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Your guide to ‘Meet The Makers’ wine + food fest!

Come along and meet the people who put the food on your plate and the wine in your glass at the Hunter Valley’s pop-up food and wine festival, ‘Meet The Makers’, headed back to McNamara Park in Broke next Saturday 25 July!

As part of the Singleton Festival ‘Meet The Makers’ gives lovers of boutique regional wines, olives of all varieties, artisan markets, quality food & sophisticated fine dining an opportunity to indulge in all the elements over one sumptuous day in the picturesque Hunter Valley.

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EXPLORE…

Starting with our Market Area from 8:30am, browse the collection of artisan craft & food stalls, including:

My Fathers Table – Lebanese food & workshops

Moore Farm Fresh Produce – Garlic & farm produce

The Little Red – Unique wooden jewellery

Amanda Twomey – Wire Sculptures

Daz Custom Creations – Amazing Handmade Wares

Dream Bird Jewellery – Healing Crystal jewellery, sterling silver pieces & Kazuri beaded necklaces

Scented Scense – Handmade soaps & oils

Poppet By Design – Funky homewares

Crazy Coconut Prints – Fantastic wall prints

Ruby’s Home Concepts

Lady Franklin Hats – Headpieces and accessories including wool felt hats, fascinators and more

Destiny’s Designs – Beautiful artworks, wares and jewellery

Four Penny Dark – Coffee Concentrate

 

TASTE…

From 10AM, the Wine & Olive Tasting Marquee will open, where you will be able to meet the boutique growers, and for just $10 you will receive a pack of 5 tasting vouchers to sample their finest offerings.

Featuring wines from Wendy & Bill Lawson of Catherine Vale Wines, renowned film director Phillip Noyce & his brother Michael of Noyce Brothers WineMistletoe Wines, and Stonehurst Cedar Creek Vineyard.

Broke Fordwich’s River Flats Estate will be showcasing their hand picked & processed epicurean olive products such as table olives, olive oil, caramelized & gourmet vinegars using century old techniques & sourced from their 3500 tree olive orchard.

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LISTEN…

Jasmin Jones & Friends will provide the chilled out soundtrack to your day, with her soulful folk-pop

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Or, catch Kalun Townsend’s acoustic folk-rock busking set.

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FEAST…

After you’ve whet your appetite with the wine and olive tastings, head back to the market area for a smorgasbord of tasty options from:

Travelling Barista – Canadian treats such as pancakes, poutine & burgers

Retro Kombi – A 1967 split-screen Kombi Cafe serving up Glee coffee to keep you warm and refreshing cold pressed juices

VietYUM – Bringing authentic Vietnamese to the Hunter, don’t go past the rice paper rolls!

Empanadas & Co – All the way from Chile, Filipe brings his South American specialty, flavour-packed empanadas

Our Taste of Greece – Martes and Con’s amazing greek feast, including house-specialty baclava

Miss Piggy’s Wheels – freshly prepared scrumptious street food using locally sourced produce

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TICKETS

Book now at www.meethemakers.org.au

Written by Newcastle Live

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