Cheese-A-Holics Cheese Festival 2019

Sunday  21 July  2019  10:00 AM    Sunday  21 July  2019 5:00 PM
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Last update 22/07/2019



$15 adult entry (15 yrs to adult)

Children up to 14 yrs old FREE

Are you a cheese-a-holic too? If so, then join us at our new location in the Derby Pavilion at Morphettville Racecourse to celebrate the most scrumptious cheeses from across Australia and around the world. Come and sample the delicious offerings from over 25 artisan producers and wholesalers of cheese, wine, gin and condiments from across the state.

Enjoy tastes from cheese producers and suppliers including Alexandrina Cheese Company, Barossa Cheese Company, Milkless Vegan Cheeses and Edwards Crossing. Nothing goes better with cheese than a tasty drink so why not sample some sparkling wines from Lloyd Brothers and Smidge wineries, a lovely gin from Never Never Gin or an amazing craft beer from Big Shed Brewing Company. What is a cheese platter without all the scrumptious condiments to enjoy including Penfield Olives, Spice Girlz, Lost Loaf and Port Willunga Fine Foods to name just a few of the fantastic producers attending this years Cheese-A-Holics Cheese Festival.

We also have free demonstrations rolling throughout the day including the Artisan Cheese Academy and Cheese-A-Holics (demonstrations to be announced very soon), food vans including Gang Gang Burgers and Ozzie Gozleme, music by DJ Ryley, Cheezy Grinz photo contest for the best picture of the day and much more.

MASTERCLASSES (Tickets limited to 40 per class)

10.30am to 11.30am - Beston’s Edward's Crossing and Main & Cherry Wines Masterclass (1 Hour)

A first for Cheese-A-Holics Cheese Festival with award winning Beston’s Edward's Crossing Cheeses joined by award winning Main & Cherry Wines to present a 100% grown and produced South Australian Cheese and Wine Masterclass. Master Cheesemaker, Paul Connolly and Wine Maker Michael Sexton, both awarded producers dedicated to producing quality from the finest ingredients using old fashioned techniques and new technology and ideas expressed in the story and creation of God's Gifts of SA Cheese and Wine’!

Join these two master craftsmen in the fine art of pairing cheese and wines - very limited tickets and one that shouldn't be missed!

Cost - $40 (Maximum 40 tickets available)

12.00pm to 1.30pm - Spanish Cheese, Wine and Charcuterie (featuring San Jose) Masterclass (1.5 Hours)

A true Masterclass highlighting beautiful imported Spanish Cheeses paired with regional wines and Spanish inspired Charcuterie from San Jose Smallgoods. Jose and Pas, (owners of San Jose Smallgoods) will present the San Jose philosophy for producing the finest salumi  inspired by the flavours of Spain and Portugal while Cheese-A-Holics will offer sampling of quality imported Spanish wines and cheeses sourced through Quality Food World's quality range. So, if fine Wines paired with great Cheese & Charcuterie flavours excites your taste buds, then don't miss this unique opportunity to take part in this exquisite Spanish Masterclass.

Cost - $55 (Maximum 40 tickets available)

2.00pm to 3.00pm - Cocktails and Cheese Pairings - A Mouthwatering Masterclass
Put your palate to the test sampling a selection of stunning gin cocktails made by the Never Never team, paired with beautiful cheese curated by Lauretta of Cheese-A-Holics. Over the course of the hour, learn to mix classic and contemporary gin cocktails and uncover the secrets to pairing them with a variety of cheese. It is a life skill that will repay itself many times over! 

Cost - $40 (Maximum 40 tickets available)

3.30pm to 4.30pm - Big Shed Brewing with Cheese-A-Holics Beer and Cheese Masterclass

Everyone talks about cheese and wine, but for the Big Shed Brewing Co team its all about cheese and beer. What sounds like an unlikely combination is actually a winner. Lager and brie, IPA and Stilton it all works. Come along and see what Lauretta from Cheese-A-Holics and the BSBC team have paired for you and be ready to be surprised.

Cost - $40 (Maximum 40 tickets available)

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Morphettville Racecourse
79 Morphett Road, Morphettville, 5043, SA, Australia
Morphettville Racecourse
79 Morphett Road, Morphettville, 5043, SA, Australia
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