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SATURDAY, 18 MAY 2019 07:15
Lovedale Long Lunch

Set in the beautiful Hunter Valley, Gay4Play invites you on a progressive-style lunch for lovers of gourmet food and wine to enjoy the very best of Lovedale Long Lunch.  

Fine wines, cheese, gourmet meals, decadent deserts and live entertainment await you on this perfect day trip away from Sydney where we shuttle you around to explore three vineyards on Lovedale Road, Hunter Valley.  

The Gay4Play bus will transport you from Sydney to the Hunter and around each winery, stopping for approximately two hours at each vineyard. Here, you can picnic in the fields with your wine goblet and kick back to the live entertainment while taking in the beauty of the Hunter Valley. The bus then transports you back to Sydney, while we listen to some music and chat about the day over a nice drop of wine.  

There is no theme this year but as always we encourage you to dress LOUD.   The Lovedale Long Lunch began in 1994 to market Lovedale as a premium wine-producing area and tourist attraction. It includes seven wineries and attracts upwards of 10,000 guests each year.  

G4P Wine Lovers Package Includes:  

  • Transport to and from wineries in the Hunter Valley
  • Morning coffee (or juice)
  • Lovedale Long Lunch Entry  
  • 2 meal tickets
  • 1 dessert or cheese ticket
  • a souvenir Lovedale wine goblet (polycarbonate)
  • 3 amazing wineries (subject to change) with live music and a DJ to party into the afternoon
  • Wine, music and a chance to swap stories in the afternoon on the bus home.

NOTE: Wine tasting tokens need to be purchased on the day at each winery (not transferrable between wineries)   


Depart at 7:15am from Central  

Depart at 7:30am from Aussie Boys   

Stop 1 - 10:30am - Saltire Hunter Valley  

Stop 2 - 12:30pm - Wandin Hunter Valley  

Stop 3 - 2:30pm - Gartelmann Hunter Estate  

Arrive at 8:00pm back in Sydney (approx)  

Selected wineries subject to late change.   Note: Morning coffee will be provided at the Aussie Boys pickup point. You will be contacted prior to the event to ascertain your coffee order.  

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