Vintage 2020 - Noisy Ritual
Wed-Fri 5pm-late + special events
A six-week celebration of winemaking, drinking, food and music
Noisy Ritual is a full-scale winery in the city with grapes sourced from all over Victoria. Noisy Ritual is once again inviting wine-lovers to take part in a series of events for their Vintage 2020 winemaking season.
This year's program offers collaborative events, hands-on workshops, tastings, tours and live music, as well as food offerings.
IT'S GRAPE PICKING TIME...
Hands-on workshops, open day & winemaking tours
Kitchen takeover + collaborations with Social Food Project, Miznon & Movida
Free tastings, tasting flights, new release wines
WHEN & WHERE
6 weeks from Fri 21 Feb
Wed-Fri 5pm-late + special events
249 Lygon St, Brunswick East
In Autumn each year we transport fresh grapes from a network of growers throughout Victoria and turn them into delicious wine right here in Brunswick East. It's a messy, fun, rowdy time when we throw our doors wide open to let as many people as possible enjoy the experience of making and drinking wine in the city.
Vintage is the short time of year when we're in full production mode - mountains of grapes are stomped, fermented and pressed - and you'll have the chance to get right amongst the action. There are heaps of ways to get involved - winemaking workshops and tours, a kitchen takeover and series of food events, free and ticketed live music gigs and more.
Noisy Ritual was built on a philosophy of celebration - we think making and drinking wine should be relaxed, loud, inclusive and fun. Come celebrate Vintage 2020 and all the good things that come with it.
Vintage Winemaking Workshop
We take you through the various steps of the winemaking process in a couple of fun hours. Stomp some grapes and press a batch of wine whilst learning about fermentation and maturation. We'll also taste samples of juice and wine at various stages in the process directly from fermentation bins, tanks and barrels. When the work and wisdom-imparting is complete, toast to a job well done with a grazing platter, tasting flight and a bottle of wine to take home.
6.30pm-8.30pm Wed 4 March SOLD OUT
6.30pm-8.30pm Wed 25 March
Vintage Winemaking Tour
Vintage lasts for 6 weeks and it's the only time of year when you can witness the most action-packed part of the winemaking process!
Come along to one of our guided tours where we'll walk you through the winemaking process and show you how the wine you're drinking actually gets made. There's work to be done too, so make sure you're ready to roll up your sleeves (and maybe your pants) and get involved!
Ticket includes a drink on arrival.
Tour runs 1hr from 6.30pm.
2020 Winemaker Membership
Through a series of workshops you'll participate in the whole winemaking process from grape to glass.
It's all about learning through doing - getting your hands (and feet) dirty in the name of making good-quality wine.
SOCIAL FOOD PROJECT KITCHEN TAKEOVER
We're beyond excited to be teaming up with the folks from the Social Food Project who'll be running the kitchen throughout vintage this year. If you haven't heard, they're a social enterprise run by a talented group of chefs, out to make the world a more sustainable and connected place, one amazing meal at a time. They specialise in delicious wine-friendly food built for sharing - we can't bloody wait.
Wed, Thurs & Fri
26 Feb - 3 Apr
OPENING NIGHT FEAST WITH MIZNON
A Miznon dinner is equal parts community feast and performance art - truly a feast for ALL the senses. Accompanied by a bunch of our noisiest of wines and the annual Ritual Stomp to mark the official start of Vintage 2020 - this year we're kicking things off with a joyously loud bang!
Fri 21 Feb • 7pm
Wine by Noisy Ritual
Food by Miznon
$120 • All the food • All the wine
HARVEST DINNER WITH SOCIAL FOOD PROJECT
People have celebrated the annual harvest with a feast since the dawn of time. Come mid-March we'll be right in the middle of grape picking season, and ready for a knees up with some good people to celebrate the abundance of this time of year.
This one's gonna be special.
Fri 13 March • 7pm
Wine by Noisy Ritual
Food by Social Food Project
$120 • All the Food + All the Wine
OPEN HOUSE WITH MOVIDA
We're throwing the doors open for our first ever Vintage Open House! Come see, smell, touch and taste the winemaking process in action. Chat to the winemaking team, taste some new release wines and jump on a winemaking tour (and possibly some grapes!)
Oh, and we'll be joined by none other than the good people from Movida, who'll be cooking an incredible paella* just for you.
*First in first served
Sun 29 Mar 1pm
Wed-Fri from 5pm
Every day there'll be something new to try, depending on what's happening in the winery. Maybe some newly arrived Pinot Noir grapes, some Shiraz that's currently fermenting away, or some Chardonnay straight from the barrel.
Whenever you walk through the door we'll start you off with a taste of something interesting.
Amongst the usual vintage mayhem of tanks, barrels and fermenting grapes bubbling away a bunch of incredible people will be up on stage doing their thing.
Wed 18 March // Brunswick Music Festival // Ben Mason + Emma Russack & Lachlan Denton // Free entry
CLOSING NIGHT PARTY
Sun 5 April 3pm
Help us celebrate the final wine going into the barrel.
Drink specials, Social Food Project in the kitchen, plus live music and more to be announced.
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❊ When & Where ❊
Happens: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Times: 5pm - Late
❊ Venue ❊
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⊜ 249 Lygon St Brunswick East | Map
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