Mark your diaries because the 2nd annual East Malvern Food & Wine Festival returns to East Malvern’s picturesque Central Park on Sunday 19 November 2017, from 10:30am to 5:30pm!
Last year more than 3000 Melbourne foodies and wine lovers came together for an amazing day in the park, sipping and savouring over 100 wines and an extensive array of cuisines from specially invited local and regional culinary exhibitors and artisan producers.
This year will showcase a vast range of exquisite wineries from more than 15 Bendigo and Heathcote regions including Balgownie Estate, Tellurian Wines and Farmer and the Scientist. There will also be a new local craft beer and cider producer alley featuring Two Birds Brewing, Barrow Boys Brewing, Bad Shepherd Brewing Co and Captain Vanzibar. So come and enjoy a unique and intimate experience, meet the passionate winemakers and brewers and learn about, taste and purchase their premium award-winning wines and ales.
Feast on local Melbourne favourite food trucks and pop-up restaurant stalls including Richmond Oysters & Seafood Tapas, Riserva, Nepal Dining and That’s Amore Cheeses, and bring your shopping baskets and stock up on the best of Victorian produce, including locally produced cheeses, gourmet condiments, bespoke Christmas puddings and other festive season fare from artisanal producers such as NOGO Sauces, Tolpuddle Goat Cheese and Farm Foods, Josh and Sue, and many more.
We also have a full day of family and children’s entertainment planned, including roving entertainers, live music performances and magician master classes.
Don’t forget to bring your fur kids too and treat them to gourmet doggie morsels from the Canine Wellness Truck.
Entry is FREE and wine tasting glasses and ticket packages are available starting at $20, including a souvenir wine glass and tasting tickets.
When: Sunday 19 November 2017, 10:30am – 5:30pm
What: East Malvern Wine and Food Festival
Where: Central Park, Corner of Wattle Tree and Burke Roads, East Malvern
More information: www.eastmalvernfoodandwine.melbourne
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**The East Malvern Food and Wine Festival is proudly brought to you by the Festival Producer Margot Natoli with the support of our presenting partner the East Malvern Community Bank Branch Bendigo Bank together with sponsorship partners, Mercedes-Benz Toorak, Strategem, Heathcote and Bendigo Wine Association and the City of Greater Bendigo and the in kind support of the East Malvern Traders Association Inc and the City of Stonnington.