WESTERN AUSTRALIA GOURMET ESCAPE
SWAN VALLEY 8-10 NOV | PERTH 11-14 NOV| MARGARET RIVER 15-17 NOV
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Since 2012, Gourmet Escape has established itself as a world-class annual food and wine festival, highly anticipated by chefs and visitors alike. The festival brings together the world’s best chefs, sommeliers and food critics at over 50 incredible events in breath-taking locations.
2019 will see an exciting development of this multi award-winning festival, expanding into two new regions (Swan Valley, Perth and culminating in Margaret River) creating a remarkable ten-day long festival. It is truly and extraordinary and exclusive food and wine festival like no other.
SWAN VALLEY – GOURMET FEAST IN THE VALLEY
A SPRING TIME FESTIVAL FOR ALL THE FAMILY TO ENJOY
Unearthing Swan Valley’s rustic charms will be highlighted for every visitor with passion-fuelled foodies from around the world eager to experience a feast of local abundance. Swan Valley is home of Western Australia’s first food bowl and premier planted vines. All visitors will experience a regionally unique festival program focused on humanely farmed produce, excellent wines and local craft beer specialities. Meet ‘salt of the earth’ chefs, brewers and farmers at casual collaborations dotted along well-trodden historical trails.
A key attribute of this region’s events will be accessibility given its close proximity to Perth and for ‘value for money’ ticketed experiences.
A festival that has rustic charm, for all of the family to enjoy. Combining top-class food with live music in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Can be enjoyed as a daytrip from Perth (25 mins travel time)
Location: Sandalford Wines | Date: Saturday 9th November | Region: Swan Valley
MARGARET RIVER - THE GOURMET VILLAGE
ONE STOP SHOP FOR ALL THINGS WA
The Margaret River program showcases extraordinary events in the landscapes of stunning beaches, iconic vineyards and towering forests. The heart of the South West gourmet experience is the Gourmet Village.
This ‘must see’ extraordinary festival is where all WA producers and talent come together in a programme celebrating hundreds of Western Australian wines, brewers and artisan producers.
A full menu of food and wine adventures awaits guests as they explore the region, feasting by the water with world renowned culinary personalities, savouring the flavour of world-class wines and experiencing the passion-fuelled artisan producers. This is the perfect escape for crystal clear waters, to feel the sand between the toes and unwind and dine under the stars as the Margaret River magic unfolds.
At the heart of the Margaret River event programming is the must-see Gourmet Village, a buzzing world of culinary excitement and the perfect opportunity to experience the delectable delights the region has to offer. General admission tickets gain entry to the festival’s many culinary delights.
Escape Garden Enclosure Ticket
Welcome to the Escape Garden, the ticket that gives you an exclusive area to sit, sip and chill away from the hustle and bustle of the village. With an awesome view of the main stage, relax with drinks from our complimentary bar and enjoy this upgrade to your Gourmet Village experience.
Location: Leeuwin Estate Winery | Dates: Saturday 16th to Sunday 17th November | Sessions: 11am to 6pm | Region: Margaret River
DESTINATION EVENTS – CREATE YOUR DREAM CULINARY JOURNEY
Westpac Gourmet Beach BBQ
Enjoy privileged access to Castle Bay Beach, which is transformed into an uber-stylish waterfront eatery with giant tipis and live music for relaxed lunch or dinner BBQ feast with a beach party vibe. Castle Bay Beach is located within Meelup Regional Park, a Class A Reserve noted for its pristine environment and ecological significance.
Location: Castle Bay Beach, Dunsborough Dates: Fri 15, Sat 16, Sun 17 Nov Sessions: 12pm – 3.30pm, 5.30pm – 9pm Region: Margaret River Closest Accom Hub: Dunsborough
Sunset, Beats & Bites
Mix a handful of new wave winemakers, some local craft breweries and a good dose of cool beats. Add an iconic Western Australian sunset, delectable, delicious food and you have arguably Gourmet Escape’s most sought after party.
Dates: Fri 15, Sat 16, Sun 17 Nov Sessions: 6.30pm – 8.30pm Region: Margaret River Closest Accom Hub: Margaret River Town Location: White Elephant Cafe, Prevelly
Perth Exclusive Chef Collaboration Dinners
Gourmet Escape will create a city culinary hub amplifying the best of ‘Culinary Perth’. This will be a memorable collaboration dinner with lauded chefs celebrating WA’s premium produce and wine.
Location: TBC Dates: Wed 13th Nov Sessions: 6.30pm – 8.30pm Region: Perth Closest Accom Hub: Perth CBD