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Anyone keen for cheese, wine and all things nice?

Barrelled pop-up wine and food event headed to Westfield Kotara

Wine, cheese and craft beer aficionados will be in heaven this week when Westfield Kotara hosts the Barrelled pop-up food and wine event.

Barrelled was first held during Surfest this year and the four-day stint at Westfield promises a cornucopia of carefully selected premium wineries, cheesemakers and craft breweries, including Moorebank, Mount Pleasant, Peter Drayton Wines, Ironbark hill Brewhouse, Leogate, Briar Ridge, Glandore, and Wine Selectors.

Revellers will also have the chance to learn the secrets from the makers themselves in the following workshops:

Queen Brie – hosted by Hunter Valley Cheese

In this workshop, start by tasting a range of cheeses from this long-established Hunter Valley cheesemaker, learning how a brie differs from a camembert, why and how cheese is aged and how to match cheese with both red wine and a dessert wine.

Find out more here.

Yes Way Rosé – hosted by Gwyn Olsen

In this interactive tasting session, Gwyn Olsen from Peppertree Wines will take you through six different rose` wines, highlighting the differences so you can decide what style it is you prefer.

Find out more here

Match made in Heaven – hosted by Glandore Wines

The team from Glandore Wines have developed a passion for this match made in heaven, and combined their highly acclaimed wines with delectable chocolates from Adora Plus, learn about the particular wine varieties that Glandore is showcasing, along with the origins of chocolate.

Find out more here.

Hop to It – Hosted by Ironbark Hill Brewery

In this interactive session with Ironbark Hill Brewery, taste your way through eight different beers and learn what critical impact both hops and yeast have on a craft beer, plus how their variation can impact the qualities of each beer.

Find out more here

Win at Barrelled

Go in the draw to win the ultimate Hunter Valley getaway. Simply purchase six bottles of wine from either one winery, or a bottle from six separate wineries to go in the draw for:

• One night’s accommodation for two people including breakfast at Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort.
• 18 holes of golf on the Cypress Lakes Championship course, including golf buggy.
• A $100 voucher for lunch or dinner at the wonderful Baume Restaurant at Ben Ean Winery.
• A chocolate and wine matching experience with the compliments of Glandore Wines.
• A private wine tasting experience with accompanying cheese plate at Peter Drayton Wines in their Members Lounge.

View the terms and conditions and find out more here:

Barrelled X Westfield Kotara

Thursday 30 May to Sunday 2 June

10am to 2pm each day

Written by Newcastle Live

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