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Italian Wine & Food Festival

Enjoy everything that’s good about eating and dining in Italy at the Italian Wine & Food Festival. Debuting this year, the festival will bring together the best Italian cooks from Melbourne including Johnny di Francesco (400 Gradi) and Rosa Mitchell (Rosa’s Canteen + Rosa’s Kitchen) who will be headlining the show.

Shop until your heart’s  content with over 200 of Italy’s finest wines plus salumi, cheese, pasta, coffee, olive oil, gelato and pastries at the Gourmet Traveller Food Market. If you want to learn how to cook authentic Italian cuisine like Nonno, there’s be demonstrations from 400 Gradi, Caterina’s Cucina e Bar, 38 Chairs, Trattoria Emilia, La Bonta, Bar Idda and Saluministi.

Spend the whole day there or even make a night of it with DJs playing the best Italian vinyl and European track until 9pm. Buon appetito!

When: 11am – 9pm, Sunday 29 May

Where: Royal Exhibition Building

Visit the Melbourne Italian Wine & Food Festival website.