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Taste of the Snowies: Thredbo Food & Wine Festival

Friday 8 - Sunday 10 Mar, 2019 2019-03-08 19:00:00 2019-03-10 19:00:00 Australia/Sydney Taste of the Snowies: Thredbo Food & Wine Festival Head to the mountain this March as fine food, wine and a mix of curated culinary events and activities take place in Thredbo Village for the inaugural Taste of the Snowies Food and Wine Festival. Thredbo, New South Wales, Australia Add to Calendar

Head to the mountain this March as fine food, wine and a mix of curated culinary events and activities take place in Thredbo Village for the inaugural Taste of the Snowies Food and Wine Festival.

Across the weekend there will be the best food & wine from the region, a big market style event plus feature;

– Progressive Dinner – Be indulged by perfect wine pairings and delicious bites from some of Thredbo’s best restaurants.
– Food and Wine tastings
– Market Day with local fresh produce
– Australia’s only Cheese Rolling Competition
– Talks & Demos – Trout smoking, pasta making, wine tutorials and more…
– Live entertainment

Thredbo gives both guests and exhibitors the 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.



Mystery Wine Night

When: Friday, 8th March
Where: Lounge Bar, Thredbo Alpine Hotel
Time: 7:30pm – 9pm
Cost: $50pp
To book please call (02) 6459 4200

Swirl, sniff, sip! Take on the new and exciting wine mystery night. Come down to the Lounge Bar at 7:30pm for charcuterie and cheese boards, tasting notes, guess the wine game, prizes and much more… A great way to kick off the weekend. To book please call (02) 6459 4200



Rise & Nourish

When: Saturday, 9th March
Meet: At Thredbo Hotel Reception (6am) and drive to the top of the chairlift
Where: Eagles Nest (outside)
Time: 6am – 9am
Cost: $49
BYO: Yoga Mat
18+ only
To book please call (02) 6459 4200

Take a trip up to the top of Thredbo for sunrise and immerse yourself in the fresh mountain air with an energising yoga session, then head into Australia highest restaurant for a nourishing breakfast including mimosa, muesli bowls, fruit platters and freshly baked treats. To book please call (02) 6459 4200. Limited spaced availableWeather dependent


Bubbles & Breakfast

When: 9th & 10th March
Where: Eagles Nest Restaurant
Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm
Cost: Just add $3 to any breakfast meal to upgrade to a bubbly breakfast!
With your choice of either French Sparkling or Prosecco. 

Perched high above Thredbo Village, sits Eagles Nest Restaurant! At 1937 metres, it is Australia’s Highest Restaurant. Ride the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift to the top of Thredbo & then head straight in, where you will find 270-degree views of the area.
Chairlift ticket not included. 


Taste of the Snowies: Food & Wine Festival

When: Saturday, 9th March
Where: Thredbo Village Square
Time: 12pm – 5pm
Cost: Free Entry/ $25 – 10 x tasting tokens and a limited edition tasting cup.

Head to the Thredbo Village Square to explore an array of wineries, cheese makers, local food and produce, market stalls, kids face painting and live music.

For only $25 receive a wine glass and 10 tasting tokens with a wide range of tastings available from well-known and boutique winemakers.

Exclusive Nick Spencer Wine Dinner

When: Saturday, 9th March
Where: Segreto, Thredbo Alpine Hotel
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Winemaker: Nick Spencer
Cost: $120pp

Indulge your taste buds at the Segreto Nick Spencer Wine Dinner on Saturday, 9th March. This dinner will be held in style in the intimate restaurant Segreto and will be hosted by an exclusive winemaker. Enjoy four fantastic wines perfectly paired with four delightful courses created by the Thredbo Alpine Hotel Executive Chef Kane Stamp. To book please call (02) 6459 4200. Limited spaced available.

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Build your own Bloody Mary

When: Sunday, 10th March
Where: Cascades Restaurant, Thredbo Alpine Hotel
Time: 7.30am – 10am

Come create your own Bloody Mary using a variety of hot sauces, spices and tasty garnishes!


Enter Australia’s ONLY Cheese Rolling Competition

When: Sunday, 10th March
Where: Sundance Ski Run
Time: 10am – 12pm
Cost: Free

Chase a cheese wheel to glory, thrills and spills for all! The champion male and female will take home a 2019 Thredbo winter season pass!  This year the Cheese Rolling Competition also sees the best fancy dress competitor winning a voucher for Cascades Restaurant.

Registration for the Cheese Rolling Competition starts at 10am on the Sundance Run next to the Thredbo Bobsled with the first heats rolling off at 10.30am. Competitors must be over 18 years old and wear a helmet to take part.

Prizes –
1st place Female – Thredbo Winter Season Pass
2nd place Female – $100 Cascades Voucher
1st place Male – Thredbo Winter Season Pass
2nd place Male – $100 Cascades Voucher
Best dressed – $100 Cascades Voucher


Demos & Talks

When: Sunday, 10th March
Where:  The Local Pub Deck, Thredbo Alpine Hotel
Time: 12pm – 4pm
Cost: Free

12pm | How to Smoke a Trout 101 with Kane Stamp Thredbo Alpine Hotel’s Executive Chef

1pm | Shut the Gate: The Mystery Of Winemaking Unveiled & Winemaking Demystified

2pm | The Art of Pasta Making with Chef Mat King from the Denman Hotel

3pm | Wine Talk with Yalumba

4pm | The Current Beer Landscape and the importance of German Beer in the Mountains with John from Alpen Liquor

No bookings required 


Village Wide Progressive Wine Paired Dinner

When: Sunday, 10th March
Where: Thredbo Village
Time: 4pm
Cost: $125pp

Explore stunning Thredbo in style on the village-wide Progressive Dinner supported by Lark Hill Winery. Enjoy five unique courses paired with five glasses of wine at five of Thredbo’s top dining establishments. This exclusive dinner is the perfect way to cap off your day with friends. To book please call (02) 6459 4200. Limited spaced available. 

4pm | Central Road – Sparkling Rosé
4.40pm | House of Ullr – Riesling
5.20pm | Black Bear – Gruner Veltliner
6pm | Candlelight – Pinot Noir
6.40pm | Lounge Bar – Scuro


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