Riverina Food & Drink
For a tasty escape, The Riverina region is a treat. Discover fabulous restaurants and wine bars, delicious gourmet providores, Italian pasticcerias, award-winning wineries and breweries, orchards, farmers’ markets and farmgate experiences. Rich soils support an abundance of fresh produce, earning the region its title of Australia’s Food Bowl.
The Riverina is home to 16 wineries, many with cellar doors. Savour boutique and internationally recognised wines, including the acclaimed Botrytis Semillon of De Bortoli Wines. Other leading wineries include Courabyra Wines, Borambola Wines, Calabria Family Wines, Casella Family Brands, Lilypilly Estate and McWilliam’s Hanwood Estate.
Taste artisan creations at providores and markets, such as Narrandera Farmers Market in Narrandera, Junee Farmers Market in Junee and Leeton Farmers Market in Leeton. For a hands-on chocolate experience, The Junee Licorice and Chocolate Factory is a must-see, you’ll even get to sample their mouth-watering creations along the way. Cheese lovers will relish a visit to Coolamon, for cheese tasting at the Coolamon Cheese Factory.
The Riverina enjoys an outstanding reputation for food and wine, and its Italian heritage is strong. Learn local secrets with a Food I Am cooking class, whilst enjoying sweeping views of the Wagga Wagga region. Experience a paddock to plate journey at Limone Dining where much of the produce is grown and harvested at their own Piccolo Family Farm.