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Upper Reachs Twilight Concert - Sat 9 March A Pre-Vintage Weekend Event

Upper Reach Winery 77 Memorial Avenue, Baskerville Combine fabulous food, great wines and beautiful music and you have the perfect recipe for a summer twilight evening in the Swan Valley. Upper Reach Winery is holding an intimate Twilight Concert on its beautiful grounds overlooking the vines. The Twilight Concerts have become a regular hit at Upper Reach each year with concert goers eager to either enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of their own picnic on the lawn or the stylish elegant dining at Broads Restaurant @ Upper Reach enjoying the concerts from above. To get you in the mood for the Vintage Weekend, on Saturday March 9 The Oz Big Band, an amazing 20-piece band with a blend of jazz and swing that shows why you cant beat the sound of a BIG band. This wonderful music will be the perfect accompaniment to sip Upper Reachs gold medal winning wines, enjoying a long, lazy summer evening, watching the sun set over the vines. This is the tenth year of these intimate concerts, people are already organising their friends and booking ticketsfive months in advance! Why not treat your partner to a really special evening and dine in Broads Restaurant @ Upper Reach, its just been refurbished and is bigger, brighter and better than ever! Or indulge in lifes simple pleasures, bring a picnic and sit back on the lawn while these Perth bands and Upper Reach serenade all of your senses. Tickets for the Twilight Concert Series at Upper Reach are $32, plus a $1 booking fee per ticket. Tickets are available at www.upperreach.com.au and on (08) 9296 0078.

2013 Harvest Breakfast


Faber Vineyard 233 Haddrill Road, Baskerville Family run Faber Vineyard is a delightful small vineyard and winery at the base of the Darling Scarp in Baskerville. We have been making some of the best wines in the Swan Valley for over 10 years. Our winery events are hugely popular with wine lovers who appreciate the terrific home cooking, great wines, relaxed atmosphere and personable hospitality of John Griffiths & Jane Micallef This year we are holding our Harvest Breakfast on Sunday 17th of March. Its really more brunch than breakfast, and usually extends well into the afternoon! This is always a special day when John welcomes winelovers into the winery to taste some juices and new wines to see how the vintage is shaping up. Faber Vineyard, 233 Haddrill Road, Baskerville, Sunday 17th March 2013, 9.30 am onwards. Cost $55 per head all inclusive. RSVP 9296 0209, 0417 095 820, or john@fabervineyard.com.au.
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A Vintage Weekend in the Swan Valley


March 15th - 16th - 17th 2013
The perfect time to join us for the day or stay for the weekend to enjoy some fine wine, good company and experience first hand the crafting of Swan Valley wine from vineyard to bottle.

Vintage Weekend at Pinelli Estate


Pinelli Estate Winery 114 Benara Road, Caversham Join us on Saturday, 16th March and Sunday 17th at Pinelli Estate to celebrate the grape harvest of 2013, the Italian love of food and wine and the Pinelli familys Italian heritage. After immigrating to Australia in the late 1950s, the Pinelli Estate family winery was established and has now been handcrafting delicious premium wines for over 30 years. Winemaking at Pinelli Estate is still a family concern and we welcome you to celebrate with the Pinelli winemakers and team for our Vintage weekend events. 4-course Gourmet Vintage Dinner Indulge in a delicious, grape-inspired, gourmet Mediterranean dinner created by French chef, Manu Fillaudeau, especially for the day. Our winemaker will take a break from his winemaking duties to talk about the 2013 vintage whilst you enjoy a free pre-dinner wine tasting. Places are limited and sure to sell fast so to avoid disappointment please contact Fillaudeaus at Pinelli Estate on 9377 7733 or email contact@fillaudeaus.com.au to make your reservation. Saturday 16 March 7pm onwards. Tickets $85 per person. Wines, beer and spirits available for purchase with your meal. Strictly no BYO alcohol. Celebratory Vintage Sundowner Join the Pinelli team for a relaxed afternoon as the sunsets. You will be treated to delicious Italian wood-fired pizzas or a Mediterranean Antipasto platter (preordered) whilst sitting under our pergola of grapevines. For more information or to make a reservation please contact the Cellar Door on 9279 6818 or info@ pinelliwines.com.au. Numbers are limited so please contact us as soon as possible to confirm your attendance. Sunday 17 March 4.30pm to 6.30pm. $30 per person. Wine available for purchase from the Cellar Door. Strictly no BYO alcohol. We look forward to celebrating with you at Pinelli Estate soon. Phone: (08) 9279 6818 info@pinelliwines.com.au www.pinelli.com.au

Annual Vintage Luncheon


Sittella Winery 100 Barrett Street, Herne Hill On Saturday 16th March Sittella will hold its annual vintage luncheon. It is an occasion to celebrate our grape harvest in the Swan Region. Sittella will showcase its premises, its latest wine releases, including the freshly crushed must. You can watch the crushing of the grapes; meet the winemaker, other staff and owners. It will be all concluded by a sumptuous 3 course lunch together with premium wine releases. Price $89.5 pp. Bookings recommended at Sittella Restaurant Friday 22nd March 2013 Sittella Vintage Dinner. $95 pp. See our website for more details Ph. 9296 2600 or info@sittella.com.au www.sittella.com.au See you at Sittella!

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Its Harvest Time at Edgecombe Brothers


Edgecombe Brothers Winery Corner Gnangara and West Swan Roads, Henley Brook Walter Edgecombe will be specially picking some out of season asparagus to feature with some of our meals. Alf will be making his favourite dessert of freshly harvested Muscat grapes with rockmelon and ice cream. Plus taste our current vintage wines especially our flagships Old Vine Shiraz and Muscadelle. Caf lunch bookings essential Ph 9296 4307 Open 7 days 10.00am to 5.00pm edgecombebrothers@bigpond.com.au www.edgecombebrothers.com.au

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A Paella Afternoon
Mandoon Estate Winery 10 Harris Road, Caversham WINE - FOOD - MUSIC Join in the festivities at Mandoon Estate. Come and relax on our manicured lawns overlooking 100yr old vines. Watch your Paella being cooked while you savour award winning wines under the sun at Mandoon Estate. Bring a picnic rug, grab a glass of wine and enjoy some live music and great food with friends and family. Tickets : $45 adults, $25 kids TICKETS ARE LIMITED (includes Paella and a glass of Mandoon Estate wine) Date: Sunday 17th March, 2013 Time: 12.30pm 4pm Ph: (08) 9274 4346 e: info@mandoonestate.com.au Paella served from 1.00pm 2.00pm. No BYO Alcohol. Patrons are welcome to bring additional food and soft drinks (unopened).

Sundowners at the Vineyard

Harris Organic Wines Corner Great Northern Hwy and Memorial Ave, Baskerville Harris Organic Winery is celebrating vintage 2013 with a special series of Swan Valley Wine & Food Sundowners at the Vineyard. Harris Organic Wines are very proud that their wines show regional integrity made from fruit grown right here in the Swan Valley. For only $25 visitors are invited to enjoy a glass of our Methode Traditional (bottle fermented) sparkling wine upon arrival. This is followed by several vintages of our full-bodied Organic Verdelho accompanied by Mediterranean tapas. You will also be treated with a Harris specialty dessert along with a taster of our renowned Pedro Ximenex (Pedro to friends). All other wines are for sale for the event and you may taste any or all of our extensive range of wines for $5.00 (refundable upon purchase). Sundowners commence at 5.30pm on the evenings of 15th, 16th & 17th March. Book on deborah@harrisorganicwine.com.au or 08 9296 0216.

Traditional Long Table Luncheon


Entopia Wines 61 Memorial Avenue, Baskerville At Entopia this celebration will take the form of a traditional long table lunch on Sunday, March 17, 2013 to celebrate vintage and the promise of great wine. In autumn the valley colours are magnificent especially viewed from our verandah while enjoying good wine, good food and good company. Our small vineyard located on the east bank of the Swan River at Baskerville provides an idyllic setting for a long lazy lunch for up to 36 people with a feast of shared grazing food to complement our fine wines. The lunch will begin with wine tasting of our current wines and a talk by the owners of the history of the area and the vineyard, before we relax with the finished product and a professionally catered long lunch served by our family and friends. Lunch will be served on the verandah at a table constructed from timber sourced from the Woolloomooloo jetty in Sydney and made by Michael Taylor, a local artist. The view from the verandah is over the vineyard to the Swan River and is scenic in all seasons. The event will begin at 12.30pm and cost $85 per person including wine tasting, the lunch with matched wines, and a complimentary bottle of Entopia wine of your choice to take home. Entopia wines will, of course, be available for purchase that day through the cellar door with a special 20% discount for case lots. Please contact Brian Hunt on 0418 912 217 or brian.hunt@entopia-wines.net.au to secure your booking.

Family Event - Wine tasting & Small Market Experience


Market on Swan, Taylors Art and Coffee House 510 Great Northern Hwy, Middle Swan Under the Lanterns in the Alfresco, Celebrate the Vintage weekend in the Swan Valley with the winemakers of the Swan Valley, local artisens, boutique food producers, quirky craft, skin care, a stall by the Peter Hughes Burns Foundation and local product from the Swan Valley and Regional Businesses. Enjoy tasting some of the Swan Valleys premium wines with wine tasting from Entopia Wines; Neilson Estate and Carilley Estate Winery, colourful atmosphere with food that can be purchased at Taylors Cafe and Art Gallery. Stalls with international Chef Sophie Budd, Cakes by Vines Cakes, to name a few; all while helping to raise funds for the Ride to Conquer Cancer, supporting the WA Institute of Medical Research (WAIMR). Saturday 16th March 4.00pm - 10.00pm Food: coffee-tea & cake available for Purchase from Taylors Art & Coffee House. Ticketed Event $15.00 Bookings Essential - Book on 08 92961369 or E: svrn@iinet.net.au ask for Sue

Olive Farm Wines & The Cheese Barrel

Olive Farm Winery 920 Great Northern Hwy, Millendon look for the black & white flags Winery Experience Come into the winery for a guided tour of our production area, meet the family winemakers and taste some new 2013 ferments and wines. Tours run at 11am, 1pm and 3pm on both Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th March, $25pp. Bookings essential 9296 4539 or info@olivefarm.com.au. Spanish Sundowner Dont miss The Cheese Barrel Spanish Sundowner Saturday 16th March, 6 - 8.30pm. Delight the senses with Spanish cheeses, tapas and Olive Farm wines while watching the sun set across the vineyard to the sounds of live acoustic music. Tickets can be purchased in store, by phone (9296 4539) or email info@thecheesebarrel.com.au Tickets are strictly limited, $65pp. Vintage Cars The WA Chev Club will be visiting The Cheese Barrel on Sunday 17th March between 11am and 3pm, where you can get a close up look on some of the greatest vintage cars created. Plenty of fun for the whole family, young through to vintage! www.olivefarmwines.com.au

Get your Hands Dirty at Upper Reach


Upper Reach Winery 77 Memorial Ave, Baskerville Be a winemaker for the morning, get your hands dirty being a part of the 2013 vintage! Upper Reach invite you to a hands-on winemaking experience on Saturday 16 March. As we are a working winery, everything is dependent on the actual vintage, the weather conditions and so on, we intend that youll start with crushing freshly picked Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Then Derek Pearse, Upper Reachs owner & winemaker will take you through his thoughts & experiences of the 2013 vintage while you taste the tank samples. Youll be the very first to try the 2013 wines, while you hear some of the winemakers secrets! Why not finish off with an a la carte lunch in Broads Restaurant? Saturday 16 March 10.30 -12am Winemaking Experience $22pp Bookings 9296 0078 or info@upperreach.com.au Lunch Bookings 9296 3883 www.upperreach.com.au

Vintage Weekend at Jane Brook Estate Wines


Jane Brook Estate Wines 229 Toodyay Road, Middle Swan The legacy left by the hard-working Italians and Croatians who settled in the Swan Valley many decades ago should be celebrated and at Jane Brook we are happy to raise our glasses to our rich and colourful heritage. Our very own cellar door is steeped in the history of our Mediterranean ancestors with our rare, luscious ports & fortified wines and our Back Block Shiraz from 70 year old vines. One of the pleasures of our years at Jane Brook is that we have cellared past vintages of Shiraz and we would love to share this with you. We will be conducting a vertical tasting of Shiraz from the 1990s through to our current vintage. This will be held from 11am - 12 noon on Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th at a cost of $25 per person. To celebrate our humble beginnings we are excited to offer you a European twist to our normal range of platters. On this Vintage Weekend you can try a delicious taste plate with a Mediterranean flavour and our chef, who has worked in Italy, has come up with a sensational Vignacourt Platter to honour the original name of the winery which you now know as Jane Brook. This will replace our normal range of platters for this weekend. A dessert taste plate with a European theme will add that sweet touch. Come and join us on this historical weekend. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL - Call 08 9274 1432 or email food@janebrook.com.au

A Mediterranean Weekend
Black Swan Winery 8600 West Swan Road, Henley Brook As part of the Vintage Weekend in the Swan Valley on March 16th and 17th 2013 Black Swan Winery and Restaurant invites you to a Mediterranean Weekend. Saturday and Sunday lunches will offer classic Italian and Mediterranean specials. At the Cellar Door Mediterranean Tasting Flights. Saturday Night 16th March Thats a More Dinner & Show $95 per person* Indulge in a 3 course Mediterranean feast matched with bold red and white Black Swan Wines. Dance the evening away to our live Italian music trio playing well known International covers. For bookings phone 9296 6090 or Email: info@blackswanwines.com.au or visit www.blackswanwines.com.au * Charge per person includes 3 course dinner, one glass of wine per person per dinner course, tea and coffee and show. Additional beer, wine, spirits and other beverages available for purchase on the night.No discount or promotional cards accepted for the Thats amore dinner and show. All bookings for the dinner event will require a 30% confirmation deposit.

Family Night Out

Houghton Wines 148 Dale Road, Middle Swan While the winemakers are busy in the winery and harvesting this year grapes in the vineyard, enjoy a concert in the beautiful Swan Valleys most historic winery Houghton Wines. The Childrens Leukaemia & Cancer Research Foundation annual Family Concert will be held on Saturday 16 March, 2013 featuring Absolute Kylie (with back up dancers) and Diamond The Neil Diamond Tribute the evening is a must for those that enjoy good food, good wine, good entertainment and a great venue. Adult tickets $60 (includes gourmet hamper), children under 16 free must be accompanied by adult, child and tween hampers available. Gates open 3.30pm, kids entertainment 5-6pm, musical entertainment 6-8pm. Last drinks 8.30pm and gates close 9.00pm. Book on 9363 7400 or visit www.childcancerresearch.com.au