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wine

With over 60 vineyards and 17 cellar doors, it's the perfect time to introduce your palette to the broad variety of cool climate wines now being produced in the Southern Highlands, including: chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, riesling, pinot gris, pinot noir, merlot and cabernet sauvignon.

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10KP Highlands Wine Awards

Springetts Arcade, 302 Bong Bong Street, Bowral
PH. 0428 294 569 / www.tenthousandpaces.com

A monthly publicly voted wine award for every Southern Highlands and neighbouring districts wine.


the Southern Highlands and neighbouring districts create world class wines. Every month we run a publicly voted wine awards featuring a different variety. The wines are tasted 'blind' (ie their labels are covered up) and we invite the public to taste and then rank in their order of preference. These rankings are then used to announce the winner for each variety for the year.

We are located in the busiest shopping arcade in the heart of Bowral. Springetts Arcade is opposite the Gumnut Patisserie and diagonally opposite the entry for the Empire Cinema.

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10KP Regional Wines

Springetts Arcade, 302 Bong Bong Street, Bowral
PH. 0428 294 569 / www.tenthousandpaces.com

We are a regional wine hub showcasing wine from every Southern Highlands vineyard and many of the neighbouring regions. We run weekly tastings and can also organise private tastings for groups.


We can offer advice and directions to the many wonderful vineyards that have a cellar door. All the wines are for sale through us at the same price as available at the cellar door.

We are located in the busiest shopping arcade in the heart of Bowral. Springetts Arcade is opposite Gumnut Patisserie and diagonally opposite the entry for the Empire Cinema.

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5th Chapter Estate

217 Walkers Lane, Avoca
PH. 0435 107 456 / www.fifthchapter.com.au

5th Chapter Estate gardens are amongst the best in the Southern Highlands. VIEW MORE for open dates.


The 10 acres of garden are predominantly traditional English in style with separate enclosed French garden, Japanese garden and rose gardens.

5th Chapter Estates gardens are undoubtedly amongst the best in the Southern Highlands. Nurtured by a great team. Stunning in every season.

Tulips, Azaleas, Rhododendrons and our cherry tree walk provide a wonderful show in spring and in autumn the trees provide a vivid colour.

2017 Open Dates

April - July (By Appointment Only)
August - Friday 25 Daffodil Day
September - 9, 10, 14, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 30
October - 1, 2, 6 , 7, 8, 14and 15
November - 11 and 12p> Open Times: 10am - 3:30pm

Please note gates close strictly at 4pm.

Admission $10.00 per adult, accompanying children FREE.
All proceeds donated to The Garvan Institute of Medical Research.

NO DOGS permitted.

For appointments email garden@fifthchapter.com.au or phone John 0435 107 456 Wines produced by on the estate include Pinot Noir, Shiraz, and Sauvingnon Blanc.

Direction from Bowral: Travel along Kangaloon Road, cross over the Illawarra Hwy on Sheepwash Rd heading east. Take 1st right (Walkers Rd), then left into Walkers Lane (please note all unsealed roads).
Keep going down lane then follow 5th Chapter signs.

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A Country Chauffeur

Southern Highlands NSW
PH. 0414 842 068 / www.acountrychauffeur.com.au

A Country Chauffeur in the Southern Highlands.

Professional Service

Comfort

Safety


A Country Chauffeur brings you a distinctive level of comfort, professional service and safety.

AIRPORT TRANSFERS - WINE TOURS - WEDDINGS

Launching a service that ensures his client enhanced comfort and ease, Mitch Brazier selected a Holden Caprice V. This stylish vehicle offers the best leg room of any car, short of a stretch limousine and an amazing luggage capacity.

Sliding into the copious back seat you will find leg room which goes beyond a business class seat.

Listen to music of your selection, or there are handy monitors stored in the front headrest backs, with two sets of headphones, offering rear chair passengers on the go visual entertainment.

Mitch has over eight years experience driving limousines, has taught defensive driving and provides a tailored and personal approach from the moment of your enquiry.

A former corporate career as partner and MD in an advertising agency, research and media monitoring company, meant Mitch gained firsthand insights into the needs of a frequent traveller and his experience driving limousines now affords the opportunity to make every occasion special for his clients.

Courtesy, communication and the appropriate level of discretion.

Selecting A Country Chauffeur for your important journey ensures service that seeks to exceed your expectations.

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A Grand Day Out

Bowral
PH. 0409 555 855 / www.agranddayout.com.au

Welcome to A Grand Day Out tours - Voyages gastronome with a dash of culture - offering a unique combination of quality day tours with a variety of captivating points of interest and an assured gourmet element with our onboard chef tour guide.

Our tours will explore regional NSW; the nations Capital Country, South Coast and Southern Highlands in pursuit of the finest produce, wines, regional events and markets whilst supporting our talented regional creators.

We will seek out the exquisite liquid gold in the hills of our cold climate wine regions, marvel at our scenic countryside on our backroad travels, learn from generations of talented producers, handpick lavish produce in rich microclimates, be spoilt by awarded chefs and ingenious creators, commemorate and never forget our Nations beginnings.

Catering for intimate, small group journeys, ride in stylish comfort in our brand new European luxe mini-coach with a fully qualified driver.

Based in the Southern Highlands we depart from Bowral and pre-arranged locations.
Our Tours page lists a full description of our grand day out journeys and Our Calendar of Tours page advises dates of our current outings. Here we will publish special market events and regular "A Grand Lunch Out" specials - shorter tours to enticing food havens. You can also keep up to date on our social media channels. A Grand Day Out is more than happy to customise private discovery tours catering to your personal requirements for intimate groups of friends, family and or business associates.

Good food, good wine and good views are assured with every journey.

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Artemis Wines

46 Sir Charles Moses Lane, off the Old Hume Highway, Mittagong
PH. 02 4872 1311 / www.artemiswines.com.au

Mark and Anton Balog are the seventh generation of a winemaking family.


ABOUT US
In 1996, they planted their vineyard in Mittagong in the Southern Highlands of NSW and have been producing award winning premium cool climate wines ever since.
We are located just five minutes from Mittagong and eight minutes from Bowral.

CELLAR DOOR
With an ambience of rustic Australian elegance, the Artemis cellar door is the perfect environment to enjoy a tasting of our finely crafted wines, ciders, meads and beer. Warm and welcoming by the fire in winter, laid back and casual on our lawn by the vines in summer.
Everyone is welcome at our Cellar Door. It doesn't matter how much or how little you know about wine, just sit back and enjoy personalised service from our friendly cellar door staff. We are passionate about wine and look forward to sharing our knowledge with you.

CIDER, SPARKLING MEAD AND BEER
Artemis is the home of Sunshack Cider and BeeMEAD, Australia's first sparkling mead.
BeeMEAD is made with a blend of Australian clover honey, manuka honey, spring water and natural botanicals.
Sunshack cider is naturally fermented, well balanced and created with a winemaker's touch using the finest Australian and New Zealand fruit.
Artemis Craft beer is on tap at cellar door, varieties change seasonally.

FOOD
Complete your tasting experience with one of our local produce boards. Cheeses, charcuterie, preserves, terrines and pates are served on a locally made recycled timber boards. Available at all times.
We can also provide other casual dining options upon request for groups and functions.
With the emphasis on abundance and the best produce simply prepared, enjoy wood fired pizza, or perhaps spit roasted meats or a BBQ brunch.

EVENTS AND PRIVATE FUNCTIONS
The perfect venue for casual, relaxed pre and post wedding functions.
Celebrate life's milestones at Artemis: birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas parties, or just celebrate life itself!

Open Wednesday till Friday 10am till 4pm
Open Saturday, Sunday and Public holidays 10am to 5pm
We are closed 25 & 26 December 25 & 26 and 1 & 2 January.

SOCIA MEDIA
Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter and Instagram

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Bendooley Estate Wines & Cellar Door

Old Hume Highway, Berrima
PH. 02 4877 2231

At Bendooley Estate we are producing handcrafted, boutique wines of distinction. including classic varietals such as Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Pinot Gris. We also produce a Merlot Cabernet blend, a cool-climate Shiraz blend and our acclaimed Ex Libris.

You can taste these or our exclusive range of imported European wines inside our astonishing and inspiring new Cellar Door. Built from locally-sourced stone with pitched timber ceilings, steel beams and extensive use of glass, the structure has been architecturally engineered to become an extension of the vineyard. It is centred around a magnificent and unique circular fireplace that draws on medieval craftsmanship.

For a spontaneous wine-tasting experience or for wine-centred, casual dining, the Cellar Door boasts comfortable arm chairs and intimate seating. Whether you desire a local drop or something more exotic, join us on a wine-tasting journey unlike any other in the Highlands.

Browse our bespoke Cellar Door Menu ? from finger food and fine morsels to something more substantial yet refined, each delightful choice has been created to enhance the wonderful wines from Bendooley Estate and beyond.

Open from 10am ? 5pm or by appointment for dinner. Groups are welcome by prior arrangement.

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Centennial Vineyards

252 Centennial Road, Bowral
PH. 02 4861 8722 / www.centennial.net.au

Come and try our wines with over 800+ medals and trophies, plus a range of local produce in the Cellar door.


Centennial Vineyards is located just minutes from the historic township of Bowral in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, just over an hour south of Sydney. This premium cool climate vineyard at over 760m in altitude (in winter snow is possible) ensures grapes ripen slowly with enhanced flavour and intensity. Slow ripening together with fastidious attention to viticulture and low cropping levels, results in premium quality fruit, creating wines of elegance and distinction. Our wine has been acknowledged at wine shows, internationally and nationally, with over 330 medals won from trophy to bronze, all in our first 3 years.

Our vines are planted over 80 acres consisting of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Verdalho, Riesling, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Gris, Albarino, Pinot Noir, Tempranillo, and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Currently we export our wines to Singapore, Korea, China, & USA. Our success is due to our commitment to producing quality wines at all costs.

Cellar Door Open: 10.00am - 5.00pm 7 Days.

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Cherry Tree Hill Wines

12324 Hume Highway, Sutton Forest
PH. 02 8217 1409 / www.cherrytreehill.com.au

Come and try the best Riesling in NSW and the best Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Rose and Cabernet Merlot in Australian Highlands.


The Lorentz family have a long history of wine producing, dating back generations to when they ran a vineyard in Hungary.

When the grapes were planted at Cherry Tree Hill in 2000, a lot of the techniques and traditions were incorporated into the process that culminates in the award winning wines that they are currently producing.

The team at Cherry Tree Hill is dedicated to producing a range of award winning quality boutique wines at an affordable price.
So far, we are well on our way to achieving this goal. Our Riesling is recognized as the rising star of the Cherry Tree Hill label however many of our other wines have also already won medals at several shows including the prestigious Sydney Royal Wine Show and Sydney Boutique Wine Awards.

Cellar Door Open: Monday - Thursday - Friday - 10am to 4pm
Weekends & Public Holidays - 10am to 5pm
Other times by appointment.

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Cuttaway Hill Wines @ Eling Forest

12587 Hume Highway, Sutton Forest
PH. 02 4858 1788 / www.cuttawayhillwines.com.au

National and International Award winning wines artfully blending traditional and new world wine styles to represent the unique terroir that is the Southern Highlands and Cuttaway Hill.


Cuttaway Hill Wines are made entirely from grapes grown in the Southern Highlands and each vineyard provides a unique character that gives the wine lover a true taste of the Southern Highlands in a glass.

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Dcider

434 Wombeyan Caves Road, Mittagong
PH. 02 4858 1788 / www.dcider.com.au


Take a little sphere of red juicy goodness, the jaded palate of a world weary old traveller...
introduce them to a young wine-making genius and you're on your way to distilling paradise into a bottle.... not sure if you're a cider drinker?
try ours and let it be the dcider...

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Grape Escape Wine Tours (The)

Southern Highlands
PH. 02 4841 0256 / www.grapeescape.net.au

We are always seeking the best for our "Grape Escapees."


The Grape Escape is a Wine Tour like no other:

You will be looked after like family.

Our tours can be arranged to your requirements if needed, or we will guide you, as we have been Wine Touring in the Highlands for over 10 years.
We cater for couples, groups