Printhie Wines is a member of the Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia group providing ‘beyond the cellar door’ premium experiences. Experiences include three different tastings, vineyard picnics and a sparkling masterclass that includes a private tour with a three course lunch. Our single vineyard wines, made in our own 750 tonne winery, represent the most defining element of the Orange Wine Region – elevation. We welcome you to explore our range of experiences below and discover why we were awarded Best Small Cellar Door in the Orange Wine Region by Gourmet Traveller Wine.
PLEASE NOTE: Online bookings are essential (booking links below). Tasting fees are non-refundable. We are currently only taking groups of less than 8 people online. If your group is larger please email [email protected] to see if there is availability.
Join us for a tasting of the Topography series of wines including the opportunity to taste our premium Swift Sparkling (either the Swift Sparkling Cuvée or Rosé). For an immersive methodé traditionnelle sparkling tasting please select the ‘Swift Sparkling Tasting’ to experience our award-winning Swift range.
Our Topography series, as the name implies, is based on sourcing fruit from the best location for each individual variety. It’s all about site, aspect and elevation. These are single vineyard wines from various elevations including the highest vineyard in the Orange region. The series showcases riesling, pinot gris, chardonnay, rosé, pinot meunier, cabernet sauvignon and shiraz. This is a new breed of wines that truly represents elevation.
You will be delighted by this immersive tasting of methodé traditionnelle sparkling. Currently the best sparkling in NSW for three years in a row and Best of the Best category in the Halliday Wine Companion 2021. The Swift Sparkling range has won 11 trophies and over 60 medals in the last 4 years alone. This elite range of sparkling has been handcrafted from the highest vineyards in NSW on the slopes of the extinct volcano Mt Canobolas. Exceptional winemaking, cool climate craftsmanship and the luxury of time has created this trophy winning range. Each bottle of Swift Sparkling has been aged to perfection before release. Spending at least 5 years on lees with some up to 10 years.
The range includes:
This tasting has been designed to provide a glimpse into our finest wines and will commence with a selection from the Swift Sparkling range. Currently the best sparkling in NSW for two years in a row, the range has won 11 trophies and over 60 medals in the last 4 years alone and was the highest scoring sparkling range in the 2021 James Halliday Wine Companion.
Your tasting will then move to the Super Duper range, our single vineyard flagship wines of very limited availability with only two barrels of each made. Delight in the highest scoring white wine in the Orange region (2021 Halliday Wine Companion),the Super Duper Chardonnay, followed by the Syrah. You’ll also get to taste the special Swift Family Heritage aged red blend.
Savour the ultimate day-cation as you lounge on a picnic blanket, Printhie wine in hand, taking in the sensory delights of the surrounding vineyards, apple orchards and sweeping views of lush, rolling hills as far as the eye can see. Use your Printhie map to explore the estate, select your own perfect picnic spot, and then relax and enjoy lazy conversation as you relish the sweet and savoury gourmet treats in your picnic hamper.
The Printhie Picnic experience also includes a guided tasting of selected Printhie wines.
An immersive journey uncovering the art of méthode traditionelle sparkling. Hosted by one of Printhie’s Sparkling Specialists, take a guided walking tour of the vineyard and gain a rare insight into the process of creating one of Australia’s finest sparkling brands, from base wine to the disgorging and aging process.
Awarded Best Sparkling at the NSW Wine awards in 2018, 2019 and 2020, the Swift Sparkling reflects exceptional cool climate craftsmanship that continues to raise the bar for Australian sparkling.
The Sparkling Masterclass includes a private tasting of the Swift Sparkling range where you’ll be able to taste 10yr old sparklings and a delightful three-course alfresco lunch in the rustic Chaff Shed.
The ultimate lux winery experience. Start your journey in style as a personal chauffeur collects you from your accommodation in Orange and drives you to the Printhie Cellar Door where your helicopter awaits. Enjoy a scenic flight to the Printhie Winery over the undulating landscape of the picturesque Orange wine region. Discover the history of the vineyards as the winemaker guides you around the winery. Savour a special tasting of wines in various stages of development in the winery and the barrel hall before boarding your helicopter for the return trip to the Printhie Cellar Door. Receive a glass of Swift sparkling on arrival and be escorted to your private pavilion by the water. Enjoy a private guided tasting of Printhie’s flagship wines before settling in for a three-course alfresco lunch with a complimentary bottle of Swift Cuvée. Relax in the pavilion enjoying views of the water, orchard and vineyard before being chauffeured home.
Please select your preferred date for the helicopter experience. We will then check the pilot’s availability before confirming your booking and taking payment. For more images and a film of the experience please click ‘book now’ and you can exit at any stage.