Forget the farm-to-table model. Here it’s more like backyard-to-table.
Hearty lunches and wine tastings in a cosy historic setting.
Explore Heathcote's peaceful wine region, then cosy up by a log fire to enjoy the fruits of your winery rounds.
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.
A small family-run vineyard that consistently wins awards for its shiraz and sells out of its lighter wines.
Wine tastings and lazy lunches overlooking the vines.
Wine tastings and couverture chocolate, with a side of pizza.
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.
Mt Ida (eco) Cabin
Lo-fi, eco-minded accommodation where you’re not left wanting.
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.
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.
Safe, generic homewares have no place in this striking showroom.
From hard-to-find streetwear to bespoke suiting, it’s all part and parcel of this forward-thinking men’s store.
Test your palate at this small-batch, bean-to-bar chocolatier.
Bottles & Barrels
A boutique wine store with a love for local drops.
Vinh Le has been quietly making jeans in Brunswick for more than two decades.
New house and techno records, with a side of equipment hire.
A clubhouse of hand-crafted men’s shoes.
Punk, post-punk, noise, metal and more.
Sophisticated womenswear that’s made to last.
A shiny retail concept on Johnston Street selling books, records, T-shirts, jewellery and more.
Third-generation regenerative pig farmers making beyond free-range smallgoods.
Step inside a beautiful maze of organic wholefoods.
A cult Melbourne label known for weird and instantly recognisable streetwear.
The Nomad Society
Beautiful homewares and gifts to brighten any space.
Skip the petrol-station doughnut and head here for ten fresh varieties, plus coffee by Small Batch.
The Sun Bookshop
A little trove of titles servicing Yarraville’s literati.
Contemporary casualwear for every day.
Trunk Tailors promises to fulfil your suiting needs.
Milk & Sugar
A Melbourne-based purveyor of bright and cheerful homewares.
Quality shoes that come in just about every shade imaginable.
Like his clothing, the Australian designer’s first Melbourne store is futuristic, faultless and never overdone.
The Paperback Bookshop
Initially dedicated to paperback editions, you’ll now find in this tiny bookshop a vast range of titles and formats.
Sneakers for a new generation of luxury consumers.
A charming gentleman's lifestyle boutique in the west.
An extensive collection of vintage spectacles.
A mecca of art and design books.
Fatto a Mano
Organic bakery and northside institution.