MT BUFFALO OLIVES
Pick, Pickle, Wine and Dine
Love your olives? – Then this hands-on tour of a working olive grove, olive picking and pickling experience and post-harvest feast is for you!
Impress your friends and become a master at picking and processing your own table olives with Colin and Elisa Bertuch at Mt Buffalo Olives! Our local grove at the foothills of Mount Buffalo produces award winning Olives and Extra Virgin Olive Oil and boasts a stunning, terraced olive grove that overlooks the Alpine Valley and has magnificent views of the surrounding, majestic mountain peaks.
The day starts here at Mt Buffalo Olives with a cup of freshly brewed tea or espresso coffee and homemade goodies. After morning tea take a tour of the grove, harvest your olives and then learn the tips of the trade to successfully pickle them.
Following the morning’s activity, take a short drive across the valley to Boyntons Feathertop Winery to enjoy a wine tasting experience with accompanying canapés. This is followed by a delicious, two course lunch matched with Feathertop Wines on the Tuscan style terrace.
Your day starts at 9:30 am and finishes at 4:00 pm and includes olives, olive picking kit, pickling notes, morning tea, tour of grove, wine tasting experience, food and wine with lunch.
This all inclusive package will see you heading home with a swag of riches from our Alpine Valley and knowledge to draw on when harvesting your own olives! What more could a D.I.Y foodie ask for?
dates: Thursday 18th and Sunday 21st May 2017
time: 9:30am - 4:00pm (meet at Mt Buffalo Olives Farm Gate)
place: Mt Buffalo Olives, 307 Mt Buffalo Road, Porepunkah
Feathertop Winery 6619 Great Alpine Road, Porepunkah
price: $175.00 - per person all inclusive
Ginger Ki Yoga & Wellness
ESSENTIAL OIL MAKE & TAKE WORKSHOPS: These 2 hour workshops are designed to provide you with knowledge of the countless uses for essential oils, where they come from and how to blend your own. You will come away with your own 10ml roller-ball bottle each week, with each bottle having a specific daily use. These workshops are available at a per class offering. $30/workshop. Head to website at http://bit.ly/2laDAzJ . Please see below for workshop themes & dates. Contact Kylie on 0413 479 483 for more info.
THURSDAYS - 10:30am - 12:30pm, Porepunkah Hall, Martley Street, Porepunkah.
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PLEASE NOTE: REGULAR WEEKLY VINYASA YOGA classes are currently running throughout the school holidays:
Mon 7:30pm - 8:30pm at Total Synergy Dance Studio & Gym, 65 Myrtle St, Myrtleford
Wed 5:30pm - 6:30pm at Anglican Church Hall, Church St, Bright
Thurs 6:30pm - 7:30pm at Porepunkah Hall, Martley Street.
Watch our website/Facebook for further details. Kylie is available to do private sessions. Please contact directly to inquire. Thank you! Kylie Bertuch Haynes – GINGER KI YOGA & WELLNESS M: 0413479483 www.gingerkiyoga.com.au
Porepunkah is starting to shape up with road works continuing. Next week will see the road being sealed, it is unknown how this will affect business however we do expect to trade through with Pizzas Wednesday to Saturday and Parma’s Wednesday only so please drop by. Remember to book for a Parma to ensure we don’t disappoint. We now have our own label Saperavi Rose in store, ask in store for a taste, we are sure you won’t be disappointed. It is selling very well indeed. www.gapt.com.au
Adventure Guides Australia
Check out the attached ANZAC weekend program. Caving for the Saturday is FULLY BOOKED! www.adventureguidesaustralia.com.au - Call David on 0419 280 614. See attached program poster.
Rail Trail Cafe
We are open 7 days a week 8am-4:30pm EVERY DAY right through the Vic & New South School Holidays, Autumn Festival and High Country Harvest which takes us all the way through to mid-May.
Bush Dance – get your tickets now!
Round up your gang and swing on into Bright Brewery for a colourful night of bush dancing, featuring local bush band Squid Jig and dance caller Mark Buckley, which will raise money to support the future of Bright’s Autumn Festival. To be held on Thursday 4th May 2017, this special event is a community fundraiser that will help showcase the spectacular Autumn season in beautiful Bright. All ages welcome! Buy tickets online via www.brightbrewery.com.au/bushdance
Bright Autumn Photography Instameet – Fri 28 to Sun 30 April (program attached)
If you love taking photos, and would love to capture some of Australia’s most spectacular autumn colours, come along to the Bright 2017 Instameet – Autumn! Join a gathering of photographers, keen and amateur, and Instagrammers, new and established. Once again Bright Mystic, Bright Brewery and Bright & Surrounds will be hosting a weekend of sunsets, sunrises and few favourite locations in between. Share a weekend of inspirational images, tips and laughter. Transport around the region will be provided free of charge, along with some special tasty treats, so be sure to register soon as numbers are limited. Book now via:
Live Music at Bright Brewery – free, every Sunday afternoon!
- Sun 30th April, 2pm-5pm: Jaron Natoli (Melbourne) – singer/songwriter
- Thurs 4th May, 7pm onwards: BUSH DANCE featuring Squid Jig – tickets $15 adults/$10 kids
- Sun 7th May, 2pm – 5pm: The Blue Yonder - all-original musical casserole
Bright Brewery Village Campfire – Sat 6th May
DARKER DAYS is coming… – Sat 1st July
Stay tunes for details of a new mid-winter festival coming soon to Bright!
Our Cellar Door is open 7 days a week from 12pm - 5pm. Come for a tasting and say hello to Mark, Julie or Lauren and soak up the stunning mountain views. www.ringerreef.com.au
Free wine tasting and nibbles every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. With the largest range of local wine, beer and cider in the region, we feature different wines every week. The perfect opportunity for you, visitors and guests to enjoy quality local wines in a relaxed and friendly
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Where: Alpine Cellars, 2 Delany Avenue, Bright
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Behind the scenes, Chocolate Factory Tour -2pm Every Friday: Tour and Tasting at Bright Chocolate Factory. Join our Chocolate Makers for a behind the scenes factory tour. Learn about cacao and the bean to bar chocolate making process. Taste the terroir of our Australian Craft Chocolate... Bookings essential call 5750 1235. www.brightchocolate.com.au