Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Posted by Josette Dunn on 14th February 2011

Australia’s internationally acclaimed celebration of food and wine, the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival returns in 2011, from 4 – 14 March.

Each year, the Festival unveils a world-class program of events over two weeks – a true expression of Melbourne’s infamous love of food and wine that captures the attention of food-lovers in their hundreds of thousands.

Entering its 19th year, the Festival’s prestigious reputation attracts the world’s biggest culinary and wine personalities to its door to participate in a program that also showcases Victoria’s own celebrated chefs, restaurateurs, winemakers, sommeliers, producers and artisans.

With more than 250 events packed into 10 days right across Victoria, the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival spills through restaurant doors, down narrow laneways, out into bustling foodie precincts and deep into picturesque wine and river country.

The program includes a host of free events, fun for the kids and family and every foodie in between -browse the events online at