Contentious Character – enjoy fireside trivia and the inaugural fireside spectacular, the Pig and Pinot night.

Lake George Winery – warm your hands over a burning barrel, tuck into a truffle dinner, and knit yourself something toastie warm. And not all on the same night!

Gundog Estate – enjoy a number of tasting opportunities with amazing winter wines and Grazing at Gundaroo matched dishes, including Museum Tastings, Shiraz and ragu and Muscat hot chocolate. Yummo.

Pankhurst – Enjoy a seated wine tasting around the outside open fire with a fiery pizza or cheese platter while enjoying stunning views. 

Sapling Yard – enjoy a night of food and wine at QT Hotel at the launch of their 2019 Curmudgeon Shiraz.

Monster Kitchen & Bar – wine glass education never tasted so good with sommelier Matt Dunne showcasing Plumm Glassware with two of the region’s favourite winemakers. On another night, dine on a six-course dinner and meet the winemaker.


Cosy up and stay the weekend at the Fireside Festival’s member hotels: QT Canberra and the Abode Murrumbateman. Or choose from onsite accommodation with inviting cabins at Tallagandra Hill Winery, Gourmet Traveller Wine magazines’ Top Cellar Door Accommodation at Surveyor’s Hill Winery or the Lake George Winery little house.

Bookings are essential for all events. Find out how to book and more about the Fireside Festival from Canberra Wines.