The ultimate pairing: World’s largest pinot noir party and Australia’s biggest cheese festival join forces for huge Hobart celebration

Mould x Pinot Palooza: Hobart 21-23 October The team from REVEL (the masterminds behind Pinot Palooza and Mould) are combining their joint passions of wine and fromage for an exclusive event hitting Tasmania this October.  From Friday 21 October to Sunday 23 October, The Goods Shed in Hobart will transform into a veritable giant cheeseContinue reading “The ultimate pairing: World’s largest pinot noir party and Australia’s biggest cheese festival join forces for huge Hobart celebration”

SMIDMORE SESSIONS BRING TOGETHER THE BEST OF THE INNER WEST

AT MARRICKVILLE METRO IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SYDNEY FRINGE FESTIVAL Sydney Fringe Festival,New South Wales’s largest independent arts festival, is back! After two years of cancellations, Sydney Fringe is set to once again highlight the city’s vibrant culture with a diverse program spanning theatre, music, comedy, visual art, film, musical theatre, dance, circus, literature, and poetryContinue reading SMIDMORE SESSIONS BRING TOGETHER THE BEST OF THE INNER WEST

Brogan’s Way to Exhibit at Inaugural Holy Water Festival

Enjoy the Brogan’s Way range, including a new-release Barrel Aged Negroni Brogan’s Way is joining distilleries from around Victoria at the very first Holy Water Festival, a brand new ticketed event dedicated entirely to showcasing quality local spirits. In exciting news, the family-owned boutique distillery will be launching their latest expression, a bottled Barrel AgedContinue reading “Brogan’s Way to Exhibit at Inaugural Holy Water Festival”

The Regatta Hotel’s Walrus Club Set to Reopen Its Doorsand Host Live Music Festival

Brisbane’s favourite underground bar is back and better than ever! The Regatta Hotel is re-opening its popular underground bar, The Walrus Club, on 11th August, with an all-new weekly live music line up, new signature and premium cocktails, and a music festival weekend to celebrate the re-opening. The Walrus Club’s re-opening comes after a temporaryContinue reading The Regatta Hotel’s Walrus Club Set to Reopen Its Doorsand Host Live Music Festival

Mayfield Garden Autumn Festival is back for 2022

This autumn enjoy picnics, glamping, rowing, and Australia’s largest maze – all set within one of NSW’s most extensive and picturesque gardens, just 2 hours from Sydney! Mayfield Garden, Australia’s largest privately-owned cool climate garden, has announced its annual Autumn Festival will return from Saturday April 2nd through to ANZAC Day, Monday 25th April. DuringContinue reading “Mayfield Garden Autumn Festival is back for 2022”

7-Eleven launches The Convenient Store for Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

It’s convenience, reimagined 7-Eleven is teaming up with the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival to bring Melbournians a retail experience like no other. From 25 March to 3 April, Melbourne’s favourite convenience store is setting up shop at the Queen Victoria Market. A food-lover’s haven, The Convenient Store, presented by 7-Eleven, is a Melbourne-twist onContinue reading 7-Eleven launches The Convenient Store for Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

That’s Amore Cheese Ricotta Festival To Return This May

Celebrating ricotta with tastings, entertainment, cocktails & masterclasses with Julia Ostro After a successful inaugural event last year, That’s Amore Cheese is bringing back its Ricotta Festival and it is bigger and better for 2022! The Italian style festa will take place on Sunday 1st May and will feature delicious dishes to try, cocktails, entertainmentContinue reading “That’s Amore Cheese Ricotta Festival To Return This May”

Avo-taste of this: Fuel your Shepard avocado obsession with For the love of Shepard Avocado festival

New research shows Aussies’ love food exploration and experimentation, with 82% keen to try a Shepard avocado recipe at home this season Australian Avocados partners with iconic Sydney café, Cuckoo Callay, creating a limited-edition menu to celebrate the start of Shepard avocado season, with a festival named For the love of Shepard Avocado   This comes as newContinue reading “Avo-taste of this: Fuel your Shepard avocado obsession with For the love of Shepard Avocado festival”

One month to go! Don’t miss out on the iconic Summer Night Market before the sun goes down on 6 April

With one month left of the Summer Night Market, Queen Victoria Market is reminding locals and visitors that there is still time to experience Melbourne’s favourite night market before the sun goes down on its spectacular 2022 season on Wednesday 6 April. Over the next five Wednesdays, Night Market-goers will be treated to the season’sContinue reading “One month to go! Don’t miss out on the iconic Summer Night Market before the sun goes down on 6 April”

This weekend: Bodriggy’s sour beer festival Electric Kool-Aid returns 11-13 March

A weekend dosed in sour power, art and music Bodriggy Brewing Co. is set to once again host its summer sour beer festival Electric Kool-Aid. Taking place over three days from 11-13 March Bodriggy Brewpub will play host to ten of the best breweries in the industry, with a jam-packed program of diverse performances including dance,Continue reading “This weekend: Bodriggy’s sour beer festival Electric Kool-Aid returns 11-13 March”

Celebrate the Return of Melbourne Food & Wine Festival at Rockpool Bar & Grill and Spice Temple

Rockpool Bar & Grill and Spice Temple are celebrating the long-awaited return of Melbourne Food & Wine Festival with exclusive guest chef appearances and dining experiences available during the prestigious event. Acclaimed Chef Christine Manfield and Minyunbal woman, food activist and educator Arabella Douglas takeover Rockpool for one night, on Tuesday, 29 March. The GuestContinue reading “Celebrate the Return of Melbourne Food & Wine Festival at Rockpool Bar & Grill and Spice Temple”

BALLARAT IN FULL BLOOM FOR 70TH BEGONIA FESTIVAL, 11-20 MARCH

Begonia Byway installation by Hattie Molloy and Esther Olsson | Presenter program featuring Jamie Durie, Tim Bone and Simon Toohey The full program for the 70th Ballarat Begonia Festival (11-20 March 2022) has been released with the free, outdoor event bringing Ballarat’s Botanical Gardens and city precincts to life with spectacular flower displays, installations, gardeningContinue reading “BALLARAT IN FULL BLOOM FOR 70TH BEGONIA FESTIVAL, 11-20 MARCH”

Bodriggy’s sour beer festival Electric Kool-Aid moves to 11-13 March

A weekend dosed in sour power, art and music Bodriggy Brewing Co. is set to once again host its summer sour beer festival Electric Kool-Aid. Taking place over three days from 11-13 March Bodriggy Brewpub will play host to ten of the best breweries in the industry, with a jam-packed program of diverse performances includingContinue reading “Bodriggy’s sour beer festival Electric Kool-Aid moves to 11-13 March”

Prahran Market’s Say Cheese Festival is back – 15–17 October

The eighth annual celebration has four online events for 2021. Get ready to get cheesy! Prahran Market is bringing back its annual Say Cheese Festival for the eighth year between 15–17 October. And, as in 2020, you can participate from the comfort of your own home. Cheese lovers will rejoice with the program of deliciously cheesyContinue reading “Prahran Market’s Say Cheese Festival is back – 15–17 October”

Spring Blossom Festival

The stunning Blossom Festival returns to CherryHill Orchards for a spectacular day out | 18 September to 3 October 2021  Yarra Valley’s premier cherry producer CherryHill Orchards will once again welcome visitors to the stunning CherryHill Blossom Festival. Guests can wander through endless rows of gorgeous cherry blossoms, sip on cherry-based drinks, enjoy delicious cherryContinue reading “Spring Blossom Festival”

From India to Melbourne: International Chef Sarah Todd brings her culinary skills to Crown

This August, celebrity chef, television presenter and international restaurateur Sarah Todd will join Crown Melbourne to host an unmissable pop-up series of events, as part of Melbourne Food & Wine Festival’s (MFWF) debut Winter Edition. Todd will host two special evenings on Friday, 20 August and Saturday, 21 August within Evergreen at Crown Melbourne. FollowingContinue reading “From India to Melbourne: International Chef Sarah Todd brings her culinary skills to Crown”

South Eveleigh unveils its program for Sydney Solstice 2021

Australia’s top artists celebrate the longest night at South Eveleigh with a festival of food, arts, and culture as part of Sydney Solstice. Celebrating the longest night of the year, the heritage Locomotive Street in South Eveleigh will be transformed on Friday, 18 and Saturday, 19 June into a festival of free and ticketed eventsContinue reading “South Eveleigh unveils its program for Sydney Solstice 2021”

Queen Vic Market reschedules Donut Festival

In light of the COVID-19 situation in Victoria, Queen Victoria Market has announced that the highly anticipated Donut Festival will now be held on Sunday, 4 July. In the meantime, Queen Vic Market Online delivers to more than 150 Melbourne suburbs with same-day delivery for orders placed before 10am on a Market day. Start shoppingContinue reading “Queen Vic Market reschedules Donut Festival”

Fratelli Fresh launches Winter Festival with all-you-can-eat deals, truffle dinners and cheese wheel indulgence

Fratelli Fresh has got those winter feels with the return of its legendary all-you-can-eat deals, cheese wheel indulgence, truffle dinners and new seasonal dishes, all available from June until the end of August. From Tuesday, 1st June, pizza fans can enjoy all-you-can-eat pizza every Tuesday for $29 across the full pizza menu, including classic Margherita,Continue reading “Fratelli Fresh launches Winter Festival with all-you-can-eat deals, truffle dinners and cheese wheel indulgence”

80 Collins celebrates openings: MFWF event series + Şener Besim design installation

Melbourne’s newest destination for luxury, 80 Collins, reinvigorates the ‘Paris End’ of Collins St with a new network of laneways leading to a discovery of highly curated flagship and concept fashion brands, unique restaurants, and considered bars and cafés. With Melbourne CBD visitation increasing day by day, 80 Collins is playing a central role inContinue reading “80 Collins celebrates openings: MFWF event series + Şener Besim design installation”

New pop-ups, food & cocktail pairing and more parties added to World Class Cocktail Festival line-up

More than 80 Australian bars feature in the festival program as new luxury beverage experiences are announced across the five-day festival. As the highly anticipated World Class Cocktail Festival approaches, more of Australia’s best bars have announced bespoke cocktail experiences, fun collaborations, and one-off parties to the mix. The already impressive, jam-packed line-up has beenContinue reading “New pop-ups, food & cocktail pairing and more parties added to World Class Cocktail Festival line-up”

The Star Sydney presents: Indulgence

A festival for all the senses this April and May – with art and experiences curated by Tame Impala’s Cam Avery, artist and florist Doctor Cooper and DJ Alex Dimitriades.  The Star Sydney is curating a carnival of pleasure throughout its venues this  April and May, with the theme of indulgence threaded through artist collaborations,Continue reading “The Star Sydney presents: Indulgence”

The Night Noodle Markets at Home come to Melbourne this June

Melburnians can order an array of banquets from eight delicious eateries, delivered straight to their front door in one flavour-packed order. The Night Noodle Markets at Home, co-presented by Citi and DoorDash, is coming to Melbourne this June. Bringing together the signature dishes and innovative tastes of eight sizzling vendors, Night Noodle Markets at HomeContinue reading “The Night Noodle Markets at Home come to Melbourne this June”

Sydney’s hosting an eight-week avocado festival – Kiss My Hass

It’s the time of year where the Hass v Shepard debate is in full swing. It’s a tale as old as time, and we’re eagerly awaiting the return of the superior (Hass) fruit to come back into season. But in the meantime, restaurateur Ibby Moubadder (owner of Nour, Henrietta, LILYMU and Cuckoo Callay) is throwingContinue reading “Sydney’s hosting an eight-week avocado festival – Kiss My Hass”

Harbord Hotel presents FROTH FEST

A 10-day festival celebrating the Northern Beaches surf culture. Harbord Hotel, Freshwater’s laidback beachside haven, presents FROTH FEST, a 10-day festival celebrating Sydney’s Northern Beaches surf culture, from 16–26 April. Riding the wave of the 2021 World Surfing League Rip Curl Narrabeen Classic, the action-packed programme of events will encourage Sydneysiders to immerse themselves in theContinue reading “Harbord Hotel presents FROTH FEST”

World Class Cocktail Festival comes to Sydney

Five days of quality cocktail and food experiences, epic pop-up events and parties are set to excite the city this month. At a moment when we are all looking forward following the events of 2020, Australia is set to be inspired by its own vibrant bar culture with the World Class Cocktail Festival taking placeContinue reading “World Class Cocktail Festival comes to Sydney”

40 Days of Flavour

An autumn explosion of food, drink and entertainment at The Star Gold Coast & Treasury Brisbane. As the season changes, The Star Entertainment Group is spicing up South-East Queensland with 40 Days of Flavour, an autumn explosion of food, drink and entertainment from 22 March–30 April. Inspiring locals and visitors alike to enjoy the bestContinue reading “40 Days of Flavour”

Fashion-Forward Flavours

Silver sweets and cocktails at Scott Pickett’s venues to celebrate 25 years of Melbourne Fashion Festival.  Fashion and food, together at last. From 11 March to 20 March, renowned restaurateur Scott Pickett will be teaming up with Australia’s longest-running consumer fashion event, Melbourne Fashion Festival, to commemorate its 25th anniversary year. Supporting local fashion withContinue reading “Fashion-Forward Flavours”

The Melbourne Cocktail Festival returns in 2021

Reigniting Melbourne’s bar scene by shouting the city a cocktail.  Building on the success of the inaugural Melbourne Cocktail Festival (MCF) that launched just before the world changed in March 2020, the MCF returns in 2021 with Melbourne’s own Grainshaker vodka as Presenting Partner. The MCF will reinvigorate the city’s world-class bar scene from 12–18Continue reading “The Melbourne Cocktail Festival returns in 2021”

TheFork Festival is back with six weeks of dining offers to help support the hospitality industry and get diners back to restaurants

This week, TheFork, Australia’s #1 restaurant booking app, launches TheFork Festival – a six-week program of delicious dining experiences. Over the six-week festival, TheFork will inspire Australians to return to the dining scene, encouraging the discovery of new restaurants, as well as reminding its network of diners to support local favourites.  With over 150 participating restaurants acrossContinue reading “TheFork Festival is back with six weeks of dining offers to help support the hospitality industry and get diners back to restaurants”

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival announces blockbuster 2021 calendar : one year, three festivals

A new, expanded festival will see the city and regions celebrate Victorian food and drink as never before.  The Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, served up by principal partner Bank of Melbourne and destination partner Visit Victoria, returns with a blockbuster 2021 calendar across the city and regional Victoria. The newly expanded festival year kicksContinue reading “Melbourne Food & Wine Festival announces blockbuster 2021 calendar : one year, three festivals”

That’s Amore Cheese Announces First Ever Ricotta Festival

Celebrating Ricotta on Sunday, 28th February.  That’s Amore Cheese has announced Australia’s first ever Ricotta Festival, to be held at That’s Amore Cheese in Thomastown on Sunday, 28th February. What is better than fresh ricotta? To start the event right, a ricotta vat from the factory will be at the entrance to the event producingContinue reading “That’s Amore Cheese Announces First Ever Ricotta Festival”

Taste of Japan Festival in the heart of Alexandria

The ‘Taste of Japan’ Festival is a two-day offering at No.5 Restaurant and Bar that is bringing the much loved tastes and smells of Japan to the heart of Alexandria.  Head Chef Emrys Jones is transporting his guests to a destination that holds a special place in his heart. Regularly travelling to Japan and meetingContinue reading “Taste of Japan Festival in the heart of Alexandria”