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Food & wine tours

From Market to Paddock to Plate

1800 813 153

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Bendigo Visitor Centre Tours

Unearth Central Victoria’s food and wine bounty. Starting at the Bendigo Community Farmer’s Market you will meet the producers, head to the farm gate to meet the farmer, sample Heathcote’s internationally acclaimed wine & return to feast on the day’s bounty.

Sonia Anthony, owner of Masons of Bendigo, President of Food Fossickers and internationally experienced chef, invites you to join her on a personalised food and wine journey through Central Victoria.

This unique tour is only available for the following dates:

July 8, 2017.
September 9, 2017.
November 11, 2017.

What the tour includes:

One night accomodation at The Schaller Studio, Art Series Hotel Bendigo.

Transportation to all venues throughout the day, including to dinner and returned to The Schaller Hotel after dinner.

Tour of the Farmers Market and complimentary fridge bag.

Tour and tastings at Bed and Breakfast Basil.

Lunch, beverages, home baked cake and tea/coffee at McIvor Farm Foods and a full farm tour with owner Belinda Hagan.

Private tour of cellar door and wine tasting by four premium Heathcote winemakers - at least eight wines are tasted

Masons style three course dinner including wine and drinks at Sonia's home.

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Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 08/07/17

    Sat: 09:30am - 10:00am

  • Departure details: 09/09/17

    Sat: 09:30am - 10:00am

  • Departure details: 11/11/17

    Sat: 09:30am - 10:00am

Tour operator

Situated in the historic Post Office, Bendigo Visitor Centre can help you sort out all your needs while you are here, including accommodation, shopping, dining, booking attractions and tours, and provide you visitor information, map and guide books.

They also have quality gifts and souvenirs, so it is a must stop during your Bendigo Visit. The Visitor Centre opens everyday from 9:00am to 5:00pm except Christmas Day.

Feeling peckish on your visit to Bendigo? Why not join a Food Fossicker Foodie Tour, highlighting Bendigo’s foodie culture. The tour provides participants with the opportunity to meet passionate food heroes who showcase local produce. As part of the tour, participants are treated to food and beverage tastings, a foodie tour bag, stories and local seasonal produce.

Visit some of Bendigo's leading food venues including Bendigo Wholefoods, The Good Loaf, Indulge Fine Belgian Chocolates and Masons of Bendigo. The tour departs the Bendigo Visitor Centre on Saturdays, spots are limited to be sure to book.