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Bendigo Uncorked Week

Bendigo Showcase Events , Food and Wine At Various Bendigo VIC 3550, Australia

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From 06, to October 15, 2017
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A week long celebration of fine wine and heritage. For the first time, the Bendigo Winegrowers have prepared a week full of wine events to showcase the finest drops from our region. 


Bendigo Heritage After Dark

Starting with Bendigo Heritage After Dark is a relaxed wine tasting and food sampling affair in the historic and alluring Fortuna Villa. Tickets include wine tastings, souvenir wine glass, food hamper box and live music.

With family or friends you can raise a glass and enjoy the magnificent ambience of Fortuna Villa while sipping from more than 30 Bendigo region wines. This is a casual and fun wine event to end your working week. Free buses will be available from Central Bendigo but you need to book your spot.

Date: Friday 6th October 2017

Time: 6 to 9pm

Ticket Price: $70 (includes wine glass, all wine tastings, individual food hamper and live music)

Bendigo Heritage Uncorked

Bendigo Heritage Uncorked is a wine and food event with a difference. It’s a moving, yes moving – like walking, feast of the Bendigo region.

Your ticket is a special opportunity to taste the wines of the Bendigo region, matched with speciality food prepared by local chefs while strolling between seven stunning heritage buildings in Central Bendigo. It is an event with a relaxing pace, allowing you to stroll from one venue to the next when you're ready to discover more Bendigo wines, local food and the historical buildings that make the city so recognisable.

Date: Saturday 14th October 2017

Time: 11am to 5pm

Ticket Price: $120 pp 

Pop Up Wine Shop

Date: Thursday 12th October to Tuesday 17th October

Location: Bendigo region wines @ Dudley House, 60 View Street

For six days only we're opening up Bendigo's Pop Up Wine Shop. All the wines showcased at Bendigo Heritage Uncorked will be on display and available for purchase. Wines that love food, so you'll find a fantastic variety of reds, whites and sparkling to take home and enjoy. It is open to the public. 

Thursday - Friday                 12 to 4pm

Saturday                               11am to 6pm

Sunday                                 10am to 4pm

Monday - Tuesday                12 to pm

Heritage Underground

Date: Saturday 7th October 6.30pm

Location: Killiecrankie Wines @ Rocks On Rosalind

The evening commences with a brand new Killiecrankie Lola Montez aperitif cocktail made for the night by drinks master Finn Vedelsby. The following 5 course degustation dinner is a synergy of flavours between the award-winning wines of Killiecrankie and the food artistry from the mega talented Rocks On Rosalind kitchen.

Numbers are limited. $125 per person includes aperitif cocktail, food and wines. Call Rocks On Rosalind to book, 03 5441 2222. Dress to impress.

Wine with the Vines

Date: Saturday 7th October

Location: Dinner with Wes & Pam Vine, Mandurang Valley Wines

A 5 course degustation featuring aged wines from Mandurang Valley's Reserve Cellar with a locally-prepared menu from the Chefs at Sim R Café. Each ticket includes wine, dinner and a free bus home to addresses within the City of Bendigo. $130 per person.

Bookings: Contact Wes Vine, Mandurang Valley Winemaker on info@mandurangvalleywines.com.au or SMS 0417 357 688.

Long feast at The Anxious Goat

Date: Monday 9th October 6.30pm

Location: Burnt Acre & Lome Wines @ The Anxious Goat

A four-course sumptuous feast on a long table accompanied by the fabulous wines of Burnt Acre and Lome Vineyards. The courses include charcuterie, risotto, roasted vegetables, slow-cooked lamb and cheeses.

$100 pp including all wine and food. Places are limited to 20 people. Ring The Anxious Goat for bookings 03 5444 2454.

Take a Sideways look at wine

Date: Tuesday 10 October 6.30pm

Location: Star Cinema

Enjoy the 2004 cult wine film Sideways over a glass of Sandhurst Ridge wine at the Star Cinema, preceded by a wine tasting (including a Merlot, of course) from Sandhurst Ridge wines. Doors open and Sandhurst Ridge wine tastings from 6.30pm with the movie starting at 7pm.

Price: $11 for the movie + wine by the glass. All wine tastings are free.

Bookings are essential via Star Cinema, Eaglehawk, 03 5446 2025

Beer and wine appreciation

Date: Thursday 12th October

Location: Bendigo Art Gallery Cafe

Details coming soon.

Laneway Fiesta

Date: Friday 13th October 6.30pm

Location: Killiecrankie Wines @ El Gordo, Chancery Lane

El Gordo & Killiecrankie Wines (El Cranko!) are seeing how many people can fit into the laneway. For only $40 you can enjoy 4 x tapas, a serving of Paella and a glass of Killiecrankie wine.

Book by calling or Facebooking El Gordo, 0401 412 894

Dine at Balgownie

Friday 13th October 6.30pm

Balgownie Estate, Hermitage Road, Maiden Gully

Dine on 2 courses of mouth-watering dishes with Balgownie Estate wines in the tranquil surrounds of the Estate. $65 per person includes food and wine

Book by calling Balgownie Estate, 03 5449 6222

Bendigo's Best Shiraz - The People's Choice

Date: Sunday 15th October

Location: Wine Bank on View

You decide which Bendigo Shiraz will be voted Bendigo's Best! Join a blind tasting session during Bendigo Uncorked Week, then on Sunday 15th October go along to Wine Bank on View to see who's voted #1, and stay for the wood fired pizzas. Tickets are $20 pp for a tasting session of up to 20 Shiraz. Correctly match the highest number of wines to producers and you're in the running to win 6 bottles of the Shiraz voted #1.

Tasting times held at Wine Bank on View, 45 View Street, Bendigo:

Saturday 7th October 12pm
Saturday 7th October 3pm
Sunday 8th October 12pm
Sunday 8th October 3pm
Tuesday 10th October 6pm
Thursday 12th October 6pm

Winner announced - Sunday 15th October 3pm

Click here to book now. 


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