ZUMBO AND TIBBALLS SET TO GET TASTE BUDS RACING AT ANNUAL WINTER CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL...
Michelton Chocolate Festival This Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th August
Mitchelton Wines and The Ministry of Chocolate will again partner to deliver the Mitchelton Chocolate Festival on the grounds of the iconic winery over this weekend!
Bigger and better than last year’s inaugural event, the winter festival will again be headlined by celebrity chefs Adriano Zumbo, Deniz Karaca, Kirsten Tibballs, Kylie Millar and Arnaud Vodounou and will be held on site in Nagambie in the heart of the Goulburn Valley. The celebration of all things chocolate will also showcase the best in local wines and produce together with established, Melbourne-based chocolate companies.
The Ministry of Chocolate owner and head chocolatier Drew Maddison, said that the event would be another step up from last year’s incredibly successful event, expecting to attract more than 8,000 visitors over the weekend which would be a huge boost for local tourism.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Adriano Zumbo and Kirsten Tibballs back this year, as well as many more elevated chefs and industry leaders to be involved in this celebration of all things chocolate. We’ll also be holding the much-anticipated chocolate and wine paring classes in the iconic Mitchelton Tower.”
“The grassy outlook of Mitchelton Wines will again be lined with colourful marquees brimming with mouth-watering treats and the best knowledge of all things chocolate and sweet. Guests will also have the opportunity to walk through one of Australia’s largest and rarely seen underground wine cellars.
**The family-friendly event is free to enter and will include an exciting Children’s Zone complete with jumping castle and petting zoo.
For more information please contact Drew Maddison on 0488 771 992 or visit mitcheltonchocolatefestival.com.au
Information & Images Courtesy of The Ministry of Chocolate/Michelton Wines/Circus Media - Taylar Lavars
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Connie Lambeth - The Australia Times Gourmet News - Food/Wine/Hospitality/Events
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