Wine & Food Festival in the Grampians, Victoria

The Grampians are one of Victoria’s most majestic natural tourist attractions and offer visitors some of the most breathtaking views in Australia.

It’s against this amazing backdrop that a community of world class Wineries, Breweries, Cider Houses and Producers has thrived over the last 27 years at the Grampians Grape Escape.

Yup, this is what it is all about festival goers, WINE & FOOD!

Or if driving is your thing, go general admission and shop up on handcrafted treasures plus enjoy all day live music, cooking demonstrations, masterclasses, celebrity chefs, kids activities and plenty more…

Exhibitors Stalls

Relish the very best wines from the Grampians region, taste your way through dozens of craft beer and cider stalls and shop up with local producers and makers. Map out your weekend or take the day as it comes. Over 120 exhibitors are yours to explore. Discover who is exhibiting on our website or with your free program provided at the gates.

Guest Chefs

This year we will be teaming up with chef and host of the popular TV series River Cottage Australia, Paul West, PLUS one of MasterChef AU’s most loved contestants and friendly face of channel 10’s TV hit, The Cooks Pantry, Matt Sinclair for masterclasses and cooking demonstrations using the finest local and seasonal produce.

Tastings

With hundreds of crafted wines, beers and ciders on offer, Tasting Ticket holders can sample their way around the festival village with GGE glass in hand, making the most of the wine store for take home purchases. Try an award winning shiraz, golden amber ale or uncover your favourite bottle of chardonnay. Connecting with the talented makers of Victoria will be a true treat.

Masterclass

From crafting the perfect chocolate lava cake to the curing Atlantic salmon, or making your own Moroccan spice to the dos and don’ts of wine appreciation…get the most of your festival experience, sit back and learn from our expert exhibitors. Stay tuned for the final masterclass program as we hunt down the best of the best…there will be something for all foodies and appreciators of fine beverages.

Cooking Demonstrations

Fancy yourself in the kitchen…or don’t…? Be inspired and master skills for home with Cooking Demonstrations from celebrity chefs, along with guest exhibitors and regional chefs. From the parent who wants ideas for a quick and healthy meal the whole family will enjoy to the serious at home cook, there’ll be demonstration fun for everyone.

Food Trucks

Grampians Grape Escape will be brimming with quality festival food trucks. With variety to satisfy all members of your party, devour a croquette burger, demolish Spanish Paella or try a festival favourite, Forge Pizza. Finish up with a delightfully naughty crème brûlée or the deliciousness of a glazed donut matched with a strong coffee to get you through the day…after all, this food frenzy is thirsty work.