Wine, Women and Song

Sunday 13 May 2018
The Makers of Murrumbateman bring you an exciting new event - Wine, Women and Song held from 10 to 14 May 2018.

The events being held on Sunday the 13th of May are:

Dionysus Winery
Sit amongst the barrels in the winery and enjoy lunch whilst listening to Wendy’s favourite tunes.  The menu will offer a range of options from snacks through to hearty meals.  All Mum’s will receive a complimentary glass of wine with their meal. Children’s menu available.
Bookings recommended (numbers limited) by email – Meals range in price from $10 to $25.  

Eden Road Wines
Mothers Day High Tea - Catering provided by Stuart Trower (Bookings Essential)

Eden Road Wines will be celebrating the four days of "Wine Women & Song" with a mix of food wine and arts. This celebration will bring together the crafted wine from our head winemaker Celine Rousseau and some great expressions of local arts and topped with some delicious food provided by Stuart Trower Catering. A exhibition of local artist Aishah Kenton’s Japanese photographic work 'Mt Fuji & Everything Else' will take place over the four days.

Four Winds Vineyard
This is a chance to kick back in the vineyard, slice of wood-fired pizza in one hand and glass of wine in the other and enjoy the tunes of some of the region's best young talent. Mikayla Sulit will be our local and very talented performer. 12 - 3pm, no cost.

Gallagher Wines
Lunch and Music in the Courtyard - Kick back and relax with lunch and live music at Gallagher Wines on Mother’s Day, Sunday 13 May. Gallagher Wines will be offering a hand crafted autumn inspired lunch menu and hosting the inspiring musical talents of Hitzone between 11:30 – 3:30. Bookings required
11.30pm  to 3.30pm. For lunch details go to

Granitevale Estate
A celebration of Mothers
12:00 – 3:00pm
Lunch with Live Music. Nestle into the warmth and comfort of the Granitevale Estate Cellar Door for a sit-down Mothers’ Day lunch in unique surroundings.

Limited tickets: $55 –

Gundog Estate
Enjoy and help celebrate our new show: Trois Femmes Artistiques, at Gundog Estate’s Gundaroo Cellar Door over the four days of the Wine, Women and Song Festival.

From Thursday thru Sunday renowned Gundaroo based ceramicist Moraig McKenna will be exhibiting her stunning wood-fired ceramic pieces, and the walls will be hung with an exhibition of prints and drawings by much admired local artist, SHELLEY RICHARDSON, whose intricate illustrations of native birds and wildlife are hugely admired and much sought after.

All activities are free, including tastings of our extensive list of superb GUNDOG ESTATE wines.  To extend the enjoyment of the creative skills of our three local artists plan to purchase one of our cheese and charcuterie platters to share with a celebratory glass of wine on our autumn garden terrace. 

We are open from 10am to 5pm each day so feel free to drop in. If you would like to visit with five or more friends please book ahead. 

Contact: P:02 6236 8276

Murrumbateman Winery
Howling in the Vines - As rescues, Mollie and Tannin, do not know their mothers. But, if they did, they’d invite them to their Mother’s Day dog party – Howling in the Vines! Sure to be a barking good time, Mollie and Tannin are encouraging friendly canines and their human mothers and families to join in this paw-some day out!

There will be pooch and people picnic plates for purchase, adventures to the dam and live acoustics from talented local Maddy McGrath. Bring a picnic rug and settle in for a wonderful Mother’s Day out!  This free event is family and dog friendly.  Don’t have a dog? No worries, come for the experience.

McKellar Ridge Wines
11am  Dance performance by “Somebody’s Aunt”
The incredibly talented dance ensemble “ Somebody's Aunt” will be performing an original piece titled “Juice” to celebrate “Wine, Women and song” on Mother’s day.   A mesmerising dance that starts in the vineyard and weaves its tale into the winery.   This creative and passionate dance ensemble will inspire and stimulate your senses, as we stimulate your taste buds with award winning wine and canapes. $15 for performance, wine tasting and light refreshments.
12:30 – 2pm  McKellar Ridge Long Table Lunch
McKellar Ridge will be hosting an Italian inspired long table lunch to celebrate family, friends and the bountiful fruits of the Canberra region.  To accompany the delicious meal, critically acclaimed Canberra Jazz vocalist, Sally Greenaway and musicians will performing an evocative range of classical and jazz works inspired by female composers.  Award winning wine will be paired with the sumptuous feast! $30 for lunch.  Wine will be available by the glass or bottle
2.00 to 3:30pm Wine and Watercolour – meet the artist Janet Johnson
“Wine and Watercolour” - Meet talented watercolour artist, Janet Johnson, who will present her latest exhibition at McKellar Ridge cellar door.  A stunning collection of original artworks that encompass romantic vineyards, the beauty of the Canberra landscape, South Coast scenery and exotic Europe.  Janet will discuss her inspiration and techniques while you enjoy award winning wine and delectable canapes.  Artwork will be available for purchase. $15 includes a glass of wine and canapes.

Olleyville at Shaw Vineyard Estate
Celebrate Mum with a beautiful 2 or 3 course lunch at Olleyville restaurant at Shaw Vineyard Estate. Available from 12 noon with sparkling on arrival, come along and enjoy a relaxing day.

2 course for $55 per person; 3 course for $65 per person; Kids under 12 are $25 per child. This is a pre-paid event. Bookings essential. To book please visit

Robyn Rowe Chocolates 
Robyn Rowe Chocolates is hosting an Art Exhibition featuring the Murrumbateman Pastelist  Amanda McLean, botanical watercolour Artist Kristen O’Keefe, together with Hillgrove Pottery. 

Cakes with a Wine and Chocolate Theme will be available Thursday through to Sunday, concluding with a date and chocolate torte especially on Mother’s Day.

There is also a local makers’ fair with produce including jams and oils, and Mother’s Day prize with donations supporting a girl’s school in Ghana. 

Tallagandra Hill
Bella’s Long Table Long Lunch - Join MKR-winning chef Bella for her own special culinary tribute to Mothers in our beautiful rural setting.

From 12pm to 4pm enjoy a special 3 course family feast, with Bella’s dishes specially matched to Tallagandra Hill’s award winning wines – with live music from Mara and Lino – From Italy with love.

Limited to 50 bookings. $60 per head for three-course lunch. Wine available by the glass or bottle. Menu and bookings:

The Vintner's Daughter
12pm – Mother’s Day Long Lunch - Show your mum how much she means to you this Mother's Day with a memorable long lunch created by Mana Catering at The Vintner’s Daughter vineyard. Relax and let us help you spoil your mum with a delicious 3 course set lunch in our award winning vineyard cellar door.  

For just $50 per adult you are bound to make her feel special – and every mum gets a glass of Riesling upon arrival!  A 2 course children’s menu will also be available for $25.  Book today through Eventbrite

Win's Creek Meadery
Win’s Creek Meadery invites you to spend Mother’s Day with us and Ness + 3. The group of 4 local musicians is fronted by the talented young vocalist Ness. Settle in for an afternoon of contemporary music in a range of styles and instrumental combinations. Ness will also be exhibiting her textile art from Tree of Promise.

The Lunch menu will feature golden honey-basted lamb roast and our Cherry Mulled Mead or Apple Cider. For dessert, a de-constructed Black Forest Cake. Bookings through Eventbrite required, Adults $50, Children $25.

Beekeeper’s Picnic Box
Alternatively, Pre-book through Eventbrite and pick up your picnic hamper from the Meadery, $25/person. Take them to the river, to your favourite park, or bring a rug and stretch out on the grass and enjoy music by Ness + 3.

Contact Information: or 0413 378 315

Yarrh Wines
A classic high tea with a range of savoury and sweet treats along with a glass or two of Rosé, while dusting off the record player to listen to female Jazz and Blues singers.

Contact: or 6227 1474

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