“Cookery for the Many” A Wine Food & Film Extravaganza
DATE: Saturday, 30 June 2018
TIME: 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
LOCATION: Hunters Dream, 149 Deasys Road, Pokolbin NSW
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Hunter Valley Wine, Food and Film Festival 2018
“Cookery for the Many, as well as for the Upper Ten Thousand”
150 years of Australia’s the Most Entertaining Food and Wine
A film produced in the Hunter Valley starring the AROUND HERMITAGE team, local chefs and vignerons.
Based on the first Australian cookery and home entertaining etiquette book, published in 1864.
We take our “Hunter Valley Wine Country Diners Club” back in time to 1864, the year of the first Australian cookery, home entertaining and etiquette book was published. We visit historical Hunter Valley wineries, homes and towns, as we hunt, gather, travel, bake, boil, fry, smoke, dress and dine from the pages of “Cookery for the Many, as well as for the Upper Ten Thousand” by Tasmanian Aristologist” Edward Abbott.
How are modern Australian dining and entertaining habits influenced by our European ancestors? We’ll find out with the help of the Hunter Valley’s winemakers, chefs, historians and celebrities. We’ll compare the food, wine, lifestyles and entertainment customs of 1800’s ancestors with those of the kitchens and dining rooms of today.
Edward Abbott, Australia’s Mrs. Beeton, was interested in everything, ready for anything, afraid of nothing, and that’s our motto, as we take on the “Cookery for the Many, as well as for the Upper Ten Thousand” challenge.
The Event – Wine, Food and Film!
Hunter’s Dream, 149 Deasys Road, Pokolbin
5.30pm Arrive at Hunter’s Dream and head to the Old Cellar Door for canapes and tastings of wines from Around Hermitage producers
6.15pm Move into the iconic new Cellar Door for the screening of the Film which will run for approximately 90 minutes
8pm Head to the marquee for the sumptuous meal with wines from Around Hermitage producers
The meal will be a reflection of recipes from the Cook Book.
Beers from Ironbark Hill Brewhouse will be on tap.
Make a weekend of it – Stay and explore the Around Hermitage Wine and Food Trail
Phone: Mark 0413 480345
This event is not suitable for persons under the age of 18.
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