Conferences Sustainability

8 tips for organising an environmentally sustainable event or conference

Sustainability is becoming increasingly more prevalent in our day-to-day lives and we are always looking for ways to go green or reduce our impact on the environment. Over the past…

Food and Wine

A Taste of Spring – Chef Adam Draper

Put some Spring in your step If you’re hoping to expand your notion of seasonal eating, this is the perfect time to start! Spring is the season for young and…

Sustainability Venue

Waurn Ponds Estate Goes Solar

As a part of Deakin’s Renewable Energy Microgrid project, we have recently installed solar panels on the roof of Waurn Ponds Estate making it a Carbon Positive building, in that…

Venue

What role does the venue play in successful corporate training

Corporate training is important for any business to grow but if you want your training session to succeed, it is important that you invest in the right venue to hold…

Food and Wine

A Taste of Winter – Chef Adam Draper

Long slow days, rain, cosy blankets, rich hot chocolate… Winter is that time of year where everything slows down and we all seek comfort food. Winter has a lot going…

Sustainability

Sustainability at the Estate

Here at Waurn Ponds Estate we believe it is incredibly important to be environmentally sustainable. That’s why we have been implementing a number of different initiatives to ensure we are…

Food and Wine The Region

Meet The Producer – Nicol’s Paddock

Only 5 minutes from Waurn Ponds Estate, Nicol’s Paddock is a small, family run Winery & Restaurant on the outskirts of Geelong. We had a chat with Katherine Anderson, General Manager…

Corporate Retreats

Corporate Retreat themes and activities that will be sure to engage your team

Corporate retreat themes are a great way to inspire the activities, menus and messages that you have throughout your retreat. They give you a good starting point for planning and…

Food and Wine The Region

Meet the producer – Mt Duneed Estate

Situated 15 minutes outside of Geelong’s CBD, overlooking Barrabool Hills, Mt Duneed Estate sits on top of Pettavel Road. Here, we chat with Christine Whelan, Mt Duneed Estate’s Sales and…

Food and Wine

Adam’s Cookbook – Teddy And The Fox Gin Cured Ocean Trout

Ingredients 1 side of ocean trout cleaned and boned with the skin left on (ask your local fish monger to do this for you) 1 cup teddy and the fox...
Corporate Retreats

A list of one day corporate retreat ideas from our management team

Corporate retreats don’t always have to mean a week-long getaway to a 5-star resort. If you’re pressed for time and don’t want to blow out the budget, a one-day retreat…

Food and Wine

Autumn Has Arrived – Chef Adam Draper

The days get shorter and the leaves are falling but it is such a sweet time of year. It’s the end of the tomato season, so roast them to make…