07. April 2017 - 13:00
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A Little Bit of Italy in Broke | A Little Bit of Italy in Broke | Friday, 07. April 2017

A weekend long festival of food, wine, workshops, music & fun with a "little bit of Italy" & a whole lot of Broke Fordwich hospitality.
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  • Tips for on the day. Glasses are $10 and your key to enjoying wine across the weekend. This year we have beautiful Spieglau stemless badged glasses. They're yours to take home as a souvenir of your Italian weekend.
  • Who's ready? Check list - friends & family are gathered & the dates are booked - Accomodation booked - Event Shuttle &/or transfers booked - Event Program studied - Workshops booked - La Grande Festa Dinner booked - Restaurant lunches (if on the itinerary) or picnic at Greenway booked. Full details on the website. Bring on the good times
  • Are you ready?
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  • Samantha Wilson we are camping :)
  • This sounds ok?? If we cant make lovedale work? Or both..lol
  • Are there any cheesemaking workshops / classes planned?
  • We've been asked about Gluten-Free & Vegetarian offerings at the event this year. Several venues will offer choices, here are a few examples... - Stomp has antipasto (g), watermelon skewers(V,G), pumpkin ravioli (V) - Greenway Wines - Mojos Picnics - ask and they'll adapt your pre ordered picnic to meet your dietary needs - Fabulous array of salads at Nightingale (v,g) - Krinklewood will have pizza's (g,v) - Catherine Vale will include options for Gluten free & vegetarians And then there's lots of delicious gelato (g,v)
  • Would love to be there.
  • Belarna Grove & Bellbird Premium will be at both Stomp Wines and Nightingale Wines for A Little Bit of Italy this year
  • We now have a lot more information on our event website. Jump online to discover the range of events to experience, workshops, the range of Italian food being served & so much more. Start planning now, you'll need two days to fit it all in so make sure you book your accommodation now. TIP - take a look at the Dinner on Saturday Night, dine with the growers & makers for an unforgettable trip to Italy in the Margan Barrel Room (this will sell out quickly - book now)
  • Emily Smith maybe we can go
  • Birthday weekend away?! Dianne Turnbull Emma Shaw
  • Nightingale Wines will have the Terence Koo **** onsite for both Saturday and Sunday. Come along and try some of the regional goodies from our five Food tents. Bring the kids and try some of the free games or just sit and relax with the view and Terence Koo.
  • That does look good Janyce Morgan
  • Full details will be on the website soon - here's a summary so far. FESTIVAL PROGRAM 10am to 5pm Saturday & Sunday . Carnival Italia – Nightingale Wines . Festival de Catherine Vale - Catherine Vale . Piazza Famiglia Festival – Ascella Organic Wines & Riverflats Estate . Mount Broke Alfresco – Mount Broke Estate . Wander, Sit, Sip, Enjoy - Lavender Ridge . A Little Bit of Tuscany in the Hunter – Krinklewood Biodynamic Vineyard . Italian Picnic – Stomp Wine . la tabella – Greenway Wines . Dolce Vita at Whispering Brook! . Carnival Italia - Nightingale Wines Have you booked your accomodation? #staythenight #italyinbroke
  • Anyone elae interested in this? Might be a nuce weekend or even a day.?
  • Had an awesome weekend in 2016, already organised to be back in 2017.
  • We currently have some great sponsorship packages or program advertising spaces for those looking for exposure at a premium wine & food event or that would like to assist in promotion of Broke Fordwich & the Hunter Valley. Contact us for full details - we'd love you on board
  • Was Great This Year looking forward to 2017
  • What's the plan? Get some accommodation over there? Sounds good.
  • Need to check dates but if I'm here I'll be in
  • Marisa Marchetta Donovan Andrew Boxall Melina Marchetta
  • Lisa Ann Thomas Melissa Louise Cromarty Fiona Callinan
  • Alan and I are in but from Saturday-I get back from uni residential late Friday xxxx sounds like a lot of fun