Quit horsing around – it’s time to get your Melbourne Cup luncheon tickets locked in, and where better to celebrate than among the vineyards of the beautiful Swan Valley? There are a number of fabulous events to saddle up for and here are our top picks.
Sittella will kick off your Cup celebrations with a glass of sparkling and a hour of canapes upon arrival. Watch the live broadcast of the race before indulging in a two-course lunch with door prizes, best-dressed awards and sweeps available. Tickets $69.50 per person.
Riverbank Estate will again host their annual Rosé at the Carnival. Don your best party frock or suit and settle in for a fabulous day including: Complimentary tastings of the new release, gold medal-winning rosé on arrival, a three-course meal curated by Executive Chef, Kiren Mainwaring, live broadcast of the race, wine sweepstakes and giveaways for Best Dressed and Best Hat, garden games on the lawn, live entertainment and more! Tickets $95.00 per person.
Mandoon Estate celebrates Cup day in style greeting you with sparkling wine and canapes on arrival. There, you can catch the race on the big screen before settling in for a three-course lunch in their fine-dining restaurant, Wild Swan. Mandoon Estate wines and Homestead Brewery craft beers will be flowing all day and, of course, there'll also be sweepstakes running! Tickets $149.00 per person.
Celebrating at work or home? Why not add a touch of sophistication to your gathering with a beautiful platter available to order and take away from our favourite Swan Valley providers:
specialises in authentic French cakes and desserts. Choose from a wide range of macarons, cakes and croissants to share at your Cup celebration
- the hardest part is picking the flavours!
Melbourne Cup is on Tuesday, November 3 2020 so don't delay! Click the business links above for more info and to purchase tickets.