DRINKS REVIEW: WINE ISLAND

Aloha from Wine Island! For four days in mid-November Clark Island in Sydney Harbour was transformed into a wine oasis. Hosted by a toucan named Suzanne, the event showcased 100 unique local and overseas wines in addition to food huts, bars and island beats. It was a hot, sunny day where funky hats, sundresses, Hawaiian…

INTERVIEW: WINE ISLAND’S FOUNDER KRISTEN FRANCIS

  Wine Island is an annual boutique wine festival which is set on Clark Island, in the picturesque Sydney Harbour. The four-day event allows patrons to learn about and experience different wines and foods, in a luxurious island setting. It sounds like a wonderful holiday idea except you may not even need to leave “home”…

FOOD REVIEW & INTERVIEW: SYDNEY TEA FESTIVAL @ CARRIAGEWORKS

  On August 21st, Carriageworks in Sydney was transformed into a Mad Hatter’s tea party of sorts. The Sydney Tea Festival is now in its third year and it’s an event that continues to go from strength to strength. In 2016 over 80 different stallholders came together to celebrate their love of Camellia Sinensis and…

DRINK REVIEW: AROMA FESTIVAL

  It may seem strange to have a coffee festival set amongst bars and hotels claiming to be the oldest ones in Sydney, but Aroma Festival is a popular one in our calendars. The festival is the largest of its kind in the Southern hemisphere and it has been held on the last Sunday in…