Coming soon: our Champagne, Prosecco and Sparkling Festival

By | June 21st, 2017|Events|

We all enjoy a little bit of bubbly every now and again and I’m really excited to announce that we’ll be hosting the Champagne, Prosecco and Sparkling Festival in Melbourne. While I am still working on the finer details and will be able to share more about the festival with you soon (keep an eye [...]

Best of 2016: Pizza e Birra Festival

By | June 7th, 2017|Events|

When we think of the things we love most in life, for many of us, pizza and/or beer instantly come to mind. Last year, we had the privilege of hosting a very special fundraising event at Gradi at Crown Casino here in Melbourne. Our Pizza e Birra Festival combined music, thanks to wonderful opera singers [...]

It’s back! Carnevale of Venice

By | May 24th, 2017|Events|

It’s hard to believe that the next time I sit down to write a blog, we will have hit the mid-year mark. For me (and I am sure you’re the same), 2017 is just racing by. As always, there’s lots going on - I’m still working away to put the final touches on our Gin [...]

Gin and vodka: a match made in heaven

By | May 10th, 2017|Events|

They’re both white, grain-based spirits with European origins and soon enough, Melburnians will have the chance to celebrate their love of gin and vodka in style. Forming part of our La Dolce Italia Festival, the inaugural Gin and Vodka Festival will be held in Melbourne, bringing together the best of these two wonderful spirits for [...]

Logies 2017: selfies galore, a blast from the past and a Gold Logie upset

By | April 26th, 2017|Awards|

After so much waiting, it was finally time for the Logies last Sunday! I’ve been to my fair share of events over the years and I can safely say the Logies lived up to their expectation. I am still on a big of a high after all of my selfies with so many stars (those [...]

Canzoni Di Mio Padre (Songs My Father Taught Me) and the power of music

By | April 12th, 2017|Events|

Well, it certainly has turned cold and gloomy here in Melbourne. After so much consistent glorious weather, it is a little bit of a shock to the system to be honest. Then again, that’s Melbourne for you! As mentioned, I’ll be celebrating my favourite 2016 La Dolce Italia events in the weeks to come and [...]