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After a massive WOMADelaide, Adelaide Cup, Fringe and Festival crowds the ovens and grills are warming up for Tasting Australia.

The official program for Tasting Australia will be released today with more than 200 ways to get involved and celebrate the state’s premium food and wine.

Minister for Tourism Leon Bignell said the eight-day festival, which becomes annual from this year, was being fully embraced by producers from across the state.

“There are lunches, dinners and masterclasses taking place right here in the heart of Adelaide, as well as in regions including the Barossa, Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula and the Limestone Coast,” he said.

“Tasting Australia presented by Thomas Foods is a celebration of what sets us apart from the rest of the world – our fresh, clean and safe produce, which is then expertly crafted into outstanding food and drinks.

“There is something for everyone, and Victoria Square will once again come to life after the festival season, this time as the Town Square.

“In 2014 more than 50,000 people enjoyed Town Square where entry is free, food and beverage from 10 regions is available and there is a fantastic program of demonstrations by guest chefs and panel discussions with industry experts.

“Town Square will also be home to the Wood Oven where bread and other baked goods will be produced daily.  United States bakers Jeffrey Hamelman and Josey Baker will be using the oven to bake fresh bread in the city as well for their event, Loaves and Fishes, at Harts Mill at Port Adelaide.

“Loaves and Fishes is a great opportunity to share good food and good company and hear about the state’s local seafood and grain industry.

“Tasting Australia creative directors Simon Bryant and Paul Henry have developed an enticing program with outstanding talent including acclaimed chef Matt Orlando of Amass Restaurant in Copenhagen.

“Mad March may be drawing to a close but Adelaide and South Australia still have so much on offer. It’s easy to see why we have been crowned the Best Events State in the nation.”

Tasting Australia is from May 1 - May 8.  Tickets are on sale now.

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