Grapes Of Mirth - The Festival

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Comedy and Wine & Food / Seppeltsfield Winery - Barossa Valley

29 October 2022
Saturday 10 am until Late

Ends: 30 October 2022

2 DAYS - 3 STAGES - loads of stand-up comedy, live podcasts, comedy cooking shows, roaming entertainers, wine and food masterclasses, art activations, a G&T walkthrough mister, a wine bottling station, a rosé and nail bar, music acts, AND MORE!

The Festival will play host to comedy greats for a world-first, two-day wine and comedy festival. After a series of successful one-day events around Australia, Grapes of Mirth ‘Head Clown’, comedian and wine connoisseur, Merrick Watts, has curated a line-up of best-in-class wines, fine foods, and incredible comedy talent, transforming Seppeltsfield Estate into an entertainment village.

The huge comedy line-up includes sets from, Judith Lucy, Tom Gleeson, Melanie Bracewell, Nazeem Hussain, Geraldine Hickey, Rhys Nicholson, Chris Ryan, Nick Cody, Peter Helliar, Michelle Brasier, Dane Simpson, Luke Heggie, Lizzy Hoo, Dave Thornton, Nath Valvo, and Zoë Coombs Marr.

Some of Australia’s favourite comedy podcasts will be recorded in the Vintage Cellar in front of a live audience, including Myf Warhurst and Zan Rowe’s hit ABC podcast, Bang On, The Chaser Report hosted by Charles Frith and Dom Knight, as well as Peter Helliar’s You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet, and Kyran Wheatley’s Wax Quizzical. Luke Heggie and Nick Cody round out the podcasts with their smash hit show Mid-Flight Brawl.

Culinary expert, food writer and presenter, Melissa Leong, will join comedian Colin Lane to host the ultimate stand-up cook-off, challenging the festival's top talent to create a dish highlighting some of the Barossa’s best produce. Drinks expert Mike Bennie will challenge comedians to make him a cocktail that nearly killed them. Live cooking demonstrations continue with Ivan Aristeguieta’s lockdown cooking sensation, About This Much, making its stage debut. The program is rounded out with live music performances, and DJ sets from GoM resident DJ Pedro Moshman.

Grapes of Mirth – The Festival will deliver a weekend of non-stop entertainment Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 October 2022

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