Now we are talking! These looooong lunches and degustations have all been custom-created by a great chef to celebrate our local flavours. Bon Appétit.

If you love wining and dining on fresh, local and lovingly-prepared food and drinks, surrounded by good company, these events are for you!

1. SOLD OUT Roaming Degustation @ Spicers Hidden Vale – Sunday June 23

Spicers Hidden Vale

Ash Martin, Executive Chef of Homage Restaurant, will host an interactive property tour including a roaming degustation lunch. First stop is a visit to the free-range pigs then to the market garden’s smoke house, where the tempting tastings begin. Enjoy lunch under a beautiful fig tree where a selection of the very best produce from the Scenic Rim will be cooked over a coal pit.

2. SOLD OUT Witches Falls @ The Wolfe – Thursday June 27

Witches Falls at the Wolfe.

Elevate your senses. Chef Joshue Lopez takes inspiration from Witches Falls wines and creates their perfect food match. Celebrate five courses, created from beautiful Scenic Rim produce, matched with the wine that inspired them all in the intimate surrounds of Josh’s new East Brisbane restaurant – The Wolfe.

3. SOLD OUT Degustation @ Kooroomba – Saturday June 29

Degustation at Kooroomba.

Enjoy a seven-course degustation dinner at the beautiful Kooroomba Vineyard and Lavender Farm prepared by Executive Chef Daniel Groneberg. This epic event will showcase some of the Scenic Rim’s best local produce, matched with Kooroomba wines.

4. Degustation @ Austin House – Sunday June 30


Degustation at Austin House.

Make your way through eight delicious courses at the charming Austin House Restaurant in the country town of Boonah. Dine from a unique modern Australian menu prepared by owner and chef Mitchell Fox, showcasing local produce and suppliers.

5. Degustation @ The Overflow Estate 1895 – Sunday June 30

The Overflow Estate 1895.

Be treated to a five-course degustation by the talented local providore Kate Raymont of The Vintage Pickle. Each course will be matched perfectly with Estate wines. Sit back and relax while looking over the water and vines and listening to live music.

6. Longest Lunch @ Canungra Valley Vineyards – Sunday June 30

O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyards.

Kick your shoes off and sink your feet into the soft grass by Canungra Creek as you take your seat at the O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyards Longest Lunch table. Celebrity chef and Great BBQ Challenge winner Fenton Keogh from Lifestyle’s ‘Fenton Fired Up’ will collaborate with Canungra Valley Vineyards Executive Chef Paula Sproul to present a sumptuous three course shared platter menu featuring locally sourced produce.

7. SOLD OUT Long Lunch @ Summer Land Camels – Sunday June 30

Summer Land Camels.

8. Sensory Experience @ Pethers Rainforest Retreat – 4, 5 & 6 July

Pethers Rainforest Retreat Menu

Indulge your senses in a five course degustation using locally sourced produce at Pethers Rainforest Retreat. Savour the beautiful flavours of the Scenic Rim and have a dining experience you won’t forget.

9. Sunset & Dinner @ Royston House – Friday July 5

Royston House.

Enjoy canapés at sunset overlooking the mountains and share dinner under the stars at Royston House. Chef Simon Gelling will captivate the senses cooking over open fires and bring you a rustic feast of local produce that has been grilled, charred and caramelised to perfection. Dessert to die for prepared by maestro Marina Machado.

10. Moda in the Vines @ The Overflow Estate 1895 – Sunday July 7

The Overflow Estate 1895.

Enjoy a delicious tapas and paella lunch prepared by Javier Codina of Moda Restaurant, and an included glass of wine from The Overflow Estate 1895. Relax with a wine tasting and jazz music at the cellar door, set on a 4000 acre historic property overlooking Lake Wyaralong and a beautiful vineyard.

11. SOLD OUT Long Lunch @ Spicers Peak Lodge – Sunday July 7

Spicers Peak Lodge.

Take in the expansive Scenic Rim views from atop the Great Dividing Range at Spicers Peak Lodge. Enjoy a 3 course lunch showcasing the best of the Scenic Rim produce, paired with wines from the region.

12. Long Sunday Lunch @ Mason Wines – Sunday July 7

Mason Wines.

Join Mason Wines for an afternoon on the lawn with continuous food prepared with local Scenic Rim ingredients and accompanied with award-wining wine from their boutique Granite Belt winery. They will have local live music and more. It will be afternoon to remember, so bring your friends and family and enjoy a relaxed time.

Scenic Rim Eat Local Week has something for foodies of all ages, from exclusive dining events like these to family and budget-friendly farm tours, markets and festivals. Check out for the full program!