Tag: wine

Raclette and Red at Dominque Portet Winery

Ninth generation winemaker Dominique Portet started his winemaking journey in Bordeaux, France and moved to Australia, where he has been making beautiful wines for 40 years. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the Portet family are hosting weekly ‘Raclette and Red’ sessions throughout winter at…

Monthly wrap: our favourite events of June 2016

Melbourne always seems to have the widest variety of events possible. In June 2016, we party-hopped between a new fashion label launch party (with the video to prove it), got a taste of Italy in Carlton (no, not on Lygon…

Talk & Taste at Pilgrim Bar

Pilgrim Bar’s Talk & Taste series has all the ingredients of a perfect night. A cosy room in a bar on the banks of the Yarra. Getting up close and personal with a local winemaker. Perfectly matched canapes. And the perfect…

Wine and Chocolate Festival in Williamstown

What could be better than a sunny day in Melbourne? Attending the Wine and Chocolate Festival at the Seaworks Maritime Precinct in Williamstown, of course. My plus one and I were so excited to head to the festival. What better…

Winestyle Autumn Wine Market at The Botanical

Is there anything better than wine tasting with a side of barbecue? I certainly could not think of many things I would rather pair on a Saturday afternoon. The Botanical was the perfect place to do so as they hosted Winestyle’s…

The Plus Ones’ Guide: Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2016

The Melbourne Food & Wine Festival is one of our highlights of the year. The creativity of organisers, the free events and the festival vibe make it a great time to be in Melbourne. Plus you can enter to win tickets to…

Wine Tasting Events’ Pop-Up Wine Soiree

We ventured down to Limor’s on a balmy Sunday afternoon to take in the tastes of a premium wine showcase. The team from Wine Tasting Events are seasoned experts at making sure that only the best are on display and…

Melbourne Cup 2015: champagne breakfasts and Birdcage marquees

The glamour. The celebrities. The hats. The Melbourne Cup pulls out all the stops, and The Plus Ones celebrated in style. Champagne breakfast? Check. Heading to The Birdcage? Double check. If I had my druthers, I would never arise before…

Williamstown’s Wine & Cheese Fest

Offering an afternoon of exploring the nuances of taste, Williamstown’s second rendition of the Wine & Cheese Fest made for a leisurely experience. My plus one and I walked into Seaworks and then had the difficult task of choosing where…