Celebrate all things Tasmania at Vin Diemen Festival, especially the wine
A piece of picturesque Tasmania, is coming to Melbourne and Sydney with the return of Vin Diemen Festival. With it’s sprawling vineyards, fairytale rainforests, outstanding produce, boutique beverages and acclaimed wine, city-dwellers can experience it all without even boarding a plane.
Returning again in 2016 and ready to up the ante, the Vin Diemen festival, presented by Wine Tasmania, is a celebration of all things Tassie. You’ll be introduced to a line up of the best Tasmania has to offer, from sparkling to Riesling, Chardonnay to Pinot Noir. This parade of celebrated wines will be showcased to you by a diverse selection of Tasmania’s leading wine producers, including wineries like Bay of Fires, Ghost Rock, Goaty Hill, House of Arras, Nocton, Spring Vale and lots more.
If you’re not a wine drinker, rest assured this isn’t just a wine festival. Pagan Cider and Bruny Island Cider are also on board for the ride. On top of that you’ll be able to get a taste of Tasmania’s acclaimed fresh produce, so you can feast on seafood and cheeses as you sip.
Nick Haddow from Bruny Island Cheese Co. will be joining to showcase his top range of cow and goats milk cheese. Cheese and wine? A match made in heaven. The Bruny Island Cheese Co. was started by Nick after he spent 10 years working with specialist cheese makers all around the world. He know’s his stuff!
Tickets are $50 and include a take home souvenir wine glass to use for all your free wine tastings throughout the day. Take that mini stay-cation and eat and drink your weight in wine, cheese and more. Because wine not?
Vin Diemen Festival, Sydney
Cell Block Theatre, National Art School, Forbes Street, Darlinghurst
Saturday 27th August 11am-5pm
Vin Diemen Festival, Melbourne
Meat Market, 5 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne
Sunday 21st August, 11am-5pm