Le Festival Brisbane French Festival drink beer

Beer and Cheese Tasting Masterclass

Le Festival Brisbane French Festival drink beer

Experience the Sensation of Perfectly Matched Beer and Cheese

Join Frenchies Brewery and Black Pearl Epicure on a Beer and Cheese adventure!

Become a beer expert as Vincent de Soyres from Frenchies Brewery walks you through their history as well as how their beers are made. You will then discover the secrets of how to pair beers and cheese with cheese expert, Peter Gross from Black Pearl Epicure.

This year participants will enjoy their cheeses with baguettes generously supplied by Chouquette, an authentic french bakery and patisserie specialising in pastries, cakes, artisan breads, sweet breads and savoury items located in New Farm.

Friday 5 July 2019

5:45pm to 6:45pm
$75 $60

Last minute sale, Limited time!


Hire Republic Masterclasses
(Behind The Wheel of Brisbane)

South Bank


Vincent de Soyres grew up in Paris. He’s now the co-owner and head brewer of Frenchies Bistro and Brewery in Rosebery, Sydney.

Frenchies Brewery try to express what nature gives us, using all ingredients to the right measure. Their beers contain no additives, they are unpasteurised and have a life of their own. They evolve with time and will always surprise your senses and emotions.

Peter Gross has been in the Australian dairy industry in one form or another for 50 years - from a dairy in Gippsland Victoria, to the huge American manufacturer, Kraft, to Australia’s premier Boutique cheese producer, King Island. He started the South Cape brand in the late 80’s which turns over in excess of $1 Million a year. Peter is now the General Manager of Black Pearl Epicure in the Valley, a Brisbane icon over the last 25 years for sourcing the very best produce from all around the world.

    • Date Friday 5 July 2019
    • Time 5:45pm to 6:45pm
    • Duration 1 hour
    • Location Masterclass Pavilion, South Bank Forecourt, (next to the Brisbane Wheel)
    • Ticket from $63.75
    • Presented By Vincent de Soyres and Peter Gross
    • Class Capacity 30

Class Includes:

    • 1 hour talk and demonstration
    • Tastings of Frenchies beers
    • Tastings of paired cheeses courtesy of Black Pearl Epicure


  • 18y+ only
  • ID required

All sales are final - no shows will be charged the full amount without refund
All Masterclasses tickets include free entry Le Festival ticket for the day of the Masterclass


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