Wine and Cheese fest is back and life has never been so Gouda

Wine and Cheese fest is back and life has never been so Gouda

Words by Alice McDonald

Apologies in advance, this is going to be a cheesy write up

Artisans Bend presents The Wine and Cheese Festival for 2022 with an un-brie-lievable line up. For the ninth time The Timber Yard in Port Melbourne will be home to the best of cheese the nation has to offer whilst being washed down by our finest Aussie wines.

The key takeaways

  • For its ninth installment, The Timber Yard is host to Artisans Bend Wine and Cheese Festival 2022
  • The festival will be taking place on Saturday 26th February.
  • There will be a wide range of entertainment, masterclasses and plenty of tastings.

This festival is oozing with delicious fun and is sure to put a tasty smile on your dile. The event will be brought to life with vibrant entertainment and 50 of the most delectable vendors – with a strong representation from boutique local producers and select cameos from top international purveyors.

Featuring masterclasses, live music and DJs, a kid’s zone, the famous Grape Stomp Comp and a long list of tantalising exhibitors, there’s more to The Wine and Cheese Fest than just the wine and cheese. It will be the perfect chance to take the kids and closest friends and family to reconnect over some nationally renowned produce.

All jammed packed into one summery Saturday, The Wine and Cheese Festival will be releasing their list of vendors and entertainment soon, so keep an eye out for it.

Whatever you do, don’t fill up on bread before you go!


No but seriously, it is highly recommended to arrive on an empty stomach as there will be oodles of tasting opportunities and amazing local foods and snacks. Guests of The Wine and Cheese Festival will gain access to to some of Australia’s finest producers and providores, including: Artisans Bend, That’s Amore Cheese, Cannoleria, Frencheese, The Cheese Rebels, Dal Zotto Wines, Springmount Fine Foods, Chirping Bird Winery, Rob Dolan Wines, Eddies Cider, The Prosecco Van, Newbridge Wines and Mount Avoca Winery, with all your favourite cheese-filled dishes available throughout the day, complemented by the beverage of your choosing.

The festival will be running on Saturday 26th February from 12pm – 8pm and tickets start at $49 for the general public.

To find out more and book your tickets, head here.

And remember: sweet dreams are made of cheese!.