Podcast and Pinot 2023

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Podcast & Pinot at The Doonan

Following on from last year’s sell-out success, Podcast & Pinot returns! This time at the Sunshine Coast’s newest venue, The Doonan!

Podcast & Pinot will bring Hello Sunshine Magazine’s “Everyone Has a Story: Conversations from the Sunshine Coast and Noosa” podcast to life! MC and podcaster John Caruso will head a panel of fascinating guest speakers over a specially-curated three-course lunch featuring local produce with matching wines celebrating a diverse range of Pinot wines – from sparkling to pinot gris and pinot noir.

John brings more than 30 years working in radio, including as Regional Content Manager for ABC Sunshine Coast; Breakfast presenter for SeaFM and Weekend announcer for 91.1 Hot FM, for an afternoon of thought-provoking discussion, delicious food and heartfelt hospitality with some very special guests including:

– International DJ superstar and creator of Aria chart topper ‘Good Girl Gone’ DE SAINT

– Actor and radio star Sam Coward from 91.1 Hot FM

– OzHarvest Sunshine Coast coordinator, author of SunnyCoast Eats and Sunshine Coast’s Citizen of the Year, Michele Lipner

Rob Comiskey – Director of Comiskey Group who have from a small family-owned development company to deliver multi-award-winning venues including Eatons Hill Hotel and Sandstone Point Hotel.

Be engaged, entertained and delighted with Savvy! Surprising! & Spirited! conversation and a specially-curated celebration of local people, flavours and experiences in the Sunshine Coast’s stunning newest venue, The Doonan.

Head Chef Wayd Bailey and the kitchen team, including Glenn Bowman, will curate a special menu that promises to take the experience to the next level and bring local produce to life!

The event will also raise much-needed funds to support OzHarvest’s vital work in rescuing food waste to help feed our community in need.


Friday 4 August, 11.30am-2.30pm

$165 per person including a specially-curated four-course lunch with matching pinot wines (other drinks will also be available).




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