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Grapes of Mirth – Comedy & Wine in Coonawarra

January 18 @ 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm ACDT


Grapes of Mirth – Comedy and Wine returns to Coonawarra!

Join host Merrick Watts and his funny friends; comedy, music, food, wine – everything you could possibly wish for.

Five of Australia’s best comedians and your host Merrick Watts will make their way to the Penola Racing Club for 6 hours of comedy, music, wine, gourmet grub and the most amazing festival vibes.

Peter Helliar – Claire Hooper – Nazeem Hussain – Dave Thornton – Danielle Walker – Merrick Watts –  DJ Pedro Moshman

Last year’s inaugural Coonawarra event was an absolute cracker and it’s going to be just as good – if not better in 2020, so be secure your ticket before they all sell out!


What You Need to Know

Food, Wine, Beer and Cider will be available to purchase for the duration of the event.

This is an 18+ event.
Strictly no BYO food or beverage
All tickets include a take-home wine glass
This is indoor (marquee) seated event, with easy outdoor access
Free bus shuttle service running from Penola (you must register here)
Return bus tickets available from Mt Gambier and Naracoorte

What’s Cooking

Chef Kirby Shearing from Soul Projects and the Royal Oak Hotel Penola is bringing his A-Team to cater our event. They’ll be joined by a food truck TBA. For those with gluten intolerance, you’ll be more than covered, as will our vegan friends; we don’t discriminate, we’ll leave that to the comedians.

What’s Pouring

Balnaves of Coonawarra, Banks Thargo Wines, The Blok Coonawarra, Brand & Sons, DiGiorgio Family Wines, Hollick Estates, Katnook Estate, Parker Coonawarra Estate, Patrick of Coonawarra,  Raidis Estate, Redman Wines & Zema Estate.


January 18
12:30 pm - 7:00 pm ACDT
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Coonawarra Vignerons
08 8737 2392


Penola Racing Club
Racecourse Rd
Penola, SA 5277 Australia
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