Your CelebrationEsca BimbadgenWinery RestaurantThe Esca Bimbadgen dining room is an elegantly appointed andspacious area with 270 degree views from within the room androlling out from the veranda to the glorious horizon. This provides thebreathtaking views that make the perfect changing backdrop for yourreception.After the official proceedings of your event, the veranda can then betransformed into a spacious dance floor, overlooking the lower terraceand pergola.We can assist you in engaging the best detail specialist such as florists,decorators etc, that the Hunter Valley and surrounding areas canprovide. Please see our suppliers and services list within this package.Club BimbadgenPlease enquire about the benefits of joining Club Bimbadgen. Not onlydo you receive fantastic offers on our new release wines from the cellardoor but Weddings booked by our Club Bimbadgen Members receivecomplimentary Bimbadgen Sparkling Semillon Piccolos at each guestsplace setting. Enquire at our Cellar Door for details on Club Bimbadgen.A Club not just about wine but about Lifestyle, helping you celebrateyour day.
PackagesWe offer three packages for you to choose from for your celebration.They are the Seated, 50/50 or Canapé packages.All packages commence from the Pre-dinner canapés and Sparklingservice, on conclusion of your ceremony on site, or alternatively uponarrival to Bimbadgen after your ceremony concludes elsewhere, andcontinues for a duration of 5 hours. Further extension of beverages canbe through a bar tab or cash bar.Our menus are designed to provide you with a variety of choiceand flexibility while also maintaining Esca Bimbadgen’s high culinarystandards for yourselves and your guests. Our team of highly skilledchefs adapt their menus to suit the changing seasons, guaranteeingfresh produce of the highest quality. Therefore the following menus willbe subject to change, depending on the time of year.Please enquire when considering your booking.
2. The 50/50Celebration packagefor the couple who don’twant to miss a thingQuite often, after the ceremony, you will miss the “pre-dinnerSparkling and canapés” component of your package and thechance to mingle and relax with your guests, as you will beaway with your wedding party and photographer.We can offer you the chance to return and take in this part ofthe package and enjoy the whole celebration experience bychanging the seated entrees of the Seated Dinner Package, into‘roving’ entrees, or canapés.In effect this will mean that we will serve canapés to your guestsup until you arrive, and continue until an hour and a half totalcanapé time is complete. Then you and your guests will relocateto Esca to be seated and enjoy the elegant restaurantsurroundings for your mains and desserts, speeches, cake andthen dancing.This package is most suited to and recommended for weddingstaking place during daylight savings hours.Our “50/50 Celebration” & beverage package per personBimbadgen Ridge wine $140.00 including GST Midweek $130.003 canapés - Chefs selectionBimbadgen Estate wine $150.00 including GST Midweek $140.003 canapés - Own selectionBimbadgen Signature wine $165.00 including GST Midweek $155.004 canapés - Own selection
3. Canapé Receptiona relaxed, social stylecelebrationTraditionally, the service is more personalized as our staffapproach all guests with platters of your selected canapé itemsthroughout the early part of the event. This package is based ona 4 hour package.Your function can include a variety of hot and cold canapés such as:Bruschetta of tomato, bocconcini & basilSpinach & ricotta filo parcels w/ napolitaine dipSalt & pepper squid w/ saffron mayonnaiseTeriyaki beef tortilla’s w/ wasabi mayonnaiseChicken, leek & blue cheese quicheVegetable rice paper rolls w/ soy dipping saucePumpkin & risotto ballsSmoked salmon roulade w/ salmon caviarPeking duck rice paper rolls w/ hoi sin sauceTempura tiger prawn tails in sticky honey & sesameSatay chicken skewers w/ peanut sauceMushroom mousse on melba toast w/ marinated baby figsGruyere cheese & smoked speck croquettesLamb kofta w/ smoked barbecue sauceThai pork belly w/ grilled pineapple salsaOur ‘Canapé Function’ & beverage package per person:Bimbadgen Ridge wines $125.00Bimbadgen Estate wines $135.00Bimbadgen Signature wines $155.00
MenuEntréesTerrine of confit duck, orange gel, pickled vegetablesConfit pork belly, sweetcorn puree, bacon dustRoasted pumpkin cubes, baby pak choi, laksa emulsion, coriander coconut jelliesRobert Manchetti ossocollo, grapes, fig vinocotto, green saladPrawn ‘cocktail’, avocado, marie rose, leafy greensMainsMains are individually served with accompanying seasonal vegetablesChicken breast with Gruyere and bacon, vanilla pumpkin puree, sauce diableBimbadgen Shiraz braised beef cheek, potato, parmesan gratin, braisageRolled pork stuffed with apple, mushroom and walnuts, sautéed potato and chorizo ‘hash’Truffled gnocchi, sautéed wild mushrooms, burnt butter hollandaiseSeared barramundi, creamy white polenta, sauce viergeBeef fillet mignon, pomme puree, bordelaise sauceConfit duck Maryland, parsnip puree, duck jus
DessertsChocolate walnut brownie, warm chocolate sauce, chocolate elementsCrème brulee, salted caramel ice cream, caramel elementsBimbadgen poached pear, cinnamon pannacotta, gluhwein ice-creamToasted banana bread squares, salted peanut praline, vanilla and honeymarscapone mousseLemon and vanilla curd tart, pistachio spread, meringue pieces* Selections from our al a carte seasonal menu are also available.These will be available at the beginning of each season.
Beverage PackageThe Beverage Package includes Bimbadgen Ridge Sparkling Semillon, red & whitewines, standard beers, light beers, soft drinks, coffee and tea, unless otherwiserequested.WinePlease note availability is subject to change dependant on Vintage.Bimbadgen Ridge RangeWhiteSemillon/VerdelhoChardonnayRedShiraz/CabernetRoseBimbadgen Estate and Regions RangeWhiteSemillonVerdelhoChardonnayPinot GrisSauvignon BlancRedShirazShiraz ViognierCabernet Sauvignon MerlotBimbadgen Signature SeriesWhiteRedIndividual Vineyard SemillonIndividual Vineyard ShirazBeerPlease note the following is subject to change dependant on availability.Bimbadgen Ridge PackageTooheys Extra DryBimbadgen Estate PackageTooheys Extra DryJames Boags LagerBimbadgen Signature PackageJames Boags LagerHeinekenTooheys Extra DryJames Boags Premium Light beer is served with all packages.
Bimbadgencan make your dayextra specialAs part of your package we supply you with the ultimate venue, menuand wines. To make your day extra special we can supply you with someadditional extras to suit your requirements.Your CeremonyOur beautifully landscaped gardens and vineyards with panoramicviews are yours to use as part of your package with us at Bimbadgen.Choose the perfect place for your ceremony, from our grassy Cellar Doorcourtyard, to our famous Green overlooking the Barrington Tops or simplybetween some blocks of Shiraz, the choice is yours.As part of your ceremony we supply 20 chairs and a clothed signingtable, but to make your ceremony extra special we also offer the belowceremony options:Ceremony Package• 20 covered chairs (white chair covers)• 20 satin sashes (white, latte or black)• 10m red carpet OR rose petals lining the aisle• Clothed signing table and chair• Bridal party to enjoy two bottles of Bimbadgen Sparkling NV Semillon.These will be provided on the day of your wedding rehearsal.• Fairy lights wrapped around Esca’s balcony• Candlelit lanterns hanging from the Lower Terrace• Pre-ceremony rehearsal with Wedding Co-ordinator• Optional water station for guestsThe above is all supplied and set up for you by our professional EscaBimbadgen Team for $900Additional Extras• Up to 20 additional ceremony chairs inclusive of sashes - $12 per chair• Sparkling ceremony toast - $5 per person• Ceremony cheese platters - price on application
Your CelebrationTo make the planning of your special day easier for both you and yourpartner we can supply you with little extras to theme your celebration.• A stunning wrought iron easel and frame to capture your seatingplan for the evening - $30.00• Smart tea light holders and candles - $2.00 each• Simple 10cm by 10cm cube glass vases to accompany a floralarrangement for the centre piece of your table - $5.00 each• Bimbadgen Sparkling Semillon Piccolos used as Bonbonniere - $6 each• White ceremony display doors - $150
Licensing andBeveragesBimbadgen Winery is a fully licensed establishment, including all vineyardlocations. Responsible Service of Alcohol is adhered to at all times, and weexercise our duty of care in reserving the right to refuse alcohol to personsdeemed by management to be intoxicated. Alcohol cannot be boughtoutside of Bimbadgen and consumed on-site. All beverages offered aspart of the nominated “package” may only be consumed on the premises;therefore no alcohol can be removed from the premises (with the exceptionof wine purchases via the Cellar Door during operating hours and with thecap sealed).The Esca bar is equipped to serve all your beverage needs, which can beconsumed during your function on consumption. We have a wide rangeof Australian, premium and imported beers, as well as most spirits and acomprehensive wine list. We do not however, serve cocktails, shots, ormultiples of spirits. We strictly observe hours of operation in accordance withour license.Non-alcoholic beverages are always available to purchase and water will beoffered free of charge throughout the duration of the event.Bimbadgen will be happy to provide assistance with arranging transport forpatrons if requested or if deemed necessary.
BTerms and ConditionsUpon making your booking, you will be invoiced for a deposit of $1000.00minimum to secure the date. We require that the deposit is made within 10working days of the booking otherwise the date is automatically vacated in ourrecords.A surcharge of 10% applies on Sundays and 15% on Public Holidays.Any ‘tabs’ held for the bar during your function must be paid by the conclusionof the booking time.An extension of the 5 hour package duration can be requested but will berevoked if deemed necessary by the licensee or manager.Cancellation - if a cancellation is made more then 60 days before the event,Bimbadgen Estate will refund the balance of the agreed price that has beenpaid Bimbadgen Estate will be entitled to keep the holding deposit. For furtherinformation regarding cancelations please see our Wedding and Events Coordinator.All guest numbers, menus, wine selection and package choice must be finalisedalong with balance payment 1 week prior to event date.Bookings are subject to availabilityFor all enquiries, booking and arrangements, please call:Melissa Murphy – Event Sales Coordinator onPH: 02 4998 4600 M: 0420 958 545 or email on email@example.com
Bimbadgen Wedding,Exclusive and CorporateServices ListAt Bimbadgen, we are proud of our award winning restaurant Esca, our outstanding winesand our breathtaking landscape. For your event we can provide the very best for you andyour guests…but sometimes we can use a little help, so here is a list of our preferred servicesfrom the Hunter Valley and surrounding areas. Please feel free to contact us to discuss theseservices further.Transport:Cars of the Stars Carsofthestars.com.au 0249 140 227Hunter Hummer Hire www.hunterhummers.com 0413 600 760Hunter Cadillacs www.hc59.com.au 0429 992 221Princess Classic Cars www.princessclassiccars.com.au 0249 469 955Rover Coaches www.rovercoaches.com.au 0249 901 699Slattery Helicopter Charter www.helicharter.com.au 0408 649 696Wine Country Limousines www.winecountrylimousines.com.au 0249 902 852Cakes:I Do Wedding Cakes www.i-doweddingcakes.com.au 0417 066 882Sugar Rush www.sugarrush.com.au 0249 481 286Entertainment:Acoustic Moose www.huntervalleyweddingentertainment.com.au 0400 421 184Funky Munky Band www.funkymunkyband.com 0439 873 809Two Play Strings www.twoplaystrings.com.au 02 4943 2181Professional Event DJs www.professionaleventsdjs.com 0490 014 020Hair/Makeup/Beauty:Envy Make Up Artistry www.envymakeupartistry.com.au 0425 541 479Zen Hair Skin Body www.sublimezen.com.au 0413 112 056Flowers:Floral Affects http://floralaffects.net/ 0249 917 199Peonies www.peoniesfloraldesigner.com.au 0433 935 575Valley Fresh www.valleyfreshflowers.com.au 0249 361 644Yengtan www.yengtanfloraldesigner.com.au 0403 029 129
Theming and Event Hire:Floral Affects http://floralaffects.net/ 0249 917 199Prestige Party Hire www.prestigepartyhire.com.au 0249 654 000Paramount Event Hire www.paramounteventhire.com.au 0249 698 778Fireworks www.kaboomfireworks.com.au 0249 87 3531Fun Box Photo Booths www.funboxphotobooths.com.auPhotography:Gemma Clarke www.gemma-clarke.com 0414 461 616Something Blue Photography www.somethingbluephotography.com.au/ 0437 026 300Studio Valentine www.studiovalentine.com.au 02 4946 9922MMG Photography www.mmgphotography.com.au 1800 997 660Jake Thomas Photography www.jakethomas.com.au 0402 591 699Photography On Hermitage www.onhermitage.com 0413 805 222Thierry Boudan www.thierryboudanphotography.com 0405 040 300Accommodation:Crowne Plaza www.crowneplazahuntervalley.com.au 02 4991 0900Hermitage Lodge www.hermitagelodge.com.au 02 4998 7639The Vintage www.thevintage.com.au 02 4998 6789
Wedding and Eventsat Bimbadgen• Bimbadgen is a concert venue. Please be aware that Bimbadgen concert season is usuallybetween October – March. As per the wedding/event contract a concert may fall out ofthese months however; it is extremely unlikely that it would do so. As per the wedding/eventcontract; a concert may fall on a date outside of October – March. Please read the wedding/event contract carefully and the Wedding & Events Coordinator will be happy to discuss anyitems with you.• Bimbadgen wedding/event minimum spend as per the wedding/event contract excludesBimbadgen accommodation spend. Accommodation bookings must be booked directly withthe accommodation manager at Bimbadgen and an immediate deposit is required.• Bimbadgen does not book Saturday weddings from October – March.• On the day of your wedding/event please be aware that Esca Restaurant is open for lunchtherefore; venue set-up begins from 3:30pm/4:00pm onwards.*times may vary.• Bimbadgen Wedding & Events Coordinator will recommend suppliers i.e. florists/entertainment however; it is your responsibility to book and pay for these services. TheWedding & Events Coordinator will however; liaise with the suppliers in order to ensure thesmooth running of your wedding/event day.• Bimbadgen does not cater for wedding menu tastings. Bimbadgen recommends you dinefor lunch or dinner during the season of your wedding as the function menu is derived fromthe a la carte menu.• (Weddings) Ceremony location; on top of the hill – Please be aware that Bimbadgen makesevery effort to ensure helicopters do not land on-site. This does not stop private charters fromlanding near the ceremony site, which may cause noise.Wedding Minimum Spends:Peak Season (September – May)Mid-week including Friday $8,000Saturday (weekend) $12,000Sunday (weekend) $9,000Winter Season (June – August)Mid-week including Friday $7,000Saturday $10,000Sunday $8,000