Find a Copy - Now Australia wide!

Download our current PDF showing all stores stocking Essentials Magazine across Australia

DOWNLOAD NOW

Subscribe

FREE delivery right to your door. Buy now, you can thank us later!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Our Photography

Essentials Magazine Australia's epic imagery explained

MORE

Essentials Summer issue in-store today!

We’re excited to announce this week’s NEW release of Essentials Magazine summer, an extended  issue featuring Aboriginal Exhibitions at Rutherglen Estates (special Dhungala exhibition feature), Summer…

Hola Bar Tini Melbourne!

Melbourne’s MoVida crew launches their latest venture in true Spanish style – welcome to Bar Tini. The greatest bars in Spain are very simple affairs….

Cocktails by Heston

A collaboration of Tony Conigliaro of East London’s Drink Factory and Ashley Palmer-Watts, Chef Director of Dinner by Heston (Melbourne & London), has resulted in…

Sweet Success Beechworth Honey

In the historic heart of Melbourne, among the high fashion and highly polished mosaic tiles of the 1892 Block Arcade, is a stylish slice of…

Jim van Geet: Selected Works

TOP: Jim van Geet, The Jury Whisperer (Charles Waterstreet), 2015  90 x 150cm, oil on linen Victorian artist Jim van Geet gathers background and visual…

ALOHA! Hana Melbourne

Pink neon, a layering of tropical plants and banquette seating covered in palm frond prints dress the set. Towards the rear a wall garden paints…

Jock Zonfrillo: Australian Food Odyssey

How a Scottish chef is creating a new cuisine using ancient ingredients. One of the Australia’s most influential restaurants is found at the end of…

In Love with Blue Bay Kefir

Andre Kogut is a gentle man with a generous smile and a burning passion for kefir. He has been producing one of the best-fermented foods…

Dal Zotto Pucino Col Fondo

The Dal Zotto prosecco story is the stuff of legends. Just over a decade ago Otto Dal Zotto, King Valley tobacco grower turned grape grower…

Baby Banoffee Pies with Yileena Park Botrytis Semillon

Serves 6-8 Sweet Pastry – Makes 500g 140g cold unsalted butter, diced 100g icing sugar Pinch salt 1 egg, lightly whisked 230g plain flour 20g…

Tom Roberts – Sharing the Shed Dream

For love of Australian shearing sheds, and the golden light that is showcased in many of Australia’s iconic paintings, artist Ivan Durrant shears shares the shed…

Artistan: Ryan L. Foote

Ceramicist, artist, chocolatier or architect? You be the judge. Melbourne artist Ryan Foote travels Australia and the world producing and exhibiting everything from masterful ceramics…

NY Lobster Roll

 NY Lobster Roll with Roasted Tomato Marie Rose Essentials takes a bite of The Big Apple and surrounds.  Come summer in the northern hemisphere, both…

Jones Winery Restaurant Rutherglen

The fine fruits of  Labour: Australian history takes on a French accent at Rutherglen’s Jones Winery Restaurant. Let’s set the scene – a rustic shed…

Grand Hotel Europe

Essentials checks into Saint Petersburg’s oldest restaurant, L’Europe at the Tsarist-era Grand Hotel Europe, to relive its golden heritage and sample some of the finest…

Essentials Magazine Australia:

Why? Because we love it! - Essentials Magazine Australia for the latest news and reviews on food, wine, hotels and more!

Real journalism, passion for historically significant photography and telling a great story is what we’re about. Visit Essentials Magazine Australia for the latest news and reviews on food, wine, hotels, art and design trends. Take a trip between the covers and you’ll find style with purpose – smart layout, crisp, colourful images and well researched an written articles. Essentials Magazine has a well established, dedicated readership from travel-savvy Gen-Xs to high income Baby Boomers, who enjoy an eclectic content mix of food, wine, arts and culture.

Essentials Magazine Australia was launched in March of 2006, and is the brain child of owner/editor Jamie Durrant, son of renowned Australian photo realist artist Ivan Durrant. Ivan Durrant also contributes to the magazine, writing Australian art features. Essentials Magazine began as a limited release tourism only publication, distributed across High Country Victoria, Australia. Today, the magazine is distributed nationally by Gordon and Gotch into over 2000 retail outlets Australia wide. Content wise, it today features both Australian and international culture, food, wine, art and travel articles..

In May 2012, Essentials Magazine launched a debut iPad magazine internationally. iMonitor, a global app ranking program run by McPheters, that assesses more than 5000 magazine and newspaper apps around the world, is seen as one of the leading ranking programs in the sector. iMonitor judges apps on navigation, stability and rich interactivity. Essentials Magazine was featured by McPheters as the highest-scoring new international magazine app (May, 2012). Essentials Magazine app for iPad scored 13, which put it in the 96th percentile for apps – a rank that includes major publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Australian Gourmet Traveller and American Express Food & Wine Magazine. Essentials is currently available on Magzter in device formats including: iOS, Android, Kindle & PC.