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food                                                                                                                                                                  POPPA’S FUDGE FACTORY - YOUNG

                        wine                                                   FLINT AT SHAW VINEYARD - MURRUMBATEMAN

                           The Canberra Region Tablelands boasts a stunning

                           variety of world class food and wine offerings.

                                                                                                                                                                                   SUMMERHILL ROAD VINEYARD - BYWONG
                           From farm fresh produce and farm   charcuterie matched with their cool
                           gate experiences, to fine dining   wines including new natural ferment
                           restaurants, quirky cafes, boutique   varietals. For a casual experience
                                                                                                                                                  LARK HILL WINERY BARRELS - BUNGENDORE  If you’ve not experienced country
                           vineyards and cellar doors, the    among the vines, stop in at Four
                           Tablelands Region prides itself on  Winds Vineyard in Murrumbateman                                                                                          living, a farm gate tour is a must.
                           a feast of impressive produce.     for a wood fired pizza and glass of                                                                                       Speak to the local farmers and their
                                                              Sangiovese. And for the sweet tooth,                                                                                      families and be sure to say “G’day” to
                           Treat your palate to world class cool   it’s Robyn Rowe’s Chocolat D’or for                                                                                  the many artisans and producers you
                           climate wines as you venture from one   beautiful handmade chocolates.                                                                                       encounter on your way through the
                           cellar door to the next. If you prefer   Raise your glasses to Lark Hill’s                                                                                   region, to learn first-hand what it’s
                           drinking over sipping, there a number   biodynamic wines in Bungendore.                                                                                      like to live and work in the Tablelands.
                           of wine tour companies to take you on   And for the night owls, book a table
                           a journey around our wine regions. If   for dinner at Le Tres Bon to indulge in
                           you’re after a casual coffee, stop into   some serious French food featuring
                           one of our many coffee shops       fresh regional produce. Visit the
                           and cafés.                         cellar door of Clonakilla and speak
                                                              to Winemaker of the Year, Tim Kirk.                                                        HAYLEY - 98 CHAIRS - GOULBURN
                           With so many food and wine         During truffle season, hunting for
                           experiences on offer, it sure is hard to   French Black Truffles at Terra Preta in
                           pick and choose, but here’s a start to   Braidwood is a must.                                             Young is the cherry capital of    Explore historic towns and villages   WITH MORE THAN 30
                           your food and wine journey through the                                                                    Australia and with its rich agricultural   and taste some cool climate wines   CELL AR DOORS WITHIN 30
                           Canberra Region Tablelands.        Visit 98 Chairs in Goulburn and                                        offering it is the place to be to taste   from this emerging wine region.    MINUTES FROM CANBERRA
                                                              experience their seasonal menu                                         farm fresh produce. Pick your own                                   CITY, THE SMALL SCALE,
                           Experience a taste of Yass Valley –   made from farm-fresh produce paired                                 or buy fresh from the many orchards   If you’re looking for a local produce   ARTISAN NATURE OF THE
                           start by popping into regional favourite,   with local wines. Visit the vineyard                          and farm gate experiences on offer,   Market, there are Farmers Markets   CANBERRA DISTRICT WINE
                           Poachers Pantry Smokehouse         and cellar door at Kingsdale Wines                                     or head to nearby Crookwell for a   a-plenty in the Region.         REGION MEANS YOU HAVE AN
                           Restaurant and Wily Trout Cellar Door   overlooking Sooley Dam and the                                    popular eco-farm tour during the                                    OPPORTUNITY TO MEET THE
                           in Springrange for award winning   rolling hills of the tablelands.                                       Crookwell Potato Festival or dine in   With the variety of produce, farm gate   WINE-MAKER AT THE CELL AR
                                                                                                                                     the beautiful garden setting at   tours and food and wine experiences   DOOR, WHILE TASTING
                                                                                                                                     Laggan Pantry.                    available in the Canberra Region   PREMIUM WINES.
                           MEET THE LOCALS: KEN HELM - HELM WINES,     MURRUMBATEMAN                                                                                   Tablelands, we recommend you take
                                                                                                                                     For a casual lunch, the Hilltops Region   a few days to truly enjoy all our region
                           Ken and Judith started the vineyard, winery and cellar door   The winemakers are Ken Helm AM and daughter
                           in 1973 and have built it into one of the leading wineries in   Stephanie, who are fourth and fifth generation   has welcoming country pubs and   has to offer.
                           the Canberra District. It continues to be a family affair with   descendants of German vinedressers from the   cafés serving award winning coffees
                           all of the family playing an integral part in the business.   Rhineland, who established vineyards near    and locally inspired meals.
                           Judith or Ken will welcome you at the cellar door.   Albury and Rutherglen in the 1860s.

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