Are you missing a day trip or weekend away to connect with our North East foodie friends and producers? There’s no need to completely miss out on tempting your taste buds, as High Country at Home releases new interactive classes to enjoy wherever you are.
To sign up, it’s as easy as booking a date, checking the mailbox for your special High Country at Home box of all the goodies you’ll need for the class then Zooming on in to the latest offerings.
Bookings are now open for these NEW tasty morsels from High Country at Home:
● Meet local foodie, Sally Lynch, at the big iron gates of the Old Beechworth Gaol then head inside to the kitchen for a lively lesson in the finer points of making a cracking Tom Kha Gai in the Big House using classic Thai flavours including fresh herbs and lemongrass grown right there in the prison garden.
● Love coffee and wine but want to polish your palate? Join passionate wine enthusiast, Steph Eyles, with coffee expert, Ben Ryder, from Beechworth’s award-winning roastery, Blynzz, for a delicious deep dive that puts Smooth Criminal Arabica beans and a Fighting Gully Road Sangiovese through their paces. Be your own Coffee & Wine Judge is an immersive, cerebral as well as sensory journey with two people who really know their craft.
● Meet Glenbosch Wine Estate’s maker and distiller, Dirk Bester, for Gin Appreciation, learning all there is to know and love about gin, how to use botanicals and enjoy a quick and dirty lesson in how to concoct your own Prohibition Era-style moonshine
● Explore the magic of Muscat deep in the century-old barrel room at Pfeiffer Wines, tasting a range of luscious drops guided by the maker while learning the art of blending at this exclusive, hands-on True Muscat Experience.
High Country at Home is also an online marketplace showcasing products from around the region those in lockdown can still enjoy, including wine, beer, gin, honey, luxe granola, sauces, olives, locally roasted coffee and boutique wares from nearly 100 High Country businesses.