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We’re back and let us tell you, it doesn’t get any cheddar than this!

WELCOME CURD NERDS!

Let us tell you, it’s “grate” to be back in Brisbane for this years Mould: A Cheese Festival.

From Victoria, to Tasmania, South Australia, NSW and beyond, the country’s best cheese makers are ready to share their bounty of hand made fromage. You’ll find an eclectic mix of beverage producer stands too, all of which match damn well with cheese. 

Mould isn’t only about tasting as much cheese as possible, we’re also here to hear from the producers about the stories and their farms as we appreciate the hard work that it takes to create this creamy-deliciousness.  Oh, and a tasty beverage to match!

Below is all the things outside of cheese that you’ll be able to check out on the day.

NAVIGATE YOUR WHEY THROUGH THE FESTIVAL

Yep, there is a lot on so start getting familiar with all your cheesy stops!

YOUR CHEESE LIST!

Sweet baby cheeses it’s a big one with over 80 different types of cheese being on tasting. For a sneak preview, do check out the link but we cna tell you that the list this year will be going digital.

Paper wine lists? PFFT! A thing of the past.

This year we’re all about digital where you can not only read the cheese list on your phone, but create a favourite list (which adds vote to the PEOPLES CHOICE), rate the wines and email yourself a copy of it post even for prosperity.

On entry, you’ll receive a floor plan with a QR code directing you to the URL. Just add your deets and away you go! Or, add the URL to your phones homepage for instant access!

And, by simply doing so you go into the draw to WIN on of 10 x 12-month subscriptions to the MOULD CHEESE COLLECTIVE. Bam!

YOUR CHEESE LIST!
DAIRY AUSTRALIA CHEESE CHECK

To help you keep your cheesy purchases fresh, Dairy Australia is giving away free cooler bags when you purchase cheese! Hands full? There’s no need to carry your cooler bag around the festival with you when you take advantage of our Cheese Check facilities. It is just like a coat check, but refrigerated to preserve your “purcheeses”!
Proudly sponsored by Dairy Australia.

REFRESHER: WHAT WE’RE DRINKING

When it comes to cheese tasting, what you are drinking is as important as what you’re eating. Thank goodness the room is filled with cheese-friendly beverages from ….

HEY TOMORROW WINE BAR

If you haven’t heard of Hey Tomorrow, we recon it’s high time you should. As they’re not only about delivering some mighty tasty wine, but are all about packaging wine in a more sustainable and environmental conscious way. This is very much in our wheel house and aligns with not just our values, but those of the producers we help represent as well.

For Hey Tomorrow, it’s this we means wine 2lt cask.

Each cask has 8 x lower carbon footprint than glass bottle equivalent. Add to that, 50% of profit goes to improving the future of our planet with our partners at The Carbon Farming Foundation.

As we say, this ticks a lot of (wine) boxes for us and we can’t wait to share it with you. Just check out the wine list from these incredible reputable producers.

WHITES

Lowboi Riesling, 2021
Mount Barker WA

Mac Forbes Sauvignon Blanc, 2021
Yarra Valley Vic

Moondara Pinot Gris Trebbiano Fruliano, 2021 (a little Skinsy)
Gippsland, Vic

ROSÉ

Koerner Rose, 2021
Adelaide Hills SA

Middle Creek Vineyard Rose, 2022
Pyrenees Vic

REDS

Lethbridge Tempranillo, 2021
Adelaide Hills SA

Syramhi Shiraz, 2020
Heathcote Vic

Adam Foster Grenache, 2021
Pyrenees Vic

Lethbridge Mataro, 2021
McLaren Vale Blewitt Springs SA

Lethbridge Nero d’avola, 2021
North West Vic

HARTSHORN

Hartshorn Distillery is THE Tasmanian micro distillery making boutique batches of Vodka and Gin from sheep’s whey from our favourite Grandvewe Cheese. They are the first in the world to create this incredible style of vodka and have been huge crowd favourites at MOULD cheese event.

They even won Champion Vodka of Australia at the World Vodka Awards 2017 in London.

Oh, and they make a mighty fine cocktail!

DRINK LIST
  • Martini (Gin or vodka or smoked Peat) Fresh rose petal garnish – $15
  • Gin/Vodka and Soda/Tonic (fresh rose petal garnish)- $10
  • Hibiscus Sour (Layered Hybiscus tea and lemon juice with our vodka) (Fresh rose petal garnish) – $15
BOTTLES TO PURCHASE
  • Sheep Whey Vodka – $90
  • Sheep Whey Gin – $100
  • Sheep Whey Peat – $100
  • Vanilla Whey liqueur – $40
ARCHIE ROSE

Founded in 2014 and located in Sydney, Australia – just a few kilometres south of the city – Archie Rose Distilling Co. is Australia’s most highly awarded distillery. With conviction, we strive to re-define Australia’s rich tradition in distilling by producing a diverse range of whiskies, gins, vodkas and rums, as well as one-off collaborations, limited releases and spirits experiences.

Guided by their belief in transparency, they’re proud to openly share the ethos behind what, how and why they do things with an unwavering drive to universally expand people’s knowledge and appreciation of spirits and hospitality.

In all that they produce, they find continual inspiration in the quality and diversity of the crops and produce grown across Australia and proud to be forging an authentic new tradition that’s boldly innovative and true to its roots.

DRINK LIST

Rosella Spritz – $16
Red Centre Negroni – $16
Signature Dry Gin & Tonic. – $12
Native Botanical Vodka & Grapefruit Soda – $12

BOTTLE SALES including

Signature Dry Gin
Bone Dry Gin
Native Botanical Vodka
White Cane Spirit
Single Malt Whisky
Rye Malt Whisky
Eucalypt Mule
Rosella Sour
Espresso Martinique
Wattleseed & Peach Iced Tea Bottled
Red Centre Negroni Bottled
Archie Rose St Ali. Blasphemy Coffee Whisky
Sunrise Lime Gin Harvest 2020

BRUNY ISLAND BEER

Bruny Island Beer Co. started from a conversation between cheesemaker Nick Haddow and brewer Evan Hunter, who shared enthusiasm for fermentation and regionally distinctive produce. Their approach to brewing is simple – brew slow beer by hand in small batches.

BEER LIST

Farm Ale   $10   4.8%
Farmhouse ale

Oxymoron $10  5.5%
Dark, pale ale

Cloudy Bay IPA $11      5.6%
Raw wheat hazy IPA

Pinot Braggot   $12  9.9%
honey fermented & aged in Pinot Noir barrels

CURATIF COCKTAILS

Umm, cocktail in a single serve can??? They had us at Mai Tai.
We’re big fans of Curatif and they’re amazing single serve cocktails that are ready to go with simple can shake.
Cos after all that cheese, we’re going to need a little cocktail something!

COCKTAIL LIST
  • Jacoby’s Mai Tai $16
  • Pineapple Daiquiri $16
  • Hurricane $16
  • Margarita $16

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