Journal

Winter Reds

Photos by www.facebook.com/meaghancoles.nowandthenphotography www.nowandthenphotography.com.au   The Gallery at Bird in Hand is presenting an epic Tuscan style degustation lunch over the Adelaide HiIls Wine Region's Winter Reds festival.   On the weekend of 28th-29th July, thousands of wine lovers will flock to the Adelaide Hills to take refuge from the cold and enjoy great food, fine wine and good times with friends and family.   'A Taste of Tuscany' at The Gallery is a seasona[...]

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NYT Art Leaders Network in Berlin

Bird in Hand was the official wine partner at the inaugural New York Times 'Art Leaders Network' conference, held in Berlin at the end of April. The event brought together a select group of the world's most distinguished art experts and influencers for the 2018 Art Leaders Network Conference. Speakers included contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei; Director of The Museum of Modern Art New York City, Glenn D Lowry; Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Dr Tristram Hunt amongst[...]

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Mother's Day

This Mother’s Day, Sunday 13th May, Bird in Hand is open for lunch, and all Mums will be treated to a complimentary glass of Bird in Hand sparkling pinot noir on arrival.   The Gallery restaurant will be offering both the Signature Flight and Joy Flight degustation menus.   The Signature Flight is a shared style menu of seasonal dishes created by chef Ben Fenwick. The menu changes regularly but recent dishes include Cone Bay Barramundi with cauliflower, leek, sauce meuniere[...]

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Bruna Papandrea partnership

Spartina restaurant in West Hollywood was the location for the recent launch of Bird in Hand in Los Angeles, in partnership with Adelaide-born film producer Bruna Papandrea, who was celebrating the birth of her new development, production and finance company, Made Up Stories. Guests included Michelle Pfeiffer and her husband David E Kelly, actors Nicholas Hoult and Australian’s own Isla Fisher, Gia Coppola, and members of the cast of the Papandrea produced, ‘Big Little Lies’, Shailene W[...]

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Gang of Youths and Neil & Liam Finn

In February 2018, Bird in Hand will be host to two epic concerts: Neil and Liam Finn on Friday 16th February, followed by the recent ARIA award smashing Gang of Youths on Saturday, 17th February. Music lovers can enjoy performances by the artists over a glass of Bird in Hand wine amongst the picturesque surroundings of the rolling Adelaide Hills. Neil Finn is one of the world’s greatest song-writing treasures. Ever on the cusp of creative innovation, Finn’s musical genes run deep into the f[...]

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CRUSH festival

This year’s CRUSH festival, taking place across the Adelaide Hills Wine Region is on the weekend of 27 - 28 January. Bird in Hand is open across the weekend, taking bookings for an epic degustation lunch, as well as offering a more casual Bird BBQ food offering, with complementing wines, and tunes from DJ Madness. On Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th lunch in The Gallery will be an extremely special seafood degustation with matching wines from the Bird in Hand and Nest Egg portfolios as well as s[...]

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Winestate Awards

Adelaide Hills winery Bird in Hand has made history by being the first Australian winery to win the ‘Sauvignon Blanc of the Year’ award at the annual Winestate Awards. The 2017 Bird in Hand sauvignon blanc is the first of this grape variety to be judged the best that was not produced in New Zealand. Each year, Winestate evaluates around 10,000 wines from Australia and New Zealand with judging panels of winemakers, Masters of Wine and other industry experts. The 2017 Bird in Hand sauvignon [...]

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Henry Holland collaboration

This week, we unveiled our new sparkling wine, Bird in Hand x House of Holland, a sparkling pinot noir entirely designed by Henry Holland including the slogan “Wine Me Dine Me Please Refine Me” in his signature font with the added touch of a polka dot cork. To celebrate the launch we hosted a party on the 23rd November at creative hub, The Carousel in central London over an intimate dinner. Guests included pop-star sensations Ella Eyre and Anne-Marie, and fashion industry socialites Jack Gui[...]

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Spring twilight dinners

Now spring is officially here, wine-lovers are heading up to the Adelaide Hills to enjoy the longer evenings. At The Gallery, on select Fridays throughout spring and summer they can head up to Bird in Hand to enjoy delicious, seasonal food from chef Ben Fenwick, paired with wines from across the portfolio. A new spring menu will be announced in time for the launch of the new Friday Twilight dinners. The Gallery is open from 6pm on select Fridays including 1st and 15th December. Booking is requi[...]

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20th anniversary in Montauk

  This weekend, we celebrated our 20th anniversary stateside. Teaming up with Australian ex-pat and editor of In Style magazine, Laura Brown, we invited a select group of our favourite people to celebrate with us in the sun over glasses of Bird in Hand sparkling pinot noir and rosé. Guests included acclaimed actress Naomi Watts and fellow Aussies Malcolm Carfrae and James Houston.  New Yorkers in attendance included fashion insider Kate Nobelius Storey, Art insider Pippa Cohen and Sarika[...]

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