All posts tagged: cheese

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 …