It’s nearly time for the Melbourne Food And Wine Festival and we can’t wait! Running from 16th – 25th March, there is so much to do, see, food to eat & wine drink it’s difficult to know where to start. So we’ve put together a list of our top must-sees this year.
Take in the beautiful country setting at Fondata whilst enjoying a rustic Italian four course lunch highlighting locally grown ingredients matched with boutique local wines. Guests will be treated to live entertainment, have the opportunity to meet the makers as well as a take home goodie bag filled with produce.
16th March / 12pm / Fondata, Kangaroo Ground
Indulge in the classic American diner menu without the guilt – a vegan twist on all your favourites. The three course menu includes a craft beer or wine picked for the ultimate diner evening in the West.
16th – 20th March / 6pm / The Creators Lounge, Footscray
Celebrating the distillations, infusions and innovations of the Dinner by Heston Blumenthal cocktail list. A story of cocktails created with accompanying snacks set in a magical restaurant.
16th – 25th March / 5pm / Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, Southbank
A whole festival with an ode to tantalising tastes, aromas and colours of herbs and chillies from an array of cultures around the globe.
17th – 18th March / 10am / Romantic Nursery, Wandin
The foodie festival that has it all – cellar door tastings, a farmers’ market the sweet sounds of some of Australia’s best songwriters and pop-ups from award winning restaurants and winemakers from across the region.
17th March / 11:30am / Mornington Racecourse, Mornington
Learn about sustainability as presenters with a common vision come together to discuss the part they play in making our communities, our environment and our dining tables better for everyone.
17th March / 1:30pm / Deakin Edge, Federation Square
This free event is one for the whole family. With local producers market, beer & wine garden, adult & junior masterclasses and live entertainment – there’s plenty to keep everyone busy!
25th March / 10am / Eastland, Ringwood