Past Events

Browse what we have done in the past. The list is not complete, but there are some very interesting dinners to be seen.

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Function 1236 Christmas at Matteo’s

We were pleased to be returning to Matteo's, such a friendly establishment that appreciates our members, our society and our commitment to good wine and food. European classic wines from our cellar accompanied a delicious celebratory meal to end this complicated year....

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Function 1235 Out of Lockdown @ Vesper

The flavours and colours of Vesper are inspired by the Mediterranean islands from Greece to the Cote D’Azur, and Balearic Islands. Owners Marlane and Duncan Fraser-Smith spent the past 10 years in Dubai, returning to open Vesper with Italian-born...

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Function 1234 Lockdown 6 Virtual Dinner from The Recreation

We had hoped that in September that Dan would give us an opportunity to dine together again as a society. However that was not to be with indications that we would not be able to have a face to face function until the end of October at the earliest. So after several...

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Function 1233 Truffles at Estelle

It was Truffle season and to celebrate returned to Estelle (in person but with some Covid lockdown delays!) after our successful truffle virtual dinner last year!   The Society has had a strong relationship with Estelle and Owner/Chef Scott Pickett since he...

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Function 1232 Vive l’Alternative at Noir

It was time to revisit one of our favourite restaurants after nearly 5 years of WFSV absence, Noir in Richmond. It was also time to celebrate the diversity of France in terms of it's regional wine and food. Noir is a restaurant humming with energy and comfort. ...

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Our New President Jenny Parkes The incoming President’s function is always a very special occasion.As we welcomed our new President, Jenny Parkes, we dined at Scott Pickett's new restaurant 'Chancery Lane', the site of Vue de Monde in a previous incarnation.Scott has...

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Function 1221

Function Number 1221 Champagne at Recreation Wine and Food Masters: Janet Barton and Faye Bowyer The Champagne season is in full swing in Melbourne and it really is at its peak in November during the Melbourne Racing Carnival International Champagne day was last week...

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