Tastings & Experiences

Our Cellar Door

Thank you for choosing to visit Printhie Wines. Please book your preferred tasting experience from the options below to secure a time and date that suits you. For Printhie Dining reservations please visit the Dining page.

 

Printhie Wines is a member of the Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia group providing premium ‘beyond the cellar door’ experiences. Experiences include three different tastings, vineyard picnics, a sparkling masterclass that includes a private tour with a three course lunch and a luxury helicopter winery tour. 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 Australian NV Cuvée at the Champagne & Sparkling World Wine Championships in London.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Online bookings are essential (booking links below). Tasting fees are non-redeemable. We are currently only taking groups of 8 or less – please do not split groups over multiple bookings. If your group is larger please email [email protected] as a special request.

Printhie Wines Tasting Experience $10

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. This is a new breed of wines that truly represents elevation.

Sparkling Tasting Experience $20

You will be delighted by this immersive tasting of methodé traditionnelle sparkling. Currently the Best Sparkling in NSW for four years in a row and Best of the Best category in the Halliday Wine Companion 2021. The Swift Sparkling range has won 12 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. 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:

  • Swift Cuvée Best Sparkling NSW Wine Awards 2018
  • Swift Rosé Best Sparkling NSW Wine Awards 2020 + 2019
  • Swift 2013 Vintage Chardonnay Pinot Noir Best Sparkling Winewise Championships 2020, Best Sparkling NSW Wine Awards 2021
  • Swift 2016 Blanc de Noirs
  • Swift 2011 Blanc de Blancs Best Sparkling Winewise Championships 2022
Flagship Tasting Experience $30

This tasting has been designed to provide a glimpse into our flagship wines and will commence with the Swift Sparkling range. Currently the Best Sparkling in NSW for the last four years in a row and was the highest scoring sparkling range in the 2021 James Halliday Wine Companion. 

 

Your tasting will then move to a constructive comparison between the Topography range and the Super Duper range covering Chardonnay, Cabernet and Shiraz. Only two barrels of the Super Duper wines are made each year. Delight in the highest scoring white wine in the Orange region (2021 Halliday Wine Companion), the Super Duper Chardonnay. You’ll also get to taste the special Swift Family Heritage aged red blend.

Wine Club Members Tasting Experience $0

Wine Club members will be treated to a bespoke wine tasting experience tailored to personal preferences and including access to Printhie’s flagship wines. Wine Club members are able to host up to 7 guests at no charge (total group size of 8).

Printhie Picnic $95

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 prepared in the Printhie kitchen.

 

The Printhie Picnic experience also includes a guided tasting of selected Printhie wines where you’ll choose your favourite bottle of wine to be included in your picnic basket.

Sparkling Masterclass $365

An immersive journey uncovering the art of méthode traditionelle sparkling. Hosted by one of Printhie’s Sparkling Specialists, start with a guided walking tour of the vineyard followed by a private tasting of the Swift Sparkling range where you’ll be able to taste 10yr old sparklings. You’ll 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. Then settle in for a degustation lunch at Printhie Dining with matching wines enjoying the commanding views over the valley below.

 

Awarded Best Sparkling at the NSW Wine awards in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021, the Swift Sparkling reflects exceptional cool climate craftsmanship that continues to raise the bar for Australian sparkling.

Helicopter Winery Tour $1350

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 cellar. Enjoy a private guided tasting of Printhie’s flagship wines before settling in for a three-course lunch at Printhie Dining with matching wines. Relax in the restaurant enjoying views of the orchard, vineyard and rolling hills below 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.

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