Celebrate the upcoming long weekend (11-13 June) at a Keystone venue – there’s an experience to suit everyone’s style, taste and budget, from community feasts to harbour-side parties to wines of every kind, from organic to imported from France to your favourite local drop on demand.
On the north side, a taste of France comes to beautiful Manly Beach at Manly Wine. From 11-13 June, enjoy a Coast to Coast wine experience featuring stunning wines from coastal France matched with a French-style menu inspired by Provence cuisine.
On Saturday 11 June indulge in wine & cheese matching at the cellar door – Sunday is Crab Shack with a French twist and Monday enjoy a 3-course Prix Fixe luncheon inspired by the Provence wine region whilst enjoying entertainment that will transport you to the French Riviera. The French Prix Fixe set menu is just $50pp or $80pp with matching wines. What better way to enjoy a sunny winter afternoon than by overlooking the ocean with fresh seafood and a glass of French wine in hand! Book here!
Head to The Winery in Surry Hills to enjoy a drop or two all long weekend. Learn all about where the wine things grow at Organic Wine Week commencing on Wednesday, 8 June. The Winery will be transformed into a rustic haven complete with chilled out acoustic entertainment and a wide array of the best biodynamic and organic wines available. You can also grab tickets for a Superfood Feast in collaboration with About Life on Thursday, 9 June. For just $49pp you can embrace the organic way of life with a 3-course dinner or make it a nourishing feast to remember with matching organic wines for an extra $25 pp. Book here! / https://www.thekeystonegroup.com.au/events/organic-wine-week/
Inner city sophisticates will be heading to Sydney’s original wine bar, Gazebo, in their onesies (yes, you read right!) on Monday, 13 June for Gazebo’s Community Feast. For just $79 get 3 hours of free-flowing food, wine, music and good times – bring your best pals, family or just show up and meet your neighbours! During the day, enjoy a specially curated menu by Head Chef, Sam Bull, including a lamb on the spit and a buffet-style feast of cheese and charcuterie.
Join Alex Head from the Barossa Valley’s Head Wines and discover amazing Australian wine with a “Cosy Up to Grenache” wine theme – it’s like Pinot Noir in a snuggie! In fact, just show up donning your favourite snuggie or onesie and get your first glass of Grenache on the house! Winter sunshine in the wine garden, warm and cosy in a snuggie with a glass of red is a sure-fire perfect public holiday Monday. Book here!
For those looking to dial things up a few notches after dark, Saturday, 11 June sees the launch of Precious Cargo in collaboration with the Red Bull Music Academy, a not-to-be-missed new Saturday evening event that omits anything ordinary at Cargo Bar. Precious Cargo kicks off with special guests Nicky Night Time and YESYOU for the June Long Weekend. Upstairs at Cargo Lounge, gather the crew and dress to impress for the Queen’s Birthday Ball featuring special guest, Shantan Wantan Ichiban on Sunday, 12 June. Get your name on the guest list at www.thecargolounge.com.au
A short uber trip away in Kings Cross, Kit & Kaboodle will be holding a Members’ Party on Saturday, 11 June, featuring one of the country’s hottest electro-house DJs, Ember. Plus they are bringing back their famous Kit Sunday Night party for the long weekend, with a lineup of Sydney locals and seriously great drink prices. RSVP online now at www.kitkaboodle.com.au
Looking to celebrate the Queen’s Birthday in style harbourside with the family? Look no further than Bungalow8, where the venue will keep the kids entertained in Kids Corner on Saturday and Sunday from midday. Giant Jenga, face painting, Plaster of Paris and bowls are just part of the fun in a huge line up of fun activities for those young (and perhaps young at heart!). Sit back, relax and indulge in Bungalow8’s Winter Seafood Menu whilst the little ones play. Enjoy not-to-be-missed $2 oysters and mouthwatering $2.50 smoky BBQ Kilpatrick Oysters or snap up a Pipi Pot for $21. Book at www.bungalow8sydney.com
Wherever your weekend takes you, there’s something for everyone at a Keystone venue, learn more at www.thekeystonegroup.com.au/whats-on/