The Tweed Ride in Rutherglen, part of North East Victoria’s High Country Harvest, is a cycling adventure set in the glorious wine country of the north-east.
Event organisers are calling all chaps, dandies and bon vivants to join them for a weekend of cycling revelry, divine food and vintage fashion in Rutherglen.
Attendees are encouraged to embrace the theme and step out in vintage style - tweed jackets, plaid skirts, bowler hats and retro bikes are all welcome.
The Tweed Ride is a gentle ride of approximately 20km, interspersed with three incredible food and wine experiences that showcase the very best of the Rutherglen region.
The adventure will a decadent brunch by a local pastry chef, matched with the region’s delightful sparkling wine varieties sure to make the fashionable riders ready to take on a day of delicious food and beautiful sightseeing.
The ride will meander along the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail towards Wahgunyah where the riders will feast on abundant share platters showcasing the best of what the Wahgunyah region has to offer.
This feast will be partnered with some exciting Rutherglen red and white wine varieties, which will intrigue and delight.
On the way back to Rutherglen, riders will be welcomed by a decadent and rich harvest bounty table, overflowing with cheeses, autumn fruits, nuts and other seasonal treats.
It will be complimented by a variety of Rutherglen’s famous fortified wines.
With more than 150 years of winemaking history, there is a reason why they call Rutherglen’s Muscat the world’s richest wine.
Rutherglen is home to some of Australia’s most significant and iconic wineries, as well as outstanding restaurants and producers.
The Tweed Ride is the perfect way to discover our century-old secrets, and to indulge in the very best food and wine.
To purchase tickets from March 1, visit www.highcountryharvest.com.au
For information on the event prior to March, please visit http://www.rutherglenvic.com or call the Rutherglen Information Centre on 1800 622 871.