Programme

Gala Dinner @ Sambals of Latrobe – hosted by Richard Cornish
Friday 15th May 7pm

Kick start the 2009 Harvest Celebration at an affair showcasing the strength and diversity of the local food and wine range. Hosted by food author Richard Cornish with guest appearances from local wine and beer makers, the evening will delight all as the official launch.

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TOWN & COUNTRY Garden Walks & Tours
‘BACKYARD TO FARM GATE ‘ PRODUCTIVE GARDENS TOUR

Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 May 2009

This is a rare opportunity to visit a range of productive gardens in Beechworth and district. Gardens of all sizes will be open for you to experience and discover, meet passionate gardeners who nurture and cherish their plants and are dedicated to producing fruit and vegetables.

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Brewers Breakfast @ Bride Road Brewers
Saturday 16th May 8am – 10.30am

Get your hands dirty by learning the arts of brewing and baking with the crew at Bridge Road Brewers. Bookings essential.

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WILD HARVEST LUNCH @ Gigi’s
Sunday 17th May

As part of the Beechworth Harvest celebration Gigi’s will be offering a unique lunch to showcase the local wild  produce that is abundant in our forests and farms,  all of the ingredients have been picked, pickled, pressed, pinched  and trapped by Allan and the Gigi’s crew. Their 4 course menu we will be joined with 5 Iconic Beechworth wines with at least 3 of the wine makers in attendance to present their wines.

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Wardens – Chrismont La Zona Harvest Lunch @ 12.30pm
Sunday 17th May

In true North – East Victorian Italian style, Wardens Food & Wine of Beechworth will come together with Chrismont Wines of The King Valley to host a lunch experience featuring a four course menu created by Wardens head chef Douglas Elder matched with some of the exciting & innovative La Zona range, as well as the pre-release of the ‘Arnaldo’ by Chrismont Wines.

The lunch will be hosted by Rocco Esposito of Wardens, 2009 – ‘The Age Good Food Guide Wine Service Award’, together with Arnie Pizzini of Chrismont Wines of The King Valley.

* Cost: $95.00 per person
* Bookings: 03 5728 1377 or info@wardens.com.au

  • Exhibitors

    We are delighted to announce that the 2009 event has more than doubled the number of exhibitors with representation from over 50 food wine and beer producers from across the North East, including the renowned Beechworth, Rutherglen, Milawa and King Valley regions as well as the emerging, Ovens Valley, Kiewa Valley and Glenrowan areas. Following is a list of the producers you will meet.

    Amulet Vineyard and Beechworth Cider - www.amuletwines.com.au

    Walkabout Apiaries
    Anderson Winery - www.andersonwinery.com.au

    King River Estate Wines

    Beechworth Honey - www.beechworthhoney.com.au
    Auldstone cellars

    Tawonga Vineyard - www.tawongavineyard.com
    Rutherglen Estates
    Tinkers Hill Vineyard and Cellar Door

    Beechworth Bakery - www.beechworthbakery.com.au
    Chestnut Growers Australia

    Beechworth Brewers - www.bridgeroadbrewers.com.au

    Wood Park Wines
    Osborn Olives
    Baileys of Glenrowan

    Boyntons - www.boynton.com.au
    The Daily Scoop
    The Pickled Sisters
    Milawa Cheese Company
    Campbells Wines
    Beechworth Provedor
    Politini Wines
    Stanley Apple growers coperative
    Gundowring Ice Cream
    Pfeiffers Wines
    Wicked Pancakes
    Sandy Creek Trees
    Gracebrook Vineyard
    Wangaratta Kebabs
    Indigo Wines
    Blue Ox Berries
    Boggy Creek Wines
    Cocktails in Chocolate
    Latrobe Sambals Restaurant
    GiGi's of Beechworth
    Louisa Morris Cakes
    Sweet Water Brewing
    Passchendale Verjuice
    Fighting Gully Wines

    Kancoona Valley Wnes - www.kancoonavalleywines.com.au
    Vera lLvendar
    Murray Brewers
    Pedal to Produce
    Provincial Pantry
    Annapurna estate
    Renaissance Chocolates
    Creative Wood Fired Catering
    Gapsted
    Dalzotto Wines and
    Annapurna estate wines