Tag: wine

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…

Best of October: monthly roundup

Melbourne is so jam-packed with events that we can barely keep up. Here are a few of our favourites from October. We dressed like Germans, tried new wines, evaded evil clowns, and explored this wonderful city. Wine Republic’s new Northcote store…

VinItalia’s Italian Food & Wine Festival

This was the first year that VinItalia, hosted by the Italian Chamber of Commerce, opened its festival to consumers. We’re glad they did! The festival showcases all that’s fab about Italian food and wine with over 40 exhibitors vying to provide Melburnians with a…

Launch of Cloudy Bay’s 2015 Sauvignon Blanc

Melbourne put on some stellar weather for the arrival of Cloudy Bay’s first sauvignon blanc into Australia, hosted at an exclusive event at The Botanical in South Yarra. We were treated to a beautiful floral setting in the atrium-style indoor…

Wine House’s Spanish Wine Masterclass

I love wine. Period. I show up at wineries and wine tasting nights, dressed slightly South Yarra, part Fitzroy hipster.  I act like a wine connoisseur – carefully swirling the juice in the glass, ever-so-daintily whiffing the rim, scrunch my…

Flavour Exchange

Spring Flavour Exchange at Fed Square

It’s SPRING! Ready to celebrate the start of a new season, I enthusiastically made my way to Federation Square for the Spring Flavour Exchange. Held quarterly, the Flavour Exchange features seasonal flavours from local Victorian producers.  Armed with a stack…