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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.

El Atino, Latino Food, at 366 Bridge Road
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Melbourne entertains Latin America style

As Melbourne gears up for the blockbuster South American Derby between Brazil and Argentina, it’s not only Neymar vs Messi that will entertain soccer fans in Melbourne, the city’s South American inspired entertainments provide muchos frivolity for visitors and locals alike.

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Victoria’s truffle territory

One of the world’s most illusive and sought after ingredients can now be found in most parts of Australia, and the country has become one of the top five truffle growing countries in the world.

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Saying ‘Salut’ to Bastille Day in Melbourne

Melbourne maintains a long-standing love affair with all things French, and Bastille Day (July 14) provides the perfect opportunity for Francophiles to say ‘Bonjour!’ to all things French.

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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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Culinary projections to light up Hamer Hall

Arts Centre Melbourne will be the canvas for culinary projections when Hamer Hall lights up this April, in a program designed by White Night Artistic Director, David Atkins.

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Victoria’s out-of-the-ordinary food festivals

From hedonistic celebrations of gin to country fanfare around the humble potato, these festivals will excite foodies from near and far.

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Melbourne’s top 50 Food Map

This Melbourne Food Map is a curated guide to the city’s top 50 food and drink experiences.

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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.

Melbourne chefs come together for Cook for Syria

Chefs unite for a cause

Victoria’s top kitchen talent comes together this month to do their bit for children displaced by the conflict in Syria. Following the inspiring success of #CookForSyria in the UK, the Australian […]

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10 reasons to visit the High Country

From waterways to wineries, cycling to ballooning, the High Country is ready to welcome visitors this summer – whether looking to indulge in local produce or get active in nature’s gym. Here are the top 10 reasons to visit.

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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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17 new reasons to visit Victoria in 2017

The world’s most liveable city will welcome a host of new attractions, events and experiences in 2017.

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What’s new in Melbourne and Victoria for 2017

The world’s most liveable city will welcome a host of new attractions, events and experiences in 2017.

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Brew your own beer in Victoria

For serious hop lovers where Oktoberfest is not enough – a range of hands-on year round beer brewing experiences are now available, including at the State’s newest brewery.

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‘Say Cheese’ at Prahran Market

Prahran Market will this month host the ‘Say Cheese’ Festival featuring cheesy vendors, delicious cheesy dishes, and free tastings.