Tag: Yarra River

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2017

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2017: the top 8 events

Food paradise Melbourne turns into the seventh level of heaven during the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival. Running 31 March to 9 April 2017, there’s something for everyone: express lunches for the CBD workers, nighttime cocktail excursions, all-day free festivals, and…

Juniperlooza, Melbourne’s first gin festival, on the banks of the Yarra

Melburnians got a double dose of vitamin gin this spring. The riverside Juniperlooza festival returned this year, following the not-at-all-confusing, similarly-named-but-totally-different-event Junipalooza. (Not that we are complaining about multiple gin festivals this season!) Situated on the Yarra river, Pilgrim and…

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…

Dîner en Blanc Melbourne 2015: white delight

Imagine 1,000 guests dressed head-to-toe in white, picnicing on white tables, waving white napkins in the air for a photo op. That’s Dîner en Blanc, a worldwide pop-up experience founded in Paris 25 years ago. It’s magical. I first heard about DeB when…