Barossa Vintage Festival has us twiddling our thumbs in excitement for a long weekend to remember! With their range of over 90 events running from April 19-23, we’ve been scouring the program looking for the best foodie events to attend. Nothing spells long weekend like a long lunch so we’ve put together the ultimate guide to the long lunches of Barossa Vintage Festival. Don’t forget to get in quick, tickets are selling fast for these culinary experiences.

Autumn Seasonal Table Lunch
HOW MUCH • $150
WHEN • Thursday 20 April, 12pm-4pm
PRESENTED BY • Peter Lehmann Wines
AT • Para Road, Tanunda
Seasonal produce has never tasted better. Sit down for an intimate meeting of food and wine, creative dishes and the finest available current and back vintage range of pours. 
Fresh Feast
HOW MUCH • $180
WHEN • Thursday 20 April, 12:30pm-4pm
PRESENTED BY • St Hallett
AT • St Hallett Road, Tanunda
St Hallett’s long lunches out on the lawn of the beautiful estate have been a long standing Barossan tradition. Join Stuart Blackwell and Stuart Oldfield for a gastronomic experience not to forget. This lunch will take you through five courses, prepared and cooked in front of you. Enjoy premium wines including a 6L imperial of our 1995 Old Block Shiraz.

Long Table Lunch Feat. Restaurant Blackwood
HOW MUCH • $120
WHEN • Thursday 20 April, 12pm-4pm
PRESENTED BY • Whistler Wines
AT • Whistler Wines, 241 Seppeltsfield Road, Marananga
In the legendary Whistler barrel hall, enjoy a lunch headed by Jock Zonfrillo’s Restaurant Blackwood. Be prepared for the locally sourced, native ingredient focused, seasonal food they are known for. Accompanied with Whistler Wines’ best pours, this is no ordinary long lunch!

Pindarie Farmers Lunch on the Western Ridge
HOW MUCH • $150
WHEN • Friday 21 April, 11am-3pm
PRESENTED BY • Pindarie
AT • Rosedale Road, Gomersal
If you’re after something a little more casual but with a full day’s worth of fun, this is an event not to miss! Begin the day with a stroll to Schoff’s Hill to take in the spectacular views from Barossa’s western ridge with Rosé and canape’s on arrival. Live music will set the mood for the day and Pindarie’s home grown lamb and Schuster’s Berkshire pig slow roasted will be the cornerstone of the menu, with gourmet salads, local cheeses, condiments and a delicious salted caramel tart to top it off. Enjoy with a selection of Pindarie wines and pre-release wines to taste. Kizomba Beats will let you get carried away through the late afternoon, enjoy a dance to the Latino beats.

Nuriootpa’s Long Table Lunch
HOW MUCH • $183.50
WHEN • Saturday 22 April, 12:30pm-4pm
PRESENTED BY • Nuriootpa Futures Association
AT • Memorial Avenue, Nuriootpa
Enjoy this outdoor 5 course degustation with fresh seasonal food served by Callum Hann and Themis Chryssidis and the team from Sprout Cooking School. The courses will be matched with wines from Nuriootpa’s best wineries: Elderton Wines, Yelland and Papps, Kaesler’s and First Drop, Gibson’s and Willow’s. Limited seats available – make your booking fast!

‘Our Table’ Lunch & Demonstration
HOW MUCH • $150
WHEN • Sunday 23 April, 11am-3pm
PRESENTED BY • Jacob’s Creek
AT • Jacob’s Estate, 2141 Barossa Valley, Rowland Flat
Visit Jacob’s Estate for an interactive cooking demonstration, walking through Jacob’s Creek’s food history, re-creating period dishes from the 1840s through to today. Recipes hand-selected from Jacob’s family diaries and journals, this is a true glimpse into the Barossa’s long-standing and intriguing history. End with the ‘Our Table’ lunch in the kitchen garden.

Founder Families Harvest Thanksgiving
HOW MUCH • $213.50
WHEN • Sunday 23 April, 10:30am
PRESENTED BY • Appellation at the Louise
AT • Hutton Vale Farm, Stone Jar Road, Angaston
Hosted by founder families Henschke and Angas, embark on a journey guided by Appellation’s new generation chefs while touring and tasting ancient Barossa recipes. Start the day on a gentle walk where you are led around Hutton Vale farm, enjoying picturesque landscape views. Mt Edelstone Vineyard will be where the Henschke’s will share a taste of the new vintage Mt Edelstone shiraz. Then sit back and enjoy a modern day thanksgiving feast of recipes from classic Barossa cookbooks houring ancient foodways. A true Barossan lunch!

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