Melbourne wine & cheese fest 2024


Prepare your taste buds for a truly delectable experience as the Wine & Cheese Fest returns to Melbourne on Sunday, 3rd March 2024. Hosted at The Timber Yard, this event promises a delightful showcase of the finest dairy products and grape varieties, creating an unforgettable celebration for all attendees.

An Epicurean Delight

Embrace the 11th edition of the Wine & Cheese Fest, where approximately 50 artisan producers from Victoria and beyond will converge to curate a sensory paradise. With complimentary tastings, engaging masterclasses, and the opportunity to interact with each boutique producer, this event is a tribute to Australian businesses and the art of gastronomy.

Culinary Showcases

Step into a world of culinary exploration with renowned producers such as That’s Amore Cheese, BoatShed Cheese, Schulz Organic Dairy, Long Paddock Cheese & The Cheese School, L’Artisan Cheese, Urban Vineyard, Bellarine Estate Winery, Pizzini Wines, Clarnette Wines, and John Gehrig Wines. Additionally, a selection of eateries including Ummu Gozleme, Porcupine Eatery, Athens Traditional Souvlaki, and Cannoleria will be present, offering delicious dishes to savor between tastings.

The Ultimate Experience

Whether you’re a seasoned connoisseur or simply seeking to tantalize your taste buds, the Wine & Cheese Fest caters to all enthusiasts of fine cheese and wine. Attendees can partake in free masterclasses conducted by cheese producers and winemakers, gaining insights into production techniques, culinary tips, and the art of becoming a true aficionado.

For those seeking an extra element of excitement, the Grape Stomp Competition awaits, offering participants the chance to win delightful prizes. Express your interest in participating by filling out the form at Wine & Cheese Fest.

Engaging Entertainment

The festival ambiance will be further enriched by live music, DJs, and roving artists, promising a lively and immersive experience. Children will have their own dedicated zone featuring interactive activities, games, and delightful face painting by Dragon Dream Face Painting & Accessories.

Ticketing Information

Choose from two enticing sessions, both inclusive of tastings, masterclasses, a tote bag, and a glass. General Admission tickets are available at $60 (or $70 on the day), while the Total Wine Indulgence (TWI) tickets offer additional perks including three glasses of wine at the bar and a bottle of boutique wine to take home, valued at $30. For the ultimate VIP experience, indulge in all-day admission, access to the VIP room upstairs, and an exclusive VIP Masterclass ‘Tasting Museum Wines’ at 2pm, priced at $160.

Event Details:

  • What: Wine & Cheese Fest 2024
  • When: Sunday, 3rd March, 2024, 11:30 am – 8:00 pm (across two sessions)
    • 1st session: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
    • 2nd session: 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Where: The Timber Yard – 351 Plummer St, Port Melbourne VIC 3207
  • Why: Celebrating 11 years of bringing together local wine and cheese makers under one roof
  • Cost: General Admission $60 (or $70 on the door), Total Wine Indulgence (TWI) $120, VIP $160, Children under 18 free when accompanied by a legal guardian
  • Bookings: Wine & Cheese Fest Tickets

Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to revel in the flavors of the Wine & Cheese Fest 2024. Join us for an extraordinary day of indulgence and celebration!

For more information, visit Wine & Cheese Fest