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Winery in Oakbank & Woodside

Bird in Hand

Brilliant pinot rosé (as consumed at Wimbledon!), plus shiraz, merlot and blends, and an olive-oil press. Regular concerts in summer (Missy Higgins, John Butler, Kate Ceberano). Worth at least two in the bush.
Sports in Oakbank & Woodside

Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival

The annual Oakbank Easter Racing Carnival, said to be the greatest picnic race meeting in the world, is a two-day festival of equine splendour, risqué dresses and 18-year-olds who can't hold their liquor.
Cheese in Oakbank & Woodside

Woodside Cheese Wrights

A passionate and unpretentious gem producing classic, artisan and experimental cheeses (soft styles a specialty) from locally grazing sheep and cows.
Factory in Oakbank & Woodside

Melba's Chocolate & Confectionery Factory

Stock up on rocky road, scorched almonds and appallingly realistic chocolate cow pats.
Cafe in Oakbank & Woodside

Woodside Providore

Woodside Providore is an understated Hills hit, with super coffee, salads, baguettes, gourmet pizzas, local wines and casual cafe offerings: try the prosciutto, bocconcini and basil pesto pizza.