Category Archives: Off the Vine

Mark on your calendar ;)

Hi, It’s been beautiful here in Upper Hunter. Yes, it’s “Autumn”. There are few things happening at Small Forest (always) and thought to update. Next weekend – 18th and 19th – is Sake Tasting weekend. Please come alone, try three beautiful high quality sake with food sampling. 1st of April, Small Forest will be at…

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March !

Yes, it is March already! And, tomorrow is the first Saturday….. means Denman Farmer’s Market day! Small Forest is back from this month. Come along, have a look localy produced goods! New exhibition starts from this weekend by Carol Scaramuzzi from Scone. Colourful vibrant her paintings definitely make you smile. Few old barrels are for…

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Have a break

Hi, I don’t want to say because otherwise can’t stop. It is HOT, so let’s have a break 🙂 Wine is not the only friend of lunch or dinner, goes well with sweets 😉 It is nice with pot of tea of course! Why not come to the cellar door, I have cream cheese cake…

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Vintage Dirty, sleepy, wet, hungry, panic, tired, sweaty, stress, sticky everywhere, drama (not always good thing) etc, etc…. And, feeling lonely sometime especially late night or early morning and tired. But I am not alone because I know someone in somewhere is doing exactly the same as what I am doing. We are all doing…

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New Exhibition – Local Artists

Hi everybody, Just thought to update about the gallery. Maude Butta and Natalie Daniel, both are from Denman. Their painting will be here until the end of February.

Happy New Year !!

Happy New Year to everybody ! Hope you all had a great Christmas 🙂 We are shifted the Year of Monkey to the Year of Bird. This year is Small Forest’s 4th vintage, and see how high I can fly. Upper Hunter has been the one of great wine region for long long time, and…

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SAKE Tasting weekend

Hi, how are you doing? Hope this is good news for you 😉 Mark on your calendar 17th and 18th. Finally, “Sake Tasting weekend” is coming !! After getting so many inquiries, receiving disappointed comments, I decided to conduct a special weekend for people curious about SAKE. It doesn’t have to be big group, by…

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Tasting in Sydney this Saturday

Small Forest is in Sydney this Saturday. Please come and say hello, taste and get one or two for the weekend, or for Christmas☺️ 12th November Saturday 1pm to 5 pm at Wine Culture in Roseville Sydney      23 Babbage Road, Roseville Chase      Phone: 02 9882 1788 See you soon!!

Pink it up!

Wow, so many events! This Saturday 8th is Scone Market, and Small Forest will be there for the second time! This Market theme is ‘Pink it up! So, we will be in PINK 🙆🎀🎈🌺 And we will be fundraising for the Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation.   My best friend had breast cancer few years ago. I…

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Caro String Quartet is coming to the Cellar Door !!

Caro is coming back for the third year in Upper Hunter. This time, is at Small Forest Cellar Door!! 20th November Sunday 3 PM $39/p You can enjoy their amazing music with beautiful view from the cellar and wine and finger food! For purchasing tickets, please send email to Look forward to seeing you 🙂…

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