Celebrate the "Burning of the Canes" at Austin's Wines on Saturday, August 5. This annual ritual marks the end of the grape harvest and the beginning of a new season. Join us for a spectacular bonfire on our 1500-acre property, symbolizing rebirth and prosperity. Enjoy live DJs, mouth watering slow-cooked BBQ from Mulita BBQ, and award-winning wines. With mulled wine, winter cocktails, and delicious food, this all-weather event promises an unforgettable night.
Tickets: $25 includes entry, entertainment and 6Ft6 cup to take home.
Date: Saturday August 5th
Age: 18+ only. (due to the open fire, this event is not appropriate for those under 18 years of age)
Cost: $25 includes entry, entertainment and 6Ft6 cup to take home
Bus transfers from Geelong or Bannockburn are available
What is Burning of the Canes?
With a history of being a European Pagan ceremonial ritual of burning the old vine canes that have recently been pruned. Burning of the Canes is a celebration of the rebirth of our vines as the buds start to come back to life. On August the 5th we will be celebrating a successful 2023 harvest whilst welcoming the new season of our 2024 vintage with the hopes that it will be another bountiful and top quality harvest.
Can you cater for dietary requirements?
Yes, please email us with your dietary requirements.
Are you dog friendly?
We are a dog friendly cellar door, however as this event is at night with an open bonfire, we recommend keeping your furry friends at home.
Can I bring my baby?
Yes, of course if you have a baby that you are feeding, you are more than welcome to bring them with you. Please be mindful that the music will be loud.
Where are you located?
We are in Sutherlands Creek, 15 minutes from Geelong and less than an hour from Melbourne.
Can you get ubers from your cellar door?
You can pre-book a taxi or alternatively book a seat on the bus. Uber do not service our area.
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