The Native Spirit Tasting – September 2 and 3
Hains & Co’s tasting club for women, Pouring Ribbons, will this month host a unique spirit tasting with distiller Jess Beltrame of Adelaide Hills Distillery, who will delve into the botanicals, processes, and her experiences. The event will feature the core range of gins, including 78 Degrees, Sunset, Desert Strength and Womad. Seats are limited, with the choice of sessions on either September 2 or 3, from 7pm at Hains & Co, 23 Gilbert Place. Tickets are $65.
Virtual cooking demonstration with Huda Al-Sultan – September 4
Sustainable September is the current theme at the Adelaide Central Market, with a focus on vegan cooking as the most sustainable of diets. Huda Al-Sultan is a dietitian, mindful eating coach, foodie, and mum, who appeared as a top 24 contestant on Masterchef Australia Season 11. Al-Sultan will guide participants on how to create a tomato sauce packed with hidden goodness. The online event will be held from 6pm to 7pm.
Jordan Theodoros cooking class – September 4
In this one-off event for 2020, chef Jordan Theodoros will take charge of the kitchen at Stirling’s Sticky Rice Cooking School, hosting a special degustation dinner and cooking class. The acclaimed chef and owner of Peel St restaurant will prepare dishes before the eyes of guests. Tickets are $215.
Ambleside at Our Haus – September 4
Ambleside Distillers will be taking over the bar at the Haus in Hahndorf, showcasing their signature gins with specially designed cocktails for the evening. This event is part of the month-long Adelaide Hills festival HAHNDORF. HANDMADE. HANDCRAFTED. HANDPICKED.
Live music night at Plant 4 – September 5
Plant 4 Bowden is introducing its Live Music Night, which will be held from 5pm until late with music by performers Rachel Slatter, Travis Collins and Rob Edwards. There will be a selection of eateries and food stalls open and the Plant 4 Bar will be serving SA wine, local craft beer and spirits featuring local distilleries.
Fathers’ Day at the Farmers’ Market – September 6
Treat dad to an Adelaide Farmers’ Market breakfast this Fathers’ Day with a massive range of delicious local food cooked fresh at South Australia’s biggest Farmers’ Market. Choose from bacon and egg rolls, Dutch pancakes, homemade pies, waffles, sushi, curry, toasted sandwiches and great coffee. The market is full of gift ideas, such as Little Bang Brewery craft beer, organic wine by Grancari Estate, small-batch cider and gin, grass-pastured free-range steaks, award-winning bacon and smallgoods, freshly baked croissants and much more. Check out the Prawn Store for fresh Spencer Gulf king prawns.
Gilles at the Grounds – September 13
Gilles at the Grounds is held at the Brick Dairy Pavilion at the Adelaide Showground. The event hosts local sellers in fashion, vintage, art, and craft, with a range of local food vendors and live music across indoor and outdoor spaces. The market is held concurrently to the Adelaide Farmers’ Market in the Stirling Angas Hall, with entry from Goodwood Road, Leader Street, or Rose Terrace.
23rd Street Distillery birthday degustation – September 24
To celebrate the birthday of 23rd Street Distillery, Siberia Bar and Restaurant will host a pairing of the distillery’s most popular spirits to five delicious courses of food at Siberia’s balcony bar, overlooking the Adelaide Parklands on East Terrace. Tickets are limited and cost $120.
The Maker & Me: Charlotte Dalton – September 30
The Fruitful Pursuit’s intimate wine tasting event series The Maker & Me returned in late August, now at a new venue, Yiasou George, and occurring weekly.
On Wednesday, 30 September, 20 people will sip wines from former Adelaide Hills winemaker and now Port Elliot-based Charlotte Hardy, founder of Charlotte Dalton wines.
The Maker & Me allows South Australia’s best and most interesting winemakers to showcase their wares, including unreleased wines and hard-to-find museum stock, to a small selection of drinkers dedicated to knowing and understanding the dynamic local wine industry.
Tickets for the Charlotte Dalton event can be found here.
HAHNDORF. HANDMADE. HANDCRAFTED. HANDPICKED. – throughout September
A broad program of more than 250 intimate events and experiences will be held in and around the Main Street of Hahndorf, from wine tastings to art and craft sessions, dining experiences, beer, history, and culture. Most events are ticketed and can be booked online.
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