Feast High Country Festival – May 2019
Glamp- Graze – Glow
Saturday 4th -Sunday 5th May 2019 :Inspired by my surroundings and passion for yoga, I have created a weekend of luxury, with glamping tents, exquisite food and wine, min bus tour of Morris wines & Gooramadda Olives and dinner by Pinchos catering -locally made chocolate and a toasty bonfire, concluding with a sunrise yoga session and breakfast on Sunday. Treat yourself! Gratitude….
Call the cellar door for more info price is all inclusive $350 per person
Melbourne Food & Wine Festival- Sat March 23rd 2019
Milawa to Melbourne
Saturday 23rd March from 12pm till 7pm Milawa Gourmet Region members are coming to Melbourne to the Alphington farmers market – so come try and buy from our local producers ( Bonus we will be their serving up our wine) tickets available from www.melbournefoodwinefestival.com.au Cost is $11
Tastes of Rutherglen 9-10 March 2019
Sadly no food offering or master class this year – BUT our focus will be on what we do best is WINE!! so come try some of our family favourites this festival
Love + Light wedding festival -16-17 Feb 2019
This wedding festival is fresh and contemporary, Love + Light Wedding Festival showcases the region’s best venues and most creative wedding suppliers, making the choice to marry in Rutherglen irresistible. With participating venues ‘wedding ready’ and featuring interactive events, it’s a unique opportunity to see your perfect day come to life – months ahead of schedule. Saturday will be an evening runway event with the main wedding showcase being Sunday. More information check out the following website https://www.loveandlightweddingfairs.com.au
Milawa Christmas Summer Producers Market – 9th Sunday December 2018
Come see us at the X road on snow road at Milawa supporting the local producers market from 9am till 2pm
Enjoy a local brekky burger and coffee, jumping castle for the kids…..
Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival 2nd – 5th November 2018
Come see us in the FREE Food, Wine and music hub in Merriwa Park all weekend!
Monday 5th November -… Sadly with a heavy heart after 28 years this event will not run in 2018…. A big thank you to all the supporters over the past years- Gehrig Family
Milawa Spring Producers Market – 30th Sunday September 2018
Come see us at the X road on snow road at Milawa supporting the local producers market from 9am till 2pm
Enjoy a local brekky burger and coffee, face painting for the kids, market styled by Rustic Amour & 20+ stall holders
Rutherglen in the City – Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd September 2018
Yes Melbourne- Winemakers of Rutherglen are coming to the city we will be located in the Atrium at Fed Square
Saturday 12-8 & Sunday 12-6 so come try and of course buy some amazing wines. There will be food, music plus more
See you there! – Any pre orders please let us know and we can be your wine mules………..
Tastes of Two Regions- Sunday 12th Aug 2018 Pialligo Estate in the ACT
Yes we are back this year after taking a break -its a great day out at Pialligo Estate, showcasing wine and some food from Rutherglen & King Valley. Meet the producers, stock your wine rack and plan a trip to these spectacular regions in Victoria’s High Country. Click on the following link for more information Tastesoftworegions
Rutherglen Winery Walkabout 2018
Breakfast you ask, well YES come kick-start your festival with our famous egg & bacon rolls + hash browns ! Lunch will be loaded fries for the sweet tooth mini donuts served with nutella and caramel sauce, indulge yourself. Moscato pop bar open all weekend. Coffee and Cheese platters all weekend -Gooramadda Olives & Earth care farms on site, come try and meet the makers !!
Tickets on sale now – click on the following link Winery Walkabout Tickets
High Country Harvest 2018
Yoga, Brekkie, Bubbles… Bliss
Why not come and salute the morning sun overlooking our vineyard for an hour long “Find Balance Yoga” session then reward yourself with a glass of bubbles and a light regionally sourced breakfast of honey, jams, bread & pasteries. Event running for 3 weeks in May 5th,12th & 19th from 8.30-10.30am. Get your tickets from http://www.highcountryharvest.com.au or call the cellar door and we can also assist you.
Tastes of Rutherglen March 2018
This year we have paired up with 2 great local North East Victorian businesses to serve you something sweet! Also Gooramadda Olives will be on site all weekend, serving up some great olive & olive based products! some come meet the producers. Afternoon master class’s will be running macaron & wine matching! Bookings required!!
Tickets on sale – follow this link www.tastesofrutherglen.com.au
Check out food offerings and entertainment with the festival flyer http://www.tastesofrutherglen.com.au
Love + Light wedding festival -Feb Sat 17 & Sun 18 2018
This wedding festival will be fresh and contemporary, Love + Light Wedding Festival showcases the region’s best venues and most creative wedding suppliers, making the choice to marry in Rutherglen irresistible. With participating venues ‘wedding ready’ and featuring interactive events, it’s a unique opportunity to see your perfect day come to life – months ahead of schedule. Saturday will be an evening runway event with the main wedding showcase being Sunday. So why not jump online and get your tickets today
or more information check out the following website https://www.loveandlightweddingfairs.com.au
Ales on Ovens -Sat Feb 3 2018
Summer = Beer, cider, cool vibes and yes of course our wines !!… Catch you there to soak up the sun, atmosphere of the Ovens river and enjoys some great food, drink & sounds!!! Tickets on sale now so jump online at the following link http://www.cvent.com/d/0fqhrq
Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival 3rd – 6th November 2017
Come see us in the new FREE Food, Wine and music hub in Ford street all weekend!
Monday 6th November – Come relax at the Oxley winery and listen to the sounds of Harvey Music aka Michael Harvey and enjoy the gourmet BBQ by Peter Cellars 47 catering. Event strictly no BYO food or drink- bookings are preferred if you want a seat & table on ( 03) 57273395
Spring into Yoga! Rutherglen 16th & 23rd September and Oxley 14th October 2017
Back by popular demand we are putting on a Spring yoga event with Find Balance Yoga so why not come Breathe, Believe,Release & Receive!
Dates: Rutherglen Sat September 16 & 23 & Oxley Sat 14 October
Times & Costs: 8.30am -9.30am 1 hour yoga class $20
8.30am -10.30am includes 1 hour yoga class, light breakfast & a glass of bubbles $35
So get friends or family together & call the cellardoor today to book your spot on the mat 03 5727 3395 or at eventbrite on following link
Rutherglen Winery Walkabout 2017
Breakfast you ask, well YES come kick-start your festival with our famous egg & bacon rolls + hash browns ! Lunch will be Gooramadda Gourmet burgers + fries for the sweet tooth “Donut Panic” served with nutella and caramel sauce, indulge yourself. Moscato pop bar open all weekend. Coffee and Cheese platters all weekend -Gooramadda Olives on site, come try there famous oils & olives !!
Tickets on sale now – click on the following link Winery Walkabout Tickets
High Country Harvest 2017
Yoga, Brekkie, Bubbles… Bliss
Why not come and salute the morning sun overlooking our vineyard for an hour long “Find Balance Yoga” session then reward yourself with a glass of bubbles and a light regionally sourced breakfast of honey, jams, bread & pasteries. Event running for 3 weeks Sat 6th, 13th & 20th from 8.30-10.30am. Contact the cellardoor for more info.
Tickets on sale now – click on the following link http://www.highcountryharvest.com.au/listing/yoga-bubbles-brekkie-bliss-gooramadda-2/
Tastes of Rutherglen 11th & 12th March 2017
Come see what the Rutherglen winemakers have been up to this harvest and celebrate the 2017 vintage season with great food and of course wine
Tickets on sale now – click on the following link www.tastesofrutherglen.com.au
$20 ticket gets you entry both days – check out food offerings and entertainment with the festival flyer http://www.tastesofrutherglen.com.au
North East Food & Wine Festival Sat March 4 2017
Yes we will be part of this festival for the 5th Year! Showcasing some of our family favourite wines so come along and soak up the sun, atmosphere of the Wodonga Promenade and enjoy some great food, drink & sounds with friend & family!!!
Ales on Ovens -Sat Feb 4 2017
Yes we will be part of this festival showcasing one of our new wines to match the theme it will be in a brown 330ml bottle… Catch you there to soak up the sun, atmosphere of the Ovens river and enjoys some great food, drink & sounds!!! Tickets on sale $30 entry so jump online at the following link http://www.cvent.com/d/0fqhrq
Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival 28th – 31st October 2016
Come see us in the Ovens street Food and Wine hub as part of the King George Gardens Venue ( ticketed area) all weekend!
Monday 31st October – Come relax at the Oxley winery and listen to the sounds of Shaun Kirk and enjoy the gourmet BBQ by Peter Cellars 47 catering. Event strictly no BYO food or drink- bookings preferred 57273395
Pop up wine tasting @ Decanters by the Bay – Port MelbourneFriday 5th Aug
Come try some of our family favourite wines Friday 5th Aug from 5pm till 7.30pm. You may surprise yourself and find a new favourite… Sparkling Merlot, Chenin Blanc or our recent award winning Snarts Block 2015 Shiraz
Tastes of Two Regions- Sunday 28th Aug 2016 Pialligo Estate in the ACT
A great day out at Pialligo Estate, showcasing wine and food from Rutherglen & King Valley. Meet the producers, stock your larder and plan a trip to these spectacular regions in Victoria’s High Country. Click on the following link for more information Tastesoftworegions
2 Great pop up events are being held to support us coming to town, @ Hotel Hotel so if you love Muscat- come to Muscat Mixology on Fri 27th Aug 6-9pm & Durif lovers a Durif Dinner is being held on Sat 28th Aug 7-10pm. To get more information and most importantly buy tickets click online above link.
Rutherglen Winery Walkabout 11-12 June,2016
Rutherglen Winery Walkabout- Victoria’s longest running wine and food festival held over June long weekend 11 & 12 2016. Come see us for breakfast from 9am egg & bacon rolls. Then if you love Mexican food for lunch we have El Habanero of South Melbourne serving up salsa, soft tacos & churros for the sweet tooth.. On site for the weekend we have Gooramadda Olives, JK designs, Court on paper + more . To get more information call the cellar door or check out the following link Rutherglen Winemakers
‘Pip Pip Sip Sip’ High Country Harvest 21st May 2016
As we state John Gehrig Wines and Gooramadda Olives have become fast friends. Join two of Rutherglen’s newest neighbours for Pip, Pip, Sip, Sip – a part of the High Country Harvest Festival – as they lead you on an informative trail through the vineyard and the grove, a hands-on journey into the olive production process and an in-depth master class.Saturday 21st May from 2.30pm.
With a very intimate capacity of 20 participants, this event is bound to sell out fast. Get your tickets today, www.highcountryharvest.com
North East Food & Wine Festival March 19, 2016
This year we are neighbouring our stall with our neighbours -Gooramadda Olives to bring you the perfect match of wines & olives -family favourites from the festival were Sparkling Merlot, Chenin Blanc & Golden Goose , hope to see you all in 2017
Taste of Rutherglen 12-13 ,March 2016
In 2016 we are working with our neighbours to showcase their tasty olive products with a tasting box filled with cheese, dipping oil, tapenade ,salad dressed with the frock, dukah and of course olives. In the afternoon we will be hosting a wine & olive matching master class.
City Cellar – Melbourne Food & Wine Festival March 2016
Come catch us at south wharf with over 100 top Victorian wineries showcasing there wines, what better way to enjoy Melbourne then savouring wine and regional produce
The Promenade Market @ the Goods Shed Wodonga – Feb 2016
Come celebrate the re-development of the Goods Shed, enjoy some local beer, wine & cider + food & music = get friends/family together!
Rutherglen Winery Walkabout 2015 – Saturday, June 6, 2015
This year Gehrigs go German!
But firstly come see us to kickstart your Winery Walkabout with breakfast- Egg Bacon rolls. Then lunch original Bratwurst sausage with all the trimmings + apple strudel double cream. Love your Riesling well give ours a go! Entertainment- Gooramadda Olives, Walkabout Honey, 4 Elements Blacksmithing. Ross’s crazy cap pop cannon invention – win a bottle of wine if you hit the target set of alarm! See you Sat 6th Sun 7th June Queens Bday long weekend. Book your groups now 0357273395.
Taste of Rutherglen 2015 – Saturday, March 7, 2015
If you love food and wine this is the festival for you. Victorias March long weekend Sat 7th and Sun 8th Held in Rutherglen. We are serving up King River Cafes famous flourless chocolate cake with Meghans own Muscat, Honey & Cinnamon icecream. Chocolates from the local chocolate artist Reinassance to make our theme and Gooramadda Olives will be on site with there wide range of olive products including Frou Frou cordial. Saturday evening 7th of March will see our first harvest dinner held at Damicos of Howlong.. Come along for a 4 course meal matched with wines and Ross may have some wine/ vineyard games along the way. Call 03 5727 3395 for info.
Wangaratta Jazz Festival – November Long Weekend , (est.26years)
Well another year over for the festival and we certainly enjoyed some fine sounds from John Luke Shelley and High Speed Steel and Yeah it didn’t snow we love it a beautiful sunny day with great food and wine to match. Hope all had a great time! Yes this year there is something to celebrate its the 25th birthday of the festival – so come on celebrate in Reid street with a glass of wine while you are toe tapping or even better get up and DANCE. Monday will see John Luke Shelley and High Speed Steel playing some great blues music overlooking the King River at our Oxley cellar door – Book your table / chairs today. This is a fully catered event by Peter Cellar 47 so NO BYO!!!!! food or drink. Call 03 57273395 for all questions.
Taste 2 Regions ACT – Sunday, July 2013,2014 & 2015
The overall event was a success with the dinner booked out and the Sunday tasting expo had good numbers – Chenin Blanc was a hit for us!! What better way to see the Winemakers of Rutherglen & King Valley in one showcase. Its being held at the QT formally Lakeside Rydes. Come say hi to Ross and try our range of wines and best bit you can take home if you love! If you are from Canberra and love our wines why not pre order and pick up from the showcase.
Winery Walkabout 2014
A big thank you to all who helped kick start the festival with breakfast numbers were up and I’m sure everyone had a great time!! All wine packs were a success and many happy smiling faces – sure it was the wine!! Congrats to Lauren from Melbourne who won the 5lt fortified barrel- See you all in 2015.
Celebrate the festivals 40th Birthday this year by exploring the historic Snarts old winery building, complete Ross’s crazy vineguard challenge + conquer Meghan’s mind bending bottle quest and you could wine a 5lt fortified cask while enjoying our new release wines & a feed!! Corner Ross in the VIP room for ultra-premium wines + back vintage relics! The food on offer is an egg & bacon roll for breaky from 9am then moving on Morrison street gourmet sausages for lunch and there will also be cheese platters,snacks and coffee available all day. We also have plenty of entertainment for the junior winemakers ( kids). Hope to see you over the festival weekend. Don’t forget to take away a winery walkabout wine deal on the King River Range, Fossil Hill Shiraz and 500ml Fortified gift pack.
Mothers Day 2014
Sadly it was an end of an era 2014 was the last time this event was hosted ( est. in the 90’s)-Its on again the day when we celebrate our loved ones – Mum, Nans & Grans! Peter & the team from Cellar 47 will be putting on lunch & dessert teamed up with a glass of JGWines or Local Bridge Road beer. Lolly and Chocolate bags on arrival. Lucky door prizes which have been donated by NE businesses. Jumping Castle, Balloon Creations & Face painting for the kids. Music by Wrecked on Sunday.
Good Shed Harvest Festival Wodonga 2014 – Saturday, March 15, 2014
Come see some great local producers – from farm gate to Wine (you’ll see us in the wine bar area in the shed) sit down and enjoy a glass or 2 of wine and a tasting plate. Try and buy some local produce, listen to local music and most of all have a good time @ the Goods Shed Wodonga Sat March 15th 2014.
So book today on 5727 3395.
MFWF 2014-Pop Up Wine Party Wodonga – Friday, March 14, 2014
2014 sees the theme “Water”so why not get friends together and come to the Good Shed in Wodonga this Friday 14th March 2014 for a Pop up Wine Party – Great times to be had from 7.30pm till late. Great local food & Wine to be enjoyed.
Well 2013 Winery Walkabout has now come to a close, thank you to all those old and new that supported us this year hope to see you all again soon. A big thank you to all wine staff and Milawa Kitchen for the food that kept us all satisifed for the day. The lucky wine cap guessing number was ………518 Congrats to Mrs Baker Hampton East we had guesses from 137 to 1980.
As we advertised – So why not come see what we have been up to since our opening last walkabout. Try our range of whites,reds & fortified wines,with unsual variteies such as Chenin Blanc, sparkling Merlot. Come see what wine specials we have on in 2013! Catering this year is Milawa Kitchen so why not kick start the day with an egg & bacon roll for breakfast $6 or in a breaky combo with a glass of wine$10, then for lunch we have gourmet sausages from Morrison street Butcher @ Wodonga with Milawa gourmet relish/mustard on Milawa bread $8 ,Vego option available. If you miss that we will have Milawa cheese platters and snacks available for the afternoon. Why not call and book your bus today!
High Country Harvest 2013 – Saturday, May 18, 2013
Are you wanting a chocolate
indulgence? Why not come meet a fifth generation family run winery which is
located at 2 great North East locations. Oxley in the King Valley and Rutherglen. Were you can have a sinful experience by pairing Bad boy Bennys flourless chocolate cake from the King River Cafe of Oxley with a glass of our Sweet Rose or Fortified Muscat- any combination of the above will sharpen up any resident chocolate connoisseur. Enjoy by the King River in Oxley, even get a winery tour or enjoy in the old winery cellardoor in Rutherglen or relax by the dam with local wildlife. Sat 18 & 25th May, Sun 19 & 26th May. From 10am till 5pm
Beechworth Harvest Festival-2013 – Saturday, May 18, 2013
As part of the high country harvest festival come see us and many more great NE food producers under one very large tent this year. Sample local food, attend the culinary and wine room to learn from some of the local bests. Lots of kids activities from animals, cooking/craft activities and at night an outdoor movie. Hope to see you there 10am till 8pm. Local Indigo shire residents get 1/2 price entry so come support your locals. Police Paddocks – Beechworth ( just off main street).
Taste of Rutherglen 2013
Well we celebrated the herb “basil”thank you to all of you that came and supported the 25th Taste of Rutherglen and our first one, hope to see you again next year! A big thanks to Milawa Kitchen & Flo ( French Cheese/wine experience) + Maddie for all your help in making it a successful first Taste of Rutherglen 2013. Congrats to our lucky wine winner – Mr Andrews of Hampton.
Why not come enjoy some fine food and wine over these 2 long weekends March 9-10 and 16-17. We are celebrating the herb “Basil” Milawa Kitchen will be cooking a Pesto Pasta with some crusty Milawa Bakery bread, enjoy it with a glass of 2011 Riesling ( our ward winner) In the afternoon you can even book into our French inspired cheese & wine matching class which you may even get a language lesson along the way with Flo!
Summer of Riesling 2013
Jan & Feb 2013 are the months to celebrate our favourite wine- Riesling! So go on a celebrate the “Summer of Riesling”by enjoying a glass of the award winning 2011 Riesling at the Kitchen at the Court House Hotel -Howlong! Or even check out your local bottle shop and ask for John Gehrig Wines – Riesling!!!! And dont forget if you are in the area stop into either of the two cellar doors and stock up your private Riesling wine rack today!
Rutherglen -Winery Walkabout 2012 – Saturday, June 9, 2012
As we advertised – So why not come greet the “new” Gehrigs back to Gooramadda. Come meet Ross & Meghan, visit our “new” cellardoor in the Snarts old winery building & see what the “Oxley”Gehrigs have been hiding in their cellar. Try our range of whites,reds & fortified wines,with unsual variteies such as Chenin Blanc, Gamay, Pinot Meunier & “John Ox”Lagrein. We have our friends from the King River Cafe of Oxley cater for the event to kick start the day with an egg & bacon roll for breakfast, then for lunch we have a choice of Beef and rice hotbox or Vego hearty soup. Not to forget there signature flourless choccie cake and coffee all day! Why not call and book your bus today!