Immerse yourself in the Orange region from the comfort of your couch and celebrate the small moments and local stories of the people, places and produce that make this region unique.
With new content added seasonally, the first iteration of VeryLocal will run from 31 July to 16 August 2020 and will take audiences into the depths of the Central West winter, as it features top class chefs and sommeliers, artisans, indigenous astronomy and the local environment.
Highlights include :
A Hoosegg tasting with Philip Shaw , hosted by Peter Bourne
Who is HOO and what is EGG? After 61 years, one of Australia’s great winemakers, Philip Shaw is finally making the wines he has always wanted to make. In a truly special event that’s not to be missed, join renowned wine critic Peter Bourne in conversation with Philip Shaw as they delve into the Hoosegg range, ranked in the top 15 wines in Australia by Huon Hooke’s Real Review.
From paddock to pint: a tasting with Pioneer Brewing
Join Pioneer’s head brewer Pete Gerber for a selection of his award-winning beers from the only brewery on Australia’s eastern seaboard mainland to sow, grow and harvest their malting quality barley, rye and wheat. From lagers, IPAs to signature stouts, Pioneer Brewing manages the entire brewing process from placing the grain to the brew which ends up in your hand.
Turning the miso – witness a traditional Japanese technique
Into the woods – take a calming trip into the pine forests with expert foragers
In the artist’s studio – Larissa Blake undertakes a study in figurative abstraction
Live streaming events:
PULP – an intimate queer party featuring KYVA
CCTV live chicken feed
Indigenous astronomy and dance presented by Condobolin Sky Fest
When: 31st July – 16th August
Where: in the comfort of your own home
Price: $15 – $25
Pre-purchase your very own season pass before July 15th and go in the draw to WIN a DOZEN Orange Region Wines delivered to your door.