Aboriginal Bushtucker and wine tasting tour
In this workshop you will experience an unforgettable display of Aboriginal culture. A rich and primally rewarding hands on experience, learning from local Darkinjung Elder about a diverse range of Aboriginal culture and traditions. Experience the spirituality of a cleansing ceremony, feel the vibrations touch your soul from the strength of his digeridoo playing and enjoy wine tasting under the lemon scented gums.
After the smoking cleansing ceremony, and phenomenal digeridoo display, you will be able
to try seasonal Australian native plants. Firescreeks’ winemaker will also guide you through wine tasting and discuss how Australia native flora and other botanicals are used to make these unique wines.
Arrive at the cellar door at 2pm where you will be met by a local Darkinjung Elder who will welcome you with a spiritually cleansing smoking ceremony. A smoking ceremony is an Aboriginal custom that involves burning Australian native plants to produce smoke. This will be followed by a masterful didgeridoo display, a wondrous Aboriginal instrument crafted from nature which echoing sound that vibrates and vibrantly calls.
A discussion about Australian natives displayed in a handmade Aboriginal coolamon bowl. The plants displayed will vary depending what is seasonally available.
The afternoon will be finished with a discussion on winemaking by Firescreek’s own winemaker, who will guide you through tasting of their current vintages of wine made from fruit, flowers and other botanicals.
Times: 2pm – 3.30pm. Price: $115 per adult; $75 per child (3-17) Infants free of charge.
Minimum 6 adults for tour to commence and 1 weeks notice required for booking.
Bookings via https://firescreek.com.au/aboriginal-bush-tucker-and-wine-tasting-experience/ or phone (02) 4365 0768 for more information.
Firescreek Botanical Winery
192 Wattle Tree Road, Holgate NSW 2250
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