Newcastle Hunter Valley
Wests Lemon Drop
Wests Lemon Drop


Wine + Beer + Food | 16-17 Mar

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Jefferson Park will be the place to be this March with the food and wine festival - Barrelled rolling into the Merewether park.
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Setting up on the finals weekend of Surfest, Barrelled is all about getting amongst a collective of Newcastle and the Hunter Valley's most delicious food, wine and beer.
Kicking off on Saturday 16th and continuing through to Sunday, spend the weekend taking in all the action from Surfest whilst experiencing the festival vibe that Barrelled will be bringing beachside.  
Entry is FREE and tastings of wine and beer are available by purchasing a souvenir festival tumbler. Expect some of the Hunter Valley's most loved wineries to be on hand starting with bubbles from Peterson House and all your Verdelhos, Chardonnays and Shirazs from Tullochs, De Iuliis, Mount Pleasant, Briar Ridge, Boydells and Elbourne. 

Saturday 16th: 11am - 8pm
Sunday 17th March: 11am - 5pm
Where: Jefferson Park, Merewether
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For the foodies the team from Restaurant Mason will have you covered, as will the Hunter Valley Cheese Company and for those who love their craft our favs Ironbark Hill and Murray's will be taking care of the beers. 

For those keen to get a little more involved, Barrelled will be hosting a range of Workshops like the - Vino Virgins 101, Queen Brie, Aging Without Wrinkles, Rose` Crush, Crafty Corner and Good Spirits, all at $25 per session, for more info click here.

The Barrelled Business Class Bar will also be available for those who prefer a little more comfort. With limited seating and a line up of premium wines not available at the individual winery stalls you will need to pre-book your seats. Hosted by the Barrelled wine experts the two-hour sessions on Saturday and Sunday are $60pp, and include 16 wines for tasting.

Event Manager Louise Maher from Hunter Valley Events says,

“Whilst Newcastle has some great markets, we don’t believe that there is one major festival event which focusses collectively on showcasing Hunter Valley wine, our regions beers, and our growing restaurant quality food scene in Newcastle.”

Discounted festival Starter Packs are also available online for guaranteed entry (as capacity is limited) to purchase your Workshops and Business Class sessions, for all the details Click Here.


Jefferson Park
Merewether 2291
Free Entry - Festival Tumbler Packs start from $10
Saturday 16 March | 11am-8pm
Sunday 17 March | 11am-5pm
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