Grapes of Mirth
Grapes of Mirth Grapes of Mirth

Brown Brothers,
King Valley, VIC

Join host Merrick Watts and his funny friends; comedy, music, food, wine – everything you could possibly wish for an entire afternoon of entertainment, as lovers of comedy and wine sprawl out across the grounds at Brown Brothers, with 130 years of winemaking history.

On the day they’ll be set up with amazing food stalls including the ‘Produce Corner’, ‘Barn Kitchen’, and of course the perfect location for an outdoor comedy festival.

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$70 + Booking Fee



9 December 2018


Brown Brothers, 239 Milawa Bobinawarrah Road, Milawa VIC


Adored for his role as long-time-suffering husband and pants-man Brett Craig on “Kath & Kim”. Pete Rowsthorn is one of Australia’s most loved comedians. With three decades of stand-up under his belt, Pete is about to unleash his high energy and fast-paced comedy on the King Valley.

Peter Rowsthorn

One of the brightest stars in Australian Comedy, so hot right now! WINNER of the Helpmann Award for Best Comedy Performer – 2018, star of ‘Utopia’, a regular on ‘Have You Been Paying Attention’, and Logie nominated for her role in ‘Rosehaven’ alongside Luke McGregor. Celia is back for her second GoM appearance, and that makes us very very happy!

Celia Pacquola

The host of “Hard Chat” on “The Weekly” and “Hard Quiz” on the ABC. Lucky for us Tom loves Grapes of Mirth “Hard!” and will be back for a very special performance at Brown Brothers.

Tom Gleeson

A slightly deranged girl, known for her dark and twisted everyday observations and stories. Winner of the ‘Best Newcomer’ award at the 2018 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Danielle also appeared as ‘Ranger Danny’ alongside stars Kate McLennan and Kate McCartney on the show everyone is talking about – “GetKrack!n” for ABC TV.

Danielle Walker

Writer, actor, and one of Australia’s favourite comedians. Luke is also co-creator, co-writer, and star of the smash hit sitcom ‘Rosehaven’ with Celia Pacquola for ABC TV, for which Luke won the award for Most Popular Actor at the 2019 TV Week Logie Awards! The third season of Rosehaven aired on the ABC in 2019. Also a regular on ABC’s ‘Utopia’. Tasmania’s prodigal son returns for Grapes of Mirth!

Luke McGregor

Comedy Royalty, one of the most in demand comedians in the country. A late starter, but with an award-winning career of almost 20 years; Fiona plays to packed houses in venues and festivals across the globe. Winner of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s (MICF) ‘Best Newcomer’ award in 2001 and ‘Piece of Wood’ award in 2006. She’s also the Queen of the Jungle, having won Network Ten’s “I’m a Celebrity….Get Me Out of Here!”.

Fiona O’Loughlin

The “Merric” from Merrick and Rosso. Mez, as he is affectionately known, has worked at almost every radio and TV station in the country. He also appears regularly on ‘Studio 10’ where he often ruins their infomercials and cooking segments. Mez loves wine, he also loves writing about himself in the 3rd person!

Merrick Watts


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