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Tasting Australia 2012

Green olivesSince its inception in 1997, Tasting Australia has become one of Australia’s most influential and best attended culinary festivals.

The biennial event, which attracts some 50,000 people, is the perfect opportunity for food and drink professionals, the world’s food, drink and travel media, and the public to enjoy the best that the nation has to offer in produce, food products, wines and beers, and hospitality and tourism.

Festival-goers will be front and centre at the South Australia’s biggest gastronomic festival, with a special focus on youth activities, regional experiences and the arts, which will be served up with an amazing range of hands-on experiences for food lovers of all ages.

Tasting Australia is also the nation’s premium provider of networking opportunities for anyone with an interest in fine foods and beverages.

This year the banks of the River Torrens will be transformed into a haven for food and wine lovers for the BankSA Feast for the Senses, a highlight of the 2012 Tasting Australia festival.

 BankSA has confirmed its continued support for Tasting Australia, signing on once again as naming rights sponsor for the Feast for the Senses, an event that brings thousands of people to the riverfront to indulge in culinary delights.

With 100 stalls full of South Australian food, wine and produce, the BankSA Feast for the Senses is a two-day food extravaganza.

“South Australia is home to some of the world’s best wineries, food producers and restaurants and this festival plays an important role in showcasing all of these assets,” he said.

Staged in Elder Park on Saturday April 28 and Sunday 29 April, BankSA Feast for the Senses attracts epicureans, foodies, international media and local and interstate food and wine lovers.

BankSA Feast for the Senses brings together South Australia’s top food and wine producers and some of the best chefs in the world.

Tasting Australia is one of Australia’s most influential and popular culinary festivals, attracting the best chefs, sommeliers and restaurateurs in the world.

The festival creates a fun forum for food and wine professionals, lifestyle media and the public to enjoy the best that the nation has to offer in produce, food, wine, hospitality and tourism.

“It’s an event that attracts large numbers of people in a picturesque setting which really showcases the fine food and wine for which South Australia is famous,’’ she said.

Tasting Australia will be held from April 26 to May 3, 2012.

BankSA Feast for the Senses runs from 11am to 5pm on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 April, 2012.