The 3rd annual East Malvern Food & Wine Festival will take over East Malvern's picturesque Central Park on Sunday 18 November 2018, from 10:30am to 5:30pm. Entry is FREE and all are welcome to enjoy an amazing day in the park, sipping and savouring over 100 wines, craft beers, and ciders and a curated selection of local and regional culinary exhibitors.
Entry is FREE and all are welcome to enjoy an amazing day in the park, sipping and savouring over 100 wines, craft beers, and ciders and a curated selection of local and regional culinary exhibitors.
Last's year's event attracted over 3,000 Melbourne food and wine lovers and this year's event is set to be even bigger with celebrated wineries from more than 20 Victorian wine regions, including Bendigo, Heathcote, Pyrenees, Yarra Valley, Rutherglen and Sutton Range.
The festival will also be complemented with a craft beer and cider producer alley featuring Coldstream Brewery, Yulli's Brew and Bad Shepherd Brewing Co.
For the cocktail enthusiasts, unique distillers Mr Blacks and Four Pillars will be available along with refreshing Aperol Spritz partnered with a delicious central-European inspired antipasto tasting menu by Riserva Wine Store & Bar.
In addition to meeting the passionate winemakers and brewers and tasting premium award-winning wines and ales, you can also enjoy Melbourne's favourite food trucks and pop-up restaurant stalls including Richmond Oysters & Seafood Tapas, Nepal Dining, Assaggi Italian and more.
Make sure to bring your trusty shopping bag too as you can 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 Cannings Free Range Butchery, Goldfields Farmhouse Cheese, Cider Tonic, Red Rock Olives, In2Tea, Boondero Walnuts, and many more.
Adding to the vibrant community atmosphere is a great line-up of family and children's entertainment, including live music performances on the main stage and magician masterclasses presented by the local Magic School of Confidence. There will be fun for the whole family, even something for the fur kids, treat them to some gourmet doggie morsels from the Canine Wellness Truck. Finish the day with a delicious award-winning ice cream by Timboon Fine Ice Cream.
It's sure to be an amazing day out for all the family! Come on down and enjoy a unique and intimate experience, meet the passionate winemakers and brewers, and learn about, taste and take home their premium award-winning wines and ales!
Entry is FREE and wine tasting glasses and ticket packages start at $20, including a souvenir wine glass and tasting tickets.
Central Park is located on the corner of Wattle Tree and Burke Roads, East Malvern.