That's Amore is hosting a two-day showcase of its 65 cheese varieties — and you can try them all in one go.
How much cheese can you squeeze into a weekend? You'll find out when That's Amore descends on the CBD for a special, extra cheesy, two-day tasting event next month. From Saturday, August 21 to Sunday, August 22, the cheese producer will take over Fortyfivedownstairs for its much-anticipated showcase, The Collection. And it'll have its full 65-strong cheese collection in tow.
Nab a $30 ticket and head in either day to sample the entire range. You can cosy up to some caciocavallo, bliss out over burrata and wig out over a few washed rind cheeses — the whole gang will be here. Each session runs for just over two hours (10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm), during which time you'll enjoy guided tastings and live tunes, plus a beer or wine on arrival and a mini cannolo to finish. All cheeses will be available to purchase to take home, too.
If you fancy digging even deeper, a series of masterclasses led by local experts like cheesemonger Anthony Femia (Maker & Monger), cheesemaker Helen Ritchie and That's Amore founder Giorgio Linguanti will run on both days. They'll host intimate 30-minute sessions on topics like mozzarella-making, and how to create the ultimate cheese board, with spots limited to just 15 per class. Tickets to these are $70, including general access to the event.
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