Once you’ve decided which package you want, we suggest you check out what each of the wineries have to offer and pick your 3 favourite to visit (per day). Then you can hop from one to the next sampling fantastic food and wine along the way.
Allocation will become exhausted for a number of venues on the Saturday. We suggest you book in early to secure tickets to your favourite wineries. Sunday tickets have not sold out in previous years.
Weekend Packages and Saturday Packages will be sold ONLINE ONLY. Tickets will NOT be available to purchase at the gate on the day on Saturday. Limited Sunday Packages will be available to purchase at the gate on Sunday, providing the event doesn’t sell out prior.
Our liquor licensing and council requirements stipulate that each winery can have only a certain number of people onsite at any one time. Choosing the wineries you are going to visit when you purchase your ticket provides this information so that we can provide everyone with a great Long Lunch. It is important for us to have an idea of the numbers of people expected at a particular winery and the timeframe in which you might arrive. PLEASE NOTE: The booked timeslots you have selected is subject to capacity limitations, you may be sent to another participating Winery if the particular Winery is full. You will not be required to book into any wineries on the Sunday.
Yes. Pre-paid tickets and tickets purchased on the day are all fully transferrable between the seven participating wineries subject to availability. If you do change your mind about the winery order, it will be up to the discretion of each winery to let you in, depending on the number of people they have onsite. The downside of this is that you may not get in if the alternate winery is at or near capacity. Wine tasting tokens which can be purchased from each winery on the day are not transferrable.
No, unfortunately the booked Timeslots you have selected are subject to capacity limitations (In accordance with the Liquor Act). Patrons may be sent to other participating Wineries if a particular Winery has reached capacity.
Allandale, Tatler, Gartelmann, Saltire, Emma’s, Sandalyn, Wandin Valley, then back to Allandale.
Extra meal and dessert tickets are available for purchase at each of the wineries. Meal Tickets are $30 and dessert/cheese tickets are $15.
Camera, an empty water bottle which you can refill inside the licensed areas, sun protection, raincoat, your tickets, photo ID, money, comfortable shoes that are suitable for grass and dirt and a safe way home at the end of the day. Remember anything that you do bring is your responsibility!
Yes, in most instances the restaurants are able to cater for these requirements. Here is a link to a downloadable menu which should guide you.
Our events are held in paddocks, so it's not safe for high heels. We recommend flat shoes for your safety.
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Be advised that the 2021 menus are not yet confirmed and that the menus shown are the 2020 menus and are indicative of the style of food to be offered.
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The Lovedale Long Lunch is a progressive style lunch where food and wine lovers are invited to discover the wonders of Lovedale. Each May, a decadent line up of the Hunter Valley’s leading chefs team up with seven of Lovedale’s finest wineries and local entertainment for a weekend of foodie fun.
Wilderness Rd, Lovedale NSW 2320