Policies recently adopted are Child Safe Policy and Policy on Bullying. Copies of these are available in our "Downloads".
These policies apply to all activities held within the Henderson Pavilion and parts of the showgrounds under the control of the Society.
Notice of Annual Meeting
Members of the Society are advised that the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society will be held at the Henderson Pavilion, High Street, Rutherglen on Wednesday 20June 2018 commencing at 7 pm.
Members may submit written Notices of Motion for consideration at the Annual Meeting. These should be submitted by Monday 11 June to:
Rutherglen Agricultural Society Inc.
P.O. Box 106 Rutherglen Vic 3685
For further information contact the Secretary/Treasurer Geoff O’Dwyer on 0260 328 044 or mobile 0424 161 488
JOIN THE SOCIETY - HELP US IMPROVE FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS
There have been quite a few improvements at the Henderson Pavilion / Showgrounds over the last year and we looking for new and younger residents to get involved in helping us to continue with these improvements and make sure we keep our facilities and activities going for future generations.
We invite you at join the Society as a volunteer, a member, or nominate for a position on the Committee.
MEMBERSHIP FOR 2018/2019 and AGM
The Rutherglen Agricultural Society Inc.’s financial year ends on March 31 and as such this year’s membership covers the period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019. We invite you to renew your membership or submit an application to join the Society as a Member.
Renewal notices have been sent to current Members and an application for new membership is available on the website - see Downloads tab.
Membership entitles you to:-
The Committee is comprised of elected Members and manages the business of the Association.
Applications for nomination to the Committee can be made by persons who have been financial Members for a minimum of ten (10) days prior to the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, which will be held on Wednesday, 20 June 2018 at 7 pm.
With current positions becoming vacant, we have one vacancy for a 2 year term and five vacancies for a 3 year term . Nomination form is available on the website - refer Downloads tab.
Any queries in regard to membership, Committee nominations or the activities of the Society may be directed to the Secretary/Treasurer.
Geoff O’Dwyer, Secretary/Treasurer
(02) 6032 8044
PO Box 106, Rutherglen 3685
0424 161 488
(02) 6032 9388
Tickets for the 130th Rutherglen Wine Show and the 2018 Australian Fortified Wine Show will go on sale shortly. You can secure your spot by Pre-Registering for both the Public Tasting and the Presentation Dinner by clicking on the Contacts Tab on our Web Page and filling in the form.
Judging: 17th – 21st September
Over a 5-day period Some of Australia’s Best Judges, both Locally and Interstate, will gather in Rutherglen and judge entries from across the Country.
Wines are blind tasted making the results a truly Independent and Consumer Focused rather than Commercially Focused.
Our stringent judging process will produce Bronze, Silver, Gold and Trophy Winners in one of Australia’s Oldest and Most Prestigious Wine Shows.
Exhibitors Tasting Thursday 27th September - 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
An opportunity for Exhibitors to Taste other Wine Makers Products on a Grand Scale and to and Benchmark their Wines against some of the Countries Best.
It is a great opportunity to Network with other Winemakers and Industry Buffs.
Entry is Free to all Exhibitors of 130th Rutherglen Wine Show and or the 2018 Australian Fortified Wine Show will
Presentation dinner Thursday 27th September Pre-Dinner Drinks - 6.00 pm – 7.00 pm
Relax and chat with friends whilst enjoying a tipple and wait for your dinner and the all-important Presentation of the Trophy Winners.
Dinner and Presentations: - 7.00 pm – 12.00 am
Local Restaurateur Pickled Sisters will provide a scrumptious 3 course meal paired with award winning wines selected by our Chairman from this year and previous years shows.
Enjoy our Chairman’s call of the Trophy Winners and the Presentation of Trophies to the Winners.
Tickets are $165.00 per person and limited to 200 spots and includes a results book showing all the winners and winners scores
The Presentation Dinner can sell out and bookings are essential to confirm your seat at one of the wine industries more prestigious events.
Public Tasting: Friday 28th September - 6.00 pm – 10.00 pm
Sample some of the Countries and Regions Best Table, Sparkling and Fortified Wines including Award and Trophy Winners of 2018 Show, paired with Selected Locally Produced Hot and Cold Finger Foods.
Tickets are $65.00 per person and limited to 215 spots and includes a results book showing all the winners and winners scores
The Public Tasting is usually a sell out so get in quick.
Wine Sale: Sunday 30th September - 7.00 am – 9.00 am Finish
An opportunity to purchase excellent wine at bargain prices. Get in early or miss out. Once the sale starts its finish so don’t be late.
“Don’t forget” you can secure your spot by Pre-registering for both the Public Tasting and the Presentation Dinner by clicking on the Contacts Tab on our Web Page and filling in the form.
Rutherglen Agricultural Show
"In vino veritas - In wine there is truth."