What's On.

We welcome you to join us at Famelia at one of our events! We have a Woman Winemaker join us on the first Thursday of each month, and host Wine Spotlight events every other fortnight. See below for our upcoming events!

If you would like to collaborate with Famelia on an event, or host an event/function in our space, please get in contact with us.

Winemaker Tasting Event
Taste with the Winemaker ~ Sarah of Parley Wines

DATE: Thursday 1 August
TIME: Book anytime from 5.30pm
PRICE: $66

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Winemaker Tasting event
Taste with the Winemaker ~ Nadja Wallington of ChaLou ~ Orange, NSW

DATE: Thursday 5 September
TIME: Book anytime from 5.30pm
PRICE: $66

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The Ones That Got Away
Wine Education Tasting Event
‘UN~FAMELIA’ SERIES No. 3 ~ 'I Can’t Believe It’s Not Cabernet Sauvignon!'

DATE: Thursday 18 July
PRICE: $88pp.
TIME: 8~10pm

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Winemaker Tasting Event
Taste with the Winemaker ~ Monica Gray of See Saw Wines ~ Orange, NSW

DATE: Thursday 4 July
TIME: Book anytime from 5.30pm
PRICE: $66

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Wine Education Tasting Event
‘UN~FAMELIA’ SERIES No. 2 ~ 'I Can’t Believe It’s Not Shiraz!'

DATE: Thursday 20 June 2024
PRICE: $88pp.
TIME: 8~10pm

Thursday 6 June 2024
Taste with the Winemaker ~ Peta Kotz of Sabi Wabi ~ Hunter Valley, NSW
We are so excited to welcome the FABULOUS winemaker ~ Peta Kotz ~ of Sabi Wabi, based in the Hunter Valley, NSW.

Peta will be in the house, on Thursday 6 June 2024, pouring and chatting table-side. We welcome you to book a table at whatever time suits you from 5.30pm.

You'll taste the following 5 wines:
~ 2023 Sabi Sabi Pétillant Naturel
~ 2023 Sabi Wabi 'Bright Eyes' Chardonnay
~ 2023 Sabi Wabi 'Hunnybee' Semillon
~ 2023 Sabi Wabi 'Sugi' Skin-contact Semillon
~ 2023 Sabi Wabi 'Nomu' Syrah

Price: $55pp.
Time: Book anytime from 5.30pm

Includes 5 half-glasses of wine, and green Sicilian olives.
Wednesday 22 + Thursday 23 May 2024
Wine Education Tasting Event ~ ‘UN~FAMELIA’ SERIES No. 1 ~ 'I Can’t Believe It’s Not Pinot Noir!'
Kicking off in May is our new 'UN~FAMELIA’ series (pun intended) which aims to build a foundation of varietals that are adjacent but no less interesting, delicious, and on brand to the ones we know and love so well.

This month we're going to do 'I Can’t Believe It’s Not Pinot Noir!' and will showcase 10 wines that sit adjacent to Pinot Noir that are delightful alternatives to impress your dinner guests with. We'll cover regions - old-world and new-world, and all will be made by Women!

PRICE: $88pp.
TIME: 8~10pm

Stay tuned for info on our 'I Can’t Believe It’s Not Shiraz!' and 'I Can’t Believe It’s Not Cabernet Sauvignon!' event coming up in June and July respectively...
Sunday 12 May 2024
Mother's Day High Tea (no tea) + Wine Flight
Treat your Mama this Mother's Day with a special High Tea (No Tea) + Signature Wine Flight, at Famelia!

Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, scones with 'mama-lade' and cream, and some sweet treats, paired with a signature Famelia wine flight of 3 half glasses of wine.

PRICE: $88
TIME: Bookings from 11.30am~2.30pm

Plus, we've teamed up with Floreat Floral (our fave florists) to give you the option to add on a bunch of flowers for your mama!

~ Non-alcoholic wine options are available, let us know in the notes if you'd like this in your flight
~ We are unfortunately unable to cater for any dietary requirements
~ We don't have any tea or coffee facilities
Thursday 9 May 2024
Wine Education Tasting Event ~ ‘Intro to Natural Wine‘
We're excited to be launching the first of our 'INTRO TO' series. These will be a '101' introduction to various wine topics. It's great for people who feel they're not as knowledgeable as they'd like to be about different elements of wine ~ varietals, winemaking, styles and wine trends. This is for people who want to learn in an approachable and welcoming environment. There are no silly questions!

Our first discussion will be about NATURAL WINE!
~ What is Natural Wine?
~ What is a 'Pet Nat'?
~ What is 'Orange' or 'Amber' wine?
~ What does Sulphur have to do with it?
~ What does Skin Contact mean and do?

PRICE: $66pp.
TIME: 8~10pm

Inc. 6 half-glasses of wine, and green Sicilian olives.

Grazing food can be purchased on the night as desired.
Saturday 4 May 2024
Urban Wine Walk ~ Newtown + Erskineville
The streets and laneways of Newtown and Erskineville will come alive this Autumn as a line-up of incredible venues (including Famelia!) each transform into an urban cellar door and host a winemaker for you to visit on a self-guided wine trail!

Simply decide which venue you'd like to start from and you're off! Choose your own adventure as you and your friends move from venue to venue tasting delicious wines.

Venues + Winemakers
~ Famelia Ft. ChaLou Wines (NSW)
~ Courthouse Hotel Ft. Comyns & Co (NSW)
~ Rose of Australia Ft. Ara Wines (NZ) & Giesen Wines (NZ)
~ The Bank Ft. Tim Smith Wines (NSW)
~ The Erko Ft. Vinden Wines (NSW)
~ The Hive Bar Ft. Konpira Maru (VIC/QLD)
~ The Imperial Erskineville Ft. Rollick Wines (SA)
~ Uncanny Ft. Thomas Wines (NSW)

Tickets are $82 and include:
~ Complimentary wine tastings (x3 per winemaker)
~ 1 x $10 food voucher to spend at your nominated starting venue (Before 1pm)
~ 1 x $25 Voucher for event day wine orders (six pack minimum / subject to participating producers)
~ Official event wristband + tasting glass
Thursday 2nd May
Amelia's favourite Chenin Blanc winemaker (Nic Peterkin of L.A.S. Vino ~ stands for Luck. Art. Science.) is coming over from Margaret River and stopping into Famelia with 7 of his latest releases to try and talk about next Thursday 2nd May! Eeeek!

It'll be a very casual affair, we'll have Nic wandering around pouring and chatting with us, so book your preferred timeslot from 5.30pm

The 7 L.A.S. Vino Wines You'll Taste:

2023 L.A.S. Vino Albino PNO
2023 L.A.S. Vino CBDB - Chenin Blanc
2023 L.A.S. Vino Chardonnay
2023 L.A.S. Vino Chardonnay ‘Barrels of Metricup’
2023 L.A.S. Vino Chardonnay ‘Wildberry Springs'
2021 L.A.S. Vino Grenache
2022 L.A.S. Vino Pirate Blend (Touriga Nacional, Tinta Cao and Sousou)

PRICE: $77pp
TIME: book anytime from 5.30pm

Includes 7 wines and green Sicilian olives. Grazing food can be purchased on the night from the full menu as desired.

Your ticket includes a discount to take home your fave bottles from the night!
Thursday 21 March 2024
wine spotlight tasting event ~ 'CHENIN CHENIN CHENIN'
Amelia's FAVE varietal, this tasting night is allllll about Chenin Blanc! Surprisingly (or not 😉), it also happens to be Amelia's birthday week, and she's got some special little numbers to share with you in celebration...

We'll look at Chenin's from all around the world:
Loire Valley FR, Stellenbosch RSA, and Margie River AUS. We've got Chenin bubbles, Chenin-Chenin, and an epic Chenin sticky too!

PRICE: $99pp.
Inc. 10 (!!!) of Amelia's FAVE Chenin Blancs to taste, and green Sicilian olives. Also, cake!

Additional grazing food can be purchased on the night if desired.
Thursday 14 March 2024
Taste with the Winemaker ~ Trish Nelson of 'Gazzetta'
We are so excited to welcome, all the way from Italy ~ TRISH NELSON ~ the talented winemaker from GAZZETTA.

You'll taste six of Trish's wines:

~ 2022 Vino Bianco Australia
~ 2022 Bianco Trilli
~ 2022 Bianco Misticanza
~ 2021 Bianco Susanna
~ 2021 Rosso in Comune
~ 2022 Rosso Trilli

Trish will be pouring and chatting table-side. We welcome you to book a table at whatever time suits you from 5.30pm.

Price is $77 pp. and includes 6 half-glasses, and green Sicilian olives. Additional grazing dishes can be purchased on the night.
Thursday 7 March 2024
Questions in conversation for IWD + women-made wines
March is prime vintage time for winemakers, so we'll leave them to their very important work, whilst instead taking the opportunity to celebrate International Women's Day.

As you know, at Famelia, we do International Women’s Day, everyday! To acknowledge and recognise the importance of this day, I’m super excited to invite you to a ‘Women in Wine Flight + Questions in Conversation’ event on IWD Eve - Thurs 7 March. Joining me to host the night is - Founder of The Georgie Collective (@thegeorgiecollective) - Matilda Coy 💜🥂

With your ticket you will receive a flight of 6 wines, made by women winemakers, and 6 supporting questions to discuss with your fellow table friends. This event is designed to open up the conversation of inclusion in light of International Women's Day, and all genders are welcome and encouraged. The discussions are made more interesting with different voices in the room.

PRICE: 66pp.
Inc. 6 half-glasses of women-made wine, and green Sicilian olives.
Grazing food can be purchased on the night as desired.

Bring your partners, colleagues, friends 💜💜💜
Thursday 15 February 2024
Wine spotlight tasting event ~ 'ITALIAN REGIONS + VARIETALS'
Know your way around a Pinot Grigio or a Sangiovese, but keen to know more about all the other Italian varietals out there, where they come from and how to know what to look for, that will suit your palate?

Join me for a 'Wine Flight' around Italy as we deep-dive into 5 wine regions:
~ Lombardia
~ Piemonte
~ Sicilia
~ Abruzzo
~ Sardegna
and discover the diverse, delicious and very worthy varietals that typify these Old-World regions.

You'll taste 9 wines ~ a sparkling on arrival, 4 whites and 4 reds, with a mix of vintages from 2016 through to 2022.

Price: $120 pp.
Due to the popularity of this event we have 2 sittings available:
~ 5:30pm to 7:45pm
~ 8pm to 10:15pm

In the Italian spirit of things, we're preparing some traditional Italian Ciccheti to enhance the wine tasting experience. Also, FUN! Add on a plate of four Ciccheti's for $20pp.
Thursday 8 February 2024
Taste Wine with the Maker ~ Natillie Johnston of 'Tillie J' Wines
We are thrilled to welcome, for one night only ~ NATILLIE JOHNSTON ~ the brilliant winemaker from 'TILLIE J' WINES.

Price is $66 pp. and includes 6 half-glasses and some olives. Additional food from the Famelia menu can be purchased on the night.
Sunday 31 December
'Pres' for New Years Eve! ~ Flight of Fizz Wine Tasting Event + Sydney Rock Oysters
Anyone else ready to bring on a new year...?!

Join us at Famelia anytime between 2-9pm for 'Pre's for NYE'. We're putting on a special wine flight of our fave bubbles from the year. It's going to be effervescent...!

We'll showcase 5 half-glasses of different styles of bubbles (all made by Women Winemakers or Wife + Husband teams, of course), to get the party started and welcome in a bright and shiny 2024.

Sparkling Wine Flight:

~ NV il Poggio di Gavi Frizzante, Piedmont, IT
~ 2021 Domaine Jousset Exile Gamay Pet Nat, Loire FR
~ NV Elisabetta Abrami Franciacorta 'Millesimato', Lombardia IT
~ 2016 Bellebonne Blanc de Blancs, Pipers River TAS
~ NV Jean-Paul Deville Brut, Champagne FR

Price is $99 pp. and includes 5 half-glasses of exceptional bubbles from exceptional Woman winemakers, and some Green Sicilian Olives.

PLUS - you can't have a whole lot of bubbles without oysters! We're serving them with a Finger Lime Mignonette, in half or full dozens. Pre-order when you book your tickets.
Thursday 23 November
~ wine spotlight tasting event ~ 'burgundy', but make it Aussie!
Join us for our first of many, 'Wine Spotlight' tasting events as we take a deep dive into two classic Burgundy, FR varietals ~ Chardonnay and Pinot Noir ~ expressed 'Aussie-style'.

We'll traverse Hunter Valley, Adelaide Hills, Yarra Valley, Tasmania, and good old Margaret River, and talk about the differences between 'Old World' and 'New World' expressions.

In line with our Famelia values, all the wines will be from women winemakers, or couple winemakers.

You'll taste:
~ Sparkling wine on arrival
~ 5 Chardonnays
~ 5 Pinot Noirs
~ Green Sicilian Olives

Price: $88 pp.
Time: 6:30pm for 6:45pm start
Thursday 2 November
Taste Wine with the Maker ~ Little Frances Wine Tasting
We are thrilled to welcome, for one night only on Thursday 2nd November, ERIN FRANCES POOLEY ~ the brilliant winemaker from LITTLE FRANCES.

Erin and Amelia have put together a super sweet little treat for you. We'll be showcasing 6 wines (with a little *extra extra thrown in there, just cause).

Price is $66 pp. and includes 7 half-glasses and some olives. Additional food from the Famelia menu can be purchased on the night.
Thursday 12 October
Event ~ Gut Oggau + Claus Preisinger Wine Tasting
Join us for a special 'wine flight' tasting event on Thursday 12 October, where you can sample half-glasses of all 7 wines at a special price of $125.

This is an incredibly rare opportunity to taste these magnificent wines!
11~15 October
Famelia is showcasing 7 of the new, and incredibly limited releases, of two, top-tier, Burgenland, Austria wine producers ~ Gut Oggau and Claus Preisinger.

The 7 wines will be available all week (Wednesday 11 ~ Sunday 15 October), as part of our weekly 12 wines, with wine flights starting from $57 for 3 (or more) half-glasses.