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‘Tour de Pyrenees’ Cellar Doors 

From rich and fragrant reds to elegant whites, the wines from the Pyrenees are a wine lover’s delight. Select the various wineries you’d like to explore and ‘Tour de Pyrenees’ Cellar Doors. 

Blue Pyrenees Estate, Avoca
Sparkling Wine Masterclass 
11am – 2pm
$35pp
Click here to book

Answering all of the questions you've always wanted to ask, Blue Pyrenees Estate's chief winemaker Andrew Koerner will take guests through the methode traditionelle sparkling wine-making process, giving a rare insight into how Australia's first World Champion Sparkling wine is made. Finish with sparkling wine-paired share plates of local produce for lunch.
 
 
Blue Pyrenees
Dalwhinnie, Moonambel

“The Big Slider Bar”
Bookings essential, phone 03 5467 2388 or email enquiries@dalwhinnie.com.au

David Jones and the team at Dalwhinnie will be presenting “The Big Slider Bar” with the best Wagu beef burgers you are likely to eat in the Pyrenees Region. Select a glass of Dalwhinnie’s finest Shiraz or Cabernet to compliment your burger—special museum wines available. Come and enjoy the food, wine and music at this unique location! 

Dalwhinnie Big Slider Bar
Dog Rock Winery, Crowlands

Wine Vs Beer
$55 pp
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Let winemaker Allen Hart and Red Duck’s brewer Scott Wilson-Browne convince you that their wine or beer is best suited to a selection of canapés. Limited to 24 people, a fun afternoon is assured with a drink upon arrival, five-course canapé luncheon with matched beverages and a prize for the most ‘French’ dressed person.

Dog Rock Vineyard
EQUUS, Moonambel

Wine & Wooden Horses 
$10 pp for entry to the Museum and Gallery

Click here to book (bookings essential, max. 10 people per session)

Taste EQUUS wines (maker Owen Latta) with Vigneron John Kirkpatrick. View over 50 antique wooden horses from the EQUUS Collection. Learn about their history, makers and restoration from internationally recognised expert Patricia Mullins at *12noon, *2pm ,*4pm. See her original illustrations of Phar Lap and other horses from award-winning picture books.

Equus Wine and Wooden Horses
Mount Avoca, Avoca

Relax amongst the vines to the enchanting sounds of the Handpan, with wine and Free BBQ
11am–5pm
Charity Gold Coin donation for Victorian Dog Rescue Group

Join Mount Avoca on a mesmerising musical journey paired with award-winning wine. Christian Bianco performs world percussion on the Handpan, creating a mystical sound sculpture of bewitching melodies and percussive qualities. Reminiscent of the steel drums of Trinidad, the sound is hypnotic and soothing, invoking influences from Southeast Asia, the Caribbean and Middle East.

Mount Avoca
Sally’s Paddock, Redbank

Lunch, Live Music & Meet the Winemakers
12-3pm
$75 pp
Click here to book (numbers are strictly limited)

We are celebrating our Cellar Door being open for 40 years! In April 1977 Neill and Sally opened the doors for the very first time and it has been open everyday (except Christmas day) since. To celebrate this milestone we are inviting you to join us for a retrospective tasting of the Iconic Sally's Paddock and lunch with Neill Robb (owner/chief winemaker), Sally Robb (owner) and Sasha Robb, third generation winemaker.We will have some amazing, rare back vintages of Sally's Paddock to have with a specially prepared lunch.

Live Music, Lunch and Meet the Winemakers
St Ignatius Vineyard, Lamplough

The Trial of Malbec—From France to St Ignatius
$15 pp

Discover how this French world class varietal found a new home in the Pyrenees -- just like us. Enjoy a hosted degustation of our acclaimed Gold Medal Contemplation Malbec perfectly matched with a home-made Argentine Empanada. Offer available until sold out. Don’t miss it! Cellar door open from 10am – 5pm.
Venue & details at http://www.stignatiusvineyard.com.au/events/

St Ignatius Vineyard
Taltarni Vineyard, Moonambel

Traditional French in the new Pyrenees

Tasting $10, Cheese Platter $25

Experience a rare wine tasting from Taltarni’s sister French winery, Domaine de Nizas, while enjoying a French inspired cheese platter all within a themed cellar door designed to celebrate the relationship between the two wine regions. 

For bookings call (03) 5459 7900.

Taltarni Vineyard
Warrenmang Vineyard & Resort, Moonambel

Gourmet Two-Course meal includes a Glass of Wine, only $60 for Two!
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Visit Warrenmang Vineyard & Resort for delicious fare you won’t get anywhere else!

Enjoy a shared entrée and choose from the main course.

Plus a VIP 20% Wine Purchase card @ cellar door, ongoing

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Cellar Door Family Weekend – open the whole weekend

Cellar door 10am - 5pm. Normal cellar tastings free

Food & Wine @ Cellar Door - $10

Includes – a small tasting plate of gourmet sandwiches or antipasto + a glass of wine + outdoor games for all ages

Warrenmang Vineyard and Resort
Wimmera Hills Winery, Glenpatrick

Chocolate and Wine
Sessions are 11am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm
$25pp
Bookings are essential, click here to book. 

Featuring Australian & French made chocolates individually paired with great Pyrenees wine. Our winemaker guides your taste buds across the varied landscape of local and specially imported chocolates. The tour of discovery will take you around 50 minutes, after which you can enjoy a light meal, or a quick game of petanque at Wimmera Hills Winery. We choose single source chocolates because they express the distinct regional variation familiar in the wine concept of terroir. Your palate is taken on a journey of discovery as you unearth chocolates made from cocoa beans grown in Australia. Cafe meals also available at the winery. 

Wimmera Hills Winery

Tapas at The Avoca

115 High Street, Avoca, Victoria
$49pp
Bookings essential by calling (03) 5465 3018

Tapas at The Avoca

Bonfire & Movie Night

Avoca Racecourse Camping Ground 
6pm–9pm
Gold Coin Donation
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Pizza & popcorn available. Drinks at bar prices.

The relaxed festival vibe will continue into the night around a bonfire at the Avoca Racecourse. Entertainment includes two classic movies on the big screen. Kids can enjoy making their very own drive-in vehicle out of a cardboard box during the day (2–5pm) ready to enjoy the movies with marshmallows, glow sticks and pop-up games room access.

Bonfire Night
Pyrenees Pub Night

Start your adventure with a meal at local pub in one of our Pyrenees Villages.

Avoca Art Exhibition & Sale 

Also enjoy Pyrenees Ranges experiences, Open Garden Events and the Taltarni Gala Award Ceremony.

Avoca Wine Festival

The Avoca Art Exhibition continues, then meander through the Avoca Riverside Markets en route to the feature event, the Avoca Wine Festival.

Tour de Pyrenees

Collect your passport at the Avoca Wine Festival and then Tour de Pyrenees with your passport to experience cellar door events. Finish your day around the racecourse Bonfire in front of the Big Screen.

ANZAC Day Races

Commemorate the ANZACs at the dawn service then join us for an action-packed day of country racing.

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