BORDER food lovers can join Tastes of Rutherglen as part of a new deal this year.
Rutherglen, Corowa, Wahgunyah, Wangaratta, Albury, Wodonga and Yarrawonga residents can access a discount of 25 per cent to the festival, which runs on the Labour Day long weekend on March 9 and 10.
Nineteen Rutherglen wineries will offer something to taste, sip and savour during the annual progressive feast.
There will also be behind-the-scene winery tours, back-vintage tastings, Rutherglen Muscat mixology classes, cheese and chocolate pairings, wine-blending and bottling and varietal masterclasses.
Border residents can redeem their entry discount by entering the code TASTEFIVE at the checkout: tastesofrutherglen.com.au
Festival-goers must present their ID as proof of residency in order to collect their ticket.