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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…

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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,…

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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…