Whether you fancy becoming a winemaker for a day, brewing a batch of craft beer or foraging ingredients for a delicious home-cooked lunch, the Feast High Country Festival program has something to satisfy. Here are our top picks for those looking to get a little hands-on with their feasting:
Patrizia’s Harvest Forage
Join local legend Patrizia Simone for an adventure of discovery, when she takes you to some her favourite spots to find the freshest seasonal ingredients straight from the source. Following your morning forage, cook up five Italian-inspired dishes and enjoy lunch with new friends.
Brown Brothers Wine Blending Challenge
Go behind the scenes with the team at Brown Brothers and learn the tricks of blending your own potentially award-winning wine. The competition is fierce to nail the winemaker’s brief – the victor will be invited back for an afternoon refining their blend for release.
Eight Brews in Eight Days
How many can you do?! Join the breweries that make up the High Country Brewery Trail as they guide you on an in-depth tour of the brewhouse, where you’ll discover the passion that goes into crafting delicious local beers. You’ll get as close to the source as possible, with the opportunity to taste beers straight from the tank!
Rolling Gnocchi Cycle Tour
Clair Stock of Myrtleford Cycle Centre reckons there are two types of gnocchi – good and awesome – and she’s devised the perfect way to discover the latter. Enjoy a hands-on gnocchi making lesson and a gentle ride through the picturesque town of Myrtleford visiting local food and wine producers, finishing with a feast of your own awesome gnocchi.