Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.

Melbourne Food and Wine's key annual event is the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. The Festival commenced in 1993 with a simple program of 12 events. Since its inception it has grown annually, with the 2008 Festival encompassing 220 events over a 16 day period.

The Festival attracts, on an annual basis, food and wine experts from across the world, including world-renowned chefs and winemakers, growers, purveyors, authors, food and wine commentators and critics to present alongside some of Australia's best.