River Feast with Karen Martini

Three-course lunch as part of Loddon Valley Food & Wine Expo

The highlight of the Loddon Valley Food and Wine Expo, the River Feast offers a three-course lunch prepared by chef Karen Martini (Better Homes and Gardens), served grazing platter-style, matched with local wines, as diners overlook the expo in full swing against the background of the picturesque Loddon River.

Afterwards, take a wander around stalls showcasing the region’s gourmet food and wine, all to a soundtrack of live music and entertainment.

Luncheon tickets includes entry into the event, a three-course lunch with grazing platters, all drinks inclusive and a keepsake wine glass.

Live entertainment and food and wine tastings available in the outside area.

For those not attending the lunch, entry to the expo is $10 (entry only) or $20 for entry, food and wine tastings and take home wine glass. Gates open at 10:00am to 4:00pm


For online purchases via melbournefoodandwine.com.au, a credit card fee of up to 1.7% and booking fee of up to $4.00 per transaction may be applied. Purchases through other sites may incur different booking fees.

Further Information


Entertainment for children will include a jumping castle, face painting and roving clown to ensure a fun filled day for everyone.

Disabled Accessibility

There is a ramp into the building where the luncheon is served. Food and wine stalls will be located on grass area of recreation reserve, with gravel paths and roads making it accessible for a wheelchair. Disabled parking on request.

Dress Code

Dress code for luncheon is neat and casual, no singlets or thongs.

Accommodation Recommendations

Laanecoorie Caravan Park, Parklands Retreat Bridgewater, Learmonths Place Bridgewater, Bridgewater Motel, Bridgewater public Caravan Park, Inglewood Motel and Caravan Park.


Shuttle buses from Laanecoorie Caravan Park, Inglewood, Bridgewater and Bendigo (designated areas to be set)

Allocated Seating


Further Event Details

Luncheon tickets include three-course lunch with drinks, food and wine tastings at the expo and take home wine glass. For those not attending the lunch, entry to the expo is $10 (entry only) or $20 for entry, food and wine tastings and take home wine gl

Event Enquiries

For all event enquiries, please call: 0427 357 386

DateSat 16 Mar
Price$11 – $123
VenueNewbridge Recreation Reserve, Newbridge
  • Gift card redeemable
  • Vegetarian friendly event
  • Kid friendly event
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dairy free friendly event
0427 357 386

About Newbridge Recreation Reserve, Newbridge