Rutherglen turns gold for Autumn!
The famous Muscat grapes are being harvested from their decades-old vines, the mornings are crisper and seas of red and gold leaves cascade over the fields - there is no prettier time to visit Rutherglen.
Tastes of Rutherglen - March 11th & 12th
Tastes of Rutherglen is on Saturday March 11th and Sunday March 12th. This is Rutherglen’s ultimate wine and gourmet food event. With award-winning wineries partnering with leading regional chefs and producers, Tastes of Rutherglen is the perfect way to sample the best of what our region has to offer
This event not only showcases Rutherglen’s outstanding wines and food, it also gives you the chance to get behind the scenes at many of our wineries to learn about the history and hard work that goes into making our world class wines.
Rutherglen Rotary Triathlon - 12 March
For the fit and enthusiastic, Rutherglen Rotary will be running their annual Triathlon on Sunday 12th March and when you have finished there make sure you pop into the Rutherglen Farmers Market and refuel your body with beautiful fresh locally grown produce .
Easter is a time to relax with family and friends; we have plenty of accommodation styles available ranging from motels, B&B’s, self-contained units and camping grounds.
Cycling is also popular with the Rail Trail leading to different wineries and produce spots. This easy going ride is the best way to make the most our beautiful autumn weather. Bike hire is available at Rutherglen Wine Experience and Visitor Information Centre for $50 full day or $35 half day.
High Country Harvest - 5 to 21 May
The High Country Harvest festival arrives in May, and our famous Tweed Ride is on again! Calling all chaps, dandies and bon vivants, join us for a weekend of cycling revelry and divine food. Don your best vintage fashion for the 20 km ride punctuated by three simply scrumptious food and wine stops! Saturday 6th May, 10am-4pm.
$110 includes all food, wine, marshals and sag wagon!
There is so much happening over the 10 days of High Country Harvest Festival why not visit the official website to see what else you can do!