Savour flavours of valley at festival

Image: File photo.
Image: File photo.

The Avon Valley Gourmet Food and Wine Festival will be held on Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2.

From 10am to 4pm each day at the Northam Recreation Centre, visitors can experience flavours from across the Avon Valley, with gourmet chilli, cheese, chocolate, olive oil products, nuts, sauces, spices, preserves, yabbies, wine and beer tastings, loose leaf teas, confectionery, plus a licen- sed bar and live entertainment.

There will be rides, a cuddly animal farm and face painting for child-ren. Other festival highlights include cooking demonstrations with the talented and entertaining Don Hancey of Panorama Catering and other chefs on the cooking stage.

Australian Iron Chef winner Herb Faust will collaborate with Barton Jones Wines to create a special dining experience at the Long Table five-course dinner from 7pm on the Saturday.