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31-Mar-2017

Regional World's Longest Lunch Bendigo

Dine in style as part of Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Tickets on sale now!

Dine under the canopy of heritage trees and enjoy the incredible wines from Bendigo’s gold-bearing soils, from rich, ripe reds to elegant whites, all perfectly matched to regional produce by Wine Bank on View chefs. Regional World's Longest Lunch Bendigo is a six course degustation menu with matching Bendigo region wines. Wines from the region are chosen by a panel of home-grown sommeliers and wine buyers. It's all part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival presented by Bank of Melbourne.

The same Bendigo soil that once provided wealth through gold, is now helping to produce award-winning wines to be enjoyed with lunch. You may well be seated next to one of the local producers who has meticulously crafted the wine you will be enjoying, and we know their stories will add to the sense of local identity you feel as you enjoy our tantalising wine and food experience.

Tickets are $130pp and can be purchased from Wine Bank on View, 03 5444 4655.

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Lunch details

Friday 31 March 2017
12pm to 4.30pm
Rosalind Park, Cnr of Pall Mall and Mitchell Street, Bendigo

Transport

Rosalind Park is a 15min walk from Bendigo Train Station
There is also ample car parking near Rosalind Park, or take a Bendigo Taxi to and from the lunch

Stay the weekend

Why not make a weekend in Bendigo. Check out Allawah Bendigo or visit www.bendigotourism.com to plan your visit.

 

29-Apr-2017

Strategem Bendigo Winemakers Festival

The popular Strategem Bendigo Winemakers Festival is a highlight on Bendigo's Autumn calendar, taking place in Rosalind Park in the centre of Bendigo.

Saturday 29 April 2017, 11am to 4pm

At the Strategem Bendigo Winemakers Festival you'll be treated to hand-crafted Bendigo region wines, regional food stalls and musical entertainment.

Sparkling, white and reds produced by local wineries will be on show. It's a great day to meet the winemakers and sit back and enjoy the garden setting of Rosalind Park, in the heart of Bendigo. There'll be children's entertainment for the young in the family.

Ticket inclusions

Entry tickets include souvenir Festival glass, all wine tastings, music and the chance to win a case of Bendigo region wines.
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What's on

You can buy a glass or bottle on the day, sit and soak up the festival atmosphere. When you find a drop you love order directly from individual wineries.

Plenty of food stalls will fill the air with mouth-watering aromas. So bring along your picnic rug or chairs, delight in a Bendigo region wine, tasty food and music that makes you smile.

Water can be carried into the festival, but there will also be water stations located throughout Rosalind Park.

Wine and food masterclasses

Three wine masterclasses will run throughout the day (additional ticket) where you can indulge in 4 food tasting plates produced by Rocks on Rosalind, and matched with local Bendigo wines. Finn Vedelsby, owner of Rocks on Rosalind, will take you on a 45 minute wine-and-food pairing journey.

Thank you to our Principal Sponsor Strategem. Thank you to our supporters City of Greater Bendigo, Fastway Couriers Bendigo and Bendigo Tourism.

Music

On stage at the Festival is the Erica Hawkey Trio followed by main band, The Northern Folk.. The Northern Folk is a collective of eleven musical ambitionists with a unique brand of folk/pop/stomp/rock and the Erica Hawkey trio blends blues, soul, funk, jazz and folk. Both popular bands, they're sure to make you smile and groove with their unique sounds.

Tickets

Ticket: $45 (includes Festival glass, all wine tastings, competition entry and music)
Save $5 and prebook from bendigotourism.com
Wine masterclass: additional ticket (on sale soon)
Payment by credit card only.

Children under 18 are free. No BYO alcohol. No animals. ID's may be checked.

How to get there

Entry to the Strategem Bendigo Winemakers Festival in Rosalind Park is via Sidney Myer Place, Bendigo. Rosalind Park is walking distance from Bendigo Train Station.

 

For all further information about events, wineries and wines in the Bendigo Wine Region visit www.bendigowine.org.au