Oddio’s Last Summer Party– January 31 to February 2
The suburban winemakers at Oddio host their final party of the summer this weekend and will be joined by Mismatch Brewing and Sunny’s Pizza for three days of local beer, wine, pizza and music. Oddio is located in an historic building at Bowden, which winemakers Steve Crawford and Greg Grigoriou converted into a cellar-door venue in late 2018. The Last Summer Party starts this Friday from 5pm to 1am, and continues on Saturday (1pm to 1am), and Sunday (1pm to 9pm), with Mismatch beers on tap, alongside wines by Frederick Stevenson and Delinquente.
Hains & Co’s 5th Birthday Sailor Party – February 1
West End small bar Hains & Co is throwing a Sailor Party to celebrate its fifth birthday, with all proceeds raised going to funds and charities supporting bushfire relief. The festivities will begin from 8pm, with door prizes for the best dressed and live music by Cal Williams Jnr. The $20 door entry includes a drink on arrival.
Threefold Distillery Opening Party – February 1
This Saturday, new suburban gin label Threefold will hold a launch party from 4pm at Ferg’s Stepney. Three bartenders launched the label just before Christmas and will celebrate Threefold’s new home at Ferg’s with a party of cocktails, gin tastings and wood-oven pizzas by Pan & Vine, plus a chance to meet the distillers. Read more about the new distillery and its inaugural gin on CityMag.
Escape to Italy with Ben Trobbiani – February 6
Goodwood Road’s planted-based Vietnamese eatery Metta Sol is hosting 2019 Masterchef contestant Ben Trobbiani for an Italian set menu, drinks and music from 6.30pm. The event will see Ben on the tools in the kitchen of Metta Sol as part of a string of travel series evenings hosted by the restaurant. Bookings are essential; details here.
Yoga Unwined @ Golding Wines – February 7
Roaming Zen Yoga will host an evening of zen on the picturesque lawns at Golding Wines. Starting at 6pm, there will be yoga, followed by a supper curated by the Golding Wines kitchen, washed down with wines from the Lobethal winery. Tickets for Yoga Unwined are $55 including yoga, supper and wine tasting — BYO yoga mat.
Cellar Door Fest – February 7-9
More than 170 wineries, breweries, distilleries and food producers from across 14 South Australian regions will descend on the city for three days of festivities at the annual Cellar Door Fest at the Adelaide Convention Centre. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the festival will include free tastings and cooking demonstrations; masterclasses; two long-table lunches – one with Adam Liaw and Callum Hann, the other with Hentley Farm; a four-course degustation dinner with chefs Liaw, Hann and Jessie Spiby; a hands-on d’Arenberg Blending Bench Experience; a new dedicated cheese zone, and a “Bushfire Relief Market” dedicated to showcasing producers directly affected by the recent fires.
Burgerlicious – February 7-9
This three-day event at Morphettville Racecourse is promising to showcase “Adelaide’s best burger”. Among the participating vendors announced so far on Facebook are Karaage Burger, Gang Gang, The Filipino Project, Burgertec and Nugg Lyf. There will also be DJs, craft beer, wine and cocktails. Entry to Burgerlicious is free, and it’s on from 5pm-10pm on the Friday, 11am-10pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday.
Champagne Sessions with Sara Underdown – February 25
Apoteca Bar and Restaurant offers an opportunity for Champagne lovers to experience a casual guided tasting with Sara Underdown, founder of Vine & Bubble Champagne magazine. Enjoy Champagne on arrival, then compare four Blanc de Blancs from two vintages, plus Champagnes from smaller producers. Canapés and a grazing table will accompany the 6.30-8.30pm tasting, with tickets costing $80.
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