Lock it in: Tasting Australia 2019 dates are here
TASTING Australia returns 5-14 April 2019 after celebrating an absolutely stellar year of programming for the eating and drinking festival.
Across the 10-day celebration of all things delicious, more than 54,000 people attended Town Square in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga to explore local eateries and taste beer, wines and spirits from across the country.
Further, nearly 5,000 interstate guests and approximately 3,000 international guests took the opportunity to experience Tasting Australia, including culinary visits to to Kangaroo Island and Mayura Station, partying at the d’Arenberg Cube, and enjoying many the 140 events across Adelaide and surrounding regions.
For the state, this equated to over 41,000 room nights booked and $5.2 million generated in expenditure.
Events South Australia executive director Hitaf Rasheed iterates how important the event was for the state.
“These are fantastic results for South Australia, but they are only the start of how Tasting Australia tells the state’s food and beverage story,” she says.
“Tasting Australia is all about offering unique experiences, showcasing the State’s rich regional landscape and elevating our local industry alongside the world’s best.
“There’s no doubt that 2018 was a really strong event and we look forward to delivering an outstanding program again in 2019.”
Tasting Australia will take place from 5-14 April 2019, with the first events set to be released later this year.