Orange Food and Wine


Orange’s events calendar is filled with fantastic food and wine festivals throughout the year. Taste the district’s best local produce during F.O.O.D Week in April, and sample its finest drops at the Orange Wine Festival in October and November. The region celebrates its rich apple growing history during the Apple Festival in May.

  • Wine Week, Orange
  • Wine Week, Orange


Stockman's Ridge Winery

Taste the cool-climate wines that Orange is renowned for by downloading a cellar door map and visiting the regions top wineries such as Angullong, De Salis, Phillip Shaw and Ross Hill. Local heroes in white wine varieties include chardonnay, with a growing following for the regions sauvignon blanc and riesling. In red varieties, the maturing vines deliver a soft shiraz as well as exceptional merlot and cabernet sauvignon.

Local Produce

Wine Week, Orange

The Orange Farmers Market is held on the second Saturday of each month and showcases the best in local produce including artisan bread, cheeses and gourmet preserves. Locally-grown and handmade produce can also be found in the towns providores and stores including A Slice of Orange and The Agrestic Grocer. Pick luscious berries in season at Huntley Berry Farm, or visit Mandagery Creek Venison for a farm tour and cooking demonstration.

Orange Restaurants

Wine Week, Orange

Orange is home to several outstanding restaurants. Lolli Redini and Racine at La Colline have both won awards for their stylish contemporary menus. Enjoy a meal overlooking the slopes of the Towac Valley at Sisters Rock Restaurant located at the top of Borrodell Vineyard, or head to Union Bank Wine Bar for casual dining. In Millthorpe, visit the award-winning Tonic restaurant, or pick from the seasonal menu at the Old Mill Cafe and Restaurant.

Canowindra’s 100 Mile Dinner

Orange F.O.O.D Week

During F.O.O.D Week, the hot air ballooning capital of the world, Canowindra, hosts the 100 Mile Dinner, a communal feast of exceptional regional produce and wines, all sourced from within a 100 mile radius of the town. Long tables are set up along the town’s main street and locals and visitors come together for a great night of food, fun and new friends.

  1. Crafted Live: Brewed and BBQ'd

    Saturday 5 March 2016, Orange

    Crafted Live: Brewed and BBQ'd takes place in Orange in March. A place where craft beer, cider and meat collide in a most unique and interactive way.Featuring some of the best competition...

    05 Mar
  2. Orange F.O.O.D Week

    Friday 8 April to Sunday 17 April 2016, Orange

    The shires of Orange, Cabonne and Blayney are known as 'The Food Basket' of NSW. Each year F.O.O.D. Week (Food Of Orange District) supports local produce and 'fine food' with an...

    08 Apr -17Apr
  3. 100 Mile Dinner

    Monday 11 April 2016, Molong

    The F.O.O.D Week Committee and the people of Molong welcome guests to the iconic 100 Mile Dinner, under the stars on the Village Green in Molong. The dinner features dishes created from local...

    11 Apr
  4. Millamolong Polo Classic

    Saturday 16 April to Sunday 17 April 2016, Blayney

    Enjoy the best country hospitality and heart-thumping Polo action in the Millamolong Polo Classic in April 2016. As part of Orange F.O.O.D week, this special event will host up to 16 Polo teams as...

    16 Apr -17Apr
  5. Orange Apple Festival

    Sunday 8 May to Tuesday 10 May 2016, Orange

    Event details are yet to be confirmed

    Orange and its surrounding villages will hold the annual Orange Apple Festival From 8 to 10 May 2015. The event is timed to include the Orange...

    08 May -10May
  6. Black Tie and Gumboot Truffle Hunt and Dinner

    Monday 18 July 2016, Orange

    Event details are yet to be confirmed

    Borrodell Vineyard is set on the slopes of the Mount Canobolas, three and a half hours west of Sydney. They are a family owned company that has...

    18 Jul
  7. Orange Wine Festival (Wine Week)

    Friday 14 October to Sunday 30 October 2016, Orange

    Orange Wine Festival, which was formerly known as Orange Wine Week, is now days of events and activities highlighting the region's premium wines through wine shows, tastings, educational...

    14 Oct -30Oct
  8. Neville Show

    Saturday 12 November to Saturday 11 November 2017, Blayney

    Since 2010 the Neville Show society created the plan to have an annual show. Each year it has grown bigger. At the show each year there are market stalls and multiple competitions like the...

    12 Nov -11Nov

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