All posts tagged: cheese

All about the Cheese!

After a successful inaugural 2017, MOULD – A Cheese Festival is back for 2018, returning to Melbourne for the second year running, and heading to Sydney for the first time. Presented by REVEL (the team behind cult wine event Pinot Palooza) in collaboration with cheesemaker and Milk Made author Nick Haddow of Bruny Island Cheese., MOULD is a celebration of the Australian cheese industry. The best artisan cheese producers from around the country – including Bruny Island Cheese Co., Yarra Valley Dairy, Shaw River Buffalo Cheese, Grandvewe, Stone & Crow and many more – will come together for tastings, conversations, demonstrations, and masterclasses. Demand from the cheese-crazed crowds was so high in 2017, that in 2018, MOULD will operate over multiple limited-capacity sessions. In Melbourne, session one will run from 5pm to 9pm on Friday 4th May, and sessions two and three will run from 11am till 4pm and 5pm till 9pm respectively on Saturday 5th May. In Sydney, two sessions – 11am till 4pm and 5pm till 9pm will run on Saturday 1st September. Alongside tastings of the …

Wine & Cheese Festival

Wine and Cheese Fest – A celebration of the Senses Quite literally, a sensory overload is expected to hit again at the Meat Market in North Melbourne on Saturday 17 March 2018. from 10.30am to 7.30pm. The Wine & Cheese Fest is back, and looking to delight all your senses all over again. Is there a better base then combining Wine and Cheese, to start off from on this foodie adventure? There are over 30 quality exhibitors getting ready to happily showcase and share their artisanal products on the day. From wheels of fine cheeses and savoury sauces, to home-style pastries, pickled preserves, smoked and cured meats, luscious desserts and of course a huge array of wine, ciders and beers for all palates, the Wine & Cheese Fest is a tantalizing feast for both the taste buds and smell receptors. With the senses of taste and smell taken care of, the focus will be on the sense of hearing, and as always, the Wine and Cheese Fest is accompanied by live jazz music entertainment as …

Say Cheese Festival

Say Cheese! Once again, Prahran market will be transformed into the “fromage capital” of Victoria. Held on Sunday 29th October from 10am to 4pm, the Say Cheese Festival will see local cheese makers, producers, mongers and other local producers gathering at the market to demonstrate their products. This year’s program will include Yarra Valley Dairy, Berrys Creek Farm Cheese, Apostle Cheese, Grampians Olive Oil Co, and Tolpuddle Goat Cheese and Farm Foods. There will be melted cheese, grilled cheese, cheese workshops, a tone of tasty cheese treats, cheese sculpturing, cheese on cheese on cheese, and more cheese. Say cheese again. You will also enjoy some delicious beverages at the cute prosecco bar, or chill out on the mezzanine and appreciate some live music to help break up the lactose intake. So come along and Say Cheese! When: 29 October 2017 Where: Prahran Market More information: Check their website.

Wine and Cheese Fest

The Wine and Cheese Fest returns this weekend and this year they are in a brand new location! Following the great success of the 2014 and 2015 spring events at Seaworks in Williamstown, The Wine and Cheese Fest is moving to the Meat Market heritage building in North Melbourne with new autumn outlook. Take a wander through the various stalls on offer with over 40+ exhibitors showcasing their best cheeses and wine! There’ll also be live entertainment including a jazz band and DJ, plus take part in the annual  Grape Stomp Comp and win a prize! When: April 10, 11am – 7pm Where: Meat Market, 3 Blackwood St,  North Melbourne Visit the website here.  

Win a Double Pass to Fromage A Trois | Cheese & Cider Festival

It’s no secret that the We Know Melbourne team love their cheeses. From goats cheese to blue cheese to your everyday cheddar, we love it all! So when we heard that there was a Cheese & Cider Festival coming up as part of the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, we knew we had to book tickets immediately. This March the Fromage a Trois – Cheese and Cider Festival will be showcasing the best of local cheese and cider makers, along with wine beer, music and entertainment. Set in the lush 10 hectares of formal gardens at historic Werribee Park Mansion, visitors will able to indulge in some of the best local and regional produce, meet the makers and learn about the craft of cheese and cider making. There’ll also be a demonstration stage where makers will entertain and educate patrons with free presentations and classes. As an exclusive for We Know Melbourne readers, we have one double pass to give away (valued at $80). To enter, click Follow our Facebook or Instagram page, like our Fromage …

Parlour Tea Room

I’ll take my tea with cheese please!

We’ve got to admit that when we think of cheese the first thing that we think of pairing it with is certainly not tea. However, as you know the We Know Melbourne team can’t stay away from cheese, it’s our Kryptonite and so one rainy Sunday afternoon we decided to try out the Porcelain Tea Parlour. The Porcelain Tea Parlour is located on Johnston St, Carlton, just a couple minutes walk from the Lygon main strip. It’s easy to miss if you’re not looking out for it, but we can smell a good cheese a mile away. Open till late every night, it’s the perfect spot for a night out (if you don’t want a boozy night). The interiors feel like you’ve entered someone’s cosy lounge room with a big chesterfield couch in the middle and a couple of tables filling the rest of the floor. Make sure to check out all the ceramic tea pots lined up on the wall, the variety is outstanding! The area doesn’t fit too many people in, which we …