Wine festival tickets on sale

GOOD DROP: Davinia Lewis tastes one of the wines on show at the Heathcote Wine and Food Festival last year. The festival returns on October 7 and 8.
GOOD DROP: Davinia Lewis tastes one of the wines on show at the Heathcote Wine and Food Festival last year. The festival returns on October 7 and 8.

Tickets for the Heathcote Wine and Food Festival are on sale.

Hosted by the Heathcote Winegrowers' Association, the festival will be held on October 7 and 8, and feature more than 40 wineries showcasing their work.

It has run for more than 15 years with about 4000 people coming from across Victoria and interstate for one of Victoria’s signature regional wine events. 

Special tasting sessions will be held with winemakers from around the region. A wide range of foods will also be available from vendors.

The festival has also partnered with the Bendigo Blues and Roots Music Festival with some impressive regional performers set to entertain.

Families will also be entertained with Mister Mike returning to perform for kids through the festival.

The Heathcote wine region renowned for its stunning shiraz releases and now carving an exciting reputation for Mediterranean-style reds and other varieties.

Heathcote’s Wine and Food Festival runs from October 7 to 8 at the Heathcote Showgrounds.

Buses will run each day from Melbourne and Bendigo.

Log on to www.heathcotewinegrowers.com.au for more information or to book tickets.