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Taste of the Snowies: Thredbo Food & Wine Festival

Posted on 6 Mar, 2019

Foodies and wine lovers, this weekend Thredbo are hosting Taste of the Snowies: The inaugural Thredbo Food and Wine Festival you will be treated to beautiful food, amazing wines and live entertainment.

In the village there will be the best food and wine from the Snowy Mountains, a big market stall event on Saturday featuring Food and Wine tastings in Thredbo’s Village Square followed by Progressive Dinners, Australia’s only Cheese Rolling Competition and master classes on Sunday.

There is weekend program full of sensory delights. Highlights include:

  • Mystery Wine Night on Friday evening
  • Village Progressive Dinner –the village chefs unite. Stroll the village and be indulged by perfect wine pairings and delicious bites from some of Thredbo’s best restaurants.
  • Food and Wine tastings
  • Rise and Nourish Sunrise Yoga and Breakfast
  • Bubbles breakfast at Australia’s highest restaurant ‘Eagles Nest’
  • Market Day with a range of local fresh produce, wine, beer, spirits and crafts in Thredbo’s iconic village square
  • Australia’s only Cheese Rolling Competition
  • Master classes – featuring trout smoking, cocktail making, wine tutorial, art of pasta making and beer talk.
  • Wine makers dinner
  • Live entertainment

Stroll around the marketplace and chat to local providores and producers.  Grab a tasting token and sample local wine and best brews, then check out the array of produce to purchase including delicious Merimbula Oysters, Curosity Chocolates, Bodalla Cheese, Crackenback Farm samplers, Market Place nibbles and much more.

Exhibitors include:


Seppelt – Wynns – Bennamagoo – Cumulus – Collector – Lark Hill – Jim Barry – Brokenwood – Pete’s Pure – Saint & Scholar – Shaw & Smith – Nick Spencer – Shut the Gate


Kosciuszko Pale Ale – Tumut River Brewing – Jindabyne Brewing Co


Wild Brumby

Merimbula Gourmet Oysters – Curiosity Chocolates – Perfect Paddock – Crackenback Farm – Valley Vista – Snowy Mountains Estate Olive Oils – Eucumbene Trout – Nimmitabel Butcher – Bodalla Cheese – The Market Jindabyne

The Flower Pantry – RG Handmade Living – Unravelled

Along with the food and wine there will be face painting and games for kids and live music all afternoon in the Village Square, all adding to the festival vibe.

Limber up Sunday for the fast paced action of Australia’s only Cheese Rolling competition. Hungry competitors line-up at the top of a grassy ski slope to chase the cheese for victory, enter or just watch, it is sure to be a spectacle.

If you are looking learn a little more drop by the free Master classes at the Thredbo Alpine Hotel where you can learn the art of smoking a trout, the intricacies of wine and beer and how to make the perfect pasta.

This festival is a fantastic opportunity to hike, bike, wine, dine and enjoy the casual mountain atmosphere of the village. Join us for a festival of food and wine and a celebration of the good life.

Click here to checkout the full schedule and find out more…

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