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September 19, 2014

Truffle Festival at Lerida Estate

02/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

On Sunday 6 July, Christophe Gregoire Master Chef from Le Très Bon in Bungendore will be coming to Lerida Estate to talk about truffles, including growing them, harvesting them, preparing them and using them to create beautiful dishes. He will also be doing a cooking with demonstration with truffles. Afterwards, why not stay for lunch and have truffle experience at Café Lerida. For Café Lerida Truffle menu click here. Full autumn menu is also available.


Q&A with Malcolm Burdett, Chief Winemaker at Lerida Estate

09/04/2014 by OutInCanberra

Canberra is blessed with some magnificent local wineries. Lerida Estate is a Halliday 5-Star vineyard that has been producing knockout vintages over the last decade. With a couple of long weekends coming up, it’s the perfect time to head out to Lerida and sample some of the current crop of wines (and visit Café Lerida for a delicious meal while you are there). We recently spent some time with Chief Winemaker, Malcolm Burdett. So, Malcolm, how’s the last of the 2013 harvest looking?


Canberra District Wine Harvest Festival - Liquid Geography

26/03/2014 by OutInCanberra

Fancy a weekend escape? They say winemaking is the most sensual way to understand a piece of land, so why not come see for yourself …join the celebration of the wine harvest in and around the famed Canberra Wine District this April at the annual 'Wine Harvest Festival'.


WIN tickets to the last Meet The Locals event at East Hotel.

26/02/2014 by OutInCanberra

East Hotel has been playing host to a number of local wineries every Friday throughout the month of February. A handful of the region’s finest wineries have been heading to Kingston to peddle their wares the old fashioned way; taste and talk and this Friday 28 February 2014 is the last one. So why not change your usual Friday night routine and head to East Hotel to taste a great selection of local wines, matched to some delicious tapas.


Recap: Wine, Roses and all that Jazz

07/11/2013 by OutInCanberra

On the weekend of Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of November, vineyards of the Canberra district came together to present Wine, Roses and All that Jazz – a celebration of the Spring season and local wines. Across more than twenty venues, gardens were blooming, music was playing and wine fanciers tested and taught their palates at cellar doors from Bungendore to Yass.


Wine, Roses and all that Jazz at Lerida Estate.

21/10/2013 by Nic Crowther

Canberra is blessed with a collection of fabulous wineries within the local district. One of the best is Lerida Estate, and as part of the Wine, Roses, and all that Jazz Festival being held around the region over the coming weeks, this is a fantastic opportunity to get out into the country and taste some of the local delights, including at Lerida Estate.


Live Music Sundays @ Pankhurst Wines

15/02/2012 by OutInCanberra

Pankhurst Wines delivers a truly unique, entertaining and culturally rich experience. Tucked away just north-west of Canberra, a 20 minute pleasant drive from the CBD the winery takes advantage of Canberra's talented musicians, who often find the acoustics and ambiance at the cellar door abundant.


Summerside Festival

19/01/2012 by OutInCanberra

The inaugural Summerside festival, presented by Poacher's Way launches this February. Over 25 venues throughout the Canberra region will be hosting various events including wine tasting, live music, art exhibitions and outdoor experiences. The festival begins on Wednesday 1st February and will run throughout the month of February 2012. Many of you will be familiar with Poacher's Way's signature event, The Fireside Festival held each August. On the back of the success of this event they're showcasing the best of the region in summer with the Summerside Festival.


Tapas As You Taste @ Pankhurst Wines

20/12/2011 by OutInCanberra

Take a trip to the country and relax in the vineyards with Tapas As You Taste at Pankhurst Wines. From December 27th until January 2nd enjoy Pankhurst Wines' popular tapas tasting platters with regular tastings. Try their chorizo sausage sauteed in pinot noir together with pinot noir chutney and boutique cheeses from the South Coast. These are fabulous with a number of the wines and especially with the medal winning Pinot Noir or Sangiovese. The sparkling red and white wines are a great hit with the tapas as well - fitting for the festive season.


Race'n'Taste @ Thoroughbred Park

14/11/2011 by OutInCanberra

Dress down and enjoy a great afternoon of racing, food and wine at the annual Race'n'Taste. On Sunday 27th, visit Thoroughbred Park and browse over 40 stalls stalls showcasing the best of food and wine from Canberra and the surrounding regions. Local racing kicks off at 12pm, with bookies and tote facilities available on the day. Leave your frock at home, with thongs, shorts and t-shirts the acceptable attire for the day. Take part in the unique Fashions on the Field event, where you must incorporate the Australian icon, The Thong, into your outfit.