Sundowners at Scion, Friday 6 March SOLD OUT

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. The good news is that Taste Trekkers will be dishing up food on Saturday & Sunday for the for the Tastes of Rutherglen festival to enjoy with our handmade wines!

Kickstart your Tastes of Rutherglen festival weekend with cocktails, handmade wines and a bento box among the gums at Scion on Friday 6 March, 4pm - 8pm. Unwind as the sun goes down with DJ tunes by Wild North Record Players. Bar opens at 4pm!

Tastes of Rutherglen event Sundowners at Scion
Pre-order a Taste Trekkers Bento Box ($30) jam-packed with Asian flavours to collect at the event anytime between 5pm - 7.45pm. Vegetarian option available.


Chinese chewy mushroom & pork dumplings
Tom kha gai
Lemongrass beef in betel leaf with sesame
Banh mi with pate & pork belly
Chicken satay
Green papaya salad

Pre-order your Bento Box via the central booking platform on the Tastes of Rutherglen website, where you can put together your whole festival itinerary! Or book directly with Scion on 02 6032 8844.

Don't want to drive? There is also a Friday shuttle bus option ($10pp return) which will be collecting guests from Corowa (3.45pm), Wahgunyah (4pm) and Rutherglen (4.15pm) directly out to Scion, returning from Scion 8.15pm. Bus tickets can only be booked on the Tastes of Rutherglen website.

Entry is free to Sundowners at Scion; Strictly no BYO food or drinks to this event.

Full festival program & tickets:

DJ Wild North Record Players

Tastes of Rutherglen, 7 & 8 March

Revel in Rutherglen over the Labour Day long weekend (Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 March 2020). Sip and savour your way around our region with vintage in full swing and a stellar line-up of cellar door activities, special events, masterclasses and menus for the whole family.

Don't miss lip-smacking food by Taste Trekkers, DJ tunes by Wild North Record Players and wine cocktails at Scion's reimagined Cellar Door!

Tastes of Rutherglen at Scion Vineyard

Menu by Taste Trekkers (available Sat & Sun, 11am - 4pm) including a glass of matched wine:

Baby squid, yuzu miso aioli and apple, fennel and mint salad + Scion Rosé $20
Cauliflower & zucchini fritter with summer tomatoes & minted labne + Scion Viognier $23
Slow-roasted Vietnamese pork belly, crispy crackling, caramelised rhubarb, vermicelli and herb salad + Scion Viognier $25
Smoky brisket slider in a milk bun with watercress, radish and fennel salad + Scion Fortrose Red $25

Kids cheeseburger $8
PLUS Don't miss these special events happening at Scion as part of the Tastes festival weekend:
Sundowners at Scion on Friday 6 March, 4pm - 8pm
Harvest Yoga at Scion on Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 March, 8.30am 

Tickets for these extra events can be purchased via the central booking platform where you get your Tastes of Rutherglen festival tickets.
Wild North Record Players

Harvest Yoga, Sat 7 March

Enjoy a bright start to the Labour Day long weekend with Vinyasa Yoga among the gums guided by Gen from Harvest Yoga (1hr class).

Saturday 7 March, 8.30am - 10am.

The class will be followed by a light breakfast by Savoy Truffle Co (mini chia pots, seasonal fruit and ham & cheese cornets) plus barista-made coffee or leaf tea.

Tastes of Rutherglen Harvest Yoga at Scion

Mats and props provided. Yoga class suitable for all levels of experience.

Tickets $38. Bookings essential.

Book via the central booking platform on the Tastes of Rutherglen website, where you can put together your whole festival itinerary! Or book with Scion directly on 02 6032 8844.

Reverse BYO - Pack a Picnic!

We encourage visitors to Reverse BYO - we've got the wine sorted, you BYO the picnic! Catch up with friends among the gum trees overlooking our working winery with a glass of Scion wine.

Vineyard Picnics

Pack a picnic, grab some food on the go from one of the Main St cafes or pick up some Parker Pies on your way to Scion. We have real plates and cutlery on hand at Cellar Door for maximum enjoyment and minimum waste.

Please note we are fully licensed (no BYO alcohol).

Groups of 10 or more: Please call Cellar Door on 02 6032 8844 to let us know you're coming.

Vineyard Picnics among the gums at Scion