“Meet the Maker” on the Mornington Peninsula with Wine Compass

Winery tours get a bad rap. Beloved of hens and bucks parties and boozy work “team building” days sometimes the emphasis is more on getting sloshed than on learning about, discovering and enjoying wine.  That’s where Wine Compass’s “Meet the Maker” wine tours come in. It’s a wine tour for those serious about wine who

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A sunny Sunday afternoon at the Peninsula Picnic

Food, wine, music, blue sky and sunshine.  The first ever Peninsula Picnic this weekend ticked all the boxes for a most excellent Sunday afternoon.   Tickets sold out thanks to some great acts (The Waifs and Paul Dempsey) and the promise of top local food and wine.  It certainly wasn’t your average festival hot chips

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Hats off for Morrexico at the Flinders Hotel

What happens when a chef renowned for his French and African fusion food decides to go Mexican? It sounds like a culinary disaster waiting to happen but not when Pierre Khodja of Flinders Hotel is in charge. Khodja took the culinary change of direction for one night only as part of Good Food Month’s hats

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