The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2008, is one of the major gastronomic events of this planet and guests from all over the globe will come to this attractive Australian city. It is a 16 day long event in which more than 100 restaurants of the city will take part and present unique delicacies and drinks to the visitors. You can shop in the vast food markets, take lessons at food preparation master classes and have a tête-à-tête with restaurant owners and distinguished chefs from all over the world. It is the ultimate meeting point for eatery proprietors, business haunchos, chefs, hospitality staffs and food freaks from different and diverse origins with a common liking towards good food and great wine. The Events and Venues of Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2008 will take place in most of the restaurants of the city. It will happen from 22nd February to 8th March 2008 and is sponsored by The Age.
The Events and Venues of Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2008 are a very fresh one. It started in 1993 with just 12 events. It has come a long way since then in leaps and bounds. The 2007 version of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival had 140 events within 14 days and was very successful enjoyed by food and wine lovers and appreciated by critics.
Few of the events that will happen in the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2008 and their respective venues are:
World's Longest Lunch at Flemington Racecourse on Friday 29 February 2008, 12.00 for 12.30pm - 3.00pm- Three course lunch and wine
My Last Supper - The Dinner at Meat Market, 1-5 Blackwood St, North Melbourne on Saturday 1 March 2008, 7.00pm - Four course meal with Victorian wine.
Langham Melbourne MasterClass at The Langham, Melbourne on Saturday 1 March and Sunday 2 March 2008, 9.00am - 3.00pm both days - A unique culinary workshop where you can learn how the best in the business make lip smacking delicacies and prepare exquisite wines.
Cellar Door at Southgate on Saturday 1 March and Sunday 2 March 2008, 11.00am - 6.00pm both days - Wine tasting and tours of vineyards.
Out of The Frying Pan at The Langham, Melbourne, One Southgate Avenue, Southbank on Monday 3 March 2008, 9.00am - 5.00pm - An interactive discussion on food trends conducted by experts.
Wine MasterClass at Swanston Room, The Langham, Melbourne, Southbank on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 March 2008 - Discussions on various socio-culinary topics by Join Ben Edwards, President, Sommeliers Australia.
So you can definitely enjoy this fiesta through the various Events and Venues of Melbourne food and Wine Festival 2008.
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