Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia

A Novel Idea

On the third Friday of each month from March to November, the Wheeler Centre brings the best of Australian writing to Montalto on the Mornington Peninsula. Spend a few hours immersing yourself in the stories behind the stories while enjoying outstanding food and wine, great company and the unique opportunity to hear from writers in an intimate and relaxed environment.

Details of the next three events are below, but keep an eye on our What's On page for future events.

17th June

Romantic love is the subject of squillions of songs, sonnets and stories. Is there a single new thing to say about it? If Shakespeare was growing weary of the clichés back in the 1600s (‘My mistress’s eyes are nothing like the sun’), where does that leave writers striving to write fresh romance in the 21st century?

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22nd July

In a media environment crowded with polemicists and opinionators, George Megalogenis is something of an outlier. His commentary is relentlessly, rigorously – and somehow compellingly – even-handed.

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19 August

A writer of novels, short fiction and essays, Mireille Juchau has quietly emerged as one of Australia’s most accomplished literary voices.

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Details first published at www.montalto.com.au and www.wheelercentre.com