Cellar Door Experiences

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Thank you for choosing to visit Printhie Wines. Please select your preferred experience from the options below to secure the date and time that suits you. We look forward to hosting you soon!

 

As a hospitality venue we must follow the NSW Health Guidelines and will only be able to accept fully vaccinated customers until 1 December. Whilst we don’t want to exclude anyone we must adhere to these guidelines and we kindly ask that you do too.

 

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 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-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 three 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
  • Swift 2011 Blanc de Blancs
  • Swift 2016 Blanc de Noirs
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 three years in a row, the range has won 12 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 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 $80

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.

Sparkling Masterclass $240

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.

Helicopter Winery Tour $860

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.

Around the Kitchen Table with Printhie Wines $105

Join us for an afternoon tea in the Printhie apple orchard to celebrate Food Week in Orange and the launch of Sophie Hansen and Annie Herron’s new recipe book Around the Kitchen Table – a year’s worth of good things to cook, make and do. This is Sophie’s fourth book and her mother Annie’s first. It’s a celebration of their two great loves; food and art!

 

Ticket price includes a signed copy this brand new book ($40rrp), a glass of Printhie Pinot Gris on arrival (plus the opportunity to purchase more from the beautiful Printhie range from the cellar door) and a generous afternoon tea using recipes from the book. 

 

Sophie and Annie will speak a little about the new book, The Printhie Team will share some of their tips on food and wine matching and we’ll enjoy a beautiful afternoon of Autumn sunshine at one long table down the orchard. Or if the weather feels differently, in the atmospheric Printhie Packing Shed (one of the region’s original apple packing sheds). The weather in Orange can change quickly so please bring warm jackets.

Christmas Function – Mountain Range Package $125

Celebrate the festive season with a private 3 course lunch and Mountain Range wine in The Packing Shed by Printhie’s chef Jack Brown. Price per person includes all drinks (wine, beer, non-alcoholic drinks, tea and coffee). Min 10 people.

 

The Mountain Range Christmas Function Package includes:

  • Sit down lunch in a private area of the award winning Packing Shed
  • Bread, entree, main, sides and dessert – guests can select 2 entrees from 4 options and 2 mains from 4 options prior to the event. We will contact you to confirm your selections once your booking has been placed (to view the menu please click ‘book now’ and the menu options are in the image section)
  • Dietaries can be accommodated – please advise in the special requirements section when booking
  • Drinks include Printhie sparkling, Mountain Range white, rosé and red wine (you will select one white, rosé and red wine from the range prior to the event), beer (full strength and lite), still and sparkling water, juice, soft drink, espresso coffee and tea. Drinks will be served for the duration of the event. We will contact you to confirm your wine selection once your booking has been placed
  • Grazing boards can be added as an extra for $15 per person to be enjoyed prior to lunch (can be added during the booking process)
  • Private outdoor area
  • Lunch begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • We can assist in organising taxis to and from your lunch.
Christmas Function – Topography Range Package $145

Celebrate the festive season with a private 3 course lunch and Topography Range wine in The Packing Shed by Printhie’s chef Jack Brown. Price per person includes all drinks (wine, beer, non-alcoholic drinks, tea and coffee). Min 10 people.

 

The Topography Range Christmas Function Package includes:

  • Sit down lunch in a private area of the award winning Packing Shed
  • Bread, entree, main, sides and dessert – guests can select 2 entrees from 4 options and 2 mains from 4 options prior to the event. We will contact you to confirm your selections once your booking has been placed (to view the menu please click ‘book now’ and the menu options are in the image section)
  • Dietaries can be accommodated – please advise in the special requirements section when booking
  • Drinks include Swift sparkling (Cuvée or Rosé), Topography Range white, rosé and red wine (you will select one white, rosé and red wine from the range prior to the event), beer (full strength and lite), still and sparkling water, juice, soft drink, espresso coffee and tea. Drinks will be served for the duration of the event. We will contact you to confirm your wine selection once your booking has been placed
  • Topography is our single vineyard range capturing the defining feature of the Orange Wine Region – elevation
  • Grazing boards can be added as an extra for $15 per person to be enjoyed prior to lunch (can be added during the booking process)
  • Private outdoor area
  • Lunch begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • We can assist in organising taxis to and from your lunch.
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