Roam Rutherglen Winery Walkabout

Roam Rutherglen, it’s the place on every wine lover’s lips. The Winemakers of Rutherglen are now emerging as Victoria’s most progressive artisans for new style Muscats, gins, Fianos, Malbecs, aperitifs, Iberian wines and more.

The June long weekend festival is certainly one not to be missed. The full festival program features premium tastings, live entertainment, and unique sensory cellar door experiences from 16 of our region’s wineries.

There will be something for everyone, from sipping on Muscat cocktails and dancing to live music, to connecting wine lovers and winemakers through new varietals and unexpected winemaking techniques.

Festival Lover & VIP Wine Lover Tickets included festival access all weekend with a Saturday Only Special tickets just $40 Our continuous hop-on, hop-off bus loop give all patrons an opportunity to explore all participating wineries through out the weekend.

With more than 40 buses operating and driving in both directions, this format allows ‘roamers’ to taste the region in your own time, your own way.

Jump on any Festival Shuttle Bus and it will get you where you need to go.

For those travelling from elsewhere in the region, regional bus services will run from Corowa, Howlong, Yarrawonga, Mulwala, Bundalong, Wangaratta, Chiltern, Beechworth, Albury and Wodonga.

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May

Discover over 350 suppliers with food products to taste, the latest equipment to test, state-of-the-art technology, design ideas, beverage solutions and more.

Top industry leaders and pioneering innovators will come together at Workplace Health & Safety Show taking place in both Melbourne and Sydney in 2024.

This celebration of beers and the annual hop harvest will feature creations by leading independent breweries, an opportunity for visitors to sip a wide range of unique beers all in the one place.

Now in its third year, Commbank SmallBiz Week is a must-attend event for small and large businesses alike. Attracting thousands of visitors across three days, the event brings together B2B suppliers from a diverse range of industries with small business owners and leaders. Whether you’re in the market to buy or sell, Commbank SmallBiz Week is the only event of its kind on the business calendar.

Vinexpo Asia is the region's flagship event for the wine and spirits industries, connecting producers from wine producing countries around the world with decision-makers in growth markets over three days.

This industry event is dedicated to ESG, food waste, and sustainable packaging innovations - supporting the WA food and beverage sector’s transition to a circular economy. Early bird passes are available for sale until 30 April.

The Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular is back, and featuring 120 new and unique Craft Beers. It takes place in 2024 at the Sydney ICC Darling Harbour, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, and Melbourne Showgrounds.

June

Australia’s leading business expo for natural and healthy products, Naturally Good, is returning on 2-4 June at the Sydney International Convention Centre in Darling Harbour. Visitor registrations are now open.   

This course will provide participants with necessary skills to design a safe and commercially viable thermal schedule for the processing of low-acid food products in hermetically sealed packaging.

How can certainty be built into the food and beverage industry and new growth drivers found? With the theme "Unbox the Future", Food & Beverage Innovation Forum (FB!F2024) will explore category innovation, technology empowerment, channel revolution, and many other topics.