by on 25/02/2016 - 05:26 am
Tasmania’s premier garlic festival celebration is back (by popular demand) for a third deliciously pungent year to pay homage to Tasmania’s garlic harvest!
The Koonya Garlic Festival is a unique, quirky boutique harvest festival event that attracts throngs of passionate garlic lovers, growers, foodies and ‘eco-tourists’ from throughout Tasmania and beyond.
Tasmania prides itself on its gourmet food culture and produce and is gaining an unprecedented reputation for capturing niche markets and developing exciting new Agri-tourism initiatives and events. The Koonya Garlic Festival is an exciting example of this and is becoming a significant date on ‘foodi ...
by on 11/02/2016 - 05:06 am
When the delicious madness of The Taste has ebbed, when the weather has settled in to somewhat predictable patterns of warmth and when we’ve returned to school runs, spin classes and work routines, there’s a food and wine event that reignites that summery spark among us Tasmanians.
A leafy pocket of Launceston becomes crowded with tents, plastic chairs and port a loos, and hungry punters flock from near and far. It’s Festivale, a brilliant opportunity to eat, drink and dance to the tunes of 90s pop stars on comeback tours.
#festivale2016 starts this Friday evening and runs til Sunday afternoon at City Park. Since the event began almost three decades ago, Chairman Lou Cl ...