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Autumn News from the Royal Mail Hotel Kitchen Garden

The nights are getting longer and days shorter – autumn has arrived. The Kitchen Garden is prepped and ready for the cooler temperatures. From leafy greens and root vegetables, to alliums and brassicas, the list of produce is sure to have your taste buds dancing. We checked in with Michelle, the Kitchen Garden Specialist and […]

Grampians Wine’s Take Centre Stage at Grampians Grape Escape

With a wine region as historical as western Victoria’s, it’s no wonder the Grampians has one of the longest running food and wine festivals in the country – Grampians Grape Escape. Established in 1992, Grampians Grape Escape barely makes a dint in the history of the old wine region. However, now in it’s 26th year, […]

Road trip from Port Fairy Folk Festival to the Grampians

If you’re one of the many music, arts and culture lovers that flock to the Port Fairy Folk Festival each year, you might be looking for an alternative road trip back to Melbourne. Enter the Grampians National Park, at Dunkeld, a short 60-minute drive from Port Fairy. Whether you have driven the Great Ocean Road […]

Summer Country Wedding Ideas

Blue skies, long days, warm nights and bright colours, summer weddings are the perfect time of year to celebrate love. Here is a complete list of summer country wedding ideas, brought to you by the team at the Royal Mail Hotel, Dunkeld. It’s called ‘wedding season’ for a reason, so what are the key ingredients to […]

Double Gold at Victorian Tourism Awards!

We are delighted to take first place in two categories at the 2017 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards; for Deluxe Accommodation – two years running – and for Tourism Restaurant and Catering Services. The judges recognised excellence in offering guests immersive food and wine experiences, including sommelier and chef led wine cellar and kitchen garden tours. […]