Melbourne Food and Wine
Gifts ideas: food, wine & culture lovers

Need a gift for that food, wine or culture (or all three) lover in your life?

We’ve rounded up a selection of our favourite events so you can give the gift of good times this Christmas.

Don’t forget we’ve also got choose-your-own-value gift vouchers too.

Happy holidays. 


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For the wine lover…
Sherry with a Twist

Bar Lourinhã, Romeo Lane and Monster Bar + Kitchen join forces for one night of fun and modern twists on that Spanish tipple, sherry. 

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The Winemakers’ Feast

Sit down to dinner with Australia’s top winemakers and sommeliers as they table their favourite drops. 

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Tahbilk at Philippe

Alister Purbrick and Philippe Mouchel will come together for a five-course French dinner with matching wines.

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Top 5 natural bubbles this Christmas
There’s more to sparkling wine than Champagne

James Hird, co-founder of Rootstock Sydney, shares his top picks for some natural bubbles to spritz up the Christmas table.

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For the food lover…
Cheong Liew at Anchovy

Celebrated South Australian chef Cheong Liew will join with Anchovy’s Thi Le, recreating classic Asian dishes from the 1970s to today.

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A Turkish Sunday Lunch

This Sunday lunch will change the way you think about Turkish food and wine. Three great Turkish chefs and a leading Turkish sommelier celebrate the produce of their new home. 

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Celebrating MasterClass

The legendary Jacques Reymond, Christine Manfield, Philippa Sibley, Jeremy Strode and Richard Thomas join forces for one decadent dinner. 

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For the culture lover…
Italian Music Masterpieces

The Australian Chamber Orchestra play live to a five-course menu specially designed by Neil Perry at Rosetta Ristorante.

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Surrealism on a Plate

Straight from the studios of Breton, Dali and Ernst comes this surrealist dinner to celebrate the effervescent ‘roaring twenties’.

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Banquet and Tea Ceremony

Head to Springvale for an indulgent Cambodian banquet lunch followed by a traditional Chinese tea ceremony. 

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Pineapple and mango salad recipe
A quick and zesty recipe idea for Christmas

Angie Hong, mum of Dan Hong, shares a treasured family recipe. A quick and easy winner using delicious summer fruits at their best.

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Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.