Foodie Trails Melbourne Food and Wine Festival + Cultural Diversity Week

TASTE, EXPERIENCE AND EXPLORE FOODIE TRAILS PROGRAMS IN THE MELBOURNE FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL 2012 A cultural walking tour through Melbourne on a Foodie Trail is this year being featured in the Melbourne Food and Wine festival 20th year celebrations.
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Jan. 30, 2012 - PRLog -- January 30th 2012:


 MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA: A cultural walking tour through Melbourne on a Foodie Trail is this year being featured in the Melbourne Food and Wine festival 20th year celebrations.

As part of the program this year Masala Trails extended special tours will be run on the 3,10,15 and 17 March. Showcasing the diverse tastes, spices and secret recipes of India found in Melbourne, each bite sensation, which takes you on a culinary journey to the dazzling cuisine capitals of India right here in Melbourne.

The four hour tour starts at Federation square in Melbourne’s CBD. On each tour guests will sample much more than tikka masala, tandoori, dal makhani and vindaloo. They will sample myriad flavours found in Punjab, Kerala and Tamil Nadu as the tour host unveils the secrets of Indian spices which makes the food so delicious.

Additionally, guests will embrace the colourful Indian culture as the tour guide highlights the complexities of Indian cooking while enjoying a sumptuous, progressive three-course Indian meal and desserts at Indian restaurants and cafes. Take the opportunity to shake a leg and join into some of the Bollywood dancing.

The tours are priced at $99 per person inclusive of the tour and the meal. There are a limited number of places available and bookings can be made at or by calling 1800667791.

Foodie Trials will also be participating at a number of events over the next few weeks including

5th Feb - The Harvest and Graze Festival in Caulfield – Come and watch a cooking demonstration by Himanshi as she shows you the authentic “tadka” Indian spice tempering

3-18 March – Melbourne food and wine festival 2012

17 to 25 March- Cultural Diversity Week Victoria – keep an eye on the social media for exciting news and announcements.   

25 March - Viva Victoria festival 2012 Federation Square – come and dress up in your favourite cultural outfit and take a photo.

19-25 March 2012 - A Cultural Feast – 2012 City of Glen Eira

Foodie Trails offers Masala Trails, Turkish Trails, African Trails and Indian cooking classes.

Groups from 4 up to 14 can book a tour, which starts at convenient locations in Brunswick, Melbourne CBD and Dandenong commencing at 11.30AM and finishing 2.30PM. The program includes a progressive three-course meal and visits to spice shops. The cost is $75 per head.

To book a Foodie Trail tour on a date of your choice, please contact Foodie Trails on 1800 667791 or email:


Foodie Trails is the foodie arm of boutique travel company Beacon Holidays specialising in customised FIT and special interest packages with a focus on specialist leisure tourism. Working in partnership with the world’s leading destination management companies, prestigious marketing organisations as well as an assortment of award-winning hotels and boutique properties, Beacon Holidays provides the discerning traveller with an anthology of all–inclusive, customised programs; each tailored and delivered by dedicated professionals who constantly travel the world to seek out unique experiences for their guests.

Showcasing the diverse tastes, spices and secrets, with local market tours and cooking classes to Michelin star restaurants, a culinary journey with local experts on Beacon Holidays’ international Foodie Trails to India, Turkey Vietnam and South Africa takes the discerning traveller on a spice route to some of the dazzling cuisine capitals of the world.

For further information on any Beacon Holiday itinerary, the new Foodie Trails program or to secure a travel brochure, please contact Beacon Holidays on 1800 667791.


BEACON HOLIDAYS PTY LTD   Travel Agent Licence No: Vic 32888 | Member of TCF
TELEPHONE: 1800 667791  FAX: 1800 667824

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Beacon Holidays is a boutique tour operating company specializing in the destinations of India, Africa, Egypt,Turkey, Australia and New Zealand.
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