Brunching vine-side on Italian delights with a glass of riesling; an evening picnic performance of some of opera’s most famous arias; watching the sun set over Mt Clarence, beer in hand and toes in sand. The experiences offered at this year’s Taste Great Southern have all tastes covered. Running from March 10 to 18, the 11-day culinary festival heroes the wine, produce and people of WA’s Great Southern region. This year the program has more than 30 events and experiences, with more than 20 chefs from around the state. From the lavish to the laid-back, and a few in-between, here are our picks.