During the month of May, the Canberra Centre is holding the Taste Local Festival in order to showcase local businesses and their talents. This autumn festival will run for the entire month and will showcase the region's vineyards, distilleries and producers. There will be workshops, pop up bars with live music and tastings as part of the festival.
There will be a number of workshops presented by local artisans including:
On Friday 7th & Saturday 8th May: Lake George Winery & Fudgemental will be hosting a Wine and Chocolate Pairing Workshop. During this workshop, they will be demonstrating how their Vegan wines compliment these soft Vegan fudges.
Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th May: The Canberra Distillery – Mixology Masterclass. This small-batch distillery will be showcasing their products along with delicious snacks supplied by The Lazy Grazer.
Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th May: Tallagandra Hill Winery and Gallagher Wines – Workshops. At these workshops, participants will learn the art of wine and cheese pairing, while enjoying a sneaky slice or two of cheese.
Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th May: Underground Spirits Canberra – Mixology Cocktail Masterclass. These workshops will teach participants about the art of mixology, while getting to snack on treats from Bettys Burgers.
Along with the workshops, there will also be a number of pop-up bars which will offer complimentary drink and treats every Friday night. These pop-ups will give shoppers a chance to relax to some great tunes while enjoying a cocktail or wine. The pop-up bar will be operating at the following times:
Friday 7th May 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Friday 14th May 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday 21st May 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday 28th May 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Please note - pre-bookings are required and there is a limit of one drink per person. So if these interest you then don't wait and book in here!