Descendants' Day at Dalwood 2024


The Dalwood Restoration Association, whose members include both Wyndham and convict descendants, cordially invites the descendants of the convicts, Indigenous people, German vine-dressers, free immigrants, and colonial born employees who worked at any of the Wyndham properties at Dalwood (Branxton), Mahngarinda (Merriwa), Colly Blu (Liverpool Plains), Bukkulla and Nullamanna (McIntyre River) or Keelgyrah (Richmond River) between 1828 and 1900, and during Dalwood’s later ownership by Penfolds and Wyndham Estate Wines, and anyone interested in history to join them for:

2024 Lunch at Dalwood Cellars

Saturday 7 September 2024 at 11 am

$79.50 per person**

Guest Speakers

  • Rescue, Restoration, and Future of Dalwood House - David Burdon, Property Director, The National Trust of Australia (NSW).
  • Ben and Elizabeth Baker, the free immigrants from Dinton, who accompanied the six bulls on 'Symmetry' in 1840 - Sandra Boyd.
  • The Forgotten Hero who established the international reputation of the Australian wine industry in the 1880s - Don Seton Wilkinson.


Please use one of the links below to make your booking:

Bookings will close on 1 September, at the request of the caterer.


Dalwood Cellars and Dalwood House,
700 Dalwood Rd, Dalwood NSW 2335

** Price of the Ticket does not include alcohol. A pay as you go bar will be in operation.
Gluten free and vegetarian options will be available.


For further information:

September 2024 will mark the 194th Anniversary of the planting of the first vines at Dalwood.