Orange Region Wines - Cool climate wines - produced from Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz grapes, Liqueurs from apples and cherries and Verjus (a non-alcoholic cooking product). Cellar door sales, winery restaurants, cafes and Winery Tours. There are 50 plus Wineries and vineyards around Orange, Borenore, Forest Reefs, Nashdale, Molong, Canowindra, Cudal, Lidster, Mandurama, Millamolong.
In the same areas are Orchards with Fresh Fruit, Vegetables & other Orange Region Local Produce which you will find at the Orange Region Farmers Market along with Gourmet Preserves. Orange has first grade meats available from Butchers serving local produce, Honey, Bee and Pollination services and fine dining in our Restaurants serving meals prepared with our local produce. Each year F.O.O.D Week, Orange Winefest and Slow Food Programs celebrate and showcase our local producers
Orange has some of the best wine makers and gourmet food producers in Australia.
A Festival celebrating Orange winemakers and their best reds and whites. During Winefest you have an opportunity to enjoy a wide and unique range of Orange cool climate wines as well as great regional food, art and music.
Winefest events include - the Orange Wine Show; Wine-tastings; Making your own wine; Wine bottles painted by local artists - on exhibition and auctioned ; Great music; Fine local food.
Tours include historic towns and villages, such as Hill End, Ophir, Sofala and other villages surrounding Orange and Bathurst. Also Mount Canobolas tours, wine and produce tours, photography tours, fossicking, bushwalking.