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rutherglen winery walkabout - photo by georgie james

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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A 24-hour date in Melbourne

How to take a date from ‘drinks and nibbles’ to ’24 hours of romance’ in one impressive swoop.

El Atino, Latino Food, at 366 Bridge Road
Richmond.
Picture: Eugene Hyland

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.

L'Hotel Gitan credit: Sharyn Cairns

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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Bar hopping in regional Victoria

No longer just the domain of bustling cities, hip wine and cocktail bars are dotting their way around regional Victoria, giving visitors to the regions another reason to stay that extra day in their favourite regional location.

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Day out with mum in Melbourne

Whether it’s Mother’s Day (May 14th Australia) or not, Melbourne provides every reason to extend celebrations of the mother to a full and memorable day out for the whole family.

Cutler&Co., photo credit: Earl Carter

Restaurant Renovations

Two of Melbourne’s dining institutions have recently gone under the knife, and not in the way one might expect. Both Cutler & Co., and Attica have had their interiors stripped back, re-designed, and are now re-defining dining room aesthetic.

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Four quirky new bars in Melbourne

A fun palace mini-golf bar, a new neighbourhood hotspot, a whisky specialist, and an ode to Absinthe – Melbourne’s bar scene never fails to surprise and delight.

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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.

Whipped emu egg with sugar bag. Credit Colin Page.

Australia on a plate – at these Melbourne restaurants

Australian food can be hard to define but a few Melbourne restaurants are leading the way in serving up local flavours using native ingredients.

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Highlights of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards

The World’s Most Livable City hosted The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards this week with a three day line-up of art, music, entertainment and.. oh yeah, food.

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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Royal Mail chef Robin Wickens talks Grampians inspiration

Watch to find out what inspires Robin Wickens of Royal Mail Hotel, and why he loves The Grampians so much.

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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.