Events in 2020!

“We get great pleasure attending wine and food events. We love showcasing our wines and have met fabulous people who have welcomed us into their lives. In turn, these people have joined the Twisted River family.”
Helen Armstrong, Twisted River Wines

In the current climate, we are monitoring official advice regarding COVID-19 which is changing daily.  For Twisted River it means that all of our upcoming events have been either cancelled or postponed.

At our Cellar Door, we are adhering to health guidelines and social distancing advice provided to us.

Twisted River Wines are absolutely open for wine purchases to take home from our Cellar Door.

If you don’t want to go out, we are offering FREE delivery (of two or more bottles) to the following Postcodes 2870, 2871, 2800, 2866. Free delivery for six or more bottles Australia wide. Plus special offer winter warmer six or more bottle of 2013 Merlot Cabernet ” Baci” $15 a bottle including delivery.

Watch this space to learn about future events.


Sunday 26 April Canberra Handmade goes virtual and we will be involved.

Handmade Canberra is a quarterly market held at EPIC in March, June, September and December, showcasing the best of Australian design and produce. Due to COVID 19 the March market was cancelled and instead Handmade held a virtual market, so successful was this that Julie and her team have arranged to hold a second to celebrate Mothers Day.

Our great winter wine special continues buy six bottles of our 2013 Merlot Cabernet ‘Baci’ and you will only spend $15 a bottle, free shipping any were in Australia. This wine is the second in the series that celebrates the short life of our beautiful  chocolate lab ‘Baci”. Baci always knew when the grapes were perfect for picking! We hope you enjoy this wine as much as we enjoyed Baci.

Helen and Michelle’s Favorite 2019 calendar of events included:

Meet us at the Wahroonga Food + Wine Festival it is in its 7th year!

SUNDAY 27 October 2019
11am to 5pm


The Wahroonga Food & Wine Festival will return to Wahroonga Park, Wahroonga on Sunday 27 October 2019, 11am – 5pm.

We have carefully selected a  range of our exquisite wines for you to try and buy and Helen will be their to tell you all about them. As well as Twisted River there will be 0ver 30 other  Australian wineries, as well as a huge selection of local produce and gourmet food stalls.

The organisers have also  introduced new culinary experiences this year, with signature dishes from The Brisket and Brawn BBQ Co, Meat & Clever, Dog Daze Burgers, Berlin Bangers, French Cheese, delicious Sofrito Paella, FigJam Creperie and Gnocchi Gnocchi.

So as well as enjoying Twisted Rivers fine wines you can also enjoy a range of cheese platters, coffee brews, and Goose on the Loose gourmet foods. For dessert – Amsterdam Pancakes and Serendipity Ice Cream will again present their range of premium ice creams. If you fancy an espresso to tie it all together, Alexandria Roastery will be your go-to for a cup of brew.

Produce market stalls will line the flowerbeds and walkways offering a variety of products including Original Smoke & Spice Co, Loveshak, Ink & Weave, Tres Jollie, Honey Australia, Wine Stopper Australia, Persian Nougat, Cacaoette hand crafted chocolate Bowled Over Beverages, Tar 10, Signature Sauces, Linda’s original sweet chilli relish, Milnes of Mudgee, Hunter Valley Cheese, puddings from Pudding Lane and more, so buy your shopping basket from the ‘Market Basket’ and enjoy what our market has to offer.

The event is FREE and family friendly, with entertainment for all ages. Bring your friends and family to enjoy the live music on the rotunda stage with performances by talented local school and contemporary musicians and entertainers. For the little ones, there will be inflatable rides and our petting animal farm from the Southern Highlands.

Wine tasting glasses and ticket package start at $20 and are available for purchase from the Tasting Ticket Marquee. You can also pre purchase an online special wine tasting package at $37.50 and save time on the day and collect from our express lane pick up at the Tasting Ticket Marquee.

19 OCTOBER – SATURDAY 2019| 12 pm – 4 pm
AMY VIOLA & BAND @ Twisted River Wines

Back by popular demand! Amy Viola, Matt Arthur & Dave Egan return for another explosive show and 3 course lunch. Hear what happens when a classical violist breaks free of traditional boundaries! Bus transfer available, pick up Orange Visitor Center at 11.30 am

Hosted @ Twisted River Wines, 6056 Henry Parkes Way, Manildra

$ 75 pp(or $95 with bus, limited spaces on bus) | Bookings are Essential | Call 0429 998 023 | Email

For more information on the event and other Orange Wine Festival  events visit

For more information on the event and other Orange Wine Festival events visit>

Pyrmont Festival – 28-29 September 2019

The Pyrmont Festival is a festival celebrating food, wine and art, which includes the 2-Day food and wine event on 28-29 September 2019. This is a community-run event which fosters a strong connection with the country and the city.
Join us on 28-29 Sept – Wine + Craft Beer + Cheese + Oysters + Live Entertainment + Food Trucks = Food and Wine paradise at the Pyrmont Festival, Pirrama Park, Sat & Sun (11am-5pm).
For more information visit

Portuguese Long Lazy Lunch

Sunday 11 August 2019, 12.30 start. Created by guest caterer Jude Taylor

To say that food is a big part of Portuguese life would be an understatement. The Portuguese love to eat, and they especially love to eat out. Jude loves to cook so if you love to eat come and join us.

$65 pp includes glass of sparkling on arrival

Bookings essential & bookings now open

Call us on 0263645447/04


Winter in 2019 will see us, for the second year, teaming up with guest caterer Jude Taylor to hold a series of  monthly Sunday long lazy lunches. Each month will feature a different cuisine that we will match with some of Twisted River’s best wines.

  • Sunday May 5
  • Sunday June 2
  • Sunday July 14
  • Sunday August 11
  • Sunday November 17

Lunch will commence at 12.30 pm. Cost is $65 pp and will include a glass of sparkling on arrival.

Bookings are essential. To book phone 0263645447/0429998023

27th APRIL 2019 – SATURDAY

Cabonne Country Balloon Glow and Night Markets as part of the 2019 Canowindra International Balloon Challenge.

Twisted River Wines will be hosting a Night Market Stall and have our wonderful wines available for purchase by the bottle or glass!

Located at Canowindra Showground from 3:30pm

For more information on the Canowindra International Balloon Challenge, click here

6 APRIL – SATURDAY | 12 pm – 4 pm
AMY VIOLA & BAND @ Twisted River Wines

Twisted River will feature exciting artist Amy Viola and friends, who together will weave classical, bluegrass, folk and roots genres. All this and a 3 course lunch.

Hosted @ Twisted River Wines, 6056 Henry Parkes Way, Manildra

$ 70 pp | Bookings are Essential | Call 0429 998 023 | Email

For more information on the event and other Orange F.O.O.D Week events visit >>



Watch out red carpet – Here we come!

We are proud to be an official supporter of this event, and excited to have our Twisted River Wines served during the event.

The Australian LGBTI Awards are designed to showcase individuals and organisations that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the LGBTI community.

For more on the event, and the wonderful people shortlisted for awards visit>>

23 – 24 March | 10 am – 4 pm

Twisted River Wines will again be holding a stall at one of our favourite events, Handmade Canberra.

Handmade leads the way on homewares, fashion and food with up to 30,000 people attending the event from Canberra, and afar.

Held at EPIC in Canberra, each event has approx 250 local and interstate designers and producers who craft their goods here in Australia. It is a great place to buy unique artisan products.

For more on the event and how to get there visit >>

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