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Melbourne Food & Wine festival 2017 venue for Top 50

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

Long lunches to mark Melbourne Food & Wine festival opening.

Make an appointment in your diary now to attend the food heaven that is the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival! Scheduled for March 31 to April 9, the event will also be the 2017 venue to announce The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards.

The 25th Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, presented by Bank of Melbourne, (MFWF) will open in style with 24 Regional World’s Longest Lunches across the state. At 12pm, food and wine lovers will sit down across regional Victoria, from the banks of the Goulburn river to the boardwalk of Queenscliff Harbour, to an irresistible spread showcasing the very best of Victorian food and wine prepared by award-winning chefs.

In 2017 MFWF has purposefully changed its dates to coincide with The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards. Over 200 food influencers from all over the world – chefs, restaurateurs, critics and food writers – will be in town for the 25th Festival.The regional programme  will also align with harvest and vintage time, when Victoria is a hive of activity. Events range from intimate dinners and tours to harvest festivals  which will highlight Victoria’s food bowls as unique destinations.

With 80 events in the 2017 programme  happening outside of Melbourne, there are more reasons than ever to attend.For more details go to: