Mercato Club Nebb – September 10
Join La Cantina wines for a tasting of local and and international Nebbiolos at the National Wine Centre. Taste and compare more than 60 Nebbiolo wines accompanied by antipasto, cheese platters and Piedmont-inspired morsels from 12pm to 4pm. Admission is $95 per person which includes a Riedel ‘Ouverture’ red wine glass. Also on offer are ticketed masterclasses including The Many Faces of Nebbiolo, which will explore the varietal’s different styles and interpretations, and the Longview Vertical, which will take an in-depth look at multiple vintages from Longview’s Nebbiolo vineyard spanning 15 years. More information and bookings here.
Brew and Broth pop-up – September 9
Enjoy an Australian native ingredients-inspired a la carte dining experience at Warndu’s first Brew and Broth pop-up event at Elementary Coffee in Young Street. Guests will select from locally-sourced seasonal native herbs and vegetables and meats, including Warndu’s signature kangaroo broth, to make up their own pho-style dish. Local beer, wine, cider and kombucha (tea drink) will be on offer, as well as a native citrus tart for dessert. Numbers are limited and bookings are essential.
Eat Your Garden – September 10
Learn how to grow your own edible plants at a free workshop at the Gawler Farmers’ Market. Eat Your Garden will start at 10am, offering the chance to learn which plants are best suited to your garden, with free seedlings to help beginners get started.
Bird in Hand wine masterclass – September 14
Taste a range of 16 wines from Bird in Hand under the guidance of chief winemaker Kym Milne MW at Fassina Liquor, Somerton Park at 7.30pm on September 14. Tickets are $15 per person with $10 refundable with any orders placed. Bookings essential.
Meet the authors ‘Calendar of Cakes’ – September 15
Meet Fiona Roberts and Jacqui Way, creators of the Calendar of Cakes cookbook from the South Australian Country Women’s Association. With more than 20 years’ experience, Roberts has worked with influential food writers including Delia Smith, Maggie Beer and Donna Hay, while Way has specialised in photographing food for more than 17 years. Their talk is scheduled at 6pm for a 6.30pm start in the Ira Raymond Exhibition Room at the University of Adelaide. Cost is $5 per person. Books will be available for purchase on the day. Bookings essential by phoning 8313 4064.
Charity Brew ‘n’ Q – September 25
Medical recruitment agency Australian Medical Placements is holding a gourmet barbecue fundraiser in support of the Leukaemia Foundation. For the Charity Brew ‘n’ Q event, the AMP’s Royston Park venue will be transformed into a rustic barbecue space complete with some of Adelaide’s best eats, including smoky roasted meats, gourmet sliders and foods prepared by local chefs including Chris Jarmer of Jarmer’s Kitchen. Pirate Life craft beer, Reilly’s wines and entertainment will also be on offer. The event runs from 1pm to 6pm; cost is $12 for adults, $7 for children and $30 for families.
Clare with Fresh Eyre – October 1 to 31
This October, the Clare Valley and the Eyre Peninsula regions will again collaborate to celebrate Riesling and seafood at the month-long Clare with Fresh Eyre event. As well as the main showcase at Sevenhill Cellars on October 22 to launch the region’s freshly-bottled 2016 Rieslings and premium seasonal seafood, Clare with Fresh Eyre also includes more than 15 separate events such as dinners, long lunches and casual gatherings featuring fresh oysters, mussels, kingfish and more matched to some of the region’s best wine. The full program can be found here.
Great Food Rescue Race – November 4
Register your team now for Oz Harvest’s Great Food Rescue Race to help raise money to deliver meals to those in need. The event will include a range of challenges and rewards celebrating Adelaide’s food culture. It aims to raise $100,000, which will provide 200,000 meals delivered by Oz Harvest. Registration is $275 per team of five, which includes race T-shirts, food and drinks.
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