The Events

Best in Beer by Winning Tastes

Friday 19 - Sunday 21 May

GABS Beer, Cider & Food Fest

Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, Melbourne

Be your own judge as you select from the Winning Tastes beer fridge of hard-to-find brews from all corners of the globe, or quench your craving with one of Australia’s very best, all trophy and medal winners from the 2017 Australian International Beer Awards. Visit Winning Tastes at the GABS Beer, Cider & Food Fest in Melbourne.

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The 25th Australian International Beer Awards

Thursday 18 May

Peninsula, Harbour Esplanade, Docklands Melbourne

Be amongst the first to celebrate (and taste) the year's very best beers from Australia and around the world at the 25th Australian International Beer Awards Presentation Dinner.

Enjoy a selection of medal-winning beers matched to a spectacular dinner created by celebrated chef Adam D'Sylva (Tonka and Coda restaurants).

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Agriculture: The Heart of Victoria gala dinner

Presented by Victorian Farmers Federation and The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria

Thursday 11 May

Member Dining Room, MCG, Melbourne

Celebrate a taste of Victoria's finest food, wine and beer at the premier event on the Victorian food and fibre calendar.  This gala dinner brings together the state’s wider agrifood community in a night of fine food, fibre, farming and friendship. 

Taste from a bespoke designed menu featuring quality local produce matched with some of Victoria’s finest wines and beers, hear from inspiring speakers and meet with some of the state's best local producers.

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Winning Tastes Pavilion at the Royal Melbourne Show

Saturday 23 September - Tuesday 3 October 2017

Savour the flavour with a celebration of the best food and drink in Australia in the Winning Tastes Pavilion, the ultimate foodie destination at the Royal Melbourne Show. The Pavilion offers visitors the chance to sip on sensational cocktails, kick back with a craft brew and a burger, experience mouth-watering pop-up restaurants from Melbourne’s best eateries and indulge in the finest local cheese and wine. Find out more.