A weekend getaway to Orange, NSW – one of Australia’s most beautiful wine regions. Here’s our guide to a relaxing and enjoyable drive escape to wine country.

Our Life Concierge team can design your ultimate weekend escape to Orange from taking care of your accommodation, dining, activity planning and special requests ready to make a weekend of new memories.  Optimise your weekend!


Set out for a weekend of wine tasting, dining and shopping during winter so that you rug up in your coats and boots.  Heading off on Friday morning, why not stop in and stretch your legs in Millthorpe Village, just 20-minutes southeast of Orange.


  • Byng St Cafe – breakfast & best coffee in Orange
  • Racine Bakery – sourdough bread, handmade pastries and pies made onsite daily
  • Spilt Milk Bar – cow to cone, churned fresh everyday, Gelato
  • Raku Izakaya – modern Japanese
  • Schoolhouse Restaurant Union Bank – modern brasserie-style menu with a spotlight on local seasonal produce
  • Printhie – where local produce, native botanicals and flavours are the focus of the menu.
  • Mr Lim – duck pancakes and snapper with XO
  • Charred Kitchen & Bar – Innovative seasonal menu and extensive wine list
  • The Peacock Room – European dining with a modern twist, and supper menu in the Bela Vista Bar
  • Tonic Millthorpe – modern, elegant restaurant showcasing the best from local producers and seasonal produce


  • Rosedale Farm – original old workers quarters, the Rosedale Farm stay accommodation offers two self contained luxury guest rooms
  • The Oriana – retro hotel in the heart of Orange with 49 newly renovated rooms that have a Scandinavian feel, with a 1960’s Palm Springs Motel build
  • Byng Street Boutique Hotel – experience unique style, luxurious comfort and sophistication in the 22 rooms and suites 4.5 star hotel
  • de Russie Boutique Hotel – 25 luxurious self-contained Suites or two and three bedroom apartments
  • The White Place houses located at 26 Byng Street and 26 Casey Street, Orange boasting 4 bedrooms in each house, sleeping 8 adults per house


  • Printhie Wines – indulge in a sparkling masterclass complete with a tour of the vineyards, private tasting, followed by lunch at Printhie Dining
  • Nashdale Lane Wines
  • Phillip Shaw Wines – set in a 130-year old bluestone bar, overlooking lush gardens you can book in a curated, seated tasting experience of Phillip Shaw Wines and the Orange region
  • Ross Hill Wines – located at the Wallace Lane Vineyard, where you can enjoy tasting pinot noir, sauvignon blanc and pinot gris overlooking the vineyard.
  • Colmar Estate – enjoy Block 5 Riesling and fine sparkling wines
  • Heifer Station – located on the volcanic basalt slopes of Mt Canobolas with cool climate, high altitude wines
  • Ferment the Orange Wine Centre – with over 100 wines on offer by the glass or bottle, enjoy an afternoon tasting in this at Ferment in a heritage building


What weekend away would be complete without a little retail therapy to take home with you memories of your country escape.

  • Jumbled at The Sonic which is divided into three spaces: homewares store – Jumbled – a clothing store – Iglou and Nimrod’s Cafe
  • Dirty Janes – newly opened emporium showcasing an eclectic mix of vintage and antique furniture, retro collectables, books, records, toys, clothes, jewellery and so much more.
  • The White Place – an eclectic range of scouted contemporary and modern treasures for home, fashion and jewellery
  • Cint Boutique – latest trends in women’s fashion, accessories, shoes and bags
  • Hawkes General Store – curated fashion, homewares and body products
  • Fiona Schofield Millinery – handmade hats, headpieces and accessories for everyday and special days