Discover what Regional Flavours is all about in The Marketplace, from masterful boutique brewers and distillers, carefully curated condiments to unique conceptions like wine- ice cream, there is something to satiate every craving; and you can fill your market basket knowing you’re supporting local, sustainable artisans and growers.
Uncover the stories, passions, and creations of some of our favourite stallholders set to line The Marketplace and be sure to book-mark them for a visit.
Kingsley Grove Estate
A self-sustaining winery, that are passionate about ‘berry to bottle’, which means that all their flavourful, aromatic wines are made on site, utilising fresh home-grown berries. Every year during harvest, when their berries are ripe for the picking, Kingsley Grove Estate host a Grape Stomping Festival. With innovation at the forefront of their vino creations, Kingsley Grove have even developed a wine-ice cream, which punters can nab for $6 across the event weekend.
A family-based business, that begun merely as a food blog is now at the helm of Kehoe’s Kitchen, an award winning certified Organic Producer, and the Australian first of its kind. Every jar created in Kehoe’s Kitchen contains immune boosting, raw, probiotic, crunchy veggies with impressive digestive enzymes. Try their popular traditional sauerkraut or their rich, red kimchi and you’ll never be stumped for a relish again.
As local as it comes, Pie Town is situated in Brisbane’s West End and all their American- style, sweet and savoury pies are lovingly hand- made by owner and dog- enthusiast, Susie. This female owned and operated business prides itself on utilising seasonal and local produce, with sustainability and ethics at the core of everything they do; most notably, Pie Town donates all their leftover pies to Community Friends, charity organisation. Enjoy a slice of their cheeseburger pie or their sugary, sweet snickers pie at Grazed and Grown.
Straddie Brewing Company
Taste brewery fresh beer and the flavours of Queensland summer at Grazed and Grown. Straddie Brewing Company are currently creating their crisp, cool flavours in the brewhouse of friends and award winners, Ballistic Beer, and have masterfully managed to replicate the unique, sand- filtered water that flows in from Stradbroke Island’s aquifer.
Truffle Discovery Centre
Truffle Discovery Centre in Stanthorpe is Queensland’s only truffle specialist retail outlet, and it really does live up to its name, offering more than just earthy and utterly intoxicating truffle products, but a wealth of information, tastings, interactive exhibits, and truffle talks. Truffle Discovery Centre utilises truffle detection dogs sourced from pounds and rescue groups to locate ready-to-use truffle mushrooms. Now these dogs are gourmet heroes!