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The Orange Visitor Information Centre has so much to offer. The friendly and knowledgeable staff have all the local knowledge you need. Get updated on accommodation, dining out and award winning restaurants, local attractions, what's on, over 30 cellar doors and the best local shopping.

The Visitor Information Centre is co-located with the Orange Regional Museum in an award winning new building, close to the Orange Regional Gallery and Orange Library. Groundstone cafe is right next door.

The Orange Visitor Information Centre is also your one-stop-shop for regional produce, unique arts, handmade crafts and souvenirs.

From maps and brochures to itineraries and tours, the staff are here to make sure you have the best possible Orange 360 experience.

Wentworth Main Mine Open Day

07 Dec 2019 - 03 Jan 2021
The Lucknow goldfield was discovered in 1851. Located just nine kilometres from Orange on the eastern side of Lucknow, the Wentworth Main Mine holds its open days on the First Saturday and Sunday of the month. Stroll around this historic mining site and see relics of past mining heritage.

Orange Farmers Market

08 Feb - 12 Dec 2020
The Orange Region Farmers Market is held on the second Saturday of every month and showcases local produce strictly from the Orange region. Meet the producers and taste their fresh seasonal produce.

Greentrees Preserves Marmalade Classes

02 Jun - 31 Dec 2020
Winter is marmalade season. If you would like to learn how to make delicious marmalades from the beautiful citrus fruits grown locally and in Central West NSW, contact Jasmin and discuss your favourite one with her.

Faded Glamour - paintings by Larissa Blake

01 - 31 Oct 2020
A solo exhibition by Orange artist Larissa Blake will run throughout the Orange Wine Festival, with a watercolour workshop by the artist mid morning on the last Sunday in October. Wines supplied by Rowlee Wines. Free entry to the exhibition.

Millthorpe Wine Tastings – Heritage with Wine

01 - 31 Oct 2020
Spend the day in the beautiful historic village of Millthorpe, with three cellar doors on the doorsteps of the main street which visitors can explore between their tastings. Call Vine Venture Tours to book transport.

Orange Wine Month

Oct - 01 Nov 2020
The Orange Wine Month is the regions opportunity to celebrate its thriving wine and food culture and quality cool-climate wines, unique to the region.

Sip and Graze

01 - 31 Oct 2020
Book an artisan cheese board with cured meats, dried fruit, dip and crackers to enjoy at our cellar door and receive two complimentary glasses of wine. Booking time is your estimated time of arrival - you're welcome to stay as long as you like!

The Tasting Trail

01 - 31 Oct 2020
Enjoy a walking tour of their city highlighting their diverse food and wine history. Conclude with a delicious tasting plate of seasonal, local produce and sample local wines or gin. A fabulous opportunity to support sustainable, regional producers.

A Hoosegg Dinner with Philip Shaw

03 Oct 2020
Join owner/winemaker Philip Shaw in a small and intimate dinner to launch HOOSEGG's 2017 range, voted amongst the top wines in Australia and New Zealand. Their amazing wines will pair perfectly with a delicious four-course dinner by chef Josie Chapman.

Colmar Estate Vintage Showcase at Charred

03 Oct 2020
Join Colmar at Charred as they launch to the public their multi- trophy winning wines for the first time ever, matched with a very special four course lunch. For bookings, contact Charred Restaurant and Bar.

Cumulus Vineyards Pop Up Cellar Door

03 - 10 Oct 2020
The Cumulus Vineyards Pop Up Cellar door comes to Ferment, The Orange Wine Centre. Visit them to try their range of locally grown high-altitude wines.

Flavours of Nashdale Lane: From Vine to Wine

03 - 24 Oct 2020
Flavours of Nashdale Lane Wines is a wine and food experience that pairs their single varietal wines with matched local food and produce enjoyed amongst the vines that produced the grapes. Please email or call for enquiries and bookings.

Orange Art Trail - Orange Wine Festival

03 - 25 Oct 2020
Art lovers are invited to 'Meet the Artists' for a rare and intimate visit to their studios and art making spaces.

Smooth Jazz, Sparkling Wine and Oysters at Dindima

03 - 04 Oct 2020
Enjoy an idyllic Spring afternoon amongst the vines. Relax to the sounds of smooth jazz, sip on their méthode traditionelle, blanc de blanc sparkling and savour freshly shucked premium oysters. Vegetarian and children’s options available. Saturday and Sunday only.

Stockmans Ridge Meets Smoking Brothers

03 Oct 2020
Stockman's Ridge joins 'The Smoking Brothers' to bring you a lively afternoon of succulent barbecue smoked meats, live music, amazing wines and cold beer! Bus pickup and drop off available when ordering tickets.

Swinging Bridge Sparkling and Oyster Bar

03 - 05 Oct 2020
Enjoy a glass of Swinging Bridge and freshly shucked oysters while watching the sun go down from one of the most spectacular views, overlooking local vineyards and Mt Canobolas.

Taste Wine, Picnic in the Gardens, Croquet and Lawn Games

03 Oct - 01 Nov 2020
Bring a picnic to enjoy by the waterfall, play lawn games or just relax and enjoy the beautiful views in the garden. Wine Tasting. Real Review - TOP 100 Australia winery. Every weekend in October. Bookings Essential

The History Trail

03 - 31 Oct 2020
Orange has a rich history with tales of entrepreneurial settlers and the lure of discovering gold. Enjoy a guided walking tour through their historic town. Finish with a glass of local wine in the historic mansion, Duntryleague.

The Winemaker, The Somm and The Chef

03 - 04 Oct 2020
Enjoy a pastry and coffee on a vineyard tour with winemaker Tom Ward looking at what makes Orange vineyards unique. Followed by a sit down Masterclass looking at food and wine matching by Rhys the Sommelier with Swinging Bridge Wines from current and museum releases.

Yoga in the Vines

04 - 18 Oct 2020
Sunday doesn't get any better than this! Relaxing Yoga for everyone amongst the vines guided by Shell from Sankha Yoga followed by Brunch and Bubbles.

Mortimer's Diploma of Taste

05 - 09 Oct 2020
A short vineyard walk with a glass of Sparkling. Then take the aroma challenge and blind taste five varieties. Your learning experience should allow you to correctly identify each wine. Includes cheese platter and your diploma. Allow one hour. Book by phone.

Sparkling Sunset Holistic Walk and Talk

05 - 15 Oct 2020
Take a tour with vigneron James Sweetapple, through a holistic vineyard and winery - taste the wines then the cover and crop that feeds the soil. Learn what and why the vigneron does and how his methods have been perfected over 22 years.

Wine and Cheese. Yes Please!

07 - 28 Oct 2020
The Highland Heritage Cellar Door team have teamed with local favourite Second Mouse Cheese Co. Meet owner and head cheesemaker, SJ and savour the tastes of her beautifully handcrafted cheeses paired with their eclectic range of award winning wines, dessert styles and ports.

Dusk at the Door

10 Oct 2020
Join them at Philip Shaw Wines Cellar Door as the day fades to night, with live tunes in the gardens. Catch up with friends, bring your family! Food and drinks available for purchase.

Family Picnic Weekend

10 - 11 Oct 2020
Enjoy a picnic amongst the vines at one of the many gorgeous locations around the Swinging Bridge Wines vineyard. Gather your friends and family, pick up some local produce in town and head out for relaxing day. Wine available for sale at the Cellar Door.

Orange Farmers Market at Orange Wine Festival

10 Oct 2020
Visit the Orange Region Farmers Market this Orange Wine Festival and meet the producers and taste their fresh seasonal produce.

Sold Out: See Saw Hot Air Balloon Flight and Prosecco Breakfast

10 Oct 2020
They are thrilled to be able to bring you hot air balloon flights and a celebratory Prosecco breakfast as part of Orange Wine Festival. Join them at their Balmoral vineyard for a dawn hot air balloon flight, followed by a Prosecco breakfast at their atmospheric shearing shed.

Vin Vertical - Five Years of RIKARD Pinot Noir

10 Oct 2020
Celebrate the museum release of RIKARD Wines first ever wine, the 2015 RIKARD Pinot Noir whilst Will guides you through a tasting of every RIKARD Pinot vintage for the last five years. Set in the stunning Byng Street Boutique Hotel gardens with sumptuous canapes.

Strawhouse Pavilion Plates

14 - 23 Oct 2020
Join Meg and Justin of Strawhouse Wines at the new Strawhouse Pavilion. Tastings and plates each day, and enjoy the beautiful scenery and environment that surrounds the Strawhouse Pavilion.

Kisetsu at Hoosegg

16 Oct 2020
Join owner/winemaker Philip Shaw in a small and intimate Kisetsu inspired lunch showcasing HOOSEGG's top wines. Take in the stunning Spring views to Mt Canobolas from Koomooloo Vineyard. Lunch prepared by Nanae Harada.

Sangrias at Sunset

16 - 30 Oct 2020
Enjoy the beauty of the sunset from the western deck of Montoro Wines whilst enjoying a freshly made Sangria. Their Pepper Shiraz makes a sensational Sangria: all matched with local cured meats and cheeses. Additional Sangrias available for purchase.

Slow Wine v France

16 Oct 2020
Four flights of three wines all matched with a four-course Tapas style menu. Prizes up for grabs if you can guess which wines are theirs and which are French. Bus available from Orange for an additional AUD20.

Winemaking Masterclass: Cool Climate Wines of Elegance

16 Oct 2020
Taste new release reserve, rare and museum Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Shiraz with winemakers Dan Shaw and Nadja Wallington. Experience cool climate elegance, insight into the wines from our pioneering vineyard of Orange and 60+ years of winemaking.

Altitude Mode: Dinner at Philip Shaw Wines

17 Oct 2020
Join Dan Shaw at the Cellar Door as they welcome back guest Chef Francesco Mannelli of Mode Kitchen and Bar. Enjoy high altitude elegance, a four course menu perfectly paired with a selection of Philip Shaw Wines.

Boree Lane Ramble

17 Oct 2020
A Spring afternoon ramble through the vineyards on Boree Lane. Stockmans Ridge, Boree Lane Wines, Strawhouse and Carillion. This is now a fixture on the Social calendar and it is one of the great 2020 Orange Wine Festival events.

Chardonnay Showcase and Masterclass

17 Oct 2020
Enjoy a sit down Masterclass with winemaker and owner Tom Ward looking at Swinging Bridge Chardonnay trophy winners. The masterclass will include food pairing prepared by in house chef Simon Kalis.

Red Wine Blending Class at Dindima

17 Oct 2020
Join James in the winery for a hands-on, interactive wine blending experience. You’ll become the winemaker and create your own unique blend from Dindima’s beautiful 2017 three red varietals. Even better you’ll take home your blend to share.

RIKARD at Charred

17 Oct 2020
Enjoy a four course intimate lunch matched to all RIKARD Wines new releases at Orange's newest hatted restaurant - Charred Kitchen and Bar. Winemaker Will Rikard-Bell will take you through the 2019 new releases. A vintage that just might be their best yet.

Tom's Cellar Showcase Dinner

17 Oct 2020
Join owner and winemaker Tom Ward for a sit down three course dinner at Swinging Bridge Cellar Door. Taste and discuss both Swinging Bridge wines and some of the best wines from around the world that inspire and impress Tom in his quest to improve and produce Oranges’ Premium wines.

Music in the Vines at Twisted River

18 Oct 2020
Amy Viola and band return for another explosive show! Hear what happens when a classical violist breaks free of traditional boundaries over a three course lunch. Buses available from Orange, Molong and Manildra. Book via phone.

Pick of the Pinot and Masterclass

18 Oct 2020
Enjoy a sit down Masterclass with winemaker and owner Tom Ward looking at Swinging Bridge Pinot Noir trophy winners as you move through various Vintages and Vineyard. The masterclass will include food pairing prepared by in house chef Simon Kalis.

Celebrating 10 years of Swift Sparkling

23 Oct 2020
A special evening celebrating 10 years of Swift Sparkling considered one of Australia’s best. Canapés by Racine will be matched to five sparklings including a special new release. Strictly cocktail attire. Return bus included. Bookings via website.

Pop Up Wine and Burger Bar

24 Oct 2020
Enjoy something they all know and love: wine and burgers. Select from the classic Beef Burger or juicy Southern Fried Chicken Burger together with a glass of Rowlee wine. Stretch out on the lawn for a relaxing afternoon of wine, food and tunes.

RIKARD Wines at Charred

24 Oct 2020
Enjoy a four course intimate lunch matched to all RIKARD Wines new releases at Orange's newest hatted restaurant - Charred Kitchen and Bar. Winemaker Will Rikard-Bell will take you through the 2019 new releases. A vintage that just might be their best yet.

Swinging Bridge Long Lunch

24 Oct 2020
SOLD OUT. Enjoy a three course long lunch amongst the vines, paired perfectly with a selection of new, current and vintage Swinging Bridge wines. Including sparkling on arrival. Ticket includes a return bus to town.

See Saw Wine Sunday Session at Zona

25 Oct 2020
Enjoy an afternoon of cheese plates, See Saw wines served from a push bike and live music in the sun on the lawn at Zona. Ticket includes: one glass of See Saw organic wine or organic Prosecco on arrival, a large grazing plate per person and a live acoustic musician.

The Vintner's Table

25 Oct 2020
Join them for lunch at the vineyard to celebrate the arrival of spring and their family’s 20th year at Rowlee. Enjoy drinks and canapes in the garden before sitting down to Edwena’s sumptuous seasonal dishes perfectly paired with Rowlee wines.

Rhododendrons at Brangayne

26 Oct - 01 Nov 2020
Visit the Brangayne Cellar Door for a wine tasting, then wander through the magnificent 80 year old Rhododendron Garden. Garden open from the last Monday in October to the first Saturday in November. Please phone for bookings.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival

13 - 21 Feb 2021
Banjo Paterson’s Waltzing Matilda is known worldwide; many Australians can recite a string of his poems; and his work has been converted to song and theatre.

Highland Heritage Allstars

10 Apr 2021
Nonna Zina lovingly prepares an array of bellissimo antipasto plates paired with award winning and star studded wines of their latest vintage. Mingle with Miguel Maestre who will be available for book signings. Call to make booking.

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151 Byng Street
Corner of Peisley Street
Orange

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