Fourteen cheesy producers will be setting up their wares in Rundle Park / Kadlitpina and they invite you to go along for a slice of the action! From the cellars of Woodside Cheese Wrights in the Adelaide Hills to the hand-stretched and artisan crafted cheeses from Vanella and Milawa who have crossed the border to join the party.
Alongside cheese will be many other fermented food and drinks – take wine, for example.
This year’s festival features red, white and sparkling from all of South Australia’s regions, with celebrated brands including Coriole, Kimbolton, Pikes and Woodstock among plenty of other delicious drops.
Beer and spirits will also take centre stage, with the spirited friends from Prohibition Gin offering up their best bath-tub blends, and 23rd Street Distillery showing how to mix the perfect cocktail.
There will be Never Never Distilling Co and some frothy favourites like Bowden Brewing, Swell Brewing and Vale Brewing who have all been, well, brewing special some very special batches for this weekend’s festivities.
Some well-known restaurants will be dishing up festival versions of their delectable dishes, with K-Roo flipping some wild burgers, Africola heating things up, Anchovy Bandit slinging the perfect pizzas, plus plenty of other eateries ready to feed this festival frenzy at lunch or dinnertime.
Feeling snacky? The food producers at this year’s festival sure are a tasty bunch.
Swing past Spring Gully for some award-winning pickles and preserves or go crackers for some Continental Taralli Biscuits.
They are all about diversity at CheeseFest, so they also have some Sassi Ice Cream, a few really Nice Pickles, some equally sassy Big Sissy Foods and more than a few delicious Tarts.
The music stage is set for a scrumptious weekend filled with some of SA’s favourite musicians, and there will be daily producer talks from 2–3pm on the Brand SA main stage, hosted by food writer and cheese tragic, Paul Wood.
They have even introduced a little art to this year’s festival, with paint and sip sessions hosted by Vintage Van Gogh.
Those who appreciate the finer things in life can book a seat at the table in the RAA marquee for Tales of Deliciousness, a five-course lunch prepared by chef Tom Tilbury and hosted by Katie Spain, who has also selected a divine range of drops to match each course.
You do not want to miss this cheesy adventure! It is South Australia’s only Cheese focussed festival, guaranteed to let the gouda times roll. They have prepared the perfect platter, the only thing missing is you.
CheeseFest is on this Saturday, November 18, 11am-8pm and Sunday 19, 11-6pm.
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