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Young Gun of Wine Melbourne

Young Gun of Wine: the 50 best (young) Aussie winemakers

It was an honour to attend this year’s announcement and afterparty for the Top 50 at the Young Gun of Wine event at St Kilda’s Prince Bandroom. Over two days, 200 contestants from around Australia have been whittled down to 50. I quickly felt proud…

Ticket to Taste by Plumm Wine Glasses

Whoever says size and shape doesn’t matter is lying. At least when it comes to wine glasses and wine tasting. Ticket to Taste – an exclusive food and wine masterclass presented by Plumm Wine Glasses at Project 49 – explored…

Gauchito Gil’s World Malbec Day 2017

Gauchito Gil is considered the Argentinian Robin Hood, and Malbecs are Argentinian red wines. Pair the two together, and you get Gauchito Gil’s World Malbec Day. Hosted by Bottle Shop Concepts, and held at the Meat Market in North Melbourne,…

high spirits

Top 10 Events in Melbourne April 2017: Dates for your Diary

April is shaping up to be a jam packed month! Have a look at our Top 10 to see what to scribble in your diaries. Whether it’s indulging in burgers and beer at Meatstock, raving at Transgenre, or sipping on red wine…

The Inaugural Dal Zotto Prosecco Picnic

This summer Burnham Beeches played host to the inaugural Dal Zotto winery’s Prosecco Picnic. Situated on the lawns in front of Shannon Bennett’s latest venture, Piggery Café, the Dal Zotto family treated all picnic-goers to a fantastic feast, and some delectable…

Wine pairing dinner at 48H Pizza e Gnocchi Bar

48h Pizza e Gnocchi Bar hasn’t been around for long, but it’s already a much-loved addition to South Yarra. The goal behind 48h is to showcase the highest quality produce combined with an inviting family atmosphere. The team is currently…

Williamstown Wine and Cheese Fest

Williamstown brings back the Wine & Cheese Fest for its third anniversary, but as they say, age doesn’t matter unless you are cheese or wine. It was the first time for this TPO writer, and I brought along my usual…

Oakdene Vineyards train tour

It would be a shame to not fully embrace the warmer weather hitting Melbourne. On a weekend morning my plus one and I headed off in our car to check out renowned Oakdene Vinyards on the Bellarine Peninsular. We were…

Vic100: Festival of Victorian Wine

Taste Victoria’s 100 best wines? That’s a challenge if ever I’ve heard one, but restraint and journalistic integrity forbade completely embracing temptation. However, getting to spend a sunny Saturday afternoon sipping award winning wine in the dappled light of Federation…

Exclusive party at The Barre with Time Out Melbourne

Need a place for an arty conversation? The Arts Centre Melbourne bar is set up to be your pre, post (and possibly during) show chat. In appropriately-titled The Barre (dance pun!) you can both grab a drink and gander at art….