Food & Wine
Breakfast is a continental spread of cereals, stewed fruit, toast, spreads and yoghurt. More
Lunch can vary from day to day, but includes meat, salad, bread and wraps, some days we will have roasted chicken and salad, and others quiche to mix things up a bit.
Dinner is a casual two-course meal of main and dessert prepared by your guides. The menu is constantly changing but can include a classic steak on the barbecue, chicken korma or salmon fillet. Dessert can include maple baked apples, pears in red wine, fruit salad or pavlova to name just a few.
Snacks and nibbles, there are plenty of snacks and nibbles during the trips including fresh fruit for the trail, biscuits and/or fruit cake for tea breaks. Each night we offer dips, cheese and crackers for a pre-dinner nibbles and a self-serve trail mix selection at the beginning of each day.
The food we serve is healthy, hearty and home style. We don't offer five-star chef prepared dining but the food is fresh and our guides make sure it is tasty and plentiful. We are able to accommodate guests' specific dietary requirements and can always prepare a meal to meet individual needs.
The field guides offer you non-alcoholic beverages while on tour, but does not include alcoholic beverages. We do however welcome guests to bring wine/beer along with them. If you are bringing bottled wine please pack this well in your main bag to avoid breakages.
We suggest if you would like to have a drink after your day's walking that you purchase any alcohol prior to the trip and bring it to Falls Creek with you. There are places to purchase alcohol at Falls Creek but the variety isn't great.
Food & Wine Gourmet Discovery Tour
Pre- or Post your walking tour, we recommend you make time to discover the diverse wine regions in the the Victorian Alps. Submit to the riches of the High Country, where internationally lauded wines flow freely and innovative chefs change their menus with the seasons. Enjoy warm welcomes at Alpine villages, wander through cool climate vineyards and sample fresh produce such as handmade cheese, butter and chocolate.
You can sample a range of varietals from prosecco and chardonnay to shiraz and muscat.Make time for a special afternoon in the renowned vineyards at Rutherglen. Sample 100 years of muscat-making tradition and see where local winemakers are producing world-beating fortified wines.Knock on a King Valley cellar door, where dynamic vintners in family wineries set trends with Italian varietals.Match prosecco, nebbiolo or sangiovese with rustic Italian cuisine made by enthusiastic, entrepreneurial families.
Brown Brothers Milawa Vineyard
Brown Brothers is one of Australia's leading family-owned wine companies, with the family making wine in Victoria for over 120 years. Surrounding the Epicurean Centre and Cellar Door, the Milawa Vineyard is the fruit source for renowned wines such as Patricia Noble Riesling, Shiraz Mondeuse and Cabernet and Dolcetto. Taste the complete range of Brown Brothers wines including limited release and Cellar Door wines that can only be tasted via a visit to the winery.
Pizzini Wines King Valley
Pizzini Wines specialise in the production of Italian varietal wines.
Pizzini are passionate about the production of Italian varietal wines including Sangiovese, Nebbiolo, Verduzzo and Arneis, Prosecco and Brachetto. Pizzini also produce a selection of traditional French styles including, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Merlot and Shiraz.
Pizzini's cellar door is open seven days offering a warm family atmosphere where you can bring friends and family to enjoy wine tasting in true Pizzini style.
Beechworth Honey Experience
For the ultimate Australian honey experience visit Beechworth Honey.Step inside and discover the amazing story behind Beechworth Honey's delicious 100% pure Australian honey.
Be amazed at the different varieties of delicious 100% Australian honey taste by taste when you sample Beechworth Honey's extensive range of Australian honey, and see live bees up close.
Located in the upper reaches of King Valley, the Chrismont Cellar Door, Restaurant and Larder is an architecturally designed destination that brings all-day dining with a modern touch to a region fondly known for its tobacco kilns and rustic cellar doors.
Since the first Chrismont vine was planted in 1980, owners Arnie and Jo Pizzini have become known for producing diverse interpretations of Mediterranean and classic European varietals from their cool-climate vineyards in Cheshunt and Whitfield.
Like grapes and wine, hospitality is also in their blood, which inspired the 2015 opening of a state-of-the-art wine and food centerpiece that embodies the flavours of their Sicilian and northern Italian heritages alongside their contemporary Chrismont, La Zona and Riserva wines.
Chrismont boasts award-winning design that captures unparalleled views of the King Valley. From it's elevated position visitors feel as though they are floating above the vines, providing a magnificent backdrop for all experiences including weddings, group gatherings, conferences and meetings.
Chrismont also offers elegant Guest House accommodation set amongst the vines and just a few minutes stroll from the restaurant and cellar door, making it an idyllic place to restore, relax and rejuvenate.
Bright Brewery uses fresh mountain water, quality ingredients and craft brewing techniques to brew an award-winning range of MountainCrafted beers.
Located on Great Alpine Road in the heart of Bright, overlooking the Ovens River, surrounded by parks and mountains, it's a great place for a beer and a bite.
Relax with a beer outside on the Hop Terrace, or at the bar looking into the Brewhouse as the brewers craft the beers you drink. Get comfy on one of the couches while you unleash the kids in the adventure playground beside the brewery.
Tani Eat & Drink
Tani Eat and Drink is an informal eatery and bar located in Bright in the North East Alpine region of Victoria. Tani's menu reflects their version of a modern approach to regional food, using seasonal and regional produce sourced from small growers and small producers where possible. At Tani you can experience a diverse list of beverages in their bar or eatery. This ranges from craft spirits and beer to aged sake yet the restaurant still has a strong emphasis on wine from local and afar.
One Chef Hat - The Age Good Food Guide 2017, 2016, 2015
New Regional Restaurant of The Year - Age Good Food Guides 2014
Two Glass Rating - The Australian Wine List Of The Year Awards 2016, 2015
One Glass Rating - The Australian Wine List Of The Year Awards 2013, 2014
The Pickled Sisters Cafe
Set in the picturesque grounds of Cofield Wines, The Pickled Sisters Cafe is located in the small township of Wahgunyah, in the heart of the Rutherglen Wine Region and minutes from the majestic Murray River.
With a simple interior and rustic surrounds, it is the welcoming atmosphere and emphasis on the finest local and regional food and wine, that keeps people coming back. The cafe is a bright, buzzy and energetic space, perfect for brunch, a long lunch, cake and coffee, or a simple vineyard platter with a glass of sparkling shiraz.