Melbourne’s Winter Cure? A Festival of Melted Cheese and Mulled Wine!

Cool Sh*t, Drink, Eat, Melbourne, Play / 24 May 2023

Welcome to Thornbury bids adieu to Autumn and ushers in the nippy Melbourne winter with its beloved mulled wine and hot cheese extravaganza.

Brace yourselves, Melbourne! Winter is coming, but fear not – Welcome to Thornbury is all set to make the transition smooth, warm, and delicious. Back for its third edition, the much-loved annual event brings together hot cheese and mulled wine to take the bite out of the winter chill. It’s a one-night-only winter wonderland for your taste buds.

There’s nothing like a heartwarming sip and a gooey bite to embrace the winter spirit. This year, Welcome to Thornbury has upped the ante, offering a dedicated mulled wine container bar with not one or two, but six different varieties of this classic winter beverage. Picture yourself sipping on a variety of warming potions, from the classic spices to a surprising chilli and sticky date concoction, and even comforting hot toddies.

Accompanying these heartening beverages is an array of cheese delights, brought to you by some of the city’s favourite vendors. Be ready for a mouth-watering spread from raclette and fondue to irresistible cheese toasties and pasta. And the cheesy goodness doesn’t stop there! Our regular food trucks have jumped on the bandwagon, preparing an assortment of hot cheese-inspired dishes to complement the theme.

The beloved Northside food truck park will transform into a hot cheese and mulled wine paradise from noon, Saturday, June 3. With favourites like Sparrows Philly Cheese Steaks, Super Cheese, Toasta, Hesi Jimbo hot chicken, Woking Amazing, and Mr Burger, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better way to welcome the winter season.

Enjoy every moment of the cold season with a glass of spiced booze in one hand and a cheese-loaded delicacy in the other. Winter in Melbourne has never been this warm and delectable. So come on down to Welcome to Thornbury, where they will be turning the winter blues into winter wows!