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Wine and Cheese Fest – Meat Market North Melbourne

17 March, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 7:30 pm

The Wine and Cheese Fest is about good wine, good cheese and a few other of life’s pleasures!

We’re proud to bring you a great selection of local and international producers for the 6th time! Join us on Saturday 17 March ’18 at the atmospheric heritage Meat Market building in North Melbourne.

Meet the local wine and cider makers, cheese producers, local beer brewers, olive oil, charcuterie and other smallgoods producers. The festival supports local, hand-made products – come along to find out how they are made and how to best enjoy them!

See, taste and learn about cheese making and wine tasting at one of the Master Classes (included in your entry ticket). Listen to live Jazz at the main stage while sipping on wines and eating cheese, then head to the courtyard area to dance the calories away to some DJ beats.

And… for the more adventurous and young at heart, be a part of the Grape Stomp Comp to win wine and cheese to take home.

To assist our festival exhibitors, we created a token system. Tokens are redeemable for 30ml to 50ml of wine/cider piccolo glass or one cheese tasting. This is to ensure our festival vendors are reimbursed adequately for their effort and festival goers have the opportunity to enjoy a bit of everything that’s on offer.

Tokens are available to be purchased as part of the tickets online (cheaper option) or at the venue on the day. You are welcome to opt in for a full glass or bottle of wine or a cheese platter at the festival to enjoy or take home.

Due to the SELL OUT events over the last years, the next festival will comprise of TWO SESSIONS to allow more confortable experience for all attendees.

Session #1:
10.30am – 2.30pm

Session #2:
3.30pm – 7.30pm

Masterclasses will be presented throughout the event – in both Session #1 and #2. The Grape Stomp Comp to be held at 1pm during Session #1.

Tickets (including all fees and taxes) for BOTH sessions on sale at the following prices:

Entry + Festival Glass* to keep = $25 online or $30 at the door.

Entry + 10 Tokens (worth $20) + Festival Glass* to keep = $40 online or $50 at the door

Wine Indulgence (including Entry + Festival Glass* to keep + 15 tasting tokens + bottle of boutique wine** to take home – total value of over $90) = $65 online or $80 at the door

Total Wiine Indulgence (including Festival Glass to keep + Voucher for 4 glasses of wine at the courtyard bar + 20 tasting tokens + bottle of boutique wine** to take home – total value of $145) = $95 online or $120 at the door

Last Minute Entry (last 30 minutes of each session) = $12.50 online or $20 at the door – Great for last minute takeaway shopping

*The Festival Glass is of high quality BPA free material, reusable and dishwasher safe.
**The boutique bottle of wine can be collected on the way out of the festival. The bottle (RRP $25-$35) will be provided by one of the festival partners for 2018.

Tickets sell fast and are strictly limited! To avoid disappointment, buy early! Discounts of up to 20% on (limited) tickets sold online.

Don’t miss your opportunity to be part of this year’s Wine & Cheese Fest.

The Wine and Cheese Fest
A Celebration of the Senses


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

To consume or purchase alcohol you must be of legal age (18+). Children under 15 can enter the Festival for Free but must be accompained by a guardian of legal age AT ALL TIMES.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Meat Market in North Melbourne is easily accessible by many public transport options including trains, trams and busses. We encourage all attendees to use of public transport on the day . However, for the designated drivers, there are ample free and paid carparking options around the venue.

What can I bring into the event?

Only food and drinks available at the Wine and Cheese Fest are to be consumed inside.
No dogs due to food regulations please.
Most importantly, bring your appetite!

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email us at cheers@wineandcheesefest.com.au

or call us on 0420976847 Sotir

What’s the refund policy?

We can refund you up to 3 weeks before the event. After that date, please give/sell the ticket to someone else that could attend. No need of changing the name on the ticket.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You can enter using your printed ticket, or bring your e-ticket on a smart device for scanning.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, online.

Is my ticket transferrable?


Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?

That’s fine.

Can I stay to the 2 sessions with 1 ticket?

No. We will expect the attendees from the morning session to leave the event by 2.30pm.


17 March, 2018
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Event Category:


Wine and Cheese Fest
5 Blackwood St
North Melbourne,VIC3051Australia