Embark on a scrumptious journey. North East's heavenly delights comprise a myriad of different tastes and they are all found in one triumphant gastronomy festival. Romeo and Juliet are not invited; only food lovers have a date with delicious flavours and the good life in High Country Harvest, a regional festivity of food, wine and beer in Victoria's spectacular High Country.
The event - which takes place from 16 - 25 May
- welcomes top chefs, produces, winemakers and craft brewers from the region to celebrate the North East's invigorating autumn flavours.
Visitors will be have to opportunity to enjoy marvelous feasts surrounded by majestic autumn landscapes which include the soaring peaks of Victoria's highest mountains, the fertile valleys plus pristine rivers and lakes below.
The festivals will host a program of over 40 delicious events
. In A Taste of the High Country, visitors will have the opportunity to experience the best of the region on a day tour which includes a lavish lunch starring local and seasonal produce. On Apera Adventure, visitors will be able to learn about the winery on the banks of Sunday Creek, explore the Apera Bar and sip on an Apera Cocktail.
How about riding a bike for a day through picturesque countryside surrounded by autumn produce and world-class wines? Or learning about the ins and outs of brewing, baking breakfast and beer?
And there is no real celebration of the palate without coffee. The Blynzz Coffee Roaster & Café gives you the opportunity to experience coffee from fist crack to last gulp. The Couverture and Coffee Room at Renaissance Chocolates is the place to indulge in a delightfully chocolate-y High Tea.
Spice up your life with a “Sugar & Spice” Dessert Plate from Cofield Wines and The Picked Sisters Café. Other events include foraging for mushrooms, beekeeping, Brewer for a Day and Wines of the North East Masterclass.
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