Come and join Bendigo's iconic wine and food event showcasing the city's wines, inspired food and grand gold rush architecture. Tickets are on sale online from the Bendigo Visitor Centre or call 1800 813 153. Bendigo Heritage After Dark and Heritage Uncorked is sponsored by Bendigo Bank Insurance.
Bendigo Heritage After Dark is a casual wine and food affair with a festive atmosphere taking place in the historic and alluring Fortuna Villa. This is the first time Bendigo Heritage After Dark has been held at Fortuna villa, a venue that showcases classic historical elegance. On Friday 7 October from 6pm to 9pm a ticket is $60 per person and includes wine tastings, food tasting plates, souvenir wine glass and musical entertainment enjoyed within the Fortuna Villa building and grounds.
Buses will be available from Sidney Myer Place via the Bendigo Railway Station at 5:20pm and 5:50pm and returning from Fortuna Villa at 9pm and 9:25pm for a coin donation.
Come raise a glass and enjoy the magnificent ambience of Fortuna Villa while sipping the great wines of the Bendigo region. Whether it's a night out to end your working week or just a night out, this event will be sure to have something for everyone. Buses will be available to and from Central Bendigo (for a coin donation).
If you fall in love with a drop you can purchase from individual wineries. Fastway Couriers kindly provides free delivery half-dozens or dozens purchased.
Wineries on show at Bendigo Heritage After Dark: Black Estate, Water Wheel, Killiecrankie Wines, Sutton Grange Winery, Connor Park Winery, Glenwillow Wines, Lome, Mandurang Valley Wines, Sandhurst Ridge Vineyard, Turners Crossing, Burnt Acre, Newbridge Wines, Gil Graves, Rivergate Wines.
Your ticket is a special opportunity to taste the great wines of the Bendigo region, matched with gourmet food prepared by local chefs while strolling between eight 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, inspired food and grand gold rush architecture.
Located within Central Bendigo the eight venues, including the incredible Ulumbarra Theatre, are easy to walk between. At six venues you will get to experience Bendigo's thriving foodie scene with entrée sized dishes developed specially for the day.
Each ticket is $120 on Saturday 8 October and includes all wine tastings, six entrée sized speciality dishes, souvenir tasting glass, carry bag and guide book with walking map and information for all venues.
Wines you enjoy on the day can be ordered from individual wineries or purchased from the Pop Up Wine Shop in the Bendigo Town Hall (one of the event's venues). Fastway Couriers kindly provides free delivery half-dozens or dozens purchased.
Wineries on show at Bendigo Heritage Uncorked: BlackJack Wines, Harcourt Valley Vineyard, Water Wheel, Killiecrankie Wines, Sutton Grange Winery, Gil Graves, Connor Park Winery, Glenwillow Wines, Lome, Mandurang Valley Wines, Sandhurst Ridge Vineyard, Turners Crossing, Burnt Acre, Newbridge Wines, Rivergate Wines, Black Estate.
Time: Venues open at 11am and close at 5pm
Bendigo Town Hall
Bendigo Art Gallery Sculpture Gallery
Rocks On Rosalind
Thanks to our supporters of this year's Heritage After Dark and Heritage Uncorked - Fastway Couriers, Bart N Print, 3BO and Bendigo Tourism
Belvoir Park Estate is quietly nestled amid the gently undulating slopes of Big Hill within the Bendigo wine region. On Saturday 29 October the normally serene and tranquil surroundings will come alive to the sound of non-stop local entertainment, mixed with the mouth watering aromas from a myriad of food vendors, and of course, all accompanied by the celebratory wine or beer - it's the Belvoir Park Estate Food & Wine Festival.
Visitors can enjoy wine tastings from more than a dozen local vineyards and discover for themselves why the Bendigo region is renowned for its fine wines, boutique ciders and craft beers, all of which are available on the day. You can choose from a selection of tasty, mouth watering cuisine on offer from the small army of friendly food vendors then sit back and relax, take in the scenery and enjoy a chat with some friends while listening to the live entertainment which will play all day.
A free shuttle bus will run all day from 10.15am with pick up and drop off from the Bendigo and Kangaroo Flat Railway Stations. The Festival finish time is 5:30pm and the last bus will depart the venue at 6.15pm.
Ample car parking is available at the vineyard.
Strictly limited tickets available, prior booking is highly recommended.
Gates open from 10:30am and the festival concludes at 5:30pm.
No BYO food or drink is allowed into the event.
$50 if pre-booked with Bendigo Tourism
$60 at the gate
$40 no sampling - entry only
Children under 18 free
On Sunday 27 November we're bringing Bendigo region wines to East Malvern with this spectacular wine and food festival. It's free to enter and as well as the epicurean elements there's children's rides, roving entertainers and live music.
So come and say hi to us at the festival - our winemakers will be showcasing new releases and happy to chat about the latest vintage. More than 100 wines will be on show from Bendigo and Heathcote wineries + regional food experiences to delight your senses! Wine tasting glass and tasting ticket packages start from $20. Keep in touch with the event on Facebook or visit the festival website where pricing information will be posted.
At the East Malvern Food and Wine Festival you can enjoy a unique and intimate experience meeting 13 Bendigo region winemakers and tasting and purchasing premium award-winning wines from
Harcourt Valley Vineyards
Sandhurst Ridge Winery
Sutton Grange Winery
So come, raise a glass and enjoy a day with family and friends – we’re looking forward to meeting you!