Roam Rutherglen 8-9 June 2024

One of the most popular festivals each year is Roam Rutherglen's Winery Walkabout, happening over the Kings Birthday Weekend, 8-9 June 2024 with 16 wineries participating both days from 10.00am-4.00pm.

The Festival Lovers ticket includes two days of Festival entry from only $65 (early bird pricing). Demonstrating exceptional value, the price also includes a branded wine glass, tastings at participating wineries, a food voucher to be spent at any of the participating wineries and non-alcoholic offerings.

The continuous hop-on, hop-off bus loop gives you an opportunity to explore all participating wineries throughout the weekend. With more than 40 buses operating and driving in both directions, this format allows you to jump on any Festival Shuttle Bus and it will get you where you need to go. Shuttle bus tickets are $40 per day or $55 per day for those travelling from Corowa, Howlong, Yarrawonga, Mulwala, Bundalong, Wangaratta, Chiltern, Beechworth, Albury and Wodonga.

Friday 7 June
Lake Moodemere Estate will treat you to its Fireside Dinner event, where you enjoy a four-course seasonal menu by the open fire from 6.00pm-10.00pm, $100 per member, $110 per non-member.

Saturday 8 June
Begin your morning at 9.00am with Bubbles & Brunch at Cofield Wines where you'll enjoy a selection of hand-picked sparkling and tables wines from owner Damien Cofield, paired with 3 courses of food from Quartz Cafe. $80 members, $85 non-members.

At 10.30am, 12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm, Jones Winery & Vineyard offers the Vintage Tour & Tasting where you taste the wines directly from barrel and learn about their journey so far and where to from here.

Also at 10.30am, is Durif Redesigned by Scion Wines where you'll join an exclusive behind-the-scenes tasting exploring the region's flagship red variety in Scion's barrel room, tasting elegant Durifs, experimental reds, Scion’s signature fortified and a few surprises. Limited to 12 guests. $140 for members, $150 for non-members.

Another event at 10.30am is Stanton & Killeen Wines' Hidden Winery Tour where you'll discover special vintages selected from their museum wines, located in a hidden part of their winery surrounded by century-old barrels. $55 per person.

Unleash your inner artist with Pfeiffer WinesPaint and Sip from 10.30am-12.00pm where you enjoy an indulgent high tea while sipping on your favourite Pfeiffer drop in this unique step-by-step painting experience, for $75 per person.

Golfers will love The Great Lake Moodemere Hole in One Challenge at Lake Moodemere Estate where you attempt to land the ball on the floating green from 10.30am-11.30am, $5 for 3 shots.

Celebrate our Monarch's Birthday in true English fashion, indulging in the King's High Tea with a glass of wine or two at De Bortoli Rutherglen Estate, 11.00am-12.30pm, and frock up in your most royal attire - you might even pick up a prize for your creative costumes. $65 per person.

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