Three Decades On: Lake House and Daylesford

Article By: One Hour Out Some of Australia’s top restaurants are now located in regional areas, and Lake House is one of the best – being ranked by the National Good Food Guide as one of the top 12 restaurants in the country. It was also one of the first. From humble beginnings in the…

Replenish, eat and repeat at Daylesford

Image credit: Sharyn Cairns So lovely that it’s been attracting holidaymakers since the 1800s, and with contemporary twists to suit every taste, Daylesford is the town with it all when it comes to a country escape. When we arrive in Daylesford, it’s already been spring for a couple of months, but the town seems unconcerned…

INSTITUTE OF GASTRONOMY ON THE MENU FOR DAYLESFORD

An Institute of Gastronomy could be established in Daylesford benefiting farmers, fine food producers, and accommodation and hospitality operators thanks to Victorian government funding to assess the proposal in full. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced a $100,000 Food Source Victoria grant and a $20,000 contribution from Regional Development Australia for Ms Wolf-Tasker AM…

2017 DELICIOUS. PRODUCE AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The delicious. Produce Awards, in partnership with Miele, are a celebration of Australia’s magnificent bounty of ethical, sustainable and innovative ingredients, and the passionate, talented people behind them. Read on for our 2017 winners. It’s called a lazy susan, but the rotating tray at the centre of the delicious. Produce Awards was spinning at a…

Six Reasons to Visit Lancefield

The Grange Cleveland Winery featured in the 6 reasons to visit Lancefield: Article by: Richard Cornish, The Sydney Morning Herald. 1. Megafauna Festival In the 1840s, the fossilised bones of extinct giant kangaroos and massive wombats were found in a wetland on the site that is now Lancefield Recreation Reserve. This is now home to the second…

DHMSCo. wins Best Organic Product Of The Year

Daylesford & Hepburn Mineral Springs Co. wins Best Organic Product Of The Year at the 2016 Australian Organic Awards for Excellence Last night in the suitably organic surrounds of the Collingwood Children’s Farm in Melbourne, Daylesford & Hepburn Mineral Springs Co. was awarded ‘Best Organic Product of the Year (Beverage)’ in the 2016 Australian Certified Organic Awards, for its entire Organics range of drinks.…

Daylesford Cider Wins Gold

  Daylesford Cider proudly picked up a number of medals at the 2016 Australian Cider Awards in Melbourne. Their new 2016 vintage Sweet Coppin received Gold and Best In Class, 1 of only 5 Golds awarded across all 20 classes. Also awarded was 1 Silver and 3 Bronze Medals: Best in Class & Gold: Traditional…

Bringing Heritage Back onto our Plates

“Hence a Classic Italian menu couldn’t have been more befitting for the restaurant.” Bellinzona had recently launched a new menu featuring a Classic Italian cuisine that truly reflects its roots. The menu includes simple dishes such as Fettuccini Marinara, Pasta Primavera and even the most staple of dishes Spaghetti Bolognese. What makes the difference is…

The Age Good Food Guide 2017 awards

The Age Good Food Guide 2017: full list of hatted restaurants FULL ARTICLE & ALL WINNERS LISTED HERE ARTICLE BY: ROSLYN GRUNDY Regional restaurateurs were the grinners at The Age Good Food Guide 2017 Awards. Carrying off some of the big gongs were Birregurra’s Brae, winning Restaurant of the Year, and newcomer Igni in Geelong,…