Source: The Mercury, 13 March, 2001, p.??


From sunny to showery

THE Taste of the Huon went down
in true autumn style over the long
weekend.
	While people slip, slop, slapped
for a sun-smacking Sunday, some
of the same and others had to bring
out brollies and boots for a bitter
Monday.
	About 12,500 people had
attended the ninth Taste of the
Huon at Geeveston's Heritage Park
on Sunday, followed by 6000
yesterday.
	Taste food and wine consultant
Liz McLeod said the event had been
terrific.
	"It's wet, W-E-T," she said as 
she and other stallholders packed up
early yesterday.
	"Sadly the weather has turned
nasty but that hasn't wiped
smiles off people's faces."    
	The abrupt change in the
weather was not expected by the
organisers and the event
didn't quite break last year's
record attendance.
	Ms McLeod said people had
been arriving as early as
9am yesterday to sample what
the Huon Valley had to offer.


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