Tag: wine

Wine in Melbourne

Rendez-Vous in Provence wine tasting

It seems rather odd to head out on a cold, wintery Melbourne night to sample some of Vin de Provence’s finest rosés’ at Rendez-Vous in Provence. My Plus One and I braved the bitter weather and headed to North Melbourne,…

Mitchell Harris Wines

Mitchell Harris Alpine Dinner in Ballarat

Located in the centre of Ballarat in a 140-year-old former produce store is one of the best places to sample wine and local produce from Western Victoria. I knew we were in for a real treat when we were invited…

italian food and wine

Melbourne Italian Wine and Food Festival

The Italian Wine and Food Festival was held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings in Carlton Gardens. Gathered were Italians known for their various culinary fields, whether it be wine from the many regions of Italy, pasta, ciabatta bread, truffles, salami,…

Secret Foodies – Taste Of The Barossa

You make a booking for dinner without knowing the venue, the menu or who your company might be.  Sounds risky, right? Well fear not, you and about a hundred other people are in the same boat. But come the evening…

Eleventh Annual Young Gun of Wine Awards

Fifty of the best and most adventurous winemakers in Australia but only a few will win. Welcome to the Eleventh Annual Young Gun of Wine Awards. The semi-final event in May saw 200 winemakers compete to be in the top…

Wine and Wildlife Healesville Sanctuary

Wine and Wildlife at the Healesville Sanctuary

The Healesville Sanctuary and some of the best wineries in the Yarra Valley teamed up for Queen’s Birthday weekend to host a spectacular outing with a difference, Wine and Wildlife. It’s not often you can say you walked around a…

World Tapas Day Melbourne

World Tapas Day Melbourne 2017

Jamon, olives, cava, tempranillo, tortilla…need an excuse to indulge in Spanish delicatessen? June 15 is World Tapas Day – a Spanish celebration carried out in major cities around the world, and 2017 marked Melbourne’s first year as part of the…

Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2017 Patti Austin James Morrison

Top events in June 2017 in Melbourne: where to go, eat, and party

The mercury is still dropping, the days are getting shorter, but that doesn’t mean your social calendar needs to drop off too. We’ve brought together our top picks for what to do this June. Melbourne International Jazz Festival (2-11 June) For ten…