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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 SYDNEY 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

Mac Forbes Sauvignon Blanc 2021
Yarra Valley, VIC

Koerner Pinot Gris Blend 2022
Adelaide Hills, SA

Ben Haines no So2 Blanc 2021
Nagambie Lakes
ORANGE
Moondara Trebbiano Blend 2021
Gippsland, VIC
ROSE
Koerner Rose 2022
Adelaide Hills SA
REDS
Koerner Pinot Noir Blend 2022
Adelaide Hills SA
Hey Tomorrow Tempranillo 2021

Syramhi Shiraz 2021
Heathcote

Lethbridge Mataro 2021
McLaren Vale SA
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   

Oxymoron $10 

Cloudy Bay IPA $11      

Lighthouse Ale  $8.50  

BRICK LANE BREWING

Like brick laneways around the world, Brick Lane Brewery brings communities together through inclusivity and diversity, sustainability and innovation. Fiercely independent, Brick Lane is at the forefront of craft brewing, having created a community where lovers and makers of great beers can unite, from a state-of-the-art brewery designed with sustainability and efficiency in mind, with a range of Australian firsts using world-leading technologies and equipment.

Their wide range of beers are created for all taste profiles and occasions, spanning from the every day refreshment to the super special limited releases. Their beers are designed to welcome everyone in without judgement. They brew beer which is and fun to make and fun to drink.

DRINK LIST

Sidewinder Can – $4
Sidewinder 4 pack – $12
Sunsetter Can – $9
Sunsetter 4 pack -$27
Red Hoppy Can – $8
Red Hoppy 4 Pack – $24
Lager Can –  $7
Lager 6 pack $22
One Love Pale Can – $7
One Love 6 Pack  – $22
Revolver Can – $8
Revolver 4 pack -$24
Hot Hopped Pinot – $10per serve

ZERO ALC

As much as we love the indulgence of a glass of wine, gin and tonic and or cheeky beer / cocktail, sometimes you want all the flavour and refreshment of such beverages, just without booze.

Low and Zero alc beverages have come up a quantum leap in quality and interest over the past few years so we’ve got a great little selection for you to check out on the day.

T.I.N.A

T.I.N.A is for occasions when you don’t feel like alcohol but you do feel like a good time. From dinner parties to those late nights that lead to unforgettable moments.
This is a complex and lightly sparkling, with tart fruit tingle acidity. A subtle and savoury delight. Low sugar and made of all natural ingredients; calamansi, pear, organic botanicals and high mountain oolong.
This is excellent stuff!

THE FERMENTARY

The Fermentary is the culmination of a life-long passion of Sharon Flynn, author of Ferment for Good and Wild Drinks. Since 2014, the Fermentary has been primarily a manufacturer of award-winning sauerkraut and kimchi, supplying Australia’s best restaurants and shops.

Their Water Kefir is made SCOBY traditionally, fermented, kept raw and unpasteurised and fermented until the organic sugar is low enough to be tangy and sour, but enough left in there to turn to glucose. (Their kefir is fed the best Australian organic raw sugar and the crispest, spring water from Franklinford).

This is a drink that has been enjoyed in many countries for generations – the residual alcohol that causes the fizz – only a problem until recently. It sits on average at 1.5% depending on the flavour.

OVANT DISTILLATIONS

The Ovant story starts with Tom Streitberg at his family and spiritual home in Boodjidup Valley, Margaret River. Tom’s appreciation of the flavours and aromas of wine was born and grew among the world famous vineyards of Margaret River in Western Australia.

Over time, he came to embrace yoga, meditation and marathons and to question whether living well could be balanced with drinking well. He began a personal search for this balance. The pleasure and rituals of sharing a drink, balanced with a cleaner way to live.

Ovant have three unique distillations. Grace, is an homage to classic gin botanicals. Royal draws on the traditions of the world’s great dark spirits and finally Verve is a thoroughly modern aperitif

DASH WATER

Have you dabbled in some Dash yet? Like us, Dash is proudly Melbourne made. They do things a little differently, taking wonky fruit and turning it into deliciously refreshing sparkling drinks. Dash has partnered with us to keep us hydrated – so keep an eye out for the team on the day.

RE-FUEL: WHAT WE’RE EATING

We hate to admit it but one cannot live off cheese alone (trust us, we’ve tried!).
Just as well we have event favourites,
Burger Head joining us as well as Lucio’s Pizza, Brooklyn Bagels and Ryan’s Gozleme
PLUS, who could say no to some Fondue from Bruny Island Cheese 

LUCIO’S PIZZA

Pizza please! Yep Lucio’s have you covered with their delicious wood fire pizza that is perfect with that glass of vino while you break from all the cheese.

DIAVOLO – $15

HAM – $15

MARGHERITA – $15

BURGER HEAD

These festival favourites are back bringing their  classic burgers, fries and more. All the comfort food you’ll need to keep you fuelled throughout the day.

CLASSIC CHEESE 
smashed angus beef patty, hi melt cheese, pickles, onions, bh sauce & mustard mayo 

THE LOUIS
like the classic cheese, with added tomato, lettuce & caramelised onions

AMERICANA
smashed angus beef patty, hi melt cheese, pulled bbq brisket, grilled onion & mustard mayo

SON OF A CHICK
16 spice buttermilk chicken thigh fried, with hi melt cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickles, onion, bh sauce & mustard mayo

MIKE TYSON
smoked pulled bbq mushrooms, served with crispy kale & cabbage slaw

BROOKLYN BOY BAGELS

Theses boys have got the goods. Grab a classic cream cheese bagel and so much more!! 

PIZZA BAGEL – $6

PIZZA BAGEL W/ PEPPERONI – $7

PLAIN BAGEL – $10

SESAME BAGEL – $12

EVERYTHING BAGEL – $14

JALAPEÑO CHEESE BAGEL – $13 

BLUEBERRY BAGEL – $12

RAINBOW BAGEL – $14

RYAN GOZLEME

Grab a Turkish icon, the humble Gozleme! These professional will be cooking up a storm, serving your food all day and fresh off the grill.

GRILLED CHICKEN GOZLEME
Spinach, Cheese & Fresh Grilled Chicken Breast – $17

TURKISH SAUSAGE GOZLEME
Spinach, Cheese & Authentic Turkish Sausage – $16

RYAN GOZLEME
Spinach, Cheese, Beef Mince & Mushroom – $16

BEEF GOZLEME
Spinach, Cheese & Beef Mince – $15

MUSHROOM GOZLEME
Spinach, Cheese & Mushroom – $15

CLASSIC GOZLEME
Spinach & Cheese – $13

TO ACCOMPANY YOUR CHEESE

As much as we could eat cheese all day long every now again you need something to go with the delicious cheese on offer. We have put together a kick ass line up of the best cheese accompaniments.

WOMEN’S WORK PRESERVES

Makers of small-batch preserves, made naturally, locally and sustainably using recipes perfected over time by generations of creative, skillful women.

MOUNT ZERO OLIVES

Olives, Oils, Salt & so much more! Mount Zero has all your palate cleansing needs. Locally grown & gathered quality ingredients.

ON THE SIDE

Fig paste, Pickled Baby Figs, Peach & Muscatel Chutney and Baby Cornichons. On The Side has everything you need to take that cheese board to the next level!

BEE ONE THIRD

Honey and cheese are a match made in heaven! Bee One Third Neighbourhood Honey is unheated, unpasteurised, minimally processed, and all natural. From hive to home.

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