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Atypic Chocolate

Atypic chocolate comes to Melbourne

Artisanal chocolatier Atypic Chocolate has opened its doors at Melbourne’s iconic South Melbourne Market.

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.

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.


‘Say Cheese’ at Prahran Market

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

Ballarat vintage

Shopping vintage Victoria

Victoria’s rich gold rush history has left a trail of interesting treasures resulting in hundreds of antique shops with thousands of collectibles capturing a moment in time.

Wicked Chocolate Festival

A Wicked Chocolate Festival

Cocoa in all its forms will be the star of the show on May 7, when the Prahran Market is transformed into a hub of chocolatey goodness at the Wicked Chocolate Festival.

Welcome to Thornbury Twilight Market

Welcome to Thornbury Twilight Market

The Welcome to Thornbury Twilight Market brings together Thornbury High Street’s most loved vendors.

Wandiligong Nut Festival

Wandiligong Nut Festival

The small village of Wandiligong just outside of Bright celebrates their annual Nut Festival this weekend.

regional producers day

Lake House celebrates local produce

Sunday, 17 April marks Lake House Daylesford’s Regional Producers Day, an annual celebration of the region’s best producers, bakers, farmers, makers, brewers, cooks, butchers, chefs and distillers. Visitors can start […]

violet town market

To market, to market…

There are dozens of local markets throughout Victoria, where craftspeople and producers set up ‘shop’, offering a diverse array of homemade and hand crafted wares and produce.

Backstreet Eating

Meat in Melbourne

A spate of specialist charcuteries and eateries have opened up to accommodate Melbourne’s latest meaty food obsession.

Truffle Melbourne

Fabulous fungus – no truffling matter

Foodies are preparing to get their fresh truffle fix at a range of special events and celebrations held during truffle season, from June to August.

Heathcote Winery


Nestled in central Victoria, Heathcote is famous for its gold rush past and home to some of the world’s finest Shiraz.

Top chefs discuss Melbourne’s culinary rise

Melbourne’s top chefs (and Heston Blumenthal) share what makes Victoria a ‘go to’ food and wine destination. You can republish the text of this article online or in print for […]

Ballarat vintage

Antique hunting – top vintage finds in regional Victoria

Antique and vintage hunters are spoilt for choice when exploring regional Victoria. Here is a selection of top spots for vintage and antique finds throughout the State.

Lucy Folk

Melbourne: contemporary jewellery capital

Regarded as one of the world’s top producers of contemporary jewellery, it’s little wonder Melbourne is awash with jewellery designers creating everything from silver and gold to felt, fur and jewelled skeletons.