Indulge your taste buds at the Grampians Grape Escape in Melbourne -

April 25, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News can reveal that people who enjoy their food will no doubt already be aware that Melbourne has a reputation for being one of Australia's most gastronomically minded cities.

Next month, an area just outside this metropolis will host the Grampians Grape Escape food and wine festival, which offers people who like to indulge their taste buds an opportunity to try some of the region's best local food.

Held at the Halls Gap Recreation Reserve just outside the city, it is easily accessible from many Melbourne hotels.

Running for just two days over May 1st and 2nd, it is a great opportunity for any travellers to sample some of the best food on offer in the area.

More than 100 exhibitors offering mouth-watering samples of fresh produce and locally produced wine will be in attendance.

Entry for both days cost AU$30 and includes a wrist band which will give you access to free samples from more than 40 different wineries from all over Australia.

Anyone who wants to improve their culinary skills may want to take advantage of some of the cookery demos on offer over the two days. Australian TV chef Manu Feildel is among the celebrity names providing tips at the event.