The East Malvern Food & Wine Festival returns to East Malvern’s Central Park on Sunday 19 November 2017.

Last year, more than 3,000 Melbourne foodies and wine lovers came together for a day in the park, sipping and savouring more than 100 wines along with an extensive array of cuisines from local and regional culinary exhibitors and artisan producers.

This year, a vast range of exquisite wineries from more than 15 Bendigo and Heathcote regions will be at the festival including Balgownie Estate, Tellurian Wines and Farmer and the Scientist.

There will also be a new local craft beer and cider producer alley featuring Two Birds Brewing, Barrow Boys Brewing, Bad Shepherd Brewing Co and Captain Vanzibar.

Local Melbourne food trucks and pop-up restaurant stalls including Richmond Oysters & Seafood Tapas, Riserva, Nepal Dining and That’s Amore Cheeses will be dishing out the goods.

There will also be an opportunity to stock up on locally produced cheeses, gourmet condiments, bespoke Christmas puddings and other festive season fare from artisanal producers including NOGO Sauces, Tolpuddle Goat Cheese and Farm Foods and Josh and Sue.

The festival starts at 10:30am to 5:30pm and entry is free. Wine-tasting glasses and ticket packages are available from $20 including a souvenir wine glass and tasting tickets.

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