Just Announced: Mudgee Wine & Food Festival Events

FESTIVAL DATE: 9 September to 2 October 2017. 

Go Grazing: Saturday 9th September 2017
A fresh and exciting take on pairing Mudgee’s wines with a beautifully prepared local dish. Explore a number of Mudgee’s best wineries and enjoy their wine matched with savoury or sweet ‘bites’. With live music and a friendly atmosphere, this is a perfect way to discover Mudgee

Mudgee Wine Show Dinner: Friday 15th September 2017
Guests can join the Mudgee winemakers for a locally inspired dinner prepared by ‘hatted’ chef, Kim Currie, at the new Craigmoor Pavilion. Trophy winning wines will be announced on the night and matched alongside each course

Go Tasting: Saturday 16th September 2017
This is the public tasting of the wines of the Mudgee Wine Show. Guests can choose from over 100 of the best wines of Mudgee and compare their notes to those of the Wine Show judges. Guests will also have the opportunity to take home a six-pack of Mudgee’s best wine at special ‘Go Tasting’ prices. 

Flavours of Mudgee: Saturday 23rd September 2017
Held in the heart of Mudgee’s CBD, ‘Flavours of Mudgee’ brings the town alive with this street festival. All of the region’s winegrowers, producers, bakers, cooks, distillers and brewers join together offering tastings and meals with a backdrop of Mudgee’s historic buildings and famous Clock Tower.

Wednesday Night Wine: Wednesday 13th, 20th, 27th September 2017
Each Wednesday (13th, 20th and 27th Sept) during the Festival there will be a casual wine education evening with local winegrowers at Roths Wine Bar. Guests will be welcomed by Mudgee’s marquee winemakers to discuss, dissect and discover their wines. Each Wednesday evening will feature a new theme.

Full details of the 2017 Mudgee Wine & Food Festival will be published on the website visitmudgeeregion.com.au/whats-on/mudgee-wine-festival

Mandarin Cake 5 Ingredient Recipe

Local Mudgee Madarins inspire Kirsten accomm to share our 4 ingredient Mandarin Cake recipe.

Mandarin Cake 4 Ingredient Recipe

Inspired by Mudgee Corner Store local mandarin giveaway checkout Kirsten Accommodation  great recipe for Mandarin Cake only requiring 4 ingredients!


  • 3 mandarins 
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 340g ground almond meal


  1. Cover mandarins (skin and all) with water, bring to boil then simmer for 1 hour. Cool completely, then remove seeds and puree.
  2. Preheat oven to 160°C & prepare 22cm cake tin
  3. In a large bowl, beat the eggs and sugar together, 5 minutes.
  4. Fold through the puree and almond meal.
  5. Pour mixture into cake tin and bake for 60 to 70 minutes, or until a skewer removes clean from the centre of the cake.



Following on from our recent Facebook post on Saturday about the beginning of school holidays, we have some ways to help you stay sane during these holidays whilst you stay with us in Mudgee. (Don’t forget to give us a thumbs up on facebook at www.facebook.com/KirstenServicedAccommodation)

Mudgee Skate Park: Victoria Park, Church St


Bike Hire: Country Fit Mudgee

ph 6372 3955 36-42 Short St, Mudgee

$30 per bike for 24hrs. Incl. helmet, bottle of water and bike chain.

Notification is preferred before pick up

Open Mon to Fri 8am – 8pm, Sat 9 – 12pm, Sun by notification only.


Bike trials:

  • Cycle path along Cudgeegong River from Lawson Park to Visitor centre Mudgee
  • The Rocky Waterhole loop 25km, Road passes by paddocks, rivers & farms & Mt Frome
  • Dirt bike Roads- Tinjia Lane, Strikes Lane & My Pleasant Rides



Lawson Park: beautiful paved exercise trail along the Cudgeegong river. Enclosed children’s’ play ground with bike track or Feed the ducks


Mudgee Olympic out door Pool: Lawson Park, Short St Mudgee. The Pools have a 1m and 3m diving board for the older kids get their adrenaline rush also toddlers wadding pool


Honey Haven: for honey tasting, Café lunch and Putt-putt golf.

Putt- Putt Golf $10 pp for 18 holes

2 Hill End Rd, Mudgee ph 63724478 www.mudgeehoneyhaven.com.au


Mudgee observatory: bookings essential ph: 6373 3431

7 nights per week & Night session times vary due to season.

Adults $15pp Child $8 pp Family $40 incl 2 Adults 2 children www.mudgeeobservatory.com.au

Travel approx. 16km up hill end Rd from Market st and then turn left onto Old Grattai Rd. Follow 1.2km & observatory will come up on your left. Park in front of house.


Mudgee Colonial Inn Museum: 126 Market St, Mudgee

M on to Fri 10 – 3pm, Sat 10 to 5pm, Sun 10 – 2pm


Mudgee Helicopter tours p: 6372 4918

Mention Kirsten Serviced Accommodation when booking with Mudgee Helicopters & receive a 5% discount

Spring 2016 Package:4 passengers: scenic flight over Mudgee with wine tasting at Lowe wines followed by a lunch stop at Burnbrae wines, return flight back to Mudgee Airport. Includes Gourmet platter, 2 pizzas & 2 bottles of wine. Cost pp$210. T& C’s apply


Mudgee Explorer Tours – Hiking & Wilderness Adventure

Pick up & drop off from Lewis Street Apartments or Fairway House & explore caves, rock formations, rivers, swimming etc  www.mudgeewildernessexploreertours.com.au



And don’t forget your own basketball court at Fairway House