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.
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.
A passionate and unpretentious gem producing classic, artisan and experimental cheeses (soft styles a specialty) from locally grazing sheep and cows.
Stock up on rocky road, scorched almonds and appallingly realistic chocolate cow pats.
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.