Italian Food & Wine weekend
Each course matched to an Italian wine
Alfresco dining

Hedonistic Hiking's Italian Food & Wine Weekend

Tour operated by: Hedonistic Hiking

Address: 24 Mill Bend Road, Porepunkah, Victoria 3740

Phone: 03 5755 2307  |  Mobile: 0406 500 979  |  Fax: 03 8625 0038  


Experience the essence of Italy with Hedonistic Hikings fabulous Food & Wine weekend in Bright, North East Victoria. Bright is a great destination for a weekend away with a vast array of shops, bars, galleries and activities and some wonderful places to stay.

This is a three day event and celebrates the very best of Italian food and wine. Exclusive cooking class in the morning led by Patrizia Simone of the famous Simone's Restaurant in Bright. Over lunch enjoy the chance to taste what you have seen being prepared.

The following day, enjoy an authentic five course Italian Lazy Lunch prepared by a professional chef, with each dish carefully complemented by premium imported Italian or locally produced wines.

The final day, join Hedonistic Hiking for a half day guided Walk on Mount Buffalo ending with a delicious alfresco picnic lunch and local wines.

Tour pricing information (GST included)

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Price includes goods and services tax. The price for the cooking class is the low rate. The high combined price is for the Lazy Lunch and Sunday Walk.


Cancellation and booking policy

To secure a reservation a deposit of 10 per cent of the published trip price is required for each person booking. Balance is due 60 days before departure. When a booking is made within 60 days before departure, a reservation is secured upon receipt of the total holiday cost. For single accommodation a supplement will apply. Reservations made by private groups and agents are also subject to these booking conditions. Cancellation of booking will become effective upon receipt of written notification from you. Charges will apply, consult the website for more details.

Days of operation

Departure details: 20/02/15 - 22/02/15

Tour starting location

Tranfers from Bright

Tour highlights

Mount Buffalo

Mode of transport

  • Walk


  • Cooking
  • Guided walks
  • Hiking/trekking
  • Wine tasting


  • Food and Wine
  • Walking


  • Courtesy transfer
  • Guide


  • English

Hedonistic Hiking is a small company, owned and operated by Jackie and Mick Parsons, offering gourmet guided walking holidays in Australia and Italy. Jackie and Mick spend half the year in their home in north east Victoria and are passionate about the food, the wine and the walking of this region. They specialise in tours in the Victorian Alps, the King Valley and the Great Ocean Walk, and offer a mix of scheduled and tailor-made itineraries.

The tour groups are small and friendly and the walking is enjoyably challenging, while the support vehicle enables you to walk as much or as little as you please. A mixture of fine dining experiences and gourmet picnic lunches ensures that you sample the very best food and wine that the region has to offer, and the emphasis is always on premium quality, locally-sourced produce.

Hedonistic Hiking is Eco-Certified and committed to sustainability, so through the tours you contribute directly to supporting small businesses in the area.

Perhaps more importantly Jackie and Mick offer unsurpassed personal service on each and every tour, and it is this above all which brings people back to Hedonistic Hiking year after year.


  • Tourism Alliance Victoria
Parks Victoria Licence
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land

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