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Embark on a delicious celebration of the senses

One of Melbourne's most beloved foodie events is back this Autumn!

The Wine and Cheese Fest returns to Williamstown on Saturday 9 March (Labour Day long weekend) with a spectacular line-up of vendors, masterclasses, activities and family-friendly entertainment! Tickets are now on sale!

The Wine and Cheese Fest is one of the highlights of the annual Melbourne Food & Wine Festival and takes places in the newly renovated Seaworks. In this stunning location, against the backdrop of Williamstown foreshore, Melbourne's dedicated foodies can enjoy a feast for all the senses!

The event kicks off at 11am and throughout the afternoon, foodies can leisurely peruse over 50 fine quality wine, cheese and artisan food exhibitors. There will be a diverse selection of gourmet products, plus hot food and specialty arts & crafts stalls on offer!

From wheels of fine cheeses and savoury sauces, pickled preserves and home-style pastries, to smoked and cured meats, luscious desserts and a wide variety of craft beers, ciders and refreshments, the Wine & Cheese Fest will have something on offer for everyone's taste buds.

You can also discover the art of matching wine and cheese together by taking part in a wine masterclass with a top local vintner! Choose from "Prosecco" with Dal Zotto Wines, "Sparkling & Cabernet Sauvignon" with Blue Pyrenees, and "Taste 100 years of Wines" with Mount Avoca winemaker, Matthew Barry in the VIP marquee.

If you want to learn more about cheese, join French cheesemaker Matthieu Megard from L'Artisan Cheese Organic and Gowen Irlen from Melbourne and Cheese and uncover delicious tips of the trade. Plus the "Maestro of Mozzarella" and one of Australia's best makers of Italian cheese, George Linguanti of That's Amore Cheese, will perform a live demonstration of "Mozzarella Making"." A mouth-watering experience not to be missed!

And it wouldn't be the Wine and Cheese Fest without the always popular Grape Stomp Comp! Come help produce as much grape juice as possible and look good while you're doing it!

The little ones can enjoy a dedicated Kids Zone with fun activities all afternoon and there will also be live music and DJs performing amidst the backdrop of the stunning city and seascape views.

Want to party till late? Head to the After Party on at Pirates Tavern from 6pm. Free entry is included as part of your Wine and Cheese Fest ticket.

 

Don't miss out on the annual Wine and Cheese Fest! It's all happening on Saturday 9 March at Seaworks.

General entry includes a signature Festival glass and all exhibitor tastings. A variety of packages are also on offer to make for a premium experience.

Book online for discounted ticket prices at wineandcheesefest.com.au

For all the latest and to plan your visit, head to:

wineandcheesefest.com.au

facebook.com/wineandcheesefest.com.au

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When: 9 March 2019, 11am to 6pm
Where: Seaworks, 82 Nelson Pl, Williamstown VIC 3016
Cost: $39 online or $50 at door - GA
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