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The Best Wine And Cheese In Port Phillip
The Best Wine And Cheese In Port Phillip
Port Phillip


27 Feb 2020

There’s nothing quite like kicking back with a glass of wine and sharing a plate of fine cheese with friends.

With the epic Wine and Cheese Fest hitting The Timber Yard in Port Melbourne on Sunday 8 March, we thought it was time to show off some favourite spots in the City of Port Phillip.

Magnum and Queens – South Melbourne

Magnum and Queens has been a local favourite for some time. Expert sommeliers carefully help you choose your tipple, with a strong wine selection on offer.

No matter if you’re a wine expert or just after a nice post-work drink, Magnum and Queens can find the perfect glass for your tastes.

Magnum and Queens

2/274-278 Coventry Street, South Melbourne

9696 3185


Monday to Wednesday 10 am to 7 pm

Thursday to Friday 10 am to 8 pm

Saturday 10 am to 7 pm

Sunday 10 am to 6pm

Lina’s Bistro a Vin – Albert Park

Oozing French class and sophistication, Lina’s Bistro a Vin is a Parisian-style wine bar in Albert Park’s Bridport Street.

Browse an extensive wine list while sampling some of the best French cheese outside of Paris, with jazz playing in the background. Sparkling wines are a must-try at a French bar like Lina’s, with plenty of local reds and whites on offer too.  

Lina’s Bistro a Vin

114 Bridport Street, Albert Park

9645 5515


Monday to Sunday 4 pm to 1 am

Milk the Cow Licensed Fromagerie – St Kilda

If you’re talking wine and cheese, you can’t go past Milk the Cow Licensed Fromagerie in St Kilda. Offering 150-180 local and imported cheeses, you can experience true dairy decadence from expert cheesemongers.

With a wine list that lets you sample several drops via a wine flight, there’s plenty of ways to enjoy wine and cheese at Milk the Cow. They’re all delicious.

Milk The Cow Licensed Fromagerie

1/157 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda

9537 2225


Monday to Thursday 12 to 11 pm

Friday to Saturday 12 pm to 1 am

Sunday 12 to 11 pm

The Tipsy Cow – Port Melbourne

Dog-friendly drink venues are the best. No question. But when that bar is also offering an extensive wine and cheese selection, it’s a must-visit. Enter The Tipsy Cow in Port Melbourne.

Aside from great whiskeys and cocktails, you can sample tempranillo, pinot noir and chardonnay while sharing delicious cheese platters. Already a great selection, bringing your four-legged friend along makes The Tipsy Cow even better.

The Tipsy Cow

359 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

9681 9076


Monday to Thursday 4 to 11 pm

Friday 4 pm to 1 am

Saturday 2 pm to 1 am

Sunday 2 to 8 pm

The Milton – Elwood

Ormond Road in Elwood isn’t without its wine bar options, with The Milton providing a classy option for locals. With weekly rotating selections of cheese to pair with artisan bread and cured meats, you won’t go hungry.

The wine list is up to match the food selections at The Milton, with crisp prosecco and light rosé highlighting a strong assortment at this gorgeous wine bar.

The Milton

134 Ormond Road, Elwood

9525 7346


Tuesday to Wednesday 4 to 10 pm

Thursday 4 to 11 pm

Friday to Saturday 2 pm to 12 am

Sunday 2 to 9 pm

Get down to Wine and Cheese Fest

If you’re after even more wine and cheese selections in the City of Port Phillip, Wine and Cheese Fest hits The Timber Yard on 8 March.

With over 60 boutique wine and cheese producers, this is THE premier wine and cheese experience in Melbourne.

Get your tickets quickly and don’t miss out on this sensational culinary experience.

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