- This event has passed.
Rochford’s Chocolate, Cheese & Wine Festival – A Delicious & Decadent Affair
May 12 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Rochford’s Chocolate, Cheese & Wine Festival
– A Delicious & Decadent Affair
This Mother’s Day, Rochford Wines is hosting its most decadent event to date. Introducing the inaugural Chocolate, Cheese & Wine Festival, an event for all the mums of Melbourne that is not to be missed!
In partnership with Milk the Cow, Cuvée, Kennedy & Wilson, Ministry of Chocolate & Melbourne Cocoa, families can enjoy food and wine tastings, live music and kid’s entertainment on Sunday 12th of May, from 11:00am – 5:30pm.
Milk the Cow Licensed Fromagerie will be running a Cheese, Wine & Chocolate matching sessions in The Conservatory. Guided by cheesemongers and sommeliers, Mum can enjoy a selection of Rochford Wines perfectly matched with their cheese and chocolate partners.
Join Deniz from Cuvée in one of his much-loved chocolate masterclasses; a hands on chocolate tempering experience, with the opportunity to make your own chocolate bar whilst enjoying a glass of wine! “It’s a fun and delicious learning experience that will give you an insight into chocolate’s darkest secrets,” says Deniz.
Bringing your little ones? Take advantage of the professional child minding service for children seven and under, so Mum can relax and enjoy her day.
Treat yourself at the custom truffle bar with Kennedy & Wilson, with chocolate dipped strawberries with an abundance of delicious toppings from Ministry of Chocolate, or devour chocolate delights from Melbourne Cocoa.
Rochford Wines’ head chef Raki Andriana will be cooking up a storm with a mouth-watering four-course Mother’s Day lunch. Or for those craving an Italian feast, head to 400 Gradi Yarra Valley to indulge in a three-course sharing menu, complete with Johnny Di Francesco’s award winning Margherita Verace Pizza. Bookings are essential.
If you’re looking for a casual bite to eat, food trucks will be on-site for when the hunger kicks in.
So join us for a day full of life’s finest, on the greens of the picturesque Rochford Wines. Rain or shine, there’s no better way to spend Mother’s Day!
Just when you thought Rochford’s Chocolate, Cheese & Wine Festival couldn’t get any better they throw in a special release pop-up gin bar!
Indulgent seeking Mums of Melbourne will be the very first to taste Rochford’s two wine infused gins, set to hit the shelves this June.
Crafted by the team at Alchemy distillery, the Rochford Chardonnay and Rochford Pinot infused gins will be available in a thirst quenching G&T; a sneak peek at a whole new sensory experience soon to be available at Rochford Wines.
In the mean-time, Milk the Cow, Cuvée, Kennedy & Wilson, Ministry of Chocolate & Melbourne Cocoa are gearing up to throw Melbourne’s most decadent Mother’s Day event.
Don’t miss your chance to experience:
- Cheese, wine & chocolate matching sessions with the Milk the Cow cheesemongers
- A pop-up three-course breakfast or four-course lunch at Isabella’s Restaurant
- A three-course Italian feast at 400 Gradi Yarra Valley
- A hands on chocolate making masterclass with Cuvée
- Chocolate dipped treats by Ministry of Chocolate
- Custom truffle bar by Kennedy & Wilson
- A range of chocolate treats from Melbourne Cocoa
- Food trucks and Rochford’s wine bar, for those wanting a casual wine & dine experience
- And most importantly – Professional child-minding services so Mum can enjoy her chocolate, cheese & wine without distractions!
Sunday, 12th May, 2019
11:00am – 5:30pm