Feed Me Grapes at 99 Gang Social | August 5
Hindley Street’s burger and booze joint 99 GANG Social has launched a monthly wine club, teaming up with Young Gun winemaker Michael Downer from Murdoch Hill Wines for its second iteration. A new spin on wine tastings, the Feed Me Grapes perfectly pairs tipples of fresh and zesty Murdoch Hill wines with a set menu curated by GANG GANG. Porch Records will be soundtracking the wine-fuelled event and visuals by Ebflow. Want to kick on? Dance the night away under 99’s disco ball with their karaoke afterparty! Tickets cost $99 with the evening starting at 7pm.
Oyster Fest | until August 31
A celebration of everyone’s favourite underwater aphrodisiac is kicking off this month, with Oyster Fest taking over Sean’s Kitchen for the entirety of August. Indulge in an exclusive oyster-centric menu featuring dishes like Hot Fried Oyster Rolls and a classic Oyster and Leek soup. Kick off your weekend the right way with the $1 Buck Shuck and Bubbles happy hour on Friday from 5pm to 6pm, slurping and sipping the two delicacies after work. Pirate Life’s Oyster Stout Brew, made using fresh SA EP Oysters, is on tap too! Visit the Sean’s Kitchen website for more details.
A Little More BarosSA | UNTIL AUGUST 31
Immerse yourself in the best of the Barossa Valley with A Little More Barossa firing up the region this August. This year’s program features a curation of more than 50 events across 40 locations, showcasing the region’s food, wine and produce while granting punters a behind-the-scenes look at some of the state’s top venues. Join masterclasses, indulge in long lunches, take a wine flight and learn more about the beloved Barossa region with a array of first-hand experiences. This weekend, raise a glass to Yalumba’s Signature Saturday event, a collaboration with other local produces for a cosy weekend. Find out more about A Little More Barossa online.
Fleurieu Food Festival | UNTIL AUGUST 31
This August, fans of the Fleurieu can visit their favourite watering hole, cellar door and market for an experience that showcases the best produce found in the region at the Fleurieu Food Festival. This weekend, forage for truffles with a guided tour, accompanied by specialist truffle dogs, through a McLaren Flat truffle farm; indulge in long lunches and degustation; or visit the ever-popular Willunga Farmers Market and see the demonstrations taking place at the open kitchen. Find the program details for the jam-packed festival online. The Fleurieu Food Festival runs until August 31.
Langhorne Creek Cellar Treasures | until august 31
Langhorne Creek Cellar Treasures is back, and this time, the region is expanding the two-day program to run for the entirety of August. Uncover Langhorne Creek with an array of food, wine, art and music events spanning the region. Dabble in wine flights, indulge in winemaker dinners and go beyond the cellar door at the immersive events. This weekend, learn about generational winemaking in an intimate tour of Bleasdale Vineyards and taste tipples of rare wines that showcase the region’s terroir or try a tasting of the museum wines showcased at The Winehouse. Find out more about the Langhorne Creek Cellar Treasures event online.
Bottega’s Boozy Brunch | Every Sunday
Prospect’s neighbourhood delicatessen, Bottega Bandito, has launched a boozy Sunday brunch for guests looking to spice up their weekend. Treat yourself to a two-course brunch featuring seasonal sharing dishes of Bottega’s cult classics. Sip on Bellini’s, mimosas and G+Ts during the 90-minute sitting and wrap up your weekend antics in style. The boozy brunch is perfect for get-togethers with girlfriends, kicking off at 10:30am and running until 2pm. Tickets cost $70 per person, and bookings can be made online.