Explore Heathcote's peaceful wine region, then cosy up by a log fire to enjoy the fruits of your winery rounds.
Forget the farm-to-table model. Here it’s more like backyard-to-table.
Hearty lunches and wine tastings in a cosy historic setting.
McCoppins Bottle Shops
Hundreds of varieties of beer, wine and cider.
Anthony Femia's Favourite Shops
We grill one of Australia’s most respected cheesemongers on where he buys his produce.
Julia Ostro’s Favourite Shops
To celebrate our new book, we rummage through the larder of this passionate Melbourne author and cook to discover the ingredients behind her recipes.
To the Shops: High Street, Armadale
No longer just cafes, antiques stores and bridal boutiques, High Street, Armadale has transformed into one of Melbourne's best shopping strips, with an array of local and international fashion labels.
A small family-run vineyard that consistently wins awards for its shiraz and sells out of its lighter wines.
Melbourne’s Best Bottle Shops for Craft Beer
Looking for new and interesting brews? Here are five of the city's best bottle shops for exploring craft beer.
Wine tastings and lazy lunches overlooking the vines.
Wine tastings and couverture chocolate, with a side of pizza.
Mt Ida (eco) Cabin
Lo-fi, eco-minded accommodation where you’re not left wanting.
Chin Chin's House Beer Now Available in Melbourne Bottle Shops
You’ve drunk it at Chin Chin and Hawker Hall. Now, the Lucas Group is taking its house beer to eight of Melbourne’s best bottle shops.
Thoughtful designs made in luxurious and unexpected fabrics.
Scandinavian minimalism at accessible prices.
9:30am - 7:00pm
This bread and pastry shop is open on Sundays only.
The Botanical Store
A playful dispensary where you can make your own lip balms, body lotions and tea blends.
Put your unworn beauties up for sale at this futuristic flagship store inside Chadstone.
Books by the Bay
Here, it’s as if the digital revolution never happened.
Start your day with pastries and a remarkable cup of coffee.
Udder & Hoe
A pocket-sized grocer that champions local farmers.
Backed by more than three decades of knowhow.
Classic sneakers and sportswear since 1997.
Effortless daywear inspired by vintage Australiana.
A pretty doughnut shop from two-thirds of the brains behind Ocean Grove’s Uncle Jack cafe.
Grape & Grain
The sum of 300 wines and 400 beers. Drink in or take home.
One of Melbourne’s original doughnut shops.
Casual glamour for women.
Traditional bagels with innovative fillings.
A whimsical hub for art, fashion and music.
The Practical Man
This Melbourne concept store asks men to think about what they wear when they sweat, as well as out to breakfast.
With secret family recipes dating back over 100 years, Piccolina Gelateria does fresh and simple Italian gelato made the old-fashioned way.
Pagoto Gelato & Waffle House
Ever wanted to try watermelon and feta ice cream? You can at this Greek gelataria and waffle house.
It doesn’t matter if you live in a shoebox – this spot has functional furniture and homewares to suit.
A store with a talent for unearthing the most talented local designers.
Harking back to an era when 'organic food' was simply called 'food'.
A small shop with a staggering number of beers packed into its fridges and shelves.
Handcrafted ceramics, plants and other homewares.
A stylish swimwear and clothing brand with five boutiques across Melbourne.
Vibrant colours and storybook prints define this Melbourne womenswear brand.
One of New Zealand’s most celebrated designer brands.
Andrew McConnell’s fancy butchery.