Williamstown will again host the Wine and Cheese Fest, as part of the 2019 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival on the 9 March 2019.
To be held at the newly renovated Seaworks, the day promises a feast for all the senses beautifully situated along the Williamstown foreshore. Offering more than 50 fine quality wine, cheese, and artisan food vendors, the day will showcase many of the gourmet products, hot food and speciality arts & crafts stalls.
Cheese-wise the, the day will have wheels of fine cheeses and savoury sauces, pickled
preserves and home-style pastries, along with smoked and cured meats, luscious desserts and variety of craft beers, ciders and refreshments.
Cheese enthusiasts will be able to meet French Cheesemaker Matthieu Megard from L’Artisan Cheese Organic and Gowen Irlen from Melbourne and Cheese will be offering 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!
Similarly, winemakers will be out in force, providing tasting and masterclasses for wine lovers of all levels. The masterclasses will feature top local vintners, providing talks and tastings of ‘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.
The always popular Grape Stomp Comp returns to lay down the gauntlet for punters to produce as much juice as possible the old-world way…and look good doing it! For families, a dedicated Kids Zone will have activities to keep youngsters entertained and live music and DJs will be performing amidst the backdrop of stunning city and seascape views.
An After-Party event is available for those wishing to continue their day, at the Pirates Tavern from 6pm. Admission cost to the After-Party event is included as part of the WCF festival ticket. General entry includes a signature Festival glass and all exhibitor tastings.
Delivering some of the best cheese and wine available, The Wine & Cheese Fest is the perfect Saturday with something for everyone’s taste buds, don't miss out on the 9th of March!
Date: Saturday 9 March, 2019
Time: 11am - 6pm
Where: Seaworks (82 Nelson Place Williamstown, VIC)
Admission costs: General $50 / Wine Indulgence Pack $75 / Total Indulgence Pack $120 / VIP $175 / Children under 15 FREE with adult.