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Masterchef: Behind-the-scenes with Robin Wickens

How did you feel when you were approached to be a guest chef on season 10 of MasterChef? It was exciting and humbling to be considered for such a popular TV show and its most significant season yet. It has such a loyal following and it’s a privilege to show my passion for food and […]

A Slow Transition to Winter at the Royal Mail Hotel Kitchen Garden

An extra long summer and a very slow start to autumn, has seen the Kitchen Garden adapt to an unusual micro-climate in Dunkeld. Fortunately, the Royal Mail Hotel has a team of highly skilled gardeners – and some very helpful irrigation – who know what’s best for the crops during this time. Naturally, the hotter […]

A Destination Dining Experience at the Royal Mail Hotel

The Royal Mail Hotel offers an experience, you can’t get on the doorstep of suburbia. It’s worth every kilometre traveled to be immersed in a majestic, ancient landscape and be treated to food that travels metres not miles. Step out of the car, inhale that first breath of clean country air, stretch your legs and […]

Corporate Recharge and Retreat at the Royal Mail Hotel

Recharge your business this year with a corporate retreat at the Royal Mail Hotel. An office getaway to the hotel combined with fresh, creative food, an award-winning wine list and the Grampians National Park, is sure to invigorate your team. Located three hours west of Melbourne, the Royal Mail Hotel offers a premier regional escape […]

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, […]