Private Aboriginal Storytelling and Wine Tasting Experience

Experience an unforgettable display of Aboriginal culture at Firescreek Winery



5.0 stars (53+)

1.5 hours Class size 1 to 6 (public classes), 1 to 12

label $900 - $1,200 per class ($900 for 1-6 Guests, $1,200 for 1-12 Guests)

Enjoy an immersive and interactive experience of Aboriginal culture, heritage and traditions at Firescreek Winery on the Central Coast.

Over one-and-a-half hours, you will experience a rich and primally rewarding hands-on experience, learning from local Darkinjung Elder about a diverse range of Aboriginal culture and traditions.

Experience the art of an Elders Aboriginal storytelling, feel the vibrations touch your soul from the strength of his didgeridoo and clapping stick playing, examine a wide range of traditional Aboriginal tools and artefacts and learn how they were first made.

All of this while enjoying a wine tasting of award-winning wines in the beautiful gardens at Firescreek Botanical Winery.

You will be shown and where seasonally possible and practical, be able to taste Australian Native plants. The Firescreeks’ winemaker will also guide you through wine tasting and discuss how Australian native flora and other botanicals are used to make these unique wines.

How the experience will run:
Arrive at the cellar door at 11:00 am where you will be met by the Aboriginal Elder and the Firescreek winemaker. The Elder will take you on an immersive and interactive discussion of Aboriginal culture, heritage and traditions. Including a masterful didgeridoo display, a wondrous Aboriginal instrument crafted from nature, that echos a vibrant and primal sound, a not to be forgotten experience.

A discussion about Australian natives displayed in a handmade Aboriginal coolamon bowl with also be provided and where seasonally possible and practical, you will be able to try this Aboriginal bush tucker. The local elder will guide you through traditional Aboriginal stories and the history of the Aboriginal people and an immersive discussion about a wide range of Aboriginal artefacts will be provided by the Elder.

The winemaker will take you on a guided tasting of all current vintages of wine produced at the winery with a discussion about the winemaking process and the use of indigenous botanicals utilised in the making of specialised vintages, that are not made anywhere else in the world.

Please note:

  • A minimum of seven days' notice is required to make this bookings. This private group booking is for 1 to a maximum of 6 guests.

Firescreek Botanical Winery acknowledges the Traditional Owners of this land and pays respect to Elders past and present. We practice the philosophy of land care, people care, fair share and value education of future generations.

What you'll get
A private experience of Aboriginal culture and an expert-led wine tasting experience.
What to bring
Just yourselves!
Suitable for

This class is perfect for beginners - no prior experience is needed.

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 8 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.


Firescreek Botanical Winery, Wattle Tree Road, Holgate NSW

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5.0 stars (53+)

Come and explore this quaint hidden gem growing organic produce nestled to a rainforest backdrop. Take a stroll through the magnificent garden and see permaculture in action with worm hotels, food forest, water saving and regenerative farming in practice.

Winemaking from fruits has been around for thousands of years and these winemakers are pushing the boundaries of winemaking coming up with unique combinations, some of them have never been made anywhere else in the world.

With over 45 medals for these wines, the taste and seasonal variations are sure to delight any creative foodie looking for a new experience.

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