Orange Food and Wine

Highlights

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

Wineries

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.

Orange F.O.O.D Week
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  1. Orange Apple Festival

    Friday 6 May to Sunday 8 May 2016, Orange

    Orange and its surrounding villages will hold the annual Orange Apple Festival From Friday May 6 to Sunday May 8, 2016.The aim is to celebrate the districts rich history of being an apple growing...

    06 May -08May

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    Free
  2. Black Tie and Gumboot Truffle Hunt and Dinner

    Saturday 16 July 2016, Orange

    A grand extravaganza, the evening kicks off with a black truffle hunt with the trained dogs under the matured oak trees (the oldest truffle trees on the mainland of Australia), followed by a five...

    16 Jul

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  3. 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

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    Free
  4. Neville Show

    Saturday 12 November 2016, 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

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