MFWF Event Preview: Are you Game?

Are you Game? for a taste trip from Farm to Table with Fowles Wine…?

This year, to celebrate their victory as ‘Victoria’s Best Tourism Winery’ for three years running, Fowles Wine will be hosting their 2015 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (MFWF) event at their Cellar Door on Saturday 28 February.

The newly refurbish event space, The Wine Shed, will be transformed into a rustic banqueting hall and the team will be stepping back in time to re-create the feel and flavours of a traditional hunt feast with their regional food producing friends…After all, everything old is new again!

With a dress theme of a touch of tweed, you’ll enjoy sparkling wine and canapés in the courtyard, live music, old school garden games, food demonstrations and prizes for the best dressed.

Having worked up an appetite, you’ll sit down to a two course lunch featuring delicious retro dishes whose ingredients are sourced from local farmers and producers all served with award winning Fowles Wine. Their best producers will present about the flavours behind the feast for all to celebrate their talents and commitment to provenance.

After lunch, auctioneer supremos the Fowles family will wield the hammer on exclusive lots to raise funds for neuroendocrine cancer charity The Unicorn Foundation.

And then there will be a surprise announcement… The Fowles team tell us they can’t say a lot but assure us that it’s big! What they can tell us is that MFWF guests will be the first to experience what they launch. Fowles Wines will also be launching their new flagship limited edition Ladies who Shoot their Lunch poster and giving guests a special memento of this wild event that has been designed by two creatives from Berlin and Los Angeles…More details on this to be released later!

This event sells out every year so be sure to secure your ticket before it’s too late.

Date and time: Saturday 28 February. 12:30pm – 4:30pm.

Location: Cellar Door, 1175 Lambing Gully Rd, Avenel, 3664.

Tickets cost: $105 inclusive of all food and wine. Purchase online:

Bus transfer from Seymour train station: $10 per person. Purchase online:

For bookings and info please contact our Cellar Door: (03) 5796 2150 or [email protected]

Dietary requirements and transport:

Fowles are more than happy to cater for guest that require vegetarian or gluten free meals. They simply ask that you notify them of your requirements when making the booking by emailing: [email protected]

Driving: Fowles Wine Cellar Door is only 1.5 hours from Melbourne and is located just off the Hume Freeway in Avenel. Melway reference: Map X927. H1. For a Google Map please click HERE.

Train: Fowles Wine Cellar Door is just 15 minutes from Seymour train station. We will be offering a transfer service from this train station on the day. More information about specific train and transfer times will be released on our website closer to event.

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