Winners of the Qantas Epiqure Halliday Wine Companion Awards 2018 revealed

The winners of the QANTAS Epiqure Halliday Wine Companion awards for 2018 have been announced. Distinguished wine critic James Halliday has named Paul Hotker of the historic Bleasdale Vineyards as Winemaker of the Year for 2018, as well as the top performers in a host of other prestigious categories highlighting the best in Australia’s rich and diverse winemaking scene. ... Read More | Share it now!

Australia’s top chefs are cooking up free lunches across the country next week

Food rescue charity OzHarvest will once again be hosting their annual Think.Eat.Save campaign across the country on Monday 24th July. What does this mean? Well it calls upon some of the country’s top chefs to take the very simple task of using commonly wasted ingredients into free meals, highlighting the value of rescued food and trying to encourage Australians to stop wasting so much damn food.... Read More | Share it now!

Max Brenner will cover absolutely anything you want in chocolate for World Chocolate Day

Ubiquitous chocolate heaven Max Brenner is doing things a little differently come this year’s World Chocolate Day on Friday 7th July, offering chocolate-lovers the chance to get (almost) anything they want drizzled in the brand’s signature melted chocolate for free. Yeah, that means anything: avo on toast, a burger, a person, your old Sisqo CD’s, anything.... Read More | Share it now!

Peer-voted list of top 100 restaurants in Australia revealed

The Australian Financial Review Australia has announced their 3rd annual peer-voted top 100 restaurants list, celebrating excellence across the nation. Going through and rounding down this country’s exceptional dining scene to a top 100, a challenge by any means, was once again done by a panel of insiders, positioning the list as a unique ranking decided upon solely by chefs and restaurateurs – the only one of its kind in Australia.... Read More | Share it now!

Diageo has named Australia’s top 20 bartenders for 2017

Each year the authoritative judging panel of Diageo Reserve World Class enters, analyses, and awards the Australia’s bar scene to celebrate its top performers. Swarms of talent stand behind bars across the country each and every night, ensuring that not only are we pulled into a world of well-made cocktails and well-selected spirits, but we feel welcomed and comfortable at our favourite drinking establishments. The ones who perform the best are curators to the highest degree, helping us cultivate our tastes and discover new favourites so that we get the most out of our visit to some of the best bars in the country. This top 20 list lets us know which bartenders are going that extra mile for their customers.... Read More | Share it now!

Glenfiddich’s “Artist in Residence” prize is on the look out for whisky-loving Australian artists

For the third year in a row, Glenfiddich Distillery in Dufftown, Scotland is offering Australian artists something pretty darn unique with their annual “Glenfiddich Artists in Residence Prize”. Open from now until June 30th of this year William Grant & Sons are on the look out to award one very (and we mean very) lucky artist a unique residency valued at $21,000, where they will work and live for three months at the iconic distillery in 2018.... Read More | Share it now!