Grape Stomp at Flame Hill VIneyard
In an age driven by technology and schedules there is something raw and appealing about getting back to the essentials of life for one day and feeling the squish of wine grapes underfoot, oozing between your toes................the age old tradition of making wine by grape stomping.
Flame Hill hosts this event each year to celebrate the conclusion of another successful harvest and vintage. This event gives the visitor the opportunity to experience a real harvest on a real working farm.
As well as the highlight which is the Stomp which is open to all comers, the day is a wonderful day for wine aficionados, food lovers and those seeking quality live entertainment.
As well as estate grown wine Flame Hill Farm provides grass fed angus beef, farm grown produce, poultry, eggs and game birds used exclusively in the restaurant and featuring in the fare on the Terrace at the Stomp.
Entertainment is supplied by the Charlie Simms Jazz Quartet, Raymando the wine stud/ Lassanya Ray's raunchy sister aka comedian Neil Bidner, the scrumptious Ruby Red Delight & the Stomp Tribal Grape Nymphs, who start the Stomp ceremony dancing to the drums of Human Rhythm "Entry tickets are restricted , regularly sell out a month before the event and local accommodation is already very limited " says Flame Hill's Brand Development spokesperson Nicole Galea.
The epicurian options on the day include gourmet Angus beef burgers, prawns on the lawn, and cheese plates on the Terrace, or the Restaurant offers three delicious courses designed and prepared by the hand of the talented Adam Lugg. Restaurant bookings are very limited but essential with a $20 deposit which is included in the $70 cost.
So migrate to Flame Hill and celebrate a great harvest as well as the great marriage of wine, food and entertainment where it all gave birth in the vineyard on the farm.