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A Vintage Weekend in the Swan Valley - March 11th, 12th and 13th 2016


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3 Small Wineries Poker Run
Saturday 12th March and Sunday 13th March 11.00am – 4.00pm

Put on your best Poker Face and join us for an authentic North American Poker Run. 3 Small Wineries (Ugly Duckling Wines, Tyler’s Vineyard and Entopia Wines) invite you to explore Swan Valley’s boutique wineries while trying your luck at gathering the best poker hand in the Valley. In less than 3 hours you can visit these 3 unique family owned and operated wineries and sample small batch boutique wines as you talk to the vineyard owners and assemble your best poker hand.

Starting a small winery can be a gamble, but for these 3 wineries, the cards were in their favour as they are now producing wonderful wines, including specialties such as Verdelho Fortified, non irrigated old growth Grenache and Liqueur Shiraz, along with a variety of Whites, Reds, Roses and Sparkling.

Begin your Poker Run at Ugly Duckling Wines, then Tyler’s Vineyard and end at Entopia Wines. At each of the 3 wineries, choose your favourite wines from the tasting and for every bottle purchased, you will receive a poker card (Max. 2 cards per winery). Build your best poker hand and submit. At the conclusion of the weekend all poker hands will be ranked by American Poker rules to win great prizes. Winning will depend on the luck of the cards. Just handing only 1 card in will put you in the running for prizes.
So bring lady luck to the Swan Valley on the Vintage in the Valley weekend.

Terms and Conditions can be found at: www.swanvalleywinetour.net.au

Winery contact details:
Ugly Duckling Wines, 7790 West Swan Road, West Swan
Email: info@uglyducklingwines.com Phone: 0428 349 855
Entopia Wines, 61 Memorial Avenue, Baskerville
Email: brian.hunt@entopia-wines.net.au Phone: 0418 912 217
Tyler’s Vineyard, 301 Padbury Avenue (Corner of Moore Road) Millendon
Email: info@tylersvineyard.com.au Phone: 0438 296 000

Taylor’s Art & Coffee House
510 Great Northern Highway, Middle Swan
Saturday 5th March 2016 4.00pm - 10.00pm
Twilight Market on Swan
Under the lanterns in the alfresco, celebrate the Vintage weekend in the Swan
Valley with the winemakers of the Valley, “Entopia Wines, Tyler’s Vineyard and
Neilson Winery Estate”, along with local artisans, boutique food producers,
music, quirky craft, and local products.
Enjoy tasting some of Swan Valley’s premium wines with food made by Swan
Valley Humane Food Regional Ambassador Caroline Taylor that can be purchased
at Taylor’s Cafe.
A fundraising event for SUE and TEAMS “Living Well with CML” and “Crack
Cycling” in the Ride to Conquer Cancer, and Carol and her team for Women’s
Walk Weekend, all supporting the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
(The Perkins) for blood cancer research.
Tickets are $20, children 12 years and under free. Bookings are essential, call
Sue on (08) 9296 1369 or email svrn@iinet.net.au


Upper Reach Winery
77 Memorial Avenue, Baskerville
Upper Reach Winery is holding a series of four intimate Twilight Concerts on its
beautiful grounds overlooking the vines.
Saturday 30th January: The Velvet Playboys. Swing, jazz and rhythm and blues
music from the 40’s and 50’s.
Saturday 13th February: Flash Nat & the Action Men. From 80’s soul, disco,
funk and rock ‘n’ roll to all your favourite hits.
Saturday 27th February: An evening of Soul with Adam Hall. Soul from all eras
- Stevie Wonder & Marvin Gaye through to Justin Timberlake & Pharrel Williams.
Saturday 12th March: Hornography. Their explosive performance reminiscent
of the soul train era, James Brown, Sly & the Family Stone, these boys are bringing
the funk to Upper Reach.
The Twilight Concerts have become a sell-out hit at Upper Reach with concertgoers
enjoying the relaxed atmosphere with their own picnic or stylish dining at
Broads Restaurant @ Upper Reach. Combine fabulous food, winning wines and
marvellous music; the perfect recipe for a summer evening in the Swan Valley.
General admission - $39. Dinner and Show - $99.
For tickets go to: www.upperreach.com.au or call (08) 9296 0078.
Upper Reach is the ‘must-visit’ Cellar Door in the Swan Valley.
Gourmet Traveller has chosen us as the STAR Cellar Door for 2 years running and
‘best wine tasting experience in the Swan Valley’.
Come visit, chat with us and taste our wines; get a feeling for the people, the
place and the processes that create these fabulous wines on your wine tasting
experience. During vintage, we’ll compare and contrast a current release wine
with an older vintage.
Try our wines, share a platter, walk the vineyard trail, stay the night in our Spa
Cottage - Experience Upper Reach.
Website: www.upperreach.com.au


Pandemonium Estate
1050 Great Northern Highway, Baskerville
Saturday 12th March 1.00pm – 5.00pm
Frutimer Festival
Pandemonium Estate is the newest cellar door in the Swan Valley and we want to
invite everyone to our festival celebrating our favourite demon. Frutimer is the demon
who rules over parties and festivals and is the companion of our Sauvignon Chenin
blend, combining our estate grown, classic Spanish white variety and a Swan Valley
favourite. Our vineyard specialises in Spanish style wines and we are showcasing our
fresh, vibrant whites and full bodied reds including our Tempranillo blend.
Saturday 12th March will be the start of our weekend festival and from 1.00pm to
5.00pm we will have music and Spanish food. Wine can be purchased by the glass,
come and enjoy our spectacular views of the Darling Range.
Email: pandemoniumestate@outlook.com
Phone: (08) 9296 3537
www.pandemoniumestate.com.au


Pinelli Estate Wines
30 Bennett Street, Caversham
Saturday 12th March 5.00pm 7.00pm
Paella at Pinelli Estate
After over 35 years of handcrafting wines in the Swan Valley, we’re proud that
the winemaking at Pinelli Estate is still a family tradition. To celebrate another
vintage, we invite you to join the winemaking team for a casual afternoon of wine,
food and music. Relax with family and friends under the grapevines as the sun
goes down while you enjoy a delicious paella, a glass of Pinelli Estate wine and
the sounds of classical guitarist Amy Nordsvan.
Cost is $35 per person, which includes a free glass of wine. Pinelli Estate Wines
available for purchase from the Cellar Door. Strictly no BYO.
For more information or to make a reservation please contact the Pinelli Estate
Cellar Door on (08) 9279 6818 or cellardoor@pinelliwines.com.au.
Numbers are limited so please book as soon as possible to confirm your
attendance. We hope to celebrate with you soon.
Website: www.pinelli.com.au

Earlier Event: February 6
Sydney International Wine Competition 2016
Later Event: March 15
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