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Damask Rose distillation workshops 2022
(Workshops run from late October to late November, depending on the season.)
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At this unique workshop learn how to extract rosewater and rose oil from Damask roses at Samaria Rose Farm.
Rosewater has been used over the centuries for personal use as a skin refresher and perfume. Rosewater is a natural skin hydrator and restorer.
At this workshop, experience every stage in the process, from picking buds at daybreak, through to distillation and bottling.
Delicious meals provided, and accommodation packages are also available in our two bedroom cabin on the property with views over the valley and our plantations.
Take home two bottles of rosewater spray, included in the cost of the workshop!
6:00 am: (Day break): Pick Damask Rose buds in the rose plantation.*
8am: Load the still and start up distillation process
9am: Breakfast on rose garden balcony area
10am: Farm tour / walk / relax
11am: Bottling & pack own rosewater and take home 2 x 100ml ( value $79.90 ) rosewater.
* accommodation enquiries for the previous night. We have accommodation available at the farm, or if that's taken we can recommend alternatives.
Workshop dates and availability
Workshops run from late October to late November, depending on the season.
Rose harvest workshop will proceed in any weather conditions (rain/hail/sun).
Cancelation policy - 10 days before for full refund only.
$390 per person ( Group & accomodation package available )
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Essential oil workshops
Lemon Myrtle / Lemon / Lime / Bitter Orange / Grapefruit / Cypress / Lemon scented Eucalyptus / Blue gum Eucalyptus
Please contact for booking and more information Contact us
Our workshops provide a unique, hands-on opportunity to learn about the distillation process for rose hydrosol and essential oils and citrus essential oils
We have variety of essential oils workshops to offer in all around seasons.
Start from harvest the your choice of plants to be distilled you'll have the opportunity to prepare and put it into the still for distillation.
While the distillation is processing we'll take you on a conducted tour of our farm and treated to a home cooked meal on our veranda.
When the distillation is completed the essential oils and hydrosols will be collected and packaged.
You will be able to take home some of what you have helped produce as well as an understanding of the production of essential oils and hydrosols by steam distillation.
Workshop dates and availability
These workshops are available all year round.
$280 per person
Workshops run for one day, from 9am to 2pm we can arrange time if you like.
Maximum of six people per workshop.
Christmas Wreath Workshop Sun 27th Nov 2022
Join us our christmas wreath workshop 2-4pm sunday afternoon 27th Nov.
Workshop includes locally produced graze platter to enjoy, along with sweets and drinks. Glass of bubble to enjoy your afternoon at our balcony with gorgeous view.(non alchol options are also available).
The workshop is hosted by an experienced two florists Fuyuko&Chiaki from Melbourne.
Who will guide you & give you all the secrets & tips to create a balanced and beautiful Christmas wreath.
We will also tour the farm together to harvest flowers & leaves fresh from the farm, arrange and learn how to and of course take it home with your arrangement Christmas wreath end of workshop.
We are very looking forward to see you at most beautiful damask rose time at samaria rose farm.