Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2014

Dinner under the stars at last year's masterclass event.
Dinner under the stars at last year's masterclass event.

There'll be water, water everywhere at this year's Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.

Following recent themes - earth and fire - the 2014 festival will dive headlong into an exploration of that most precious of natural resources, water.

Soak in a series of inspirational insights from international chefs and sommeliers with MasterClass and Perfect Match, get liquid at the Bank of Melbourne World's Longest Lunch, wade through events lighting up the city's laneways, and become immersed in the pleasure of eating, drinking, learning and thinking throughout a 17-day festival calendar overflowing with world-class events.

The festival runs from February 28 - March 16. Details: melbournefoodandwine.com.au

The Age and Good Food are media partners of the festival.

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