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East Malvern Food and Wine Festival

Delight your senses with wine and food in East Malvern

Sunday 27 November 2016, 10.30am to 5.30pm

On Sunday 19 November we're bringing Bendigo region wines to East Malvern with this spectacular wine and food festival. It's free to enter and as well as the epicurean elements there's children's rides, roving entertainers and live music. Last year more than 3000+ Melbourne foodies and wine lovers flocked to picturesque Central Park, East Malvern for an amazing day, sipping and savouring over 100 wines and an extensive array of invited local and regional culinary exhibitors and artisan producers.

So come and say hi to the Bendigo winemakers at the festival - our winemakers will be showcasing new releases and happy to chat about the latest vintage. More than 100 wines will be on show from Bendigo and Heathcote wineries + regional food experiences to delight your senses! For wine tasting packages keep in touch with the event on Instagram or visit the festival website where pricing information will be posted.

So bring your family and meet our families - we're looking forward to meeting you!



Belvoir Park Wine Festival

Saturday 2 Dedcember 2017

Belvoir Park Estate is quietly nestled amid the gently undulating slopes of Big Hill within the Bendigo wine region. On Saturday 2 December the normally serene and tranquil surroundings will come alive to the sound of non-stop local entertainment, mixed with the mouth watering aromas from a myriad of food vendors, and of course, all accompanied by the celebratory wine or beer - it's the Belvoir Park Estate Food & Wine Festival.

Visitors can enjoy wine tastings from local vineyards and discover for themselves why the Bendigo region is renowned for its fine wines, boutique ciders and craft beers, all of which are available on the day. You can choose from a selection of tasty, mouth watering cuisine on offer from the small army of friendly food vendors then sit back and relax, take in the scenery and enjoy a chat with some friends while listening to the live entertainment which will play all day.

Important Details
A free shuttle bus will run all day from 10.15am with pick up and drop off from the Bendigo and Kangaroo Flat Railway Stations. The Festival finish time is 6pm.
Ample car parking is available at the vineyard.

Gates open from 10:30am and the festival concludes at 6:00pm.

$50 (plus booking fee)
Book tickets here


Regional World's Longest Lunch Bendigo

Dine in style as part of Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Friday 16th March 2018

Dine under the canopy of heritage trees and enjoy incredible wines from Bendigo’s gold-bearing soils at Regional World's Longest Lunch Bendigo. A six-course degustation menu presented by Wine Bank on View chefs will be matched with Bendigo region wines. Wines from the region are blind-tasted by a panel of home-grown sommeliers and wine buyers. and chosen to match each course. 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, and we know their stories will add to the sense of local identity visitors feel as the tantalising wine and food experience is enjoyed.

Tickets go on sale 28th November 2017 from Wine Bank on View on 03 5444 4655.

Keep in touch with us on Facebook or Instagram for event announcements.

Lunch details

Friday 16 March 2018
12pm to 4.30pm
Rosalind Park, Cnr of Pall Mall and Mitchell Street, Bendigo


Rosalind Park is walking distance 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 to plan your visit.


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 28 April 2018, 11am to 4pm
Tickets on sale early 2018

At the Strategem Bendigo Winemakers Festival you'll be treated to hand-crafted Bendigo region wines, tempting food stalls and live music.

Red, white, rose and sparkling wines produced by local wineries will be on for tasting and purchase. 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. 

Ticket inclusions

Each ticket includes souvenir Festival glass, complimentary wine tastings, music and the chance to win six Bendigo region wines. 

Join us on Facebook  or Instagram for festival announcements leading up to the event.

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. The full list of participating wineries will be posted here early 2018.

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 in Rosalind Park.


Ticket includes Festival glass, complimentary wine tastings, competition entries and music
Tickets go on sale January 2018
Children under 18 are free. No BYO alcohol. No animals. ID's will 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.


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