Mudgee Region Food + Drink Trail returns 17-18 March
The very best of Mudgee Region’s food, wine, beer and small batch cordial producers will table their talents for the 2018 Mudgee Region Food + Drink Trail on Saturday 17th – Sunday 18th March.
The Food + Drink Trail will be abundant with fresh produce and award-winning drinks, keeping at the forefront of paddock to plate dining. With over 20 unique venues and experiences to choose from including cellar doors, farms, cafes and a distillery, guests can explore Mudgee Region by sampling locally-produced drinks perfectly matched to dishes inspired by the region.
Cara George, CEO of Mudgee Region Tourism says, “Mudgee Region is opening its doors and encouraging visitors to meet the producers behind the region’s most sophisticated food and drink offering. In its third year, we look forward to attracting a strong visitation to the region for the Food + Drink Trail.”
Jess Chrcek, Chairperson of Mudgee Wine Association says, “the Mudgee Food and Drink Trail has been a huge success in previous years and we’re expecting this year to be bigger than ever.”
New to this year’s event is a hop on/hop off bus service running throughout the weekend providing unlimited rides 10am – 5pm each day. A single day pass is $30 or $50 for a full weekend pass, per person.
Visitors can access the Food + Drink Trail by purchasing Trail and Bus Passes. Trail Passes are $40 each and contain 5 vouchers, each unlocking one food and drink matching experience.
Trail and Bus Passes are available to purchase at www.visitmudgeeregion.com.au or at the Mudgee Visitor Information Centre at 84 Market Street, Mudgee NSW.
About the Mudgee Region
The Mudgee Region is the third largest grape-growing region in NSW and one of the oldest wine regions in the state. Just a 3.5 hour drive from Sydney, Mudgee can also be reached by plane from Sydney Airport via a 50 minute flight, with several flights departing each day.
Encompassing the towns of Mudgee, Gulgong, Kandos and Rylstone, the Mudgee Region offers a sensory feast of food, wine, art and cultural events. The Mudgee Region combines country towns, historic buildings and a thriving café scene with boutique markets and galleries to explore.
Mudgee, meaning ‘nest in the hills’, is set amid rolling countryside and offers more than 35 family-run cellar doors to discover. The region is surrounded by several national parks and world-heritage bushland and landmarks, able to be explored on food, by car or by bike.