1ST RELEASE TASTE AND PLAY CHALLENGE

1ST RELEASE TASTE AND PLAY CHALLENGE

DATE: Wednesday, 25 September 2019 until Sunday, 29 September 2019
TIME: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
LOCATION: Around Hermitage, Hermitage Road, Pokolbin NSW

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1st RELEASE WINE WEEK TASTE AND PLAY CHALLENGE

Share your favourite 1st Release Taste and Play experience photos, tag Around Hermitage and use the below hashtags to go in the draw.
Win 2 complimentary tickets to the 1st Week Wine Release Dinner 2020.

#AROUNDHERMITAGE #1STRELEASEWINEWEEK
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Enter as many times as you like, photos must be taken at one of the participating venues and/or include a bottle shot of a 1st Release Wine. Winner will be announced Wednesday 2 October via our socials!

TASTE AND PLAY RESPONSIBLY!

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1st Release Wine Week www.firstreleasewines.com.au

Saturday 28 September

1ST RELEASE SIGNATURE DINNER

Venue “The Mill” Estate Tuscany | Bookings Essential

5 Course degustation style meal matched with the 1st Release Wines, hosted by the vineyard owners and winemakers.

6pm -10 pm Tickets $145pp MENU & WINES  Dietary requirements must be advised on booking.

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DAILY 1ST RELEASE WINE AND HUNTER VALLEY CHOCOLATE TASTING
Glandore Estate Wines | 02 4998 7140 | Bookings Essential
Hand-crafted chocolates by Adora make for the ultimate indulgence when paired with wine.

DAILY 1ST RELEASE WINE TOUR
Two Fat Blokes Gourmet Tours | 0414 316 859 | Bookings Essential
Join an exclusive tour of the 1st Release wineries by small group mini bus. Use booking code 1STRELEASE valid for tours 25-29 September. Online bookings twofatblokes.com.au/tours

DAILY 1ST RELEASE TOUR BY ELECTRIC BIKE
Sutton Estate | 0448 600 288 | Bookings Essential
Visit the many wineries in motorised style and enjoy the wind in your hair and experience a tour at your own pace.

DAILY ENJOYING THE GOOD LIFE
Tintilla Estate and Olive Grove | 02 6574 7093
We offer a range of light alfresco platters to be enjoyed with our wines. We look forward to our guests joining us and living the good life! We have a meat and cheese plate, a cheese plate, spice and bread plate along with a bowl of olives and for a treat mini gelatos. We source our offerings from local producers such as the Binnorie Dairy for cheese and Branxton Butcher for salamis along with bread from Fawk’s Bakery. At Tintilla we make much of the produce ourselves such as home-made terrine, home-cured olives and a range of seasonal condiments. We look forward to our guests joining us and living the good life!

DAILY WINE THEATRE
Hunter Valley Resort | 02 4998 7777 | Bookings Essential
A visual experience in Wine Education. We take you on a learning experience with a bracket of 4 wines. Here we teach you how to taste front palate sweetness, acidity, and back palate tannins, and most importantly exercising your nose to appreciate the bouquet of wine

DAILY HUNTER VALLEY WINE SCHOOL
Hunter Valley Resort | 02 4998 7777 | Bookings Essential
A 2-hour tutorial – The structured wine tutorial covers: Where and how is wine made? What is its history? What are the grape varieties? How are they different? Blending – Why, and what does one look for with the bouquet, taste, and colour?

DAILY WINE ESCAPE ROOM
Sutton Estate | 0442 908 8020 | Bookings Essential
At the Wine Escape Room, we host real life escape games which are fun and engaging live action activities which take place in our specially designed room. Work together as a team to solve a series of puzzles that will test your logic, lateral thinking and ingenuity. The Wine Escape Room includes a wine tasting activity and wine smelling activity of some of the best wine in the Hunter Valley.

DAILY HORSE RIDING IN THE VINES
Hunter Valley Horses | 0431 337 367 | Bookings Essential
Giddy up! Enjoy the spectacular Hunter Valley from a truly unique perspective, admiring views of the breathtaking Broken Back Range, surrounding vineyards and farmland.

DAILY 1ST RELEASE PICNIC IN THE VINEYARD
Misty Glen Wines | 02 4998 7781 | Bookings Essential
Enjoy a gourmet picnic in the vineyard with a selection of Misty Glen’s 1st Release Wines. Pre-book your picnic hamper. 11am-2.30pm

SATURDAY TUSCAN LONG LUNCH WITH 1ST RELEASE WINES
Tintilla Estate | 02 6574 7093 | Bookings Essential
Join the Tintilla Family for a truly enjoyable lunch in the Tuscan style on the deck at Tintilla overlooking the vineyard. Celebrate the start of spring and the 1st Release of wines with us at Tintilla Estate. 12.30-4pm

SATURDAY 1ST RELEASE PICNIC ON THE LAWN
Pokolbin Estate | 02 4998 7524
1st Release Sangiovese and Riesling, Wood Fired Pizza, Live Music, Gourmet Food Tasting

SATURDAY SPRING WOMBAT CROSSING VINEYARD MEMBERS AND FRIENDS LONG LUNCH
Spicers Restaurant Botanica | 02 6574 7357 | Bookings Essential
Join the Wombat crew for a 5 course degustation lunch matched to first release and aged Wombat Crossing Vineyard wines. We hold this lunch at Restaurant Botanica, just across Hermitage Rd from Wombat. Restaurant Botanica is one of the Hunter Valley’s hatted restaurants, and offers fine food and superb views. After lunch (around 4.00) we move across the road to our cellar door for further conviviality and some other interesting wines. Celebrate the start of spring and the 1st Release of Wombat Crossing Vineyard wines! From 12pm.

Please Book Direct with the Venue.

Mention Around Hermitage 1st Release Wine Week when booking

Accommodation offers: https://www.aroundhermitage.com.au/hunter-valley-deals/

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