Get To: Rutherglen In The City This September

It’s an all too familiar feeling: spring has sprung, the smell of fresh flowers and cut grass hangs is in the air, and you begin dreaming of that perfect getaway. Likely a dream is all it can be for the moment, as the freedom of the summer months is still a while off. That doesn’t…

Go Explore: Brisbane’s Beer and Cider Festival

Love tasty brews, delicious food and live music? Then head to Brisbane’s beer and cider festival from 21-22 September. The Beer InCider Experience is home to over 60 independent brewers at Brisbane Showgrounds for two days, and joined by the city’s best food trucks and local music acts. Grab the opportunity to try samples and…

What’s on This Weekend: Food & Drink Events

If you’re anything like us, your weekends are spent exploring new local cafés and bars, searching for the next best thing in food and drink. That’s why we’ve put together a list of places and events to visit this Saturday and Sunday. WATCH VIVID AT A ROOFTOP GIN BAR Want to know the best spot to…

Get To: Rutherglen Estates’ The Art of Harvest Dinner This May

Fancy a weekend getaway in north-eastern Victoria’s famous wine region, experiencing delicious wine and food and amazing art? Well now is your chance. Rutherglen Estates Wines is holding it The Art of Harvest Dinner on Friday 11 May. As part of the High Country Harvest Food & Wine Festival, The Art of Harvest Dinner is a…

Toast to St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day – a religious tribute to Ireland’s most famous saint or an excuse to drink until you turn green? Well, they are not mutually exclusive. Having done the overseas thing seemingly many years ago, I was always a bit surprised to find that the day meant more to Americans – who certainly celebrated…

Go Explore: Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

SPONSORED Calling all food and drink lovers: with just under a month to go, we’ve skimmed the 300-long program of events, corralled our friends in the know and picked our top five events not to miss at this year’s Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. Prepare to wine and dine amongst famous chefs and country winemakers…

Go Explore: Grampians Grape Escape

Head to the Grape Escape in one of Australia’s most scenic wine regions this May. The Grampians in Victoria will host the popular food and wine festival for the 27th year on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 May. Meet the makers, graze through dozens of food trucks and wine stalls, get involved in master classes…

Three NYE Cocktails Sure to Bring the Party

NYE is nearly upon us, which means there will be more than a few of you out there experiencing the last minute party rush! Keen to serve something a little different this year? Try one of our three easy to make cocktails. We promise they’ll make your party, and not just the fireworks, go off…

Say Yes to a Wine Wedding

What do you get when you invite people who love wine to dress up in wedding attire and give them an altar, confetti, over 15 delicious wines, dancing, cake and cheese? That’s right, it’s a Wine Wedding! A wine what? In a celebration of love (and wine), every year, Handpicked Wines gives everyone the chance to…

Say Aloha to Lost Luau

Sydney rum lovers, get to Lost Luau this summer. Popping-up at 28 York Street from 1 December, this Hawaiian-themed pop-up bar will be serving tiki style drinks and island bites until the heat abates. Take a mini-vacation from work, and sip on tropical classic cocktails adorning pineapples, coconuts and umbrellas all afternoon or evening. Feeling hungry?…

Rootstock Sydney

The annual sustainable wine and food festival, Rootstock Sydney, will return to Carriageworks from 25-26 November 2017. Get straight to the source behind your food and wine this month by connecting with sustainable winemakers, chefs, farmers and artisans at Rootstock Sydney. Try their products and experience more through music, art and a series of talks…