May is abuzz with festivals, including Noosa Food and Wine (May 17-20) in Queensland. Expect long lunches, garden parties, craft beer carousals and celebrity cameos, including chef and delicious. contributor Colin Fassnidge. Meanwhile, Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend kicks off next month in South Australia (May 18-21). Regional restaurants, breweries and 36 wineries will converge in a fruitful flurry of meals, masterclasses and farmers’ markets. Shuttle buses will ferry merry revellers around the valley.