The spring months in WA typically bring beautiful sunny days and a host of food and wine events. From wine festivals in the city to sparkling brunches overlooking endless vineyards, you can expect plenty of fun wine events across Perth and the Swan Valley over the next coming months, with some even offering family-friendly activities for those with little ones in tow. So, round up your fellow vino-loving friends and get booking!
Swan Valley Wine Show, Twilight Showcase
For those who know their tannins from their terroir, the Twilight Showcase at this year’s Swan Valley Wine Show is a great opportunity to taste some award-winning entries from some top-notch wineries in the Valley. The judging panel will include experienced wine journalist, Ray Jordan and board member of Wine Australia, Erin Larkin, amongst other experienced wine judges. Hosted in the Estate Room at Sandalford Wines, the Swan Valley Wine Show will be held on the evening of October 8 and tickets must be reserved to ensure a place at the show.
Thursday October 8 from 5.00pm
Estate Room at Sandalford Wines
Email [email protected] to secure a place. Tickets: $60 +GST
Entwined in the Valley
Hosted at well-known Swan Valley staple venues like Sandalford Wines and Rose and Crown, Entwined in the Valley has returned with a program filled with masterclasses, tastings and family fun. Held over the weekend of October 10 and 11, Entwined in the Valley will offer a speakeasy-themed afternoon over at Pandemonium Estate, a sparkling brunch Sittella’s, a family market day hosted by Swan Valley Sisters and much more. If wine tasting and bottomless brunches aren’t quite your flavour, Black Swan Winery will be providing all the melted cheese you could ever need with their raclette lunch, and Mondo Nougat will be hosting a make your own nougat masterclass. To check out all the events and purchase tickets to this jam-packed weekend of food, wine and more, click here.
Friday 9 October to Sunday 11 October
Multiple venues across the Swan Valley
Urban Wine Walk Northbridge
Featuring staple bars and restaurants like Henry Summer, Bivouac Canteen, La Cholita and more, the Northbridge Urban Wine Walk is a self-guided tour that is perfect for those who love wine and exploring at their own pace. Although the first weekend has already sold out, vino-lovers can still snap up tickets for weekend two, which grants you over 36 complimentary tastings and food, wine and gift vouchers to enjoy throughout your day. So round up your mates and lock in an afternoon of day-drinking and exploring in the city. Tickets have sold out for the next walk, but you can join the waitlist here.
Weekend Two: Saturday October 10
Multiple venues in Northbridge
UneARThed Wine & Cheese Night Exhibition
Hosted at the Perth City Farm, UneARThed are putting on an evening of wine and cheese with a difference. Showcasing art created by local artists who have experienced homelessness, this event is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the experiences of the artists and support their work. With live music, a grazing table, drinks flowing and plenty of fantastic art to see, UneARThed’s Wine & Cheese Night is a fantastic way to support local arts. Tickets can be purchased here.
Thursday October 8
Perth City Farm
UnWined Subiaco coming up in November
Tickets sell out fast so get yours now.
Showcasing over 200 wines from more then 30 WA wineries, UnWined Subiaco will offer wine-lovers no shortage of local drops to choose from, as well as craft-beer, cider and spirits for those who are not as fond of wine. Offering plenty of picnic space to sprawl out on as you enjoy a drink, tapas from some of Perth’s best foodies, and live music, this wine event is perfect for families, friends and couples alike. And with tickets granting you a complimentary wine tasting as well as a wine locker to store your purchases throughout the day (because who wants to lug all of their wine around?) vino connoisseurs would be silly to miss out on the event. To snap up tickets, click here.
Saturday 28 November and Sunday 29 November
Market Square Park, Subiaco