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What’s On

Amy Northcott
Courtesy of Gourmet Escape Festival.
The warmer weather is here. Welcome it with these events in Tasmania and South Australia. Please note: Due to the COVID-19 crisis, please visit event websites for latest information.
Winery Report

Gourmet Traveller WINE Events

Sparkling and Champagne Dinner

brisbane dinner
1 December, 2021
Otto, Shop 1, River Quay, Sidon St
Hosted by peter bourne
SYDNEY dinner
8 December 2021
Chiswick at Woollahra, 65 Ocean St, Woollahra

TIME: 6.30 – 10pm
COST: $225 (inc GST) ($202.50 for subscribers)
Four course dinner included.

See the line-up and book your spot here.

Victorian Showcase

8 December 2021
Melbourne Supper Club Tea Room,
161 Spring St
Hosted by Nick Stock

TIME: 6.30 – 10pm
COST: $225 (inc GST) ($202.50 for subscribers)
Four course dinner included.

See the line-up and book your spot here.

Melbourne Supper Club Tea Room.

Effervescence Tasmania


Join Tassie’s top sparkling producers for a weekend of all things bubbles at Effervescence Tasmania. Most of us can agree there’s nothing like a glass of your favourite sparkling coming into the warmer weather, so it’s the perfect opportunity to get acquainted with some of Tassie’s finest for your next celebratory occasion. Local names like Clover Hill, Josef Chromy, Moorilla, House of Arras and more will be featuring across the weekend, with masterclasses, degustation dinners and other events included in the line-up.

Check out the full program at

Elderton Tennis Classic


Fancy yourself as a tennis player? Well, this is the chance to flex your skills with the much-loved Elderton Tennis Classic in the Barossa Valley. You can take the competition as seriously as you want, with two divisions on offer: Here to Win and Here to Wine. But did we mention there’s prizes? Winners take home a collection of wines valued at $1,000, so that might bring out a competitive streak. So find your spot on the lawn and settle in to watch the action, with Elderton taking care of the catering for the event.

Find out more at

Bicheno Food & Wine Festival


It’s time to take a deep dive into Tassie’s East Coast with the Bicheno Food & Wine Festival. Across the day, you’ll find some of the area’s much-loved wine, beer and spirit producers, and take in that stunning East Coast scenery, sun, surf and live music. Names like Milton Vineyard, Boomer Creek Vineyard, Devils Corner, Ironhouse, Bicheno Beer Co and more will be there ready to pour you all their favourites.

See the whole line-up at