Tastings at Gasworks


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Gasworks Arts Park invites you to attend the deliciously playful Tastings at Gasworks on Saturday 27th March 2021. Build your own food experience from a range of beverage masterclasses, cooking workshops, tasting sessions, an artisanal marketplace, food trucks and more.
Tastings at Gasworks will host a range of diverse and independent alcohol operators. Serving up award winning gins, barrel aged beers, boutique wine, innovative cider recipes and more.

Enhance your taste experience with some of these featured food and beverage sessions:

  • Gin Tasting Masterclass Sessions with Here's Looking At You Kid
  • Palate & Play Cooking Workshop    
  • Taste & Pair Cooking Demonstration    
  • Wine & Cheese Tasting Session with Wine Selectors
  • Cider & Cheese Tasting Session with Darraweit Valley Cider
  • Farmhouse Ales & Sour Beers with Future Mountain Brewery
  • Taste Chat Sessions include ‘Victorian Pyrenees Wine Region’, ‘Slow Cooked Meats and beer, 'Harmony of food and beer' - beers that have been inspired by food by Jetty Road Brewery, and more. (Located in The Glade, included in general admission)

There will be live entertainment throughout the day in the marketplace, so be sure to share the good vibes, flavours and culinary experiences with friends and family at this not to be missed tasting extravaganza!

Gin Tasting Masterclass

Award-winning and Melbourne made Here’s Looking At You Kid will host an exclusive masterclass and tasting session. This session will take participants on a journey through their unique gin and vodka range, taste, smell and learn about botanical ingredients, distilling methods and the flair and creativity that is Here’s Looking At You Kid gin. The session includes a small bottle of gin, tastings of their gin & vodka and a cocktail at their bar.

Palate & Play Cooking Workshop

This playful, fun, and relaxed cooking workshop with Melbourne loved chef Lillie Giang will have you rolling fresh modern Asian inspired dishes and having them paired with flavoursome wines from the experts at Wine Selectors. At its conclusion pair your dishes with a variety of wines. Includes two take home showbags by Wine Selectors & Asian Inspirations.  

Taste & Pair Cooking Demonstration

Melbourne loved Lillie Giang, brings you a bright and colourful culinary performance, that will not only have your senses activated but your pallet engaged with flavours from Asian Inspirations and well-matched wines from the experts at Wine Selectors. Includes two take home showbags by Wine Selectors & Asian Inspirations. 

Wine & Cheese Tasting Session

If you have a passion for appetizing cheese, interesting wines, and winemakers, Wine Selectors will take your tastebuds on a journey to the many vineyards across Australia in this relaxed cheese and wine tasting session.

Cider & Cheese Tasting Session

This session is more than just mouth-watering cider and seasonal cheeses. Darraweit Valley Cider is becoming known for creating New World Ciders, focussing on flavour first, experimenting with real ingredients like hops, molasses, and coffee to create something truly unique. This is a taste sensation not to be missed. 

Farmhouse Ales & Sour Beers with Future Mountain Brewery

Shane and Ian (Owners & Brewers) from Future Mountain take you through the process of working with wild yeasts, mixed cultures, barrel selection, fruit from the Yarra Valley and how they blend their farmhouse sour beers.

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Asian Inspirations

Australia has embraced Asian food like no other country on Earth. In a very short space of time, the flavours, ingredients, recipes and cultures of China, Thailand, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesia have flourished.
Asian Inspirations celebrates this growth and aims to be a hub for lovers of Asian food and culture by sharing recipes, knowledge, and experiences. Join us and discover the authentic with Asian Inspirations and take part in the cooking workshops and demonstrations presented by chef Lillie Giang at the Tastings at Gasworks event.  

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Wine Selectors

Over 200,000 Australians trust Wine Selectors to uncover the most exciting wines from the most interesting wineries and winemakers. 
Wine Selectors members get so much enjoyment from the diversity of wines we offer which has driven our passion for over 45 years and means our exploration of the wonderful world of Australian wine never ends.
Wine Selectors will be sharing that passion for wine, wine regions and wine makers at Tastings at Gasworks 2021.

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Tastings at Gasworks is proudly presented in partnership with Lighthouse Events Group

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  • Event Details
    Date & Times:
    Saturday 27 March, 11am - 6pm
    Gin Tasting Masterclass: 11am - 12pm, 1pm - 2pm, 3pm - 4pm
    Palate & Play Cooking Workshop: 11am - 1pm
    Cider & Cheese Tasting Session: 11am - 12pm
    Wine & Cheese Tasting Session: 1pm - 2pm
    Taste & Pair Cooking Demonstration: 2.30pm - 4.30pm
    Farmhouse Ales & Sour Beers: 3pm - 4pm

    General Admission: $5
    Gin Tasting Masterclass: $40
    Palate & Play Workshop: $45
    Taste & Pair Cooking Demonstration: $25
    Wine & Cheese Tasting Session: $20
    Cider & Cheese Tasting Session: $20
    Farmhouse Ales & Sour Beers: $20

    All tickets for sessions will have your posted start time, and you can stay for as long as you like.

    Proof of age will be required to attend any of the alcohol tasting workshops.

    Under 18s are welcome to attend both the cooking workshop and demonstration. Please note the cooking sessions include wine tastings which will not be served to patrons without valid proof of age.

    Running Time:
    Marketplace open 11am - 6pm, Workshops 60 minutes - 2 hours
    Galleries & Parklands
    All ages (ID required for alcohol workshops)
    Wheelchair Accessible