Experience the Culinary Delights of Melbourne’s Food Festivals
The Cheese and Wine festival that meets all your cheesy and winey needs.
Bringing you a selection of local and international producers, including local wine and cider makers, cheese producers, local beer brewers, olive oil, charcuterie and other small goods.
The end of March and beginning of April are sure to get your culinary senses tingling as Melbourne puts on an absolute haul of foodie events that will appeal to the whole family. It’s a great time of the year in Melbourne and there are so many festivals and events to choose from. We’ve chosen our top three must-go-to events and why we think they are definitely worth checking out.
North Melbourne Cheese and Wine Festival – 2nd April 2017
For the fifth year now, located in the heritage Meat Market building in North Melbourne is the Cheese and Wine Festival that will meet all your cheesy and winey needs. Bringing you a selection of local and international producers, including local wine and cider makers, cheese producers, local beer brewers, olive oil, charcuterie and other small goods. The festival presents masterclasses on cheese making and wine tasting, which are all included in the ticket price. However, our favourite part is the Grape Stomp Comp where you can win some pretty great prizes – all of the cheese and wine varieties of course! The cherry on top is the live jazz music at the main stage and some DJs in the courtyard to brighten up the atmosphere even more. Check out their Facebook Event for more details.
Melbourne Food and Wine Festival – 31st March – 9th April 2017
The highly esteemed and annually anticipated Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is nearly upon us. In celebration of its 25th anniversary, it is sure to be one of the greatest so far! Internationally acclaimed, this event attracts thousands of visitors over its duration. It showcases local business, producers and people of the industry, as well as a plenty of international guests for a truly remarkable festival. One thing that Victorian’s seem to have in common is a passion for experiencing great culinary delights, which is why Melbourne is undoubtedly known as a global food and wine destination. With events taking place in various destinations all over the city, follow this link for all the highlights and info you need via their Facebook Page.
“One thing that Victorian’s seem to have in common is a passion for experiencing great culinary delights”
Melbourne International Coffee Expo – 30th March – 1st April 2017
Melbourne International Coffee Expo, or MICE, is the largest coffee event in the Asia Pacific. Approximately 10,000 stall holders get involved in this huge event, including café owners, roasters, baristas, equipment manufacturers, service providers and more. The coffee industry has dubbed the event as a must-attend, so if the experts have flagged it we are sure this will be one to impress. With three days to get an ample caffeine-fix, our only suggestion is to pace yourself! Follow the Facebook Page for all the updates.