Welcome. The Story of Fingal Head Causeway. Ocean Turtles.

Friday 3 July – 10am

Description

Join us for this interactive ZOOM.

We acknowledge the land on which we live and share a traditional story of Pooningbah (Fingal Head). Listen to Indigenous Cultural Trainer and Mentor, Russell Logan, as he shares the story of the cheeky Pooning (echidna) as he is chased into the ocean.

Meet our Watersports Guru, Tim Jack Adams, as he shares his love of this place and the mighty, yet gentle turtles that live here in harmony with the ocean.

Celebrate World Plastic Bag Free Day, as individually, we CAN all make a difference.

Duration approximately 30 minutes

Please acknowledge via our Facebook Event that you are INTERESTED or GOING to this event and we will update you with further details and a reminder prior to the event.

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The Art of Sourdough

Friday 3 July – 2pm

Description

Join us for this interactive ZOOM.

We acknowledge the land on which we live and share the traditional art of making sourdough.

Meet our local bakery owner, Allan Morrison, as he shares his love of baking and tells us about his commercial bakery based in Kingscliff, the Kingscliff Bakery Co.

Meet local, small business owner, Lisa Gray, as she tells her story and vision around The Sourdough Kit and find out how YOU can learn to make your very own fresh sourdough in the Tweed.

Duration approximately 25 minutes.

Please acknowledge via our Facebook Event that you are INTERESTED or GOING to this event and we will update you with further details and a reminder prior to the event.

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DINE OUT Kathmandu Kitchen Kingscliff

Friday 3 July – 5pm and 7pm

Description

Taste Tweed welcomes to you DINE OUT in Kingscliff.

The Award-Winning Kathmandu Kitchen Nepalese & Tibetan Restaurant is in the heart of Kingscliff. You can expect more than ‘a meal out’ as they take you on a culinary journey into the heart of Nepal.

Hailing from the Kathmandu Valley, owner/chef Shankar Shrestha serves authentic dishes bursting with the aromas and flavours of Nepal and Tibet.

Kathmandu Kitchen is currently open for limited dine in. There is an early sitting which starts from 5 pm with your table to be vacated by 7 pm. The second sitting is from 7 pm and the restaurant closes at 9.15 pm

Bookings
Bookings need to be made directly with Karen by text 0418 159 074 or by phoning the restaurant on (02) 6674 5746.

The Story of Coffee

Saturday 4 July – 10am

Description

Join us for this interactive ZOOM.

We acknowledge the land on which we live and share the stories behind the grind; the Story of Coffee. Listen to local coffee roasters, Chris and Gary, as they share the process and their love of roasting coffee.

Meet our local coffee roaster and owner of Tiles by Morrissey, Chris Morrissey, as he shares his story of coffee roasting and tells us about his coffee business based in Tweed Heads South, Rivendell Roasters.

Meet local small business owner, Gary Wall, as he tells his story of Bastion Lane Espresso and the vision behind his amazing little Post Office located in UKI.

Duration approximately 20 minutes.

Please acknowledge via our Facebook Event that you are INTERESTED or GOING to this event and we will update you with further details and a reminder prior to the event.

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The Story of Johnny Franco's Place

Saturday 4 July – 2.30pm

Description

Join us for this interactive ZOOM.

We acknowledge the land on which we live and share the story behind the Chef Adam Housen and his family restaurant, Johnny Franco’s Place.

We are all becoming more and more mindful of where our food comes from and what we put into our mouths. The story behind Johnny Franco’s Place in Murwillumbah is one of love.

Love for fresh local produce, the love of the community in which it is based and a passion to share the experience of exciting and creative tastes.

Duration approximately 20 minutes.

Please acknowledge via our Facebook Event that you are INTERESTED or GOING to this event and we will update you with further details and a reminder prior to the event.

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DINE OUT Johnny Franco's Place Murwillumbah

Saturday 4 July 12pm onwards

Description

Taste Tweed welcomes you to DINE OUT in Murwillumbah.

Here at Johnny Franco’s Place we are committed to sourcing our produce and ingredients locally where possible and supporting local business and growing our community is an integral part of who we are.

Working in both restaurants and cafes in the far north coast of NSW for over fifteen years, Adam Housen was first trained in Italian cuisine in Port Stephens. His passion for fresh, local ingredients is amplified with the use of homegrown fruit, herbs and vegetables.

Bookings

Bookings can be made by phoning the restaurant on (02) 6672 3641.

Experience a Taste of Cabarita

Sunday 5 July – 10am

Description

Join us for this interactive ZOOM.

We acknowledge the land on which we live and share the stories of locally owned businesses in the seaside village of Cabarita Beach.  Find out where to stay and where to eat.

You will get to look through one of the Tweed Coast’s newest accommodation houses, Caba Break. Meet the owners of this boutique, luxury set of apartments and take a tour through their property.

Meet the local owners of two of Cabarita’s cafes, Pandanus Café and CABA Social and find out a bit about their menus and their connection to the community.

Duration approximately 30 minutes.

Please acknowledge via our Facebook Event that you are INTERESTED or GOING to this event and we will update you with further details and a reminder prior to the event.

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PIPIT Signature Lunch

Sunday 5 July – 12pm

Description

Taste Tweed welcomes you to DINE OUT in Pottsville.

Experience dining like you have never done before!

This year’s Signature Dining event is hosted by PIPIT Restaurant in Pottsville with a signature set 5 course menu with wine pairing/package.

OPEN to TEN people only, this exclusive dining experience will offer attendees a behind the scenes walk around the kitchen and access to chat with Award Winning Chef and Menu Creator, Ben Devlin. The menu will be based around Ben’s love for excellent and local produce that is sustainably sourced and available for the day.

Tickets are $255 per person and available for bookings to groups of 2 to 4 people.

More information on PIPIT including how to book for this exclusive event, can be found at their website 

Facebook Event

The Story of PIPIT Restaurant

Sunday 5 July – 5.30pm

Description

Join us for this interactive ZOOM.

We acknowledge the land on which we live and share the story behind the Chef Ben Devlin, his partner Yen and PIPIT Restaurant.

Ben Devlin grew up in Byron Bay and has led award-winning restaurants for many years, most recently at Paper Daisy in Cabarita. Pipit is his first business, and the realisation of his dream to one day run his own restaurant.

Pipit was named the 2020 Good Food Guide’s Regional Restaurant of the Year (National) and finalist 2020 Gourmet Traveller’s Best New Restaurant & Sustainability Award.

Duration approximately 15 minutes.

Please acknowledge via our Facebook Event that you are INTERESTED or GOING to this event and we will update you with further details and a reminder prior to the event.

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Kingscliff Fashion and Food Show

Monday 6 July – 10am and 10.45am

Description

Taste Tweed welcomes you to STEP OUT in Kingscliff.

Our fashion and food show celebrates our retail and hospitality sector with a day of fashion, food & fun – and few of surprises!

Shop with us as we visit 3 of our local fashion houses and enjoy a glass of wine and canapes at each stop.

Wines are supplied by the Brown Family Wine Group. Please note that there will be one glass of wine per person at each store and you will be supplied with a festival glass at our starting point and collected at the end of the morning.

To ensure that everyone is safe we will also be providing individually packaged food at each stop to ensure that there is no bacteria or virus transmitted through handling shared foods.

Numbers are strictly limited this year to comply with social distancing requirements as well as ensuring your safety.

Bookings

Tickets are $30 available by following our ticketing link below or by following our Facebook Event links.

NAIDOC WEEK Bush Tucker Talk and Cultural Stories

Monday 6 July – 4pm

Description

Join us for this interactive ZOOM.

We acknowledge the land on which we live and celebrate NAIDOC WEEK by sharing local cultural stories and learning about bush tucker.

Meet local, indigenous elders and cultural educators as we visit the Minjungbal Museum and Cultural Centre and take a walk and learn about the history of the Bora Ring and local bush tucker foods and plants.

We will also visit Tropical Fruit World and walk through the farm learning about the native plants grown there and their bush tucker stories.

Duration approximately 30 minutes.

Please acknowledge via our Facebook Event that you are INTERESTED or GOING to this event and we will update you with further details and a reminder prior to the event.

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Celebrate World Chocolate Day

Tuesday 7 July – 10am

Description

Join us for this interactive ZOOM.

We acknowledge the land on which we live and celebrate World Chocolate Day. That’s RIGHT, World … Chocolate … Day.

We visit some of the sweetest businesses in the Tweed including the story of sugarcane grown here on the floodplains of the Tweed.

Meet the owners of Award-winning businesses, Ben’s Patisserie and Gelato and Co in Murwillumbah and hear about their love for chocolate and all things sugar and spice.

We will also visit Tropical Fruit World and celebrate the black sapote fruit and learn how to make a ‘Jaffa Juice’.

Don’t miss this great, sweet group of stories.

Duration approximately 30 minutes.

Please acknowledge via our Facebook Event that you are INTERESTED or GOING to this event and we will update you with further details and a reminder prior to the event.

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Taste Tweed Farm Tour in a Box

Tuesday 7 July – 2pm

Description

Join us for this interactive ZOOM.

We acknowledge the land on which we live and introduce you to the Taste Tweed Farm Tour in a Box brought to you by Taste Tweed and Mount Warning Tours.

The Farm Tour in a Box was created when COVID-19 hit, and our businesses closed to the public. This collaborative project was born out of a Tourism Webinar hosted by ATEC and an opportunity to share our amazing, local produce of the Tweed with a BOX FULL of goodies and a FARM TOUR filmed about its contents and the people who grow and make them.

This documentary of Tweed Makers and Growers is absolutely wonderful and will take you on an incredible and unique tasting journey of the Tweed.

Don’t miss this delicious group of stories.

Duration approximately 45 minutes.

Please acknowledge via our Facebook Event that you are INTERESTED or GOING to this event and we will update you with further details and a reminder prior to the event.

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Purchase a BOX

You can purchase your own Farm Tour in a Box by following the link below. Includes postage to anywhere in Australia

Let's Drive the Tweed... VIRTUALLY

Wednesday 8 July – 10am

Description

Join us for this interactive ZOOM.

We acknowledge the land on which we live and take you on a journey through our coastal and hinterland villages.

Strap yourselves in as we drive and experience our unique caldera and the picturesque views of the TweedVisit some of our villages along our stunning coastline and in our beautiful valley.

We will also take you to visit the Tweed Regional Museum in Murwillumbah and give you a taste of their interactive cultural display currently on show.

Don’t miss this scenic, virtual drive of the Tweed.

Duration approximately 30 minutes.

Please acknowledge via our Facebook Event that you are INTERESTED or GOING to this event and we will update you with further details and a reminder prior to the event.

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DINE OUT Taverna Kingscliff

Wednesday 8 July

Description

Taste Tweed welcomes you to DINE OUT in Kingscliff.

Dining is back open across the Tweed Shire!

The famous, mint green door is back open from June 13th – times and days of service can be found at Taverna’s website.

To celebrate we have an exclusive winter banquet from just $49 per person.
Located on the beachfront on Marine Parade, Taverna is a Greek-inspired, modern restaurant.

With just 60 seats and an ocean view, Taverna is the perfect spot for a long lunch, quiet dinner or beachside cocktail. Current COVID-19 restrictions apply **

Available Saturday : Lunch + Dinner & Sunday: Lunch only (regular Sunday evening banquet is available).

Bookings and pre-payment required.

For open days and to book please go to our website or follow the link below

COVID 19**

Restrictions apply: All bookings must be pre-booked online – maximum of 10 guests per booking. To keep in line with social distancing all guests must be seated – no standing or gathering on the property. Further COVID-19 restrictions can be found at our website

Megan Winders - Fitting Healthy into YOUR Life

Thursday 9 July – 10am

Description

Join us for an interactive ZOOM.

We acknowledge the land on which we live and present an interactive talk and demonstration on how you can fit healthy into your life.

Megan Winders Health & Wellness provides small, effective daily habits to help you achieve your goals without giving up your lifestyle and everything you love.

Fitting healthy into YOUR lifestyle?  YES, you CAN have your cake and eat it too. Megan will share how to make a liver loving smoothie and some quick healthy tips.

Megan will also talk you through the beautiful Arbonne brand, a company that produces divine plant based, health, wellness and beauty products, with the philosophy of pure, safe and beneficial, to people, products and our planet.

Duration approximately 30 minutes.

Please acknowledge via our Facebook Event that you are INTERESTED or GOING to this event and we will update you with further details and a reminder prior to the event.

OR

Please register for this Live ZOOM Event and enjoy the stories we have put together for you.

Wine and Cheese Tasting Burringbar

Thursday 9 July – 2 x sittings (1.30pm and 3pm)

Description

Taste Tweed welcomes you to TASTE in Burringbar.

Tweed Valley Whey Farmhouse Cheeses and the Brown Family Wine Group are presenting an amazing event at the Farm Door in Burringbar, with an interactive tasting of canapes made from local hand crafted cheeses, paired with a selection of fine wines by the Brown Brothers.

This event will be hosted by the local cheese maker and a representative from Brown Family Wine Group to walk you through the tasting.

There will be two event times available at the farm door and bookings are essential.

Cost:   $20/pp  18 years and over ONLY

Bookings
Bookings
and payments can be made direct with Tweed Valley Farmhouse Cheeses by emailing [email protected] or texting 0401 754 411

You can also visit their website.

Facebook Event

Picnic on the Tweed River

Friday 10 July – 10am

Description
Join us for an interactive ZOOM.

We acknowledge the land on which we live and take you on a magical day on the water with Blue Ginger Picnics and Mount Warning Tours.

Living life outdoors replenishes mind and body.  So, when you combine nature, delicious local produce, and a gathering of your favourite people – you convert moments that are often gone in a flash into cherished memories.

We are excited to introduce you to Australia’s #1 Outdoor Dining ExperienceBlue Ginger Picnic – on the water with amazing 360 degree mountain and river views onboard a comfortable and ultra-roomy Mount Warning Tours river boat.

Don’t miss this beautiful day out and learn about these Australian Award-winning experiences.

Duration approximately 20 minutes.

Please acknowledge via our Facebook Event that you are INTERESTED or GOING to this event and we will update you with further details and a reminder prior to the event.

OR

Please register for this Live ZOOM Event and enjoy the stories we have put together for you.

You can book your very own picnic on the Tweed River by following THIS LINK.

Cruise the Tweed River on Spirit of Wollumbin

Friday 10 July – 1.30pm for 2pm

Description

Taste Tweed welcome you to CRUISE on the river.

Explore the scenic Tweed waterways with Mount Warning Tours on their river ferry, SPIRIT OF WOLLUMBIN on a three hour cruise.

You will glide slowly through lush rainforest and view some of the Tweed Valleys unique local producers, distilleries and organic farms, on this relaxing cruise along our stunning Tweed River.

The cruise will pick up from the Jetty and gangway located at Chinderah and journey the Tweed and Rous Rivers to offer guests a beautiful afternoon on the water.

Arrive at 1.30pm for a 2pm departure. The cruise will finish on sunset so bring along something warm.

Due to current restrictions and Mount Warning Tours policies, this is a CRUISE ONLY. Attendees will be supplied with one bottle of water upon boarding the boat and you may  BYO drinks and food for yourself.

Mount Warning Tours full COVID 19 Policy can be viewed at their website.

BOOK TICKETS

Tickets are only $35 per person and can be purchased by following the link below.

Facebook Event

Brewers and Distillers of the Tweed

Saturday 11 July – 10am

Description

Join us for an interactive ZOOM.

We acknowledge the land on which we live and celebrate all that is brewed and distilled right here in the Tweed.

We visit some of our local breweries in the Tweed and meet the makers and brewers that have dedicated their working life to bringing us fermented goodness to drink and for merriment.

Meet the owners of local brewery, Pickled Pig Brewery and learn a little about the process of brewing beer and cider as well as a bit about their business.

Also, on the menu is a wonderful demonstration on how to make one of Australia’s finest GinsInk Gin at Husk Distillers – into a series of tasty cocktails you are sure to love.

Don’t miss this bubbly group of stories.

Duration approximately 20 minutes.

Please acknowledge via our Facebook Event that you are INTERESTED or GOING to this event and we will update you with further details and a reminder prior to the event.

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Please register for this Live ZOOM Event and enjoy the stories we have put together for you.

Pickled Pig Picks and Paddles

Saturday 11 July – 2pm

Description

Taste Tweed welcomes to you TASTE in Tweed Heads South.

The Pickled Pig Brewery is hosting a beer and cider tasting at their brewery located in Tweed Heads South. Enjoy a tasting paddle – of your choices of beers, ciders and jinja – accompanied with some nibbles for you to wash down.

Tickets will also include a six pack of your choice to take home.

This event will be hosted by local brewer, Paul Brewer (yes – Brewer by name, Brewer by nature), and also offers you the opportunity to partake in a tour of the brewery and learn about the brewing process.

There will be staggered event times depending on numbers and social distancing requirements.  Bookings are essential and can be made by booking direct with the brewery on the contact details below.

Tickets are $30 per person. 18 years and over ONLY.

Government social distancing requirements and regulations apply.

Bookings
Bookings can be made by phoning 07 5523 0808 or emailing [email protected]

You can find out more about the brewery at their website 

NAIDOC Week comes to an end and we celebrate by sharing bush tucker and cultural stories

Sunday 12 July – 10am

Description

Join us for this interactive ZOOM.

We acknowledge the land on which we live and celebrate NAIDOC WEEK by sharing local cultural stories and learning about bush tucker.

Meet local indigenous elders and cultural educators as we visit the Minjungbal Museum and Cultural Centre and take a walk and learn about the history of the Bora Ring and local bush tucker foods and plants.

We will also visit Tropical Fruit World and walk through the farm learning about the native plants grown there and their bush tucker stories.

Duration approximately 30 minutes.

Please acknowledge via our Facebook Event that you are INTERESTED or GOING to this event and we will update you with further details and a reminder prior to the event.

OR

Please register for this Live ZOOM Event and enjoy the stories we have put together for you.

VIRTUAL WINE TASTING EVENT WITH BROWN FAMILY WINE GROUP

Sunday 12 July – 5pm onwards

Description

Join us for this interactive ZOOM.

What a way to finish an amazing ten days of events.

Brown Brothers Wine Group will run a virtual wine tasting!  Dress up, dress down – you can even wear your pj’s – it doesn’t matter.  Purchase your wine pack from our listed venues and partake in a virtual wine tasting with the Brown Brothers Wine Expert – all from the comfort of your own home.  No Ubers required!

MORE DETAIL COMING SOON

Purchase your wines from -–

Kingscliff Cellars

Murwillumbah Cellars

Pottsville Cellars

Register for this Live event – we’ll get back to you soon with more details.

Ticketing Disclaimer:

There are NO REFUNDS.  If you are unable to attend, please gift your ticket to someone you appreciate ?

This event was correct at the time of the setting of this booking link and release of the 2020 program.  Our 2020 program of events and their details are correct at time of publication.  Due to unforeseen circumstances some aspects of the event may change or be altered to suit availability and conditions.

*All special dietary requirements must be given to the event organiser 7 days prior to the event. 

**Serious food allergies (for eg. Peanuts and seafood) that may cause serious reaction or death are not able to be catered for due to the nature of our events.  We do apologise for any inconvenience, but it is important that we put the health and safety of our attendees first.

This is an all-weather event.  If cancellation is required due to unforeseen circumstances, all ticket holders will be notified and a full refund will be given.

For further information about this event, please contact the “Event Organiser”.