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 have come together and thrived for almost 30 years at the Grampians Grape Escape.

There is no doubt about it, this is all about the wine and some delicious food to match.

But there is so much more than that on offer, with handcrafted treasures, two days of live music, cooking demonstrations, masterclasses, meet and greets with guest chefs, kid’s activities and more. So, whether you’re tasting wine or driving the tribe, there is something for everyone at this iconic festival.

Exhibitors Stalls

Taste your way through the very best wines from the Grampians region, sample brews from craft beer and cider stalls and shop up with local producers and makers. There are more than 100 exhibitors to explore and with each year brings something new and exciting to try. Discover who is exhibiting on our website or with your free program provided at the gates.

Guest Chefs

Farmer advocate, author and TV presenter, Lynton Tapp came to public attention in 2013 on MasterChef AU as the series runner-up and now again on the MasterChef All-Stars. This Aussie “man of the land” was raised on his family’s cattle station in NT and so was dubbed “The Stockman”. Joining him on the Saturday will be the upcoming MasterChef host and judge, Melissa Leong.


With hundreds of wines, beers and ciders on offer, Tasting Ticket holders can sample their way around the festival village, 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, while meeting the clever makers along the way – GGE is the ultimate try before you buy experience.


Get the most of your festival experience by learning tips and tricks from our expert exhibitors. From bread making to insect hotels and inland fishing to curry adventures, these classes are free for all to attend and this year will also feature special guests including Internationally acclaimed seafood chef, Peter Hilckie and one-minute bug expert, Denis Crawford.

Cooking Demonstrations

Be inspired to whip up your own gourmet feast at home by heading to a Cooking Demonstrations, run by guest chefs and expert exhibitors. From easy tips that will make you the most popular person at home at mealtime, to secrets that will elevate your culinary skills to the next level, there’ll be demonstration fun for everyone.

Food Stalls

Foodies will be in heaven at Grampians Grape Escape, which is brimming with delectable food stalls each year. There is something for everyone, with variety aplenty. Devour a mouth-watering burger, enjoy a flavoursome Spanish paella or try a festival favourite, Forge Pizza. Finish up with a delightfully indulgent glazed donut – consider it all festival fuel.