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Longwood Beer, Wine & Cider Festival

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Beer, wine or cider? The choice is yours
Can't decide between beer, wine and cider? Well you don't have to. The inaugural Longwood Beer, Wine & Cider Festival will be held on Saturday 3 March 2018. Gates open at 2pm and the festival finishes at 9pm for an afternoon/evening of great beverages, food and entertainment.

Some of the regions fabulous craft breweries, local wineries and cider makers will be on display including the following:

Strathbogie Brewing Company - a traditional "Nano-brewery" using the best raw products in the region

Tooborac Hotel and Brewery classic beer for the serious craft beer drinkers

Billson's Brewery from Beechworth produce delicious gourmet cordials and mixers

Maygars Hill Winery growing Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz grapes, try their award-winning reds

RPL Wines
believe their "granitic" soil produces fabulous Pinot Noir and Shiraz grapes which are transformed into a quality drop

Longwood Beer, Wine & Cider Festival

Cheeky Grog Co produce a cheeky, refreshing cider

The Mansfield Brewing Company another small batch brewery using quality ingredients to producing craft beers

Wrong Side Brewing are definitely on the right side of Lake Eildon when it comes to a hand-crafted beer

Malt Shed Brewery from Wangaratta, is another brewery producing great beers

Snakes and Ladders Cider have crisp, fresh apples that make a world-class cider

Whistle and Hope is a newbie on the wine block, so check out their Riesling

There will also be a range of food vendors, including many from local community groups keeping tummy rumbles at bay.

Remember the fun of school games out on the grass? Go back in time with a variety of games and fun things to do. Maybe challenge your mates to a sack race or egg and spoon race? May as well make it interesting - loser pays for the next round.

With live music and children's activities to keep them entertained, there will be something for the whole family to enjoy at this great community event.

Tickets are available to purchase here.

Online/Presale: $25 (plus a $0.30 fee)
Tickets purchased at gate: $35

Each ticket includes entry into the Festival, wristband and event glass. ​Under 18s are free and do not require a ticket (must be with an adult).

There is ample free parking on-site and there will be shuttle buses in operation. Click here for details.

It's expected to be hot so don't forget to slip, slop, slap and keep hydrated with the free water stations that will be available.

Unfortunately, no pets other than guide dogs/assistance dogs will be allowed entry.

Longwood Beer, Wine & Cider Festival

Longwood is a town in northern Victoria. The town is located in the Shire of Strathbogie approximately 149 kilometres from Melbourne. Why not make a weekend of it by checking out some of these accommodation options?
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Why? Support the local community and sample some great drinks
When: Saturday 3 March 2018 from 2pm to 9pm
Where: Longwood Recreation Reserve, Down Street, Longwood Victoria
Cost: $25 online and $35 at the gate. Under 18's are free
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