The 6th annual East Malvern Food & Wine Festival will return to East Malvern's picturesque Central Park, boasting a vast range of exquisite wineries from all across Victoria, artisan provedores and live entertainment on Sunday 19 November 2023, from 11am to 5pm.
The festival will return to its traditional format, offering an open public free entry event and returning to our tasting ticket packages for tastings and by-the-glass sales.
This free-entry public event will take place in the picturesque Central Park, Malvern East. This exclusive food and wine extravaganza will offer a boutique experience as attendees stroll through the open green spaces, wine, dine and recline in the leisurely surrounds.
Featuring a vast range of exquisite wines from Victorian regions, including Balgownie Estate, Farmer & The Scientist, Linnaea Vineyards, Petronio Wines, Bike & Barrell Wines, Clarnette Wines, Noble Red Wines, Red Edge Wines, Tellurian Wines, Taltarni Vineyards, Box Grove Wines, Bike & Barrell Wines, Michelini Wines, Steels Gate Wines, and Mount Avoca.
The festival will also host a local craft beer, Hop Hen Brewing, Grand Ridge Brewery and Two Doors Brewing, and a local Distiller from the Mornington Peninsula, Great Ocean Road Gin.
We will celebrate our local talents in the park with the Riserva & Grand Cru Wines Chablis & Oyster Bar and Essie's Natural Wine Bar, together with the very popular Tom Pockett Cellars Expresso Martini and Champagne Pop-Up Bar once again. Visit our new central El Jimador Tequila and Benriach Single Malt activation bars: enjoy the finest tequila and scotch whisky, showcasing sensational spring-inspired tastings and cocktails.
That's not all; satisfy your hunger with a feast from local Melbourne favourite food trucks, local favourite restaurants and pop-up gourmet food stalls like Nepal Dining, Bigger Than Texas, Spanish Paella, The Famous Sandwich, Amazing Calamari, Flaming Skewers, 400 Gradi pizza and more. Delicious ice cream desserts with Luvlee and Billy Van and Jamm'd a unique Danish dessert bar.
There will be live music performances on the main stage across the day programmed by The House of Voice.
"Community Bank Malvern East is enormously pleased to again be the Principal Partner of the festival that provides a relaxed and family-friendly environment where everyone can share in and enjoy. This year the festival promises to be better than ever and we have strongly supported the return to free entrance to enable even more people to appreciate the fun atmosphere that so many have loved over the years. I would encourage everyone to take the time to invite their friends and experience this special event together," Stuart Martyn, Chairman of Community Bank Malvern East, Bendigo Bank.
So come on down and enjoy a unique and intimate experience, meet the passionate winemakers and brewers, and learn about, taste, and take home their premium award-winning wines, spirits, and ales!
This is a FREE entry public event with Wine Tasting Packages online pre-sale packages starting at $35 with 1 branded festival glass & 5 tasting tickets, which can be pre-purchased online HERE and collected from our priority pick up in the park or just purchase on the day from our Tasting Ticket marquee.
The 6th annual East Malvern Food and Wine Festival 2023 is proudly brought to you by the Festival Producer Margot Natoli, with the support of our Principal Partner the Community Bank Malvern East, Bendigo Bank together with sponsorship partners, Volvo Cars South Yarra, Cabrini Health, El Jimador Tequila, Benriach Single Malt, and City of Stonnington.
When: Sunday 19 November 2023, 11am – 5pm
What: East Malvern Wine and Food Festival
Where: Central Park, Corner of Wattle Tree and Burke Roads, East Malvern