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Join us this November for Lane Cove's virtual Food + Wine by the River - A virtual taste of Orange

This year join us for a virtual Food & Wine by the River experience, brought to you by Lane Cove Council, Orange360 and The Lane Cellars. Whilst we can’t bring the Orange region to Lane Cove, this year you can discover the cool-climate wines of Australia’s highest-altitude wine region, and the paddock-to-plate produce for which the region is famed, from the comfort of your couch!
 

Experience a virtual foray to the picturesque Orange region, with behind-the-scenes access to some of the region’s best wineries including Philip Shaw Wines, Ross Hill Wines, Swinging Bridge, Printhie, See Saw, Brangayne of Orange, Angullong Wines as well Ferment the Orange Wine Centre.

Throughout the month of November enjoy a series of meet-the-maker virtual tastings, and pre-purchase your tasting pack so you can follow along at home! With both Red, White and the ‘Ultimate 18’ packs to choose from, treat yourself to a range of Orange’s best including Gold medal winning vintages and People’s Choice award recipients.

Live stream the opening of the festival from the highest of Printhie Wines cellar door in Orange as they celebrate 10 years of Swift Sparkling on Sunday 1 November from 11am.

Discover elegant country manors set upon sweeping cattle farms and meet Chefs who champion local produce on every plate. Watch as they prepare the perfect country spread and take inspiration for your next soiree as long and languid afternoons give way to balmy evenings and cicada harmonies; a rural Australian lifestyle celebrated daily at the dinner table, overflowing with fresh local produce and cool-climate wine.

Order your wine here so you can enjoy a taste of Orange throughout the month of November. Visit www.orange360.com.au where you’ll discover a full spectrum of events and experiences, all year round, and start planning your next road trip today!

This initiative is part of the 2020 Festival by the River. For more information about the festival visit www.lanecove.nsw.gov.au/festivals

Meet the Orange Region Winemakers

Angullong

Angullong is a family owned winery located on the southern foothills of the ancient volcano Mount Canobolas. The vineyard is renowned for its Italian and Spanish varieties which complement their more traditional wines.

Brangayne

In Wagner’s opera ‘Tristan and Isolde’ Brangayne, the handmaiden, creates a love potion for her mistress, Princess Isolde, as an act of love on her own behalf. The same passion and dedication is expressed by those who create the wine known and respected as Brangayne.

Printhie / Swift

Owned by the Swift family, Printhie Wines is a 5 star rated Halliday winery and cellar door located in the high altitude, cool climate Orange region of NSW. Printhie also handcrafts the SWIFT sparkling range which is now considered one of Australia’s best.

Ferment, Orange Wine Centre

Meet Simon Forsyth owner of Ferment, Orange Wine Centre as takes us through a virtual tasting of just a few of his local favourites. Ferment’s full selection showcases wines from the Central Ranges of NSW and beyond, inviting patrons to experience a wide range of local wines while exploring the heart of Orange. All our cellar door wines are available on the pour (for tasting and by the glass) and for a wider range of wines our state-of-the-art Enomatic wine dispensers let you try the wines before you buy. Relax with a glass of wine, our famous Gin & Tonics, all matched with our ever changing cheese boards.

See Saw

See Saw wines are a world class expression of Orange’s pure mountainous cool climate. Estate grown fruit, nurtured using sustainable and organic viticulture, followed by minimal intervention winemaking, results in beautifully balanced handcrafted wines.

Philip Shaw

They say that luck is found where opportunity meets preparation. We’ve had a lot of good luck, but more importantly we have been persistent, hard-working and a little bit stubborn. Faith in our instincts combined with calculated risk have led to some beautiful moments of inspiration.

Ross Hill

In 1994, when Peter and Terri Robson purchased a property on Griffin Road in Orange, the Ross Hill Wines story began. Hard work, passion and dedication continue to be the key themes, with the goal remaining to produce exceptional quality and elegantly refined, cool-climate wines.

Swinging Bridge

With a commanding view of Mount Canobolas at 1395mt high, the Swinging Bridge vineyard and cellar door echos high altitude winemaking of Orange. These handcrafted wines reflect their unique provenance and winemaker Tom Ward’s passion for his region and his craft.

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