Heathcote Wine & Food Festival

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Heathcote Wine and Food Festival 2017

Where else can you meet over 50 winemakers and their most precious products in one spot? In 2017, to be held on October 6th and 7th, the Heathcote Wine and Food festival once again offers an innovative program that is entertaining, informative and simply great fun!

Join the popular wine tasting seminars, enjoy the light hearted and lively atmosphere, dance to the live music, discover your favourite wines among 150 plus wines on offer and pair a good glass of wine with some of the delicious regional foods.  This is a weekend  not to be missed!

Join us in Heathcote this October at the Heathcote Wine and Food Festival, where the Heathcote grape growers and winemakers invite you to celebrate with them another year of producing some of Australia’s finest wines. Taste our region’s best Shiraz, but also discover our many up and coming varieties such as Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Viognier, Tempranillo, Sangiovese and Marsanne – all made with the same passion and dedication Heathcote wines have become renowned for. 

The festival offers more highlights, including the extremely popular master classes, led by well known wine critics.

At the Wine Hub this festival weekend Sat, Greg Flynn, from Flynns Wines (one of the 4 red star rated wineries of the region) will be showcasing his wines including hte Super premium 2013 James Flynn Shiraz 95/100 Halliday, 2014 Mc Shiraz 95/100 Halliday, Sangiovese, Verdelho, Vermentin and Viognier.

The venue for the Heathcote Wine and Food festival is at the Heathcote Agricultural Showgrounds at the Corners of Chauncey & Caldwell Streets, in Heathcote Victoria.

There are buses available from Melbourne, Southern Cross Stationper and Bendigo Train Station and Bendigo Visitor Centre with a schedule that is matched to demand.

Festival opening hours are from 10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. on both days (see final program for this year’s open times) and leave you with plenty time to walk around to sample, taste and purchase wines. The festival also offers all weekend activities for kids, so you can relax and enjoy your wine tastings. Please note that on the festival grounds, no dogs or other animals are permitted.

For ticket prices for 2017 visit Heathcote wine & food festival

See you in October!