Espresso Martini Festival – August 1
The Espresso Martini Festival is back for a second weekend at the Lion Arts Factory from 4pm to 7pm on Saturday, August 1. Entry is $15 and the first martini is free, with an espresso martini menu that includes the Golden Gaytime, Salted Caramel, and Double Chocolate. Tickets are available online.
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Day – August 2
The Walkers Arms Hotel at Walkerville is hosting an event for dog owners — specifically Cavalier King Charles Spaniels — with International Cavalier Day celebrations happening from 11am to 6pm in the beer garden. There will be stalls, including Big Shed Brewing, with bookings of tables and benches expected to fill fast.
Sunday Market at Christies Beach – August 2
Held every first and third Sunday of the month, the Original Open Market is an open-air flea market with stalls selling local fruit and vegetables, honey, plants, craft, second-hand goods and much more. Food and coffee will be available and dogs are welcome. From 8am to 1pm at The Reserve, Beach Road, Christies Beach.
Elderton wine dinner at Jarmer’s – August 7
Jarmer’s Kitchen is set to host a five-course degustation matched with seven Elderton wines, including Eden Valley Riesling, Ode to Lorraine, and Command Shiraz. Tickets are $165 per person, with 6.30pm arrival at Jarmer’s Kitchen, 18 Park Terrace, Bowden. RSVP here by July 31, unless sold out prior.
Gin tasting on the Popeye – August 8
A Prohibition Liquor Co gin masterclass will be held aboard the Popeye on Karrawirra Parri River Torrens from 4pm on Saturday, August 8. Board at the Elder Park landing, cruise for an hour and a half, and learn from Prohibition the secrets behind the creation of their gin, how to best enjoy them, and be invited to create your own concoction. The ticket price includes a 90-minute cruise and a tasting flight of three of Prohibition’s best gins.
Langhorne Creek Cellar Treasures – August 15 to 16
Wineries throughout Langhorne Creek delve into their cellars for rare and museum wines to taste alongside current vintages. Each cellar door will be offering museum wines alongside bespoke experiences. Immerse yourself in the Langhorne Creek region by booking into one of the many experiences on offer across the weekend.
Wine Dinners return to National Wine Centre – August 26
With a delayed start to the annual series of wine dinners, the National Wine Centre of Australia has announced the return of these culinary experiences for 2020. A Kangaroo Island wine dinner will be held on August 26, where guests will enjoy a four-course set menu created by the centre’s catering team, led by executive chef Steven Clark. The dinner will also feature wine pairings local to Kangaroo Island and hand-selected by head sommelier James Boden.
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