• Comedy Amongst The Vines at Brown Brothers

Comedy in 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.

This is strictly an 18+ event, because there are comedians involved, and well, because there are comedians involved.

Strictly No BYO - there will be plenty of food, wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase on the day.

Please Note * All tickets include a souvenir - take-home glass.

Where: Brown Brothers, 239 Milawa Bobinawarrah Road, Milawa VIC.

When: 9 December 2018

Time: 2.00pm to 8.00pm

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.

“Utopia”, “Have You Been Paying Attention”, and “Rosehaven”.

One of the brightest stars in Australian Comedy right now is coming to King Valley for her very first Grapes of Mirth appearance. CAN NOT WAIT!

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.

Best Newcomer, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, 2018.

Danielle recently appeared as ‘Ranger Danny’ alongside stars Kate McLennan and Kate McCartney on the show everyone is talking about – Get Krack!n for ABC TV.

“Utopia”, “Luke Warm Sex”, and “Rosehaven”.

Luke is back! Absolutely destroyed it at our recent Barossa Valley event and now he plans on doing the same in the King Valley. Prepare for raptures!

One of the most in demand comedians in this country.

A late starter; but with an award winning career of almost 15 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.

No award winning stand up

Best known as one half of the successful duo Hamish and Andy. Merrick is a Grapes of Mirth addict and a lover of the Orange wine region. In fact any wine region. In fact, any wine. In short, he has a problem.

I whine, a lot, I also wine a lot.

I'll drink any wine, any varietal, red or white, as long as it's in a bottle. I draw the line at drinking wine out of a box.

King Valley, VIC
The Perfect Setting

Welcome to Brown Brothers, one of Australia’s leading family-owned wineries. They have been making wine in Milawa for 130 years, and while they’re proud of their traditions, they’re not a traditional wine company; otherwise we (the comedians) would never have received an invitation! They love a laugh - so, pull up a chair, bean bag or picnic rug and join us in their beautiful grounds to enjoy some of Australia’s biggest comedy names for an afternoon of music, food, wine and laughter.

Graze & Sip (if you can stop laughing)

Enjoy some delicious locally sourced produce throughout the event with a glass or three of Brown Brothers’ iconic wines. Plenty of food will be on offer for the day and into the evening. Visit ‘Produce Corner’ to create your own gourmet picnic, and the ‘Barn Kitchen’ will be offering both hot and cold options to share or keep all to yourself - gourmet grazing at its best! The bar will be fully stocked with your favourite Brown Brothers wines as well as local beers, cider, soft drinks and coffee.

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Lunch time!
Lunch at Patricia’s Table

Before the festival kicks off, you can settle in for lunch at their highly acclaimed Patricia’s Table Restaurant, with four courses all matched with wine for $110 per person. 12pm with Sparkling on arrival for a 12.30pm sit down. Please note that the lunch price excludes the comedy, so you’ll still need to purchase a ticket for the event, BUT, you can keep your table in the restaurant for the entire day!

The Ultimate Door Prize

One lucky couple on the day will get the opportunity to come back to Brown Brothers for a half day experience and discover 130 years of family winemaking history. Enjoy a tour of the winery, visit their historic buildings, explore the extensive range of wines in a guided tasting session, followed by a gourmet three course wine and food matched lunch in the acclaimed Patricia’s Table Restaurant. The perfect way to spend your day in the King Valley.

Prize Giveaway


Join Host Merrick Watts and his funny friends; Peter Rowsthorn, Celia Pacquola, Tom Gleeson, Danielle Walker, Luke McGregor & Fiona O'Lochlin.

We hope to see you at Brown Brothers, King Valley 9 December 2018!