Luscious, seductive, smoky, full-bodied, flabby or liquorice. Are these words you would use to describe some of the region’s wines?
If you’re not sure, why not find out for yourself and come along to wedd’rwinefest on Friday 3 June 2016 from 7pm to 10pm at the Mechanics Institute Hall in Wedderburn.
Entry is $20 per person and that gives you a tasting glass to take home, free cheese and crackers throughout the night, free tea or coffee and free tastings (soft drinks can be purchased).
Merchants include Black Estate Wines (Bendigo region producing rich ripe reds), Newbridge Wines (Newbridge, producing Shiraz with a lingering bouquet), Burnt Acre Wines (Marong, spicy and full flavoured Shiraz), Black Wallaby Wines (Bridgewater on Loddon, boutique styles of Shiraz), Bress Wines (Harcourt, producing a Fume Blanc, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay) and True Brew Brewery (out of East Bendigo).
Produce merchants include, Steele’s Butchery (Wedderburn), Bress Wines (Harcourt) and Simply Nuts (South Oakleigh). Products range from relishes, smallgoods, olives and olive oil and of course, nuts.
Merchants will also be offering their produce for sale.
A ‘silent auction’ will also be running in the background with a small number of items offered for sale.