The best events at Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Melbourne's biggest event for foodies returns
Morgan McGlone dish
Photograph: Supplied

This year, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival turns 26, and the festival is putting on more than 300 events throughout Victoria to celebrate. MFWF will be celebrating the best in local and international gastronomic talent for just over a week. 

Below is our list of highlights – but make sure you check out the full program

Test your foodie credentials by seeing how many of Melbourne's 50 best restaurants you've ticked off, and keep up to date with our latest reviews

Thirsty after all that food?

Pouring drinks at Bar Liberty
Photograph: Graham Denholm
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