For our foodie readers who like to be ‘in the know’ about the new happenings and trends when it has to do with Canberra food and restaurant culture, we’ve got the events that deserve your attention.

Such and Such ‘Afters’ Wine Tasting – Every fortnight

We’ve found your new go-to after-work drinks. Such and Such is launching a new series of wine tastings with local winemakers from the Canberra region, and the first is happening on Thursday 18 April! With plans to host one every fortnight, all tastings will be free with the wines offered by the glass and bottle to enjoy in the courtyard after your tasting, as well as the full menu (with plenty of snacks) and cheese. A great opportunity to expand your knowledge of our cool climate wines, the winemakers will also be there to share their stories and insights. Keep up to date with the next event on their socials.

Paranormal Wines Roman Dinner – Wednesday 24 April

Alongside their widely popular Friday Night Pasta, Paranormal Wines is collaborating with local chef Georgia Lahiff on a pasta night, Rome style. Taking her talents around Europe, and most recently at Roman wine bar Enoteca L’antidoto, Georgia is bringing her new flavours and techniques back home. Available from 5-9pm, no bookings are required, get all the info on their website.

Louis Social Club – Every Friday

Friday is social night at Louis, with live music, cocktail specials and a snack menu from 5-7pm. Celebrating the end of the week, start your weekend on a high with Teeny Martinis and small cocktails, pocket-sized Negronis, snappy 100ml wine pours and delicious bar snacks including oysters, seared scallops and cured pork belly. Get all the info on their socials. 

Temporada X Linear Wines Last Drinks – Wednesday 1 May

After their closure announcement, Temporada has been bidding their regulars farewell by bringing back the classics and hosting special events. Calling last drinks with their final wine dinner, join them and Linear Wines for a casual weeknight dinner. From 6:30pm, enjoy three courses plus snacks with paired wines by Linear. Book now.

Inari’s Kikizake Sake Tasting – Wednesday 8 May

Learn more about the essence of sake with Inari’s exclusive tasting of Japan’s finest. Over a paired sushi and sashimi platter, try five handpicked favourites as the team delves into the intricate craftsmanship and history of each bottle. An array of curated garnishes will also be provided to accentuate the unique flavours of each brew and crafting method. Book now.

10 Yards Food Workshops – Every Sunday

For those food curious, 10 Yards is the place to be for learning about new cuisines, cooking techniques and recipes. Hosting a new workshop every Sunday arvo, over the next few months join them for sourdough, Korean, Moroccan, Pasta classes and more! Book now.

To find out the latest in Canberra’s food scene, head to our dining page.