AGFG Blog

Why You'll Never Find an Italian Wine-ing

Inherently part of everyday life, wine is just as crucial to the culture of Italians as is the tomato or pasta. One restaurant bringing this ethos to the shores of our country is Ormeggio at The Spit, Sydney’s luxurious restaurant perched regally above d’Albora Marinas at The Spit in the prominent suburb of Mosman.

Under the Tuscan Sun

Tuscany’s diverse natural landscape encompasses the rugged Apennine Mountains, the island of Elba’s beaches and Chianti’s olive groves and wineries. The predominantly rural region embraces the classic vision of Italy, familiar from a thousand Renaissance paintings, with a backdrop of medieval hill towns, rows of Cypress trees, beautiful villas and rustic farmhouses.

So, You Want to be a Barista?

Coffee Australia founder and general manager, Richard Bradbury believes our baristas make a latte better than anyone else in the world, they are classic over achievers. He should know – since 2017 he and partner Vivienne Pearson have operated the Bean to Barista Coffee School in Brunswick Heads.

Pidapipo: Gelato Eight Days a Week

It’s a dream many of us have as children, to one day own an ice cream shop, scoop to our heart’s content and indulge in ice cream any time of the day, including dinner time. Lisa Valmorbida has made this dream a reality, opening her own gelateria with brother Jamie called Pidapipo, on Carlton’s Lygon Street, along with a store on Chapel Street.