Saturday, August 27, 2011

The team is off to melbourne for taste of melbourne

The Upper Goulburn Food and Wine region – Mansfield to Murrindindi will be showcased at this year’s Taste of Melbourne to be held at the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton. Melbourne’s Ultimate tasting menu event, the Taste of Melbourne will be held from Thursday 15 – Sunday 18 September 2011.

It’s a really nice way to treat yourself to a delicious day out!

The Upper Goulburn Food Wine and Culture Group, The Upper Goulburn Winegrowers Association and the Goulburn Strathbogie Olive Growers Association members have teamed up to be part of this endeavour to showcase our regions strengths collectively with our food and wine product.

The volunteer management team are Wendy Oates, Susan Kinloch, Sam Hicks, Lisa Wallace and Rob Mitchell and the team are happy to support the following businesses that are coming on board to be part of the four days:

Ashton Lodge Preserves, Buxton Ridge Winery, Delatite Winery, Emu Olives, Garners Heritage Wine, Great Divide Coffee, Hillcrest Olives, Hye Farm Olives, Kinloch Wines,
Lake Mountain Alpine Resort, Mansfield Regional Produce Store, Marraweeney Olives,
Maygars Hill Vineyard, Mount Bernard Olives, Oasis Olives and Ridge Grove Pickled Olives.

Come along and visit our the UG stand (no 80 G and H) at Taste of Melbourne and meet the makers of our regions’ best cool climate wines, olives and olive oils, preserves and chutneys, canapés from the new Lake Mountain restaurant and delicious delicacies from the Mansfield Regional Produce Store and more.

Now established as a ‘must attend event’ by food and wine lovers from Australia and beyond, Taste of Melbourne allows attendees to taste signature dishes from some of Melbourne’s best restaurants. Over four days there will be opportunities to meet award winning chefs, learn from demonstrations, take part in tastings and tutorials of fine wine and cheese, attendees can try out coffee and cocktail master classes and discover gourmet produce.

The groups acknowledge the sponsorship of the stand by Murrindindi and Mansfield Shire Councils.
Any further information about this event or if you are a small food producer who wishes to be involved (ring now as we have two sessions left) you can contact info@uge.asn.au or Sam on 5772 3227 or Lisa Wallace on 5772 0333