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From: 03 Nov 2016 Until: 06 Nov 2016
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The time of the year has come for festivity and fun, which of course means celebrating the most celebratory drink of all, sparkling wine. And where better to do this than Tasmania, Australia’s famous home of fizz.
Effervescence is a world-class sparkling festival returning to Launceston for its third year this November. If you’ve been looking for an excuse to take a break in our beautiful island state, this is a great one.
To be hosted by Tyson Stelzer, award-winning wine writer and author of the Champagne Guide, the event combines Tasmania’s finest sparkling wines with its freshest produce, which this year will be prepared by chefs such as Tetsuya Wakuda and Jacques Reymond. Participating producers include House of Arras, Jansz, Josef Chromy and Stefano Lubiana, to name just a few.
Guests can choose from a line-up of festival events that includes a food and wine masterclass led by Nick Haddow of Bruny Island Cheese, a lunch prepared by Jacques Reymond at the historic Quamby Estate, an opportunity to meet the producers over a three-course feast from Michelin-starred chef Tetsuya Wakuda, and a sparkling masterclass hosted by Tyson.
Take advantage of these exclusive educational and dining experiences, or go at your own pace in the festival marquee, sampling a selection of first-rate bubbly alongside Huon salmon, oysters and more.
Lovers of good food and wine won’t want to miss this. Visit Effervescence Tasmania and start mapping out your festival itinerary today.
Main venue: Josef Chromy Wines, 370 Relbia Road, Relbia, Tasmania
When: Thursday the 3rd of November to Sunday the 6th of November
Cost: Various price points starting from $25 for The Grand Tasting
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