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I would do things differently if I returned

Entry was easy with pre-paid tickets but we arrived an hour or so into proceedings each day. Except... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
cyclops69
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Melbourne, Australia
book early

one of the oldest food and wine festivals in australia. great setting to sample great wine and... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
JohnG3121
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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15 May 2018
“I would do things differently if I returned”
6 May 2018
“Fantastic day out tasting the regions wines”
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Entry was easy with pre-paid tickets but we arrived an hour or so into proceedings each day. Except at the footy I can’t remember having to queue for a spot at a urinal but I did on the Saturday. Sunday was quieter and we could...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank cyclops69
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

First visit to the GGE festival, and we had a great Sunday out. We booked tickets on line for $63 which is a tad high compared to other wine & food festivals, but the stunning setting, countless great wineries, plenty of breweries and excellent music...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

$50 entry gets you nothing, $80 entry for a few meagre sips of wine. That’s just for 1 day. Advertising said food and wine tasting. No food tasting, music was below average. Food stalls way to dear at a flat rate of $15 a meal...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank raelene61
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We came to this festival over ten years ago and loved it. We paid our$20, got our glass and tasting tickets and really enjoyed the tastings and the food stalls. It wasn’t beyond us. This time we paid $230 for the two days of wine...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Ferrous2
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

one of the oldest food and wine festivals in australia. great setting to sample great wine and food. book early as it can be hard get accomodation close to the date

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 7 May 2015

We have been visiting Halls Gap with 4 friends for a decade to attend the annual Grampians Grape Escape. We spend a lot of money on accomodation, food and wine and love the place, until this year!! When we first visited the festival it was...More

Date of experience: May 2015
11  Thank TheAussieGap
Reviewed 4 May 2015

WE are first timers and I was astonished at the range and quality of the exhibitors. There was something for all members of the family and no shortage of tastings. The only down is that entry is expensive

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank 238lachlans
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Annual event - classy, great wineries showcased in a wonderful location. Enjoyed the wide range of food stalls, entertainment, gourmet & hand made products. Will be back again. Tip: book accommodation early & stay the weekend for a relaxing experience.

Thank jiffy2006
Reviewed 8 May 2014

We arrived in town just after 4pm, in time to pick up our passes from the oval, before heading to our accommodation. We changed into our best clothes,before heading to the umbrella event, at the Comfort inn.We had a wonderful meal and drinks, before returning...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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