Indulge in the ultimate weekend of blissful sipping at Geelong’s Summer Wine Celebration

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Indulge in the ultimate weekend of blissful sipping at Geelong’s Summer Wine Celebration

Words by Staff Writer

Sip, savour and soak up the sun with Wine Geelong's latest summer event.

Gear up for a weekend of blissful indulgence at the Summer Wine Celebration, where Geelong’s finest wineries roll out the red carpet for a spectacular showcase of summer wines and festivities.

Running across the entire weekend, from 16-18 February, the Summer Wine Celebration promises a delightful blend of regional wines perfectly suited for the sunny season – think refreshing sparkling varieties, crisp whites, delicate rosés, and light-bodied reds. It’s not just about the wine; it’s a full-blown celebration of summer vibes, with an array of activities to keep you entertained.

Keep up with the latest food and booze news across the region here.


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From laid-back garden parties and elegant wine-paired lunches to lively tasting experiences with DJ sets spinning in the background, there’s something for everyone at the Summer Wine Celebration. Each participating winery and wine bar in the Geelong region has something special planned, ensuring a weekend filled with flavour and fun.

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the highlights:

  • Scotchmans Restaurant Winemaker’s Lunch: Indulge in a sumptuous three-course feast paired with exquisite wines at Scotchmans Hill.
  • Archive Wine Bar Summer Garden Party: Join the festivities at Archive Wine Bar for a celebration of Riesling and Rosé, set amidst lush greenery.
  • Provenance Picnic Party: Head to Fyansford Paper Mill Estate Gardens for a laid-back picnic experience hosted by Provenance Wines, complete with freshly shucked oysters and more.
  • Oakdene Sparkling Wine Flight: Take a journey through sparkling wines at Oakdene’s ‘Upside Down House’ Cellar Door.
  • Scotchmans Hill Summer Wine Flights: Sample a selection of back and current vintages at Scotchmans Hill Cellar Door.
  • Austin’s Wines Love Bubble Festival: Dive into the Love Bubble Festival at Austin’s Wines, featuring live music and plenty of bubbly delights.

With a diverse range of events spread across participating venues like Austins Wines, Geelong Cellar Door, Oakdene, Provenance Wines, Scotchmans Hill, and Archive Wine Bar, the Summer Wine Celebration offers something for every palate and preference.

Tickets for these exclusive events are selling fast, so don’t miss your chance to join in the summer revelry. Grab yours now and get ready to raise a glass to Geelong’s vibrant wine culture and the joys of the sunny season.

Cheers to summer, get your tickets and find out more here