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Six Tips for Planning a Vineyard Wedding near Melbourne

»Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in Weddings | Comments Off on Six Tips for Planning a Vineyard Wedding near Melbourne

Six Tips for Planning a Vineyard Wedding near Melbourne

When it comes to wedding planning, the choice of venue is often one of the biggest decisions you’ll make. Vineyards are a popular option, and make for memorable wedding photos and plenty of atmosphere. If you’re considering a vineyard wedding near Melbourne, there are a few things you need to think about.  Choose the perfect setting One of the reasons vineyards tend to make such wonderful wedding locations is the atmosphere. Envisage rustic cellar doors between lush, rolling hills and charming country restaurants overlooking fields of vines. Obviously not all vineyards are the same, so it’s important to look at plenty of images when narrowing down your shortlist, and to visit the vineyards you have shortlisted. An overnight stay can be a good idea, so...

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Conference Tips: Choosing the Venue and Engaging Delegates

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Conference Tips: Choosing the Venue and Engaging Delegates

There’s no doubt that when holding a conference, the venue is one of the key ingredients for success. But as well as having a conference venue which is conveniently located and offers the right equipment, catering options and facilities, there’s one other essential element to a successful conference – audience engagement. Here are a few tips for engaging your conference delegates. Make every word count It might sound obvious, but the most important basis of any conference is that the information you present is valuable. Start with a clear idea of what you want to achieve with your conference, what information you want to get out there, and how best to achieve that with a variety of speakers. Speak to the speakers Never underestimate the value of a good...

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Dietary Needs? Discuss with Your Wedding Venue Early

»Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Weddings | Comments Off on Dietary Needs? Discuss with Your Wedding Venue Early

Dietary Needs? Discuss with Your Wedding Venue Early

Deciding on the food for your wedding should be one of the most enjoyable aspects of planning your big day, yet it can be more than a little stressful, especially these days when so many people have special dietary requirements. Wedding venues in Melbourne and across country Victoria that offer restaurants or specialist caterers should be able to help you create a menu that’s both perfectly delectable and practical. However, they may first need a little information about you – and your guests – in order to create the perfect country wedding feast. Allergies and intolerances When restaurants and caterers talk about dietary considerations, they are not just referring to likes and dislikes. For some people, there are certain foods that they simply cannot eat....

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Five Must-See Destinations in the Macedon Ranges

»Posted by on May 2, 2015 in Accommodation | Comments Off on Five Must-See Destinations in the Macedon Ranges

Five Must-See Destinations in the Macedon Ranges

Located about an hour’s drive from Melbourne, the Macedon Ranges is a region of lush valleys, charming villages and atmospheric vineyards. It’s a relaxed destination offering stunning natural attractions, fine food and wine, and quality Macedon Ranges accommodation. Where to start for a rejuvenating weekend away, or week’s exploration? From vineyards to villages, here’s our list of the must-see attractions. Hanging Rock Hanging Rock is an Australian icon, thanks in good part to Picnic at Hanging Rock, the classic Australian novel and film. The destination deserves accolades in its own right however. Situated close to the towns of Woodend and Mount Macedon, the distinctively shaped volcanic formation has stood for over six million years. Visitors to the...

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Glen Erin Wins Gourmet Traveller WINE Award

»Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in News & Events | Comments Off on Glen Erin Wins Gourmet Traveller WINE Award

Glen Erin at Lancefield has recently been named as The Cellar Door with Best Food in Macedon Ranges/Sunbury area, by Gourmet Traveller WINE’s annual Cellar Door Awards. We are very proud of this recognition we have received and believe this shows the level of care, personal service and attention to detail our staff show towards every visitor to Glen Erin. When next in the Macedon Ranges region stop in and enjoy the wine, food and hospitality on offer in the Glen Erin Cellar Door and Restaurant which is opened Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 to 5.00pm. We look forward to welcoming you.  

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