2020 Festival Program

The Riverland Wine and Food Festival is an annual tradition in the Riverland region offering an opportunity to showcase the region’s food, wine and produce and bring the community together. It is a highlight of the South Australian events calendar and attracts local, intrastate, interstate and some international visitors and delivers social and economic benefits to the region.

Have a look at our 2020 event programme and start planning your Riverland Wine and Food Festival weekend! Contact individual event hosts or use the links below to book now.

Friday night, 16 October

Salena Estate Wines / Cucina 837 - Kick off drinks

 
5 PM – late, 837 Bookpurnong Rd, Bookpurnong

Kick off the Riverland Wine and Food weekend with drinks under the stars. Choose from our large selection of wines, beers, spirits cocktails.

VIP offer: VIP reserved seating either on the barrels or undercover seating.

General entry, bookings are recommended.

08 8584 1333 and salenaestate.com.au

 

River Jacks Café - Traditional Greek Feast

 
6 PM – onwards, 19 Riverview Drive, Berri
We have:
Traditional Greek charcoal pig on the spit
Plate smashing
Table Dancing
Ol’ school Greek tunes
Ouzo Shots + local beer, wine and ciders from the woodshed!

$35 entry, bookings are recommended.

08 8582 4309, 0439 869 050, or riverjacks.com.au

 

Berri Hotel

 
6 – 9 PM, Riverview Dr, Berri

Enjoy the regions finest offerings with our Native inspired based Tapas Menu paired with a Kingston Estate Wine Flight.

General entry, bookings are recommended.

08 8582 1411 and berrihotel.com.au

 

Mallee Estate / Eleni's Restaurant - Friday Night Live

 
6 PM – late, 20055 Renmark Ave, Renmark

Friday Night Live at Mallee Estate with Nick and Tash.

Come and Enjoy the live tunes in our alfresco area while you indulge yourself in the Greek menu and award winning wines from the 2019 Riverland winery of the Year at the New York International Wine Competition at Eleni’s Restaurant.

$10 entry (including free glass of wine), bookings are recommended.

08 8595 1099 and malleeestate.com.au

eventbrite.com.au/e/friday-night-live-at-mallee-estate-tickets-124489159427

 

Saturday, 17 October

River Jacks Café - Charcoal Greek Souvlakia Lamb & Chicken

 
8 AM – onwards, 19 Riverview Drive, Berri
We have:
Traditional lamb charcoal souvlakia
Traditional chicken charcoal souvlakia

General entry, bookings are recommended.

08 8582 4309, 0439 869 050, or riverjacks.com.au

 

919 Wines - Gourmet Grooves & Graze

 
10 AM – 5 PM (3 sessions), 39 Hodges Rd, Glossop

919 Wines and Illalangi Gourmet Foods combine to bring you some of the finest wine and produce that the Riverland has to offer as part of the Riverland Wine & Food Festival.

Join us on either Saturday or Sunday to start your day right with a slow brunch, enjoy a lunchtime picnic with the dulcet tones of the Bowerbirds, or kick back in the afternoon with a grazing plate.

Your session ticket includes a Festival glass and a complimentary glass of wine.

So simply select your day, your time and your grazing option and join us as we celebrate the best of the Riverland.

Brunch: $27.50 / Lunch: $38.50 / Chill afternoon: $27.50 per person, bookings are essential.

0408 855 272 and 919wines.com.au

919wines.com.au/collections/promotions/products/riverland-wine-food-festival-gourmet-grooves-and-graze

 

Bassham Wines - Spring Explosion

 
10 AM – 6 PM, 27 Bassham Rd, Barmera

Spring Is Here! Come and join Val and Bruce with delicious wines and some local food. Ticket includes a Festival Glass and a complimentary glass of wine on arrival. Gudge’s food on Saturday and Bitchn Kitchn on Sunday. Sit back and relax listening to Froth & Bubble and One Fusion. See you there!

$15 per person, bookings are essential.

0417 883 706 and basshamwines.com

eventbrite.com.au/e/spring-explosion-tickets-122317401641

 

Berri Hotel

 
11 AM – 2 PM, Riverview Dr, Berri

Enjoy the regions finest offerings with our Native inspired based Tapas Menu paired with a Kingston Estate Wine Flight.

General entry, bookings are recommended.

08 8582 1411 and berrihotel.com.au

 

Mundoo Ridge Wines & Spook Hill - Spring in the Riverland

 
11 AM – 4 PM, 77 Battams Road, Moorook

Winemakers Spook Hill and Mundoo Ridge are presenting a spring festival of wine. Some “old” favourites and other new styles.

Come and enjoy the views of the river valley and the facilities at “THE NOOK”. Platters and small treats available.

Sampling of Wines, Wine Sales and platters available.

General entry, bookings are recommended.

0427 194 705 and mundooridgewines.com.au

0428 403 235 and spookhillwines.com

 

Top Block - Cellar Door Grand Opening - Monash

 
11 – 5 PM (3 sessions), 95 Whitelaw Road, Monash

Top Block is opening the Cellar Door especially for the Riverland Wine and Food weekend. Come and enjoy a quality glass of wine produced from the surrounding vineyard. Herbal Revivals and wine Spritzers also available.

$10 per person, bookings are essential.

0408 245 749 and topblock.com.au

eventbrite.com.au/e/top-block-cellar-door-grand-opening-monash-tickets-120333762523

 Nice spot to try a nice drop

Salena Estate Wines - General Admission

 
11 AM – late, 837 Bookpurnong Road, Bookpurnong

Come along and enjoy Italian street food all day while kicking back to the music. Choose from our large selection of wines, beers, spirits and cocktails.

General entry, bookings are recommended.

08 8584 1333 and salenaestate.com.au

 

Salena Estate Wines / Cucina 837 - Long Lunch

 
12 – 3:30 PM, 837 Bookpurnong Rd, Bookpurnong

Kick back and settle in for Salena Estate / Cucina 837 long lunch. Enjoy the sunshine and good company while we serve 4 delicious courses to tantalise your tastebuds. Want to upgrade your lunch further? For an additional $50.00 you can have wines paired to each meal. Less decision making and more wine, PERFECTION!!

VIP offer: Complimentary bottle of wine to take home.

$100 per person, bookings are essential.

08 8584 1333 and salenaestate.com.au

eventbrite.com/e/salena-estate-long-lunch-tickets-121679730349

 

Banrock Station - Bud Burst Long Lunch

 
12 – 4 PM, Holmes Rd, Kingston on Murray

Join us for a leisurely lunch to celebrate the arrival of spring. Enjoy canapés and a glass of Banrock Station on arrival, followed by a sumptuous three course lunch whilst taking in spectacular views of the wetlands from our restaurant.

$90 per person, bookings essential.

08 8583 0299 and banrockstation.com.au

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Twenty Third Street Distillery - Day at the Distillery

 
12 – 7 PM, Corner of 23rd Street and Renmark Ave, Renmark

We are brining the Riverland Wine and Food Festival to the lawns of 23rd Street in Renmark. Join us for a glorious day on the green with some throwback tunes, Riverland picnic packs and 23rd Street’s signature spirits.

General entry, bookings are recommended.

08 8586 8500 and 23rdstreetdistillery.com.au

 

Saturday night, 17 October

Twenty Third Street Distillery - Day at the Distillery

 
12 – 7 PM, Corner of 23rd Street and Renmark Ave, Renmark

We are brining the Riverland Wine and Food Festival to the lawns of 23rd Street in Renmark. Join us for a glorious day on the green with some throwback tunes, Riverland picnic packs and 23rd Street’s signature spirits.

General entry, bookings are recommended.

08 8586 8500 and 23rdstreetdistillery.com.au

 

Mallee Estate / Eleni's Restaurant - Dining in the Barrel Hall

 
6 PM onwards, 20055 Renmark Ave, Renmark

Dine in the Barrel Hall surrounded by wine barrels.

Indulge yourself in the Greek menu and award winning wines from the 2019 Riverland winery of the Year at the New York International Wine Competition at Eleni’s Restaurant.

$10 entry (includes festival glass with wine), bookings are essential.

08 8595 1099 and malleeestate.com.au

eventbrite.com.au/e/dinning-in-the-barrel-hall-tickets-124498411099

 

Berri Hotel

 
6 – 9 PM, Riverview Dr, Berri

Enjoy the regions finest offerings with our Native inspired based Tapas Menu paired with a Kingston Estate Wine Flight.

General entry, bookings are recommended.

08 8582 1411 and berrihotel.com.au

 

Sunday, 18 October

River Jacks Café - RiverJacks Big Hangover Breaky

 
8 AM – onwards, 19 Riverview Drive, Berri
RJ’S BIG HANGOVER BREAKKY!
Gosh knows we’ll all need it

General entry, bookings are recommended.

08 8582 4309, 0439 869 050, or riverjacks.com.au

 

Ruston’s Restaurant - Rosey Lunch @ The Garden

 
9:30 AM – 4 PM, 70 Moorna Street, Renmark

Enjoy a Rosey Lunch @ The Garden from 12pm.

2-course luncheon including a glass of bubbles, LIVE music by Dale Broughton, local wineries selling produce, and all your fashion needs covered.

$50 per person, bookings are essential.

08 8586 6191 and rustons.com.au

 

919 Wines - Gourmet Grooves & Graze

 
10 AM – 5 PM (3 sessions), 39 Hodges Rd, Glossop

919 Wines and Illalangi Gourmet Foods combine to bring you some of the finest wine and produce that the Riverland has to offer as part of the Riverland Wine & Food Festival.

Join us on either Saturday or Sunday to start your day right with a slow brunch, enjoy a lunchtime picnic with the dulcet tones of the Bowerbirds, or kick back in the afternoon with a grazing plate.

Your session ticket includes a Festival glass and a complimentary glass of wine.

So simply select your day, your time and your grazing option and join us as we celebrate the best of the Riverland.

Brunch: $27.50 / Lunch: $38.50 / Chill afternoon: $27.50 per person, bookings are essential.

0408 855 272 and 919wines.com.au

919wines.com.au/collections/promotions/products/riverland-wine-food-festival-gourmet-grooves-and-graze

 

Bassham Wines - Spring Explosion

 
10 AM – 6 PM, 27 Bassham Rd, Barmera

Spring Is Here! Come and join Val and Bruce with delicious wines and some local food. Ticket includes a Festival Glass and a complimentary glass of wine on arrival. Gudge’s food on Saturday and Bitchn Kitchn on Sunday. Sit back and relax listening to Froth & Bubble and One Fusion. See you there!

$15 per person, bookings are essential.

0417 883 706 and basshamwines.com

eventbrite.com.au/e/spring-explosion-tickets-122317401641

 

Berri Hotel

 
11 AM – 2 PM, Riverview Dr, Berri

Enjoy the regions finest offerings with our Native inspired based Tapas Menu paired with a Kingston Estate Wine Flight.

General entry, bookings are recommended.

08 8582 1411 and berrihotel.com.au

 

Mundoo Ridge Wines & Spook Hill - Spring in the Riverland

 
11 AM – 4 PM, 77 Battams Road, Moorook

Winemakers Spook Hill and Mundoo Ridge are presenting a spring festival of wine. Some “old” favourites and other new styles.

Come and enjoy the views of the river valley and the facilities at “THE NOOK”. Platters and small treats available.

0427 194 705 and mundooridgewines.com.au

0428 403 235 and spookhillwines.com

 

Top Block - Cellar Door Grand Opening - Monash

 
11 – 5 PM (3 sessions), 95 Whitelaw Road, Monash

Top Block is opening the Cellar Door especially for the Riverland Wine and Food weekend. Come and enjoy a quality glass of wine produced from the surrounding vineyard. Herbal Revivals and wine Spritzers also available.

$10 per person, bookings are essential.

0408 245 749 and topblock.com.au

eventbrite.com.au/e/top-block-cellar-door-grand-opening-monash-tickets-120333762523

 Nice spot to try a nice drop