People were doing double takes last week when ex Married at First Sight wild boy, Ryan Gallagher was working behind the bar serving up drinks! Did he finally lose the plot? Was there a secret scandal that forced him into retreat after moving into standup comedy?
For those new to Sydney Festival, it’s a three week summer celebration of the city, its ideals, thoughts and community make up that draws in hundreds of thousands of people each year. Its origins go back to the 1950s Waratah Festival which was hosted in the Spring. The earlier advents of Sydney Festival included vintage car rallies, face painting, kite flying to bocce, dog obedience trials and Chinese scarf dancing. The 1980s saw the breakout of a riot when profitability and artistic credibility were brought into question. Today the staging area of venues extends throughout the CBD out to the Western Suburb showgrounds, Eastern Suburb and South premiering international and local productions exploring subject matter through celebration, commemoration and social awareness.
South Australian family winery Taylors Wines created a one of a kind experience for wine lovers allowing them to chill with the perfect glass of vino amongst the setting of one of the most illustrious cities in the world. Far from its Clare Valley home, together with Masterchefs, Will Stewart and Steve Flood, presented the world’s first floating cellar door.
The main festivities at Pirrama Park for the Pyrmont Festival may have come to an end, but the Degustation program keeps the celebrations going with a number of iocal venues collaborating with winemaker labels. Continue reading Apertivo with Tamburlaine Organic Wines