Food and Wine

The enjoyment of superb food and wine (and a multitude of other beverages) is integral to the experience offered by every Luxury Lodge of Australia. Quality Australian produce, wine and beverage lists with great depth, are a common theme to be enjoyed by all guests and a true differentiator for a 'luxury lodge'.

And it is not just the 'restaurant' experience that resonates with guests. The lodges collectively offer a range of immersive, hands-on, and creative experiences connecting guests with the people, produce, producers and artisans of their region.

That said, the dining experience offered by some properties is truly its reason for being, and for visitors for whom food and wine is a primary reason to travel, these properties will have compelling appeal.

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Food and Wine Experiences

Allow the sommelier to guide you through a selection of the country’s finest wines matched with artisanal cheeses. More »

Allow the sommelier to guide you through a selection of the country’s finest wines matched … More »

Allow the sommelier to guide you through a selection of the country’s finest wines matched with artisanal cheeses. More »

Surrounded by Marine Park the diversity of species, terrain, methods and the sheer abundance of fish rank Lord Howe among … More »

Surrounded by Marine Park the diversity of species, terrain, methods and the sheer abundance of … More »

Surrounded by Marine Park the diversity of species, terrain, methods and the sheer abundance of fish rank Lord Howe among the world’s top fishing destinations. More »

An icon in regional dining, Lake House has long been considered to be one of Australia’s best restaurants. More »

An icon in regional dining, Lake House has long been considered to be one of … More »

An icon in regional dining, Lake House has long been considered to be one of Australia’s best restaurants. More »

Lake House’s own 38 acre regenerative growing property is located 10 minutes down the road from the lodge. More »

Lake House’s own 38 acre regenerative growing property is located 10 minutes down the road … More »

Lake House’s own 38 acre regenerative growing property is located 10 minutes down the road from the lodge. More »

Allowing guests to interact with likeminded foodies and learn from some of Australia’s best & most interesting chefs. More »

Allowing guests to interact with likeminded foodies and learn from some of Australia’s best & … More »

Allowing guests to interact with likeminded foodies and learn from some of Australia’s best & most interesting chefs. More »

Australia’s Best Wine List – a bible for wine lovers from around the world. More »

Australia’s Best Wine List – a bible for wine lovers from around the world. More »

Australia’s Best Wine List – a bible for wine lovers from around the world. More »

Take a tour of historic family winery Seppeltsfield Estate and sample your birth year Vintage Tawny Port. More »

Take a tour of historic family winery Seppeltsfield Estate and sample your birth year Vintage … More »

Take a tour of historic family winery Seppeltsfield Estate and sample your birth year Vintage Tawny Port. More »

A half-day tour to historic family winery Elderton Wines for a private tasting of rare wines to discover the dedication … More »

A half-day tour to historic family winery Elderton Wines for a private tasting of rare … More »

A half-day tour to historic family winery Elderton Wines for a private tasting of rare wines to discover the dedication required to restore a heritage vineyard. More »

Enjoy a welcome gin and distillery tour before getting hands-on in a gin blending class to create your own take-home … More »

Enjoy a welcome gin and distillery tour before getting hands-on in a gin blending class … More »

Enjoy a welcome gin and distillery tour before getting hands-on in a gin blending class to create your own take-home gin to share with family and friends. More »

Learn the traditional art of making fresh pasta, with dedicated classes run by Italian chef Matteo Carboni and his Australian … More »

Learn the traditional art of making fresh pasta, with dedicated classes run by Italian chef … More »

Learn the traditional art of making fresh pasta, with dedicated classes run by Italian chef Matteo Carboni and his Australian wife Fiona at their cooking school, Casa Carboni. More »

Personal and private tastings at Hutton Vale - the home of premium Barossa produce. More »

Personal and private tastings at Hutton Vale - the home of premium Barossa produce. More »

Personal and private tastings at Hutton Vale - the home of premium Barossa produce. More »

A must do for any guests celebrating a special occasion in the outback of Far North Queensland. More »

A must do for any guests celebrating a special occasion in the outback of Far … More »

A must do for any guests celebrating a special occasion in the outback of Far North Queensland. More »

Compare modern whiskies from Australia and Japan with the classics from Scotland and learn about the typical unifying characteristics. More »

Compare modern whiskies from Australia and Japan with the classics from Scotland and learn about … More »

Compare modern whiskies from Australia and Japan with the classics from Scotland and learn about the typical unifying characteristics. More »

Stroll to the highest point of the Lodge Plateau to enjoy sunset drinks and canapés around the crackling fire pit. More »

Stroll to the highest point of the Lodge Plateau to enjoy sunset drinks and canapés … More »

Stroll to the highest point of the Lodge Plateau to enjoy sunset drinks and canapés around the crackling fire pit. More »

The cooking classes welcome participants from the complete novice through to the experienced foodie. More »

The cooking classes welcome participants from the complete novice through to the experienced foodie. More »

The cooking classes welcome participants from the complete novice through to the experienced foodie. More »

Celebrate an intimate wedding in a naturally beautiful location on this private outback Queensland station. More »

Celebrate an intimate wedding in a naturally beautiful location on this private outback Queensland station. More »

Celebrate an intimate wedding in a naturally beautiful location on this private outback Queensland station. More »

Hold an exclusive and intimate bush wedding with close family and friends amid the spectacular outback vitas of Ikara - … More »

Hold an exclusive and intimate bush wedding with close family and friends amid the spectacular … More »

Hold an exclusive and intimate bush wedding with close family and friends amid the spectacular outback vitas of Ikara - Flinders Ranges. More »

Stop by the Prairie Hotel - iconic for it's innovative dishes with all-Australian ingredients. More »

Stop by the Prairie Hotel - iconic for it's innovative dishes with all-Australian ingredients. More »

Stop by the Prairie Hotel - iconic for it's innovative dishes with all-Australian ingredients. More »

Visit the orchards and the mill and learn about the English heritage apple varieties that go into the award-winning ciders. More »

Visit the orchards and the mill and learn about the English heritage apple varieties that … More »

Visit the orchards and the mill and learn about the English heritage apple varieties that go into the award-winning ciders. More »

Enjoy revered bottlings from four iconic French producers, alongside the exquisite wines of winemaker Michael Hall as you compare traditions … More »

Enjoy revered bottlings from four iconic French producers, alongside the exquisite wines of winemaker Michael … More »

Enjoy revered bottlings from four iconic French producers, alongside the exquisite wines of winemaker Michael Hall as you compare traditions of Burgundy and the Rhone Valley to the new order of the Barossa Valley and … More »

Delve into a private tasting and enjoy rare access to sample Hill of Roses and Hill of Grace. More »

Delve into a private tasting and enjoy rare access to sample Hill of Roses and … More »

Delve into a private tasting and enjoy rare access to sample Hill of Roses and Hill of Grace. More »

Cruise along the famous Barossa Trail with the ease of an e-bike and discover the local gems of the region. More »

Cruise along the famous Barossa Trail with the ease of an e-bike and discover the … More »

Cruise along the famous Barossa Trail with the ease of an e-bike and discover the local gems of the region. More »

Watch, learn and participate as one of Palate’s creative and delicious dishes is prepared from start to finish, in front … More »

Watch, learn and participate as one of Palate’s creative and delicious dishes is prepared from … More »

Watch, learn and participate as one of Palate’s creative and delicious dishes is prepared from start to finish, in front of you. More »

Imagine a picnic with breathtaking views and culinary delights prepared by an award winning restaurant. More »

Imagine a picnic with breathtaking views and culinary delights prepared by an award winning restaurant. More »

Imagine a picnic with breathtaking views and culinary delights prepared by an award winning restaurant. More »

Experience the outback and beyond in true luxury with a Champagne breakfast at Champagne Springs by helicopter. More »

Experience the outback and beyond in true luxury with a Champagne breakfast at Champagne Springs … More »

Experience the outback and beyond in true luxury with a Champagne breakfast at Champagne Springs by helicopter. More »

Go on a roadtrip to meet the winemakers and sample signature drops at Craigie Knowe Vineyard. More »

Go on a roadtrip to meet the winemakers and sample signature drops at Craigie Knowe … More »

Go on a roadtrip to meet the winemakers and sample signature drops at Craigie Knowe Vineyard. More »

Exclusive tours of Dairy Flat Gardens and Bake House run on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. More »

Exclusive tours of Dairy Flat Gardens and Bake House run on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. More »

Exclusive tours of Dairy Flat Gardens and Bake House run on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. More »

Wellness is a connection. A connection with yourself and with your surroundings. More »

Wellness is a connection. A connection with yourself and with your surroundings. More »

Wellness is a connection. A connection with yourself and with your surroundings. More »

Join other qualia guests for a relaxing sunset cruise around the sheltered waters off Hamilton Island whilst enjoying a selection of … More »

Join other qualia guests for a relaxing sunset cruise around the sheltered waters off Hamilton Island … More »

Join other qualia guests for a relaxing sunset cruise around the sheltered waters off Hamilton Island whilst enjoying a selection of mouth-watering canapes and beverages.  More »

Join the TRUE NORTH in Esperance and discover the endless beaches that skirt Cape Le Grand. Encounter the wonders of the Bremer … More »

Join the TRUE NORTH in Esperance and discover the endless beaches that skirt Cape Le Grand. Encounter … More »

Join the TRUE NORTH in Esperance and discover the endless beaches that skirt Cape Le Grand. Encounter the wonders of the Bremer Bay Canyon and indulge in delicacies from the sea. More »

Lord Howe Island’s eleven beautiful beaches are perfectly suited to barbecuing outdoors, with their sheltered coves and spectacular views. More »

Lord Howe Island’s eleven beautiful beaches are perfectly suited to barbecuing outdoors, with their sheltered … More »

Lord Howe Island’s eleven beautiful beaches are perfectly suited to barbecuing outdoors, with their sheltered coves and spectacular views. More »

On a Saturday morning guests of The Louise have the opportunity to join one of Appellation’s chefs at the Barossa … More »

On a Saturday morning guests of The Louise have the opportunity to join one of … More »

On a Saturday morning guests of The Louise have the opportunity to join one of Appellation’s chefs at the Barossa Farmer’s Market More »

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the Australian bush, with iconic kangaroos in their natural habitat. More »

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the Australian bush, with iconic kangaroos in their … More »

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the Australian bush, with iconic kangaroos in their natural habitat. More »

A morning of bush culture is the best way to immerse yourself in the fascinating history of The Kimberley. More »

A morning of bush culture is the best way to immerse yourself in the fascinating … More »

A morning of bush culture is the best way to immerse yourself in the fascinating history of The Kimberley. More »

Fun and interactive dinner with your chef, sitting at the kitchen pass. More »

Fun and interactive dinner with your chef, sitting at the kitchen pass. More »

Fun and interactive dinner with your chef, sitting at the kitchen pass. More »

Winter is the perfect time to indulge with some great food and wine, so perch yourself by the open fireplace … More »

Winter is the perfect time to indulge with some great food and wine, so perch … More »

Winter is the perfect time to indulge with some great food and wine, so perch yourself by the open fireplace in the Valley Lounge and savour a local pinot. More »

Panoramic views of the outback icons be it day or night are a given at Dune Top. More »

Panoramic views of the outback icons be it day or night are a given at … More »

Panoramic views of the outback icons be it day or night are a given at Dune Top. More »

Nowhere does cosy better than Barossa, embrace winter in May, June and August. More »

Nowhere does cosy better than Barossa, embrace winter in May, June and August. More »

Nowhere does cosy better than Barossa, embrace winter in May, June and August. More »

Head up to the Mt Mulligan Lodge Sunset Bar and enjoy a sun-downer as you watch Mount Mulligan escarpment come … More »

Head up to the Mt Mulligan Lodge Sunset Bar and enjoy a sun-downer as you … More »

Head up to the Mt Mulligan Lodge Sunset Bar and enjoy a sun-downer as you watch Mount Mulligan escarpment come alive as the sun sets. More »

Take to the sky with a scenic helicopter flight like no other. More »

Take to the sky with a scenic helicopter flight like no other. More »

Take to the sky with a scenic helicopter flight like no other. More »

An internationally-renowned paddock-to-plate experience; don a pair of waders and visit a working oyster farm to shuck fresh prized pacific … More »

An internationally-renowned paddock-to-plate experience; don a pair of waders and visit a working oyster farm … More »

An internationally-renowned paddock-to-plate experience; don a pair of waders and visit a working oyster farm to shuck fresh prized pacific oysters with Tasmanian sparkling. More »

An immersive experience extracting honeycomb & witnessing the breathtaking natural phenomenon of honey-making by Tasmanian bees. More »

An immersive experience extracting honeycomb & witnessing the breathtaking natural phenomenon of honey-making by Tasmanian … More »

An immersive experience extracting honeycomb & witnessing the breathtaking natural phenomenon of honey-making by Tasmanian bees. More »

Longitude 131° offers the best of contemporary Australian cuisine, combined with indigenous and outback flavours to create a unique taste … More »

Longitude 131° offers the best of contemporary Australian cuisine, combined with indigenous and outback flavours … More »

Longitude 131° offers the best of contemporary Australian cuisine, combined with indigenous and outback flavours to create a unique taste of Australia. More »

Let one of Bamurru’s field guides drop you at The Hide to enjoy a romantic lunch and afternoon siesta with … More »

Let one of Bamurru’s field guides drop you at The Hide to enjoy a romantic … More »

Let one of Bamurru’s field guides drop you at The Hide to enjoy a romantic lunch and afternoon siesta with just the sounds and sights of the floodplain to keep you company.   More »

This wine and nature lover's tour starts with a leisurely canoe tour down a stunning section of the tranquil Margaret … More »

This wine and nature lover's tour starts with a leisurely canoe tour down a stunning … More »

This wine and nature lover's tour starts with a leisurely canoe tour down a stunning section of the tranquil Margaret River. More »

Staying in a remote location on Western Australia's mid north coast, certainly doesn’t mean you need to compromise on quality … More »

Staying in a remote location on Western Australia's mid north coast, certainly doesn’t mean you … More »

Staying in a remote location on Western Australia's mid north coast, certainly doesn’t mean you need to compromise on quality when it comes to food. More »

Revel in a sumptuous lunch at Maggie Beer’s Farm, sample the many delights of famed Kangaroo Island and wash down … More »

Revel in a sumptuous lunch at Maggie Beer’s Farm, sample the many delights of famed … More »

Revel in a sumptuous lunch at Maggie Beer’s Farm, sample the many delights of famed Kangaroo Island and wash down oysters with champagne in beautiful Coffin Bay. More »

An exciting 4x4 sunset tour to Ryans Ridge for a sense of adventure and luxury as you soak up the … More »

An exciting 4x4 sunset tour to Ryans Ridge for a sense of adventure and luxury … More »

An exciting 4x4 sunset tour to Ryans Ridge for a sense of adventure and luxury as you soak up the splendor of the Scenic Rim. More »

To enrich your dining experience, qualia offers private 'talk and taste' events, hosted by knowledgeable staff. More »

To enrich your dining experience, qualia offers private 'talk and taste' events, hosted by knowledgeable … More »

To enrich your dining experience, qualia offers private 'talk and taste' events, hosted by knowledgeable staff. More »

These exclusive Truffles Hunts are only held during the winter months on a Manjimup farm from early June to late … More »

These exclusive Truffles Hunts are only held during the winter months on a Manjimup farm … More »

These exclusive Truffles Hunts are only held during the winter months on a Manjimup farm from early June to late August. More »

Go on tour to the Hunter Valley wine country and sample highlights of history, culture and wildlife of the area. … More »

Go on tour to the Hunter Valley wine country and sample highlights of history, culture … More »

Go on tour to the Hunter Valley wine country and sample highlights of history, culture and wildlife of the area. More »

Spend time visiting a multitude of award winning, family owned wineries. Cape Lodge neighbours include the great wineries of Vasse Felix, Moss … More »

Spend time visiting a multitude of award winning, family owned wineries. Cape Lodge neighbours include the great … More »

Spend time visiting a multitude of award winning, family owned wineries. Cape Lodge neighbours include the great wineries of Vasse Felix, Moss Wood, Pierro and Cullen.  More »

Dining around an old wool classing table on the outdoor terrace with the ever-changing light and sounds of the bush … More »

Dining around an old wool classing table on the outdoor terrace with the ever-changing light … More »

Dining around an old wool classing table on the outdoor terrace with the ever-changing light and sounds of the bush all around is a special experience. More »

Rugged topography provides spectacular panoramic vistas watching the rich red light of dusk against the Elder Range and Wilpena Pound. More »

Rugged topography provides spectacular panoramic vistas watching the rich red light of dusk against the … More »

Rugged topography provides spectacular panoramic vistas watching the rich red light of dusk against the Elder Range and Wilpena Pound. More »

Achingly beautiful surrounds, incredible wildlife and birdlife, and a cuppa never tasted so good.  More »

Achingly beautiful surrounds, incredible wildlife and birdlife, and a cuppa never tasted so good.  More »

Achingly beautiful surrounds, incredible wildlife and birdlife, and a cuppa never tasted so good.  More »

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