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Relax with a long weekend The Grampians Way

15 Jan. 2020 by Serena Eldridge

It’s nearly time for the last long weekend of Summer. So before you are knee deep in emails, new year strategy sessions or locked away in boardroom meetings now is your best chance to sneak in a restorative mini-break to The Grampians.

Seppelt Great Western Cup

Seppelt Cup

The Seppelt Great Western Cup will be held on Australia Day, Sunday 26th January.

The Great Western Racecourse is nestled in a 170 acre recreation reserve, just a short drive from the Main Street of Great Western and a short walk from Seppelt’s Cellar Door.

Experience gourmet dining in the newly created Bird Cage and treat yourself to a race day package that includes regional produce and fabulous Seppelt wines

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Henty wine region

Henty region wineries pop up in Halls Gap

The Australia Day weekend will offer visitors to Halls Gap an opportunity to meet and speak directly with the wine-makers of Bochara Winery, Jackson Brookes Wine and Henty Estate about their wine-making philosophy and approach whilst sampling the best that the Henty Wine Region has to offer.

The Henty wine region, one of the coolest climates of Australia's mainland wine growing regions, stretches from Western Victoria to Southern South Australia. The region is known for its aromatic white wines, luscious sweet dessert wines and intense, finely structured reds.

Location:
Halls Gap Visitor Information Centre, each day of the Australia Day weekend.

Bests Wines

Australia Day at Best's Wines

This Australia Day weekend, Best's Wines in Great Western is throwing open the cellar door with great food, sensational wine and fabulous entertainment.

Tristen Bird will be entertaining visitors while Paul from Yum Catering will be whipping up a delicious lamb tagine. Plus, this is your opportunity to try some of Best's museum wines by the glass.

If you need a little more adventure in your day Grampians Helicopters will be on site offering twilight flights between 4 and 8pm.

You won't want to miss this special weekend event at Best's Wines.

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Pomonal Estate

Live music, beer and wine at Pomonal Estate

What better way to spend the day than relaxing in the cafe or on the expansive lawns of Pomonal Estate.
The Australia Day weekend sees local artists Jeff Woodward and Tristen Bird entertaining visitors to the cellar door during the afternoon.
Pomonal Estate offer wine, beer and cider tastings, local produce platters, light lunches, homemade cakes, coffee and tea, and kids games and activities against a stunning backdrop of the Grampians National Park.

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Art Deco from the National Collection

Art Deco from the National Collection

Admirers of 1920’s design will be enthralled by The Horsham Art Gallery's latest exhibition “Art Deco from the National Collection”.

Comprised entirely of works from the National Gallery of Australia Collection, this exhibition provides superb examples of the diverse expressions of Art Deco and is making it’s exclusive Victorian appearance at Horsham Art Gallery.

This free exhibition closes on Sunday, February 2nd.

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