Experience glorious winter in the Orange wine region in New South Wales during the Orange Winter Fire Festival in August – think crackling fires, elevated cool-climate Pinot Noir & Shiraz, and expansive starry skies.
Choose from either 1-Night or 2-night hosted Experience Packages aimed at immersing you in historic villages and local experiences in the Orange wine region during the depths of winter during the Orange Winter Fire Festival. Arrange your own transport to the Orange region and accommodation.
Small, sustainable group of minimum 6 and maximum 12 guests. Bespoke itineraries can also be created for groups of up to 20 people on request.
Includes welcome drinks and wine-tasting with tapas platters at a local cellar door in the historic goldrush-era village of Millthorpe; participation in the Millthorpe Winter Fire Festival Night Market; a local country breakfast event; tour of Alpaca farm and woollen mill; 2-course lunch on a scenic vineyard; two cellar door visits; Festival star-gazing event at a vineyard, with food and wine available for purchase; a Sunday long lunch in the historic village of Carcoar; plus all tour and event return transfers and local Host.
$547* per person. SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE FOR 2019.
*GST and booking fees included. There is a small credit card surcharge applicable. Package suitable for adults aged over 18.
Make your own way to the Orange wine region on Friday 2 August and aim to arrive mid to late afternoon. Our Winter Fire Stars hosted experience package will commence on Friday 2 August in Millthorpe at 3pm for welcome drinks and a wine-tasting at a local cellar door.
Millthorpe is just a 15 minute drive outside the centre of Orange, on the way from Bathurst. Here’s a map for driving from Sydney to Millthorpe.
We recommend basing yourself in the historic village of Millthorpe, which will be the centre of attention for our private hosted tour experience of the Orange Winter Fire Festival. You can find amazing accommodation at all different price levels through the following websites:
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