Ten ways to enjoy the festive season this year

ONE: Start your day with an espresso coffee at the Cellar Door

Tallis Wine uses Bean Around Coffee at the Cellar Door. Shingo from Bean Around Coffee sources high quality estate green beans from exotic origins and roasts the beans at The Last Straw shop daily.  Drop in for a cap, latte or flat white and a decadent homemade slice from 11am Friday – Sunday at the Cellar Door.

TWO: Make Christmas shopping a joy

Visit our Cellar Door or website for a range of gift ideas from wine and produce to handmade gifts and Dookie merchandise. Create your own gift hamper for someone you love, filled with their favourite things. Speak to the friendly staff at our Cellar Door who will be happy to make up a beautiful gift box with your selection of goodies, or provide some inspiring ideas! Email info@talliswine.com.au or phone 03 5823 5383

THREE: Visit the Cellar Door during December for your chance to win a decadent Food & Wine treat

By joining our mailing list during December you receive an entry into the draw to win a Regional Produce Platter and a bottle of wine from the Dookie Hills range to share with family or friends on your next visit. Already on our mailing list? You can still enter the competition by putting your business card or contact details into the draw.

FOUR: Take your Christmas break-up event to the Cellar Door

It’s the time of year for work break-up parties, annual Christmas lunches and a last catch-up with friends before Christmas is upon us. Book your lunch at the Cellar Door for delicious locally produced savoury tarts and salad every Friday. Bookings are essential and we offer an unbeatable lunch and wine package for just $20 pp.

FIVE: Relax at the end of a big day of Christmas shopping with twilight drinks at the Cellar Door.

Christmas is all about giving but don’t forget to treat yourself occasionally. Drop into the Cellar Door and for a tranquil sundowner or two on the verandah. Sample the local fare with a regional produce platter while you soak up the views as the sun disappears behind the hills.

SIX: Bring visiting family or friends to the Cellar Door for a tasting of your local drop over the holiday break.

If you’re suffering from cabin fever with a house full of guests bring them out to the Cellar Door and spend a memorable afternoon with us. A complimentary tasting with our knowledgeable Cellar Door staff showcases our most popular wines including our flagship Silent Showman and Sparkling viognier. To find out more or make a booking for large groups contact us at info@talliswine.com.au or call 03 5823 5383.

SEVEN: Picnic in style at the Cellar Door

Plan your next family gathering with a barbeque or picnic at the Cellar Door and book one of our picnic sites to take advantage of the new outdoor kitchen and barbeque facilities. Barbeques shared with family and friends are some of the best times in Summer so this festive season keep it simple with a picnic of your favourite foods in one of the prettiest spots in the area. Visit the website for information on facilities and how to book.

EIGHT: Explore the region in your own backyard with a stroll along our scenic walking trail

The views from the Cellar Door are extraordinary in their own right however a walk to the peak of our hilltop walk takes the views on offer to another level. The walk is low to moderate intensity and an hour trip return. Spot the native fauna along the way including kangaroos, echidnas and our resident blue tongue lizard.

NINE: Toast to the New Year with our Sparkling Viognier

With all the festivities and celebrations over the Summer months, our Sparkling Viognier is the perfect drink to enjoy with family and friends. Introduce your friends to a new wine experience with our rare style of sparkling and fill your Summer days with festive fizz!

TEN: Make one of your new year’s resolutions a pledge to learn something new this year. Boost your wine knowledge and have fun at the same time.

For an introduction to our wines and wine styles, the tasting counter in the Cellar Door is the perfect place to begin. We can also cater for Corporate Tastings for up to 30 people and can tailor a tutored tasting event to suit you, your staff, and your clients. Enquire about our wine education program for 2013.