Learn how to make fresh and white mould cheese styles including Haloumi, Feta and Camembert with our expert in residence Kate Harbison, a local chef who helps out in cellar door.
Enjoy cheese making demonstrations, wine & lunch in the Barrel Shed. All participants get to take home freshly made cheese.
Sunday 14th June 2015
11.30 am – 2.30pm
$75 per person
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We love cheese with our wines and have always been curious to find out how to make our own. It was exciting to host our very first cheese making workshop on Saturday 3 May 2014.
Our expert in residence was Kate Harbison who helps out in cellar door. Kate is also a kitchen supervisor for a school program supported by the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation. She led us through a 3 hour hands-on workshop that was highly entertaining and educational.
First we tucked into a cheese platter and had a taste of Kate’s 5 week old camembert and her freshly harvested 2014 olive oil.
After a quick lesson in hygiene, Kate led us through preparing two batches of milk; one for ricotta and one for feta. While we waited for the cheeses to set and drain at various stages, all participants had a hand in preparing a lunch feast. The ricotta was part of our lunch menu in Kate’s version of Indian dish Palak Paneer and the feta was covered in brine to take home.
It was so much fun that we will host another one in Spring 2014.
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We are ready to celebrate the annual Fortified Fest on June 23.
Our revered port style wines will be served along with current release wines at the pop up wine bar.
Food will be served all day by mobile vendors including:
- Sneaky Pickle – serving American style hot smoked meat sangas like Pulled Pork with Fried Pickles and Onion Rings on the side
- Alexandrina Cheese Company – coming all the way from Mt Compass to offer cheese tastings, platters and cheeses to take home
- Little Dot Bake Shop – returning after a successful outing at our 20th Anniversary celebration with divine sweet indulgences
Local trio Finnigin will provide the soundtrack to the day.
Once again, we invite you to participate in a rare barrel fortified tasting workshop to hear tips from Ron, the Fortified Dr. These are 30 minute sessions run between 12-3:30pm.
And don’t forget the popular home barrel competition. Entries are NOW OPEN to all barrel owners Australia wide.
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