Food & Wine
Eating and drinking are an important part of your visit to Mildura. As you move around Mildura and the region you will see the orchards, vineyards and market gardens that supply the many restaurants, cafes, cellar doors, gourmet food outlets and market stalls that serve up great fresh food every day of the week.
To view a list of Food & wine Hot Deals which include wineries such as Trentham Estate, click here.
Images from left: Dining beside the river at Trentham Estate Winery, cupcakes from the Sunraysia Farmers Market and Stefano de Pieri cooking up a storm!
Ambassador - Stefano de Pieri
Celebrity cook and author Stefano de Pieri is the region's Tourism Ambassador for food and wine.
Well known as a result of his ABC-TV series, Gondola on the Murray, his many cookbooks, including his latest Nuovo Mondo, TV shows Cooking Paradiso and eponymous restaurant, Stefano continues to do a great deal to promote the Murray's vast array of culinary resources.
His flagship venue, Stefano's Restaurant now trading as Jim McDougall in Stefano's Cellar is located in the cellars of the Grand Hotel in Mildura where the degustation menu evolves based on local and wild Murray produce. You can sample Stefano's food at the Mildura Brewery Pub at 20 Langtree Ave.
For more information on Stefano or restaurant bookings click here.
Mildura is a major food bowl. Its irrigated agricultural land produces most of Australia's dried fruit, as well as table grapes and citrus. The area also grows most of the country's almonds, pistachios, olives, carrots, asparagus, and 21 per cent of wine grape crush.
The Mildura wine region has a climate that favours viticulture and a long history of growing grapes. It has flourished into an exciting region renowned for quality wines.
Mildura is renowned for its many and diverse opportunities to eat. From the famous restaurants on Feastreet to riverside country pubs and cellar doors or restaurants on historic paddleboats, you can count on a warm welcome and the chef using fresh locally-grown produce.
Mildura's liquid assets extend further than the Mighty Murray River with award winning wineries and its very own award winning micro-brewery.