The best time of the year for wine lovers to visit Mudgee
The dates of the 2018 Mudgee Wine & Food Festival have been released, with a range of dinners, lunches and tastings scheduled in one of the pre-eminent food and wine destinations of New South Wales.
The festival will run from September 4-23 and will include several key events, beginning with the Mudgee Wine Show judging from September 4-6 and the show dinner on September 7.
Other events open to visitors include:
GO TASTING, Saturday, Sept 8 Australian Regional Education Centre, 267 Ulan Road, Mudgee
This is the public tasting of the wines entered into the 2018 Mudgee Wine Show. Guests can select from over 100 of the best wines in the region and compare their palates to those of the wine show judges. Tickets will be available at visitmudgeeregion.com.au or via the Visitor Information Centre at 84 Market Street.
GO GRAZING, Saturday, Sept 15, Mudgee Showground Main Pavilion, Douro Street, Mudgee
Enjoy the Mudgee's region's best produce prepared by the region's leading chefs. This three-course dinner comprises a range of bites that highlight Mudgee's diversity with its food and wine varieties.
FLAVOURS OF MUDGEE, Sept 22, Mudgee CBD
The heart of Mudgee comes alive with Flavours of Mudgee (above), an event at which guests are invited to celebrate Mudgee's food and wine with all the producers, winemakers and growers offering tastings and meals along the town's historic main street.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT WINE, Sept 12 and 26, Roth's Wine Bar
For mid-week guests there will be casual wine tastings at Roth's Wine Bar, hosted by some of the the region's leading wine personalities and featuring small bites and share plates.
Tickets and details can be found at mudgeewine.com.au or calling the Mid Western Regional Council on (02) 6378 2850.