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Royal Mail Hotel Kitchen Garden

From garden to plate: 18 regional kitchen gardens

For the freshest ingredients, head to these regional cafes and restaurants where produce is sourced directly from the kitchen garden.

Dark Horse of the Year Winery in the Halliday Wine awards, Boat O'Craigo

Yarra Valley shines in Halliday Wine Awards

The Yarra Valley has come up trumps in the fifth annual Halliday Wine Companion Awards, with three wins bestowed upon the region.

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Victoria leads the way in craft beer

Victoria is leading the way in Australia’s craft beer scene and some of the best brews can be found in the state’s regions.

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Eat, Stay, Play: Rutherglen

Located between Yarrawonga and Wodonga, just 10 kilometres from the Murray River and the small state border town of Wahgunyah, Rutherglen combines historical charm with a burgeoning food and wine scene.

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Craft beer boom in Geelong

As Melburnians get their hops on for the annual and growing Good Beer Week, (12 – 21 May) showcasing local, Australian and international brews with hundreds of event around town, craft breweries in Geelong and surrounds continue to make their mark in this burgeoning industry.

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Victoria: awesome in autumn

A sunny summer, followed by good rains and an autumnal cold snap have seen Victoria’s deciduous trees swiftly produce leaves in all manner of vivid reds, oranges and browns. The oh-so-photogenic foliage makes this the perfect time of year to explore the landscapes of regional Victoria, while also sampling some of the best food, wine and events the season has to offer.

Victoria's Ben Shewry of Attica and Dan Hunter of Brae

Attica and Brae among World’s 50 Best Restaurants

Victoria’s Attica and Brae are among the top 50 restaurants in the world, according to the prestigious The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards that were hosted in Melbourne last night.

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Chef Aaron Turner shares his Geelong Bellarine favourites

Chef Aaron Turner of renowned restaurant Igni takes us on a tour of his favourite Geelong Bellarine producers.

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Chef Matt Stone’s guide to the Yarra Valley

Chef Matt Stone of Oakridge shares his passion for Yarra Valley produce – all less than an hour from Melbourne.

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10 reasons to visit Bright

For adventure sports enthusiasts and foodies, wine lovers and craft beer aficionados, Bright offers a slice of paradise in the foothills of Victoria’s alps.

Robin Wickens at the Royal Mail Hotel

Dunkeld’s Royal Mail Hotel to open a new restaurant

The Grampians is set to welcome a hotly anticipated new restaurant when Wickens opens at Dunkeld’s much-loved Royal Mail Hotel in October.

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Fed Square to live-stream ‘culinary Oscars’

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards will be live-streamed at Federation Square in the world’s first public countdown and screening of the prestigious event.

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Regional Victoria’s top food and wine trails

Throughout Victoria, visitors will find food and wine trails mapped out guiding the way to some of the state’s best producers. 

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Victoria’s best fish and chips

No matter the season or the stretch of coastline, there’s top notch fish and chips to be found in many of Victoria’s coastal towns and villages. Here are some of the top picks.

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Global chef swap includes two Victorian chefs

As part of an annual international chef swap called The Grand Gelinaz! Shuffle, two Victoria chefs, Dan Hunter of Brae and Ben Shewry of Attica, were invited to be part of an elite group of 40 Chefs from around the world to swap homes and restaurants for a one night only dining experience.

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Victorian cafes that roast their own beans

These regional cafes are serious about the bean; sourcing the best from around the world to roast onsite and serve with a produce-packed brunch.