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Pyrenees Unearthed Wine & Food Festival

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by Ian Gill (subscribe)
I'm a Victorian freelance writer & photographer living in the Macedon Ranges north of Melbourne.
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The 2018 Pyrenees Unearthed Wine & Food Festival will be staged on the banks of the Avoca River on Saturday 21st April between 11 AM and 5 PM.

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Pyrenees Unearthed is a celebration of the great wines and produce for which this region of Victoria is famous.


The event promises a fun-filled day for everyone with 12 winemakers showcasing the Pyrenees regions award winning wines complimented by great local food, live entertainment and free activities for the kids.

There'll also be presentations by Red Duck Beer, 321 Cider and Kilderkin Distillery plus a series of Master Classes, 5 sessions delivered by 8 presenters including Blue Pyrenees Estate, Dogrock Wines, Wimmerra Hills Winery and Sally's Paddock.

There's also a wine auction that promises the opportunity to pick up some rare local releases.

Victoria Melbourne Avoca Pyrenees Wine Wines Food Festival Festivals Escape The City Get Out Of Town
Victoria's Pyrenees region is particularly well known for its Cabernet Sauvignon.


Early Bird tickets cost $21 per person plus a booking fee compared to $25 at the gate. Master Class admission costs $15 per person/per session. Entry for children is by Gold Coin donation.

The first 300 tickets purchased will include a souvenir tasting glass.

The Pyrenees produce some of the worlds very best Cabernet Sauvignon and visitors to the Unearthed Festival will have the opportunity to vote for their favourite in People's Choice Awards.

Victoria Melbourne Avoca Pyrenees Wine Wines Food Festival Festivals Escape The City Get Out Of Town
The event promises a fun-filled day for all showcasing local wines and produce.


A return shuttle bus service will operate between Ballarat and Avoca departing Ballarat Civic Hall at 10 AM for the 1-hour trip to Avoca.

The return service will depart High Street, Avoca at 5 PM.

Cost of the shuttle is $16 for adults and $12 for Children. Consumption of alcohol on the bus is not permitted.

A second service will operate between Maryborough and Avoca. For details and bookings contact Powers Buslines on 0418 394 368 or email to mpowers5@bigpond.com.au

Avoca is 183 Kilometres west of Melbourne, about a 2-hour drive via the National Highway/M8 and the Sunraysia Highway/B220.

Victoria Melbourne Avoca Pyrenees Wine Wines Food Festival Festivals Escape The City Get Out Of Town
There's a glass or two waiting for you at Pyrenees Unearthed Wine & Festival in Avoca on Saturday 21st April.



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Why? Visit one of Australia's renowned wine producing regions sampling some great wines and enjoying wondeful local produce and entertainment.
When: Saturday 21st April between 11 AM and 5 PM
Phone: 0419 522 077
Where: Avoca Riverflats, Dundas Street, Avoca
Cost: Early Bird tickets cost $21 per person plus a booking fee compared to $25 at the gate. Masterclass admission costs $15 per person/per session. Childrens admission is a gold coin donation.
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