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The best events & activities in Melbourne this winter

We are coming up to the final month of winter but Melbourne is still bustling with awesome activities and events for food lovers and those looking to stay warm by the fireplace!

Make the most of winter with this great-line-up of fun dining events, interactive cooking classes and unique social gatherings in Melbourne. Bookings are essential, so secure your tickets now! Simply click on the links below.


  • Common Man Fire Garden - until September 30

    Chill out with your mates at the Common Man Fire Garden, which plays host to live music, craft beer sessions, unique dinners and speciality tastings with a bespoke James Squire inspired menu highlighting the use of smokers and rotisserie. With cosy blankets, open fires and mulled cider, there's no better place to catch up this winter. Find out what's on this week here.


  • Whisky, Fire & James Squire - 9th August

    Don't miss this fun and interactive dinner with whisky and beer matching. Special guests include Chuck Hahn, who is one of the most prominent figures in the Australian beer industry since the 1980s and Whisky Ambassador Emily Andrew. As part of the experience, guests will enjoy beer & whiskey tastings plus 4 courses of matched food items. Find out more and secure your ticket here.


  • Sausage Making Class, Common Man - July 28th & 11th August

    Discover how to make your own preservative & gluten free sausages with Common Man's Head Chef. Then enjoy a sit-down gourmet sausage lunch & beer with new foodie friends. This class is suitable for beginners and no experience is required. Find out more and secure your ticket here.


  • All the Pintos & All Cheeses Masterclass, Bohemian Wine Bar - August 4

    This casual and informative masterclass will be presented by the Bohemian Wine Bar cheese master, winemakers and wine industry professionals. Learn about Pinots Noir, Grigio, Gris, Muener and Blanc whilst enjoying the most delicious of matched cheeses. Find out more and secure your ticket here.


  • Vegan Cheese & Wine Pairing Masterclass - 1 September

    Bohemian Wine Bar presents a cheese & wine pairing masterclass with The Vegan Dairy & 2018 Young Gun of Wine Trophy Winner Chris Carpenter from Lark Hill Winery.

    Learn about the unique cheese products created by The Vegan Dairy which will be matched to fantastic award winning bio-dynamic vegan wines from Lark Hill winery who will guide you through 5 wines perfectly paired to 5 vegan cheeses. Find out more and secure your ticket here.


    Animal Dining Series, Meat Market - August 16, September 13

    Join Meat Market for a series of wine dinner events:


  • Wynns & Saltgrass Lamb Wine Dinner, Meat Market - August 16

    If you're a fan of top quality Australian lamb and enjoy a highly prized glass of red, this is a dining​ experience for you. The evening will consist of various wine pairings with top-tier​ cuts as displayed demonstrated by Chef Williams. Find out more and secure your ticket here.


  • Coldstream Hills & Duck Wine Dinner, Meat Market - 13 September

    Meat Market hosts a night of fine foods in a relaxed, social environment. Uncover Macedon Duck through an engaging demonstration by Executive Chef Malcolm Williams and learn what makes duck such a unique delicacy.

    A range of Coldstream Hills renowned wines will be paired throughout the evening's courses to bring out the best in each other. Find out more and secure your ticket here.


  • Tuesday Trivia at the Common Man (every Tuesday throughout winter)

    Every Tuesday from 6.30pm, you are invited to explore the inner sanctum of your grey matter and find out what really is in there! This event is FREE! Find out more here.

    For more information on the events above and what's on at South Wharf this winter, please visit

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