Tag: wine

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….

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…