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Lovedale Long Lunch

18th & 19th May 2024 - Lovedale Long Lunch 

2024 will mark the 30th Anniversary of this great event and 23rd year that Gartelmann Wines have been hosting. The Lovedale Long Lunch started in 1993 as a small promotional event and has now progressed to an Iconic Hunter Valley event and is not to be missed.

Gourmet food prepared by Chef Matt Dillow of The Deck Cafe Lovedale, will be available for the most discerning foodies, matched of course, with the highly acclaimed Gartelmann wines.

The day would not be complete without some great music to get your toes tapping. So bring your dancing shoes and start planning your weekend now.

Tickets will be on sale soon from

For the newcomers to the event, we would like to point out the following conditions which will make sure your day is enjoyable.

  • Ladies, you might want to leave the heels at home. It's a short walk from the parking area and we have nice soft grass.
  • Make sure you are at your favourite venue (Gartelmann) by 3pm as you won't get into any venue after 3pm
  • No BYO food or drink, other than sealed bottles of water, will be allowed in. Keep your empty bottles as we have plenty of FREE water on the day.
  • Don't arrive intoxicated or you wont be able to get in.

So, grab your fellow foodie friends and head to Gartelmann Wines for the 30th Anniversary Lovedale Long Lunch! Start planning your weekend away into the realm of one of the most unique locations in Lovedale!


Gartelmann Wines + The Deck Cafe Lovedale 



Saffron and preserved lemon risotto with snapper, prawns, baby calamari, tomatoes and zucchini ribbons (GF)

Wine match; Benjamin Semillon

Spanish pulled pork, spiced chorizo and white bean cassoulet with honey and cumin yoghurt (GF)

Wine match; Wilhelm Shiraz


Brie, cheddar and blue cheese with crackers, rhubarb compote, fig date and walnut roll

Chocolate, muscat and almond fudge cake, salted caramel sauce, vanilla mascarpone (GF)

Vegetarian / Vegan option

Spiced white bean cassoulet, grilled Mediterranean vegetables, honey and cumin yoghurt


Music Saturday: Tre Soul & Kazzie Band  Music Sunday: Tre Soul & Kazzie Band 


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