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Joadja Winery

November 16th, 2018 No comments

Where do you start on the Southern Highlands Wine Trail? How about at the first winery established in the Highlands! The Joadja Vineyard and Winery  is the original, and according to many the best, winery in the Southern Highlands. It has one of the most attractive and rustic “cellar doors”, and as you would expect from a vineyard […]

St Maur Southern Highlands Estate Winery at Exeter

December 20th, 2017 2 comments

Towards the southern end of the Southern Highlands Wine Trail is St Maur Estate, a unique vineyard and cellar door with the feel of a Northern Italian cantina.  St Maur is at the corner of Old Argyle Road and Sallys Corner Road at Exeter, about five kilometers from the well known Sutton Forest service center, Roadhouse […]

A long weekend cruising the Southern Highlands Wine Trail

June 10th, 2017 No comments

The very successful NSW Southern Highlands Cool Flavours Wine and Food Festival was on last weekend, and, complete with designated driver, we tried a new loop of the Southern Highlands Wine Trail to catch a few festival events on Sunday. This personal tour started at Sutton Forest Estate Wines, famous for their Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and antipasto […]

June long weekend Cool Flavours Festival

May 22nd, 2017 No comments

The vineyards, restaurants and food producers of the NSW Southern Highlands are presenting the best of the region’s food and wine. The Cool Flavours Festival runs Friday 5th June until Sunday 7th of June. Come and sample local cheeses, jams, chocolates, mushrooms and a vast array of top quality Cool Climate wines. Cool Flavours Festival […]

Southern Highlands Easter Events and Free Concert 2014

March 25th, 2014 No comments

Easter is a great time to visit the NSW Southern Highlands. The weather should be good, there is an excellent selection of new release wines available, and all the winery cellar doors are open. The Barrawang Markets on Easter Saturday are well worth a visit, with over 130 stalls run by local producers and crafts […]

Australia Day Free Concert in The Southern Highlands!

January 12th, 2014 No comments

One of Australia’s most awarded Blues group ‘Backsliders’ will be appearing at Joadja Vineyard’s Music in the Vines on January 26 2014, from 1pm,  bringing a new and dynamic dimension to the Joadja series of winery concerts. The 2011 ARIA Blues and Roots nominees and I-Tunes Australia Album of the Year winner have been playing […]

Australia Day Weekend Winery Music in the Southern Highlands!

January 10th, 2012 No comments

There is an amazing Irish Australian music event at Joadja Vineyard and Winery this Australia Day weekend. A remarkable afternoon of Irish Australian Folk and Rock, Joadja wine and wood-fired pizza kicks off at 1pm on Saturday 28th January! The band is Shameless Seamus and the Tullamore Dews, comprised of Australian and Irish music royalty: Jim […]

Tertini Wines cancelled export order clearance – sold out!

July 30th, 2009 No comments

 Tertini Wines, who scooped the pool of prizes at the 2008 Southern Highlands Wine Show, sold off a cancelled export order of their 2003 and 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon/ Merlot at bargain basement prices. Those who dropped in to the Tertini Cellar Door at Kells Creek, near Mittagong, quickly enough cleared out these easy-drinking reds in record time.

The Proclaimers, B-52s and Mental As Anything at Bowral

July 1st, 2009 No comments

The party starts at Bowral on Sunday November 29, when the B-52s, Mental As Anything and The Proclaimers kick off the season with a high energy concert at Centennial Vineyards. Australia’s favorite party animals, Mental As Anything, will open the show, followed by brilliant twins The Proclaimers from Auchtermuchty, Scotland, then the USA’s B-52s will have everyone dancing with […]

Jimmy Barnes, Mahalia Barnes, Kasey Chambers and Ross Wilson concert

February 28th, 2009 No comments

With brilliant Australian rock musos Jimmy Barnes, Kasey Chambers, Ross Wilson and Mahalia Barnes on the same bill, this will be a night to remember!