Orange Regional Gallery collects Australian paintings, drawings and prints since 1916. The intention is to build on the core strength of the Mary Turner collection - collecting only works that are perceived as fine works by artists likely to achieve importance in Australian art history.
On a glorious site, high above the bustling city and overlooking lush countryside, is Borrodell Vineyard, a luxury hideaway amongst the grape vines - one of Australia's highest!
Borrodell Vineyard is nestled in the lee of Mount Canobolas on the slopes of the Towac Valley. It is an 84 acre vineyard, cherry, plum and heritage apple orchard and trufferie. Ten minutes from Orange NSW and adjacent to Lake Canobolas, the rich volcanic soils and 1000-metre elevation ensures the best of cool climate wines and produce. The cellar door is open seven days for tasting the award-winning cool climate wines.
Accommodation available on the property includes two secluded self-contained cottages set amongst the vineyard and the orchard, as well as two new luxury eco-suites designed for couples.
Sister's Rock Restaurant on-site provides ravishing meals and unforgettable views across the vineyard and valley. The restaurant is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Mayfields Icely Road wines are available at the cellar door, a charming 100 year old school house with a magnificent outlook over one of the most picturesque vineyards in the Orange region.
Mayfield Vineyard is one of the highest and coolest vineyards in Australia. The 100 hectare estate surrounds the historic homestead on the Icely Road leading to where gold was first discovered in Australia in 1851.
The original school house on the estate now serves as a cellar door.
The cool climate and low vigour soil induces an extended, gradual ripening period which allows the grapes to develop flavour and colour that translates into elegant wines of distinction.
Minimalist Winemaker, Charlie Svenson utilises 'wild' strains of yeast endemic in his vineyard to produce the De Salis 'Wild' range of wines including Wild Chardonnay, Wild Fume Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir.
Charlie's elegant wines reflect each unique vintage from his 'Lofty Vineyard' located at 1,050 metres on the northern slopes of Mount Canobolas. De Salis Winery is recognised for its Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and the St Em blends of Cab Franc, Merlot and Cab Sauvignon.
Philip Shaw wines express the ideal qualities of this region. Made without compromise the range shows pure varietal characters with bright fruit flavour, intense high altitude elegance and complexity.
Philip Shaw Wines are sourced entirely from Shaw's 47 hectare Koomooloo Vineyard. The fruit from Koomooloo has clearly defined varietal character that displays elegance, power and length.
Cellar Door is open 7 days 11am to 5pm. Groups of 8 or more by appointment.
With respect for the Earth and a whole lot of altitude, the fruit does the talking - that's the Heifer Station way of doing things. They then add the love to create elegant wines you will want to enjoy again and again.
In close proximity to the region's highest peak, Mount Canobolas, Heifer Station vineyard spans 65 acres of red loam soils over limestone, rising to an altitude of 900 metres. In a wine region where altitude is everything, Heifer Station vineyard enjoys a near perfect balance of elevation and sunshine, perfect for growing chardonnay, pinot noir, pinot gris, merlot and shiraz.
Angullong is a family owned wine company from the premium high altitude cool climate wine region of Orange in the Central West of New South Wales located about 350 kilometres west of Sydney. The Angullong vineyards are located on the southern lower slopes of the Orange region at the foothills of Mt Canobolas, an ancient volcano.
The vineyards range in altitude from 620 metres down to 580 metres above sea level. All of the fruit for their Orange Region wines is sourced from the vines above 600 metres.
Experience Angullong Wines at the charming cellar door on Victoria Street in the historic village of Millthorpe. Taste the most divine range of wines in the region and learn more about these picturesque vineyards. Angullong Cellar Door offer their full range of wines for tastings, including a number of Cellar Door only wines.
Angullong is a must when visiting Orange.
Ross Hill Wines is a family run and sustainable operation established in 1994 by Peter and Terri Robson, with son James and his wife Chrissy now taking over the reins. The Ross Hill Vineyards are planted in mature basalt soils, at a high altitude that carries through into the iconic wine range of whites including Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Sauvignon Blanc, and the BIG red styles of Pinot Noir, Shiraz, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Enjoy a trip in the country, drive down Wallace Lane and visit Ross Hill Wines' modern Winery facility and Cellar Door located in a converted old apple packing shed. Here you'll often find winemakers Phil & Rochelle Kerney hard at work and meet James Robson, who will take you on the Ross Hill journey.... stop by sometime. Ross Hill Wines is proud to be Australia’s first NCOS Certified Carbon Neutral Winery.