come in out of the cold, sit by the fire and enjoy some live
                                            music as you sip on some fantastic Raidis Estate wines. Bus services
                                            available from Mount Gambier and Penola, Coonawarra townships.
                                            Book your seat to avoid disappointment.

                                            Date:           Saturday 31 October
                                            Time:           5.00pm
                                            Cost:           $40 Entry, live music, food and Riedel wine glass to keep                     HIGHLIGHTS
                                                            $15 Return bus from Mount Gambier
                                                            $10 return bus from Penola/Coonawarra
                                            Bookings:       Online www.raidis.com.au/events
                                            Location:       Raidis Estate Cellar Door
                                            Contact:        Emma on 08 8737 2966, emma@raidis.com.au

                                            wynns coonawarra estate
                                            THE GABLES CABERNET VINTAGE COMPARISON
                                            Since 2006, Wynns has been making an exclusive wine that is only
                                            available at Cellar Door and select restaurants. Crafted from small,
                                            select parcels of the region’s famous Cabernet Sauvignon grapes,
                                            ‘The Gables’ is designed to partner a diverse range of foods. We will
                                            be showing a back vintage Gables alongside the current release all
                                            weekend to round out Cabernet Celebrations.

                                            Date:           Friday 30, Saturday 31 October & Sunday 1 November
                                            Time:           10.00am - 5.00pm
                                            Bookings:       Not required
                                            Location:       Wynns Coonawarra Estate Cellar Door
                                            Contact:        08 8736 2225, cellardoor@wynns.com.au

                                                                                                                        Notes for next year. . .

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           don’t miss your chance to
                                                                         3.   Which of the following describes where you usually live?

                                                                                Locally – within 25km of the event
                                                                                Somewhere else in South Australia
                                                                                (more than 25kms from the event)
                                                                                Interstate                Overseas

                                                                         4a.What is your Postcode?

                                                                         4b. Country (if visiting from overseas)

                  A DOZEN ASSORTED                                       5. Are you staying any nights away from home because of

               COONAWARRA FINE WINES
                                                                            the event?

                                                                                Yes                       No (If no, go to question 8)

                                                                         6. On this trip, how many nights have you stayed, or will stay:

                                                                         a.     Locally / in the Limestone Coast region                  nights
                                                                         b.     Elsewhere in South Australia                             nights

                                                                         7. What type of accommodation are you using for your stay
                                                                            near the event?

                                                                                Hotel / Motel             Bed and breakfast
                                                                                Holiday house / unit      Caravan and camping
                                                                                Backpacker / hostel       House of a friend / relative
   To go into the draw to win one of two mixed dozen
   Coonawarra wine packs valued in excess of $350                               Home                      Other - specify
   simply complete the survey below and hand
   in to any one of our member wineries.                                 8. How likely are you to attend the event again the next time
                                                                            it is on?
   Your responses will greatly assist the 2020 Coonawarra Cabernet
   Celebrations event organisers evaluate this year’s event.
                                                                                Very likely               Somewhat unlikely
   1. Please fill in your details below.
                                                                                Somewhat likely           Very unlikely
   Name                                                                         Not sure / can’t say

   Email                                                                 9. Including yourself, how many people in your group are
                                                                            attending Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations?
   Age group        18 - 24 years    25 - 34 years       35 - 44 years

                    45 - 54 years    55 - 64 years       65+ years
                                                                         10. How many are 18 and over?
      Gender        Male             Female
                                                                         11. On how many separate days have you attended the event?
      2. Is Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations the main reason
         you are/were here today?                                                               days
                    Yes              No

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