Pasta in the Pines - a Vineyard Long Table Lunch

Fleurieu Peninsula

Experience a truly one-of-a-kind long-table lunch at the Hastwell & Lightfoot Top Block Vineyard in McLaren Vale.

Enjoy an exquisite multi-course lunch by the rockstar culinary duo Jimmy Toone (Head Chef at the renowned Salopian Inn) and Jo Leal (Secret Pasta Club), hosted at the home of two of Hastwell & Lightfoot's Founders, Mark & Wendy Hastwell.

Arrive at the Top Block vineyard in McLaren Vale, where you will be guided to a hidden location within the pine forest for sumptuous canapes and a welcome glass of wine. Forget about the daily grind and immerse yourself in nature. Sharpen your senses and listen to the bird songs whilst enjoying the feeling of the soft forest floor under your feet.

After your body and soul is replenished with some delicious canapes and wine, you'll see the vineyard up close and enjoy a secret, yet-to-be-released wine whilst looking at the vines from which it was grown.

Once you have completed the vineyard excursion, you'll be welcomed into the Founders' home like old friends where a multi-course lunch featuring handmade pasta and delicacies from local producers will be waiting for you. Watch as Jimmy and Jo cook in front of you in the open kitchen or take in the views of the vineyard from the front deck.


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