Welcome to the home of good wine and great debates.
Contentious Character is a cool-climate Canberra winery, set in the hills of Wamboin, just 30km east of Canberra city.
Our trading hours are Thursday to Friday from 11am to 9pm. Saturday, Sunday & Monday from 11am to 5 pm.
Please note that in line with current NSW COVID regulations. Guests need to have been double vaccinated to visit the winery.
Please choose from either the pre-paid menus so we can prepare for your visit, or à la carte if preferred (no prepayment and decide on the day).
Add on a wine tasting to enjoy before or after...
- Prepaid reservation for parties of 1 to 12
- $0–$120 per person
Thursday Night Trivia & Pizza - that's right, all in one night.
Get ready for some casual dining with our special pizza menu and Happy Hour drinks from 5-7pm.
Trivia kicks off at 7pm - and don't...
- Reservation for parties of 1 to 10
Picnic, the Contentious way. We have 7 designated picnic spots amongst the vines and below the gums. We have two sizes of Contentious Hampers available for 2 or 4 people.
Each size is available as...
- Prepaid reservation for parties of 2 to 12
- $120–$220 required add-ons
This reservation is for Wine Tastings only. Our Tasting Only Menu offers 3 tasting experiences, and you can add matched food elements to each. They draw from our Founders Museum collection of old...
- Prepaid reservation for parties of 1 to 10
- $10–$54 per person
Celebrate your special occasion amongst the vines and garden, in one of our two pavilions with a casual set up. Choose from the Bubbles and Oysters, or Grazing Boards and feel free to add sides...
- Prepaid reservation for parties of 4 to 10
TAKEAWAY THURSDAY & FRIDAY EVENING FROM 17.30 - 20.00
GLUTEN FREE available for pizza.
- Prepaid pickup
Available Thurs & Fri 5 - 645pm
PLEASE CALL TO CONFIRM A DELIVERY TIME. Gluten options available for pizza.
- Prepaid delivery
- $15 DELIVERY FEE
Join us for an unforgettable experience with Sophie's Curbside Carnies featuring hula hooping, juggling and more!
- Saturday, 22 Oct 2022
- 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
- $50 per ticket
Join us for an unforgettable experience with Sophie's Curbside Carnies featuring hula hooping, juggling and more! Guests get to peek behind the velvet curtain and see what our burlesque beauties...
- Saturday, 22 Oct 2022
- 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
- $100 per ticket
A night you'll never forget with a cabaret show and 3-course dinner paired with newly released wines.
Sexy, sassy and ridiculously talented - that's what we deliver at Contentious Cabaret!
- Friday, 21 Oct and Saturday, 22 Oct 2022
- 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
- $140 per ticket
Let's picnic, but make it bougie! Purchase our gourmet picnic hamper for an ultimate Fresh Out experience. Choose from either the Carnivore or the Herbivore (vegetarian), with a range of local...
- Saturday, 29 Oct 2022
- 10:30 AM
- $120 per ticket
Due to popular demand, we'll be getting our zen on for more yoga and brunch. Flow through your Sunday morning with a yoga practice with Jemymah from Kingston Yoga in amongst the vines, followed by...
- Multiple dates between 18 Sept and 18 Dec 2022
- 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
- $65 per ticket
Hours and location
If you are interested in learning more about our offerings, please fill out the request form and we will contact you to discuss details.Request information