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Wine, Cheese and Fondue Experience at Rochford Wines

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by Nadine Cresswell-Myatt (subscribe)
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Published June 16th 2020
Wine, cheese and chocolate - the perfect trio


Cheese, chocolate & wine, in the beautiful Yarra Valley, what a line-up! The well known Rochford Wines in the Yarra Valley reopened after restrictions lifted, on June 1. Rochford Wines is blessed with lots of space, multiple buildings and plenty of room to ensure all government guidelines on social distancing are met.

Their restaurant is now open for set 'sitting' times. These ensure they maintain appropriate numbers of guests in their spaces at any given time. One of their sessions is a fondue experience paired with perfect wines. Fondue is always a great winter warmer.

Fondue sessions are held in the conservatory and involve hand-selected cheeses, matched perfectly with wines in a relaxed and secluded setting and of course, delicious, melt in the mouth fondue!



You will be served:

Wine, cheese and fondue, starting with at toast - Rochford Estate Blanc de Blanc 2018 30ml

Yarra Valley Dairy Yering Camembert Style paired with Rochford Estate Chardonnay 2019 30ml

Yarra Valley Dairy Persian Fetta with Rochford Single Vineyard Sparkling Rosé 2017 30ml

Yarra Valley Dairy Hubert's Cows' Milk Washed Rind
Rochford Estate Pinot Noir 2019 30ml

Next comes the fondue, a pot of Gruyere & Emmental accompanied with assorted vegetables, sausage and cubed bread

Rochford Estate 'la Droite' Merlot Cabernet Franc 2019 45ml.

rochford wines fondue
Source Rochford Wines


Then for dessert, Chocolate Dipping Pot with strawberry and marshmallow skewers

Rochford 'la Gauche' Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 30ml



All sessions need to be pre-booked on their website or call (03) 5957 3333.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday - Wine Cheese & Fondue for $58 per person 11:30am and 2:30pm.
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Why? Fondue wine and chocolate
When: Friday Saturday & Sunday - Wine Cheese & Fondue
Phone: Book now via website or call (03) 5957 3333
Where: 878-880 Maroondah Hwy Coldstream
Cost: $58 per person
Your Comment
Ah, fondues Nadine. Brings back memories from the1970s with friends sitting around on bean bags, wearing our flairs and partaking in a fondue party. Your experience is a little more up market. Neil.
by Neil Follett (score: 2|458) 27 days ago
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