Heathcote's annual wine and food festival is dubbed "Class in a Glass"
The organisers are on the ball. They have the program up on their website already. Take a lead from them and put the weekend of 6 and 7 of October in your diary.
For those not familiar with the region Heathcote is a Shirazophile's heaven. But there are plenty of wineries doing wonderful things with other varieties, including the some of the Rhones.
Class in a Glass : Heathcote Wine and Food Festival