Frequently Asked Questions
1What happens in the case rain or inclement weather?
The event will proceed unless it is unsafe. Contact the venues for specific details.
2Can I bring my own food/snacks/picnic or drinks?
There is a NO BYO policy across all event venues. All venues offer food and drinks, they have got to great extents to ensure your needs are covered and that fabulous food and wine will be available.
3Is there onsite parking?
All venues have ample parking.
4What do we bring?
This will vary from venue to venue, bring hat, sunscreen, a picnic rug; food, wine and drinks will be available at all venues so please do not bring your own. Please do not bring … food, alcohol, drinks, the venues will cater to all your needs.
5Where do I park if I wish to take the event shuttle?
Please park in McNamara Park – the Shuttle will visit this carpark throughout the day.
6Are families/children welcome?
Check with the venue, some are hosting family friendly events others will welcome children but are not specifically accommodating them.
7Do I need to bring cash?
Most venues take eftpos and credit card for wine sales. Please be aware that some wineries have cash only facilities. The nearest ATM is at the Broke General Store.
8Where do I buy event tickets?
See specific venue details. Some venues have pre-event ticket requirements; some venues do not charge an entry fee; some venues have tickets available on the day. Event souvenir wine glasses are available at all venues for $10; your event glass is your key for enjoying wine tasting and sales throughout the day.
9Where do I buy my event wine glasses?
Stemless, badged wine glasses are your key to enjoying wine at the event and are available at all participating venues for $10 each.
10Do I have to purchase an event wine glass if I just want to taste wines?
Yes your glass is your key to enjoying wine on the day.
11Do I need to purchase an event glass at every venue I visit?
No, purchase your glass at the first winery you visit and take this from venue to venue throughout the weekend.
12What if I lose or break my event glass?
You will need to purchase another glass.
13Can I bring my pet/dog?
Please contact wineries directly to see if they accept pets/dogs.
14What’s the date for A Little Bit of Italy 2018?
Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 April 2018.