The Foundation President of The Wine & Food Society of Australia (now The Federation), Victor McD Gibson AM, died 10th  September, 1979. Victor was instrumental in the formation of the Wine and Food Societies of Australia, a biennial weekend formal dinner and lunch are held to commemorate his memory.

Victor Gibson weekends are held biennially and are open to all FWFSA affiliated Society members, including their guests. An eminent Speaker is invited to deliver an oration on the culinary art. 

  2017 April 22 - 23
Ararat Wine and Food Society.................................................................
Commemorative Dinner Speaker 2017
Mr Warren Randall
  2015 April 17 - 19
Bacchus and South Australia  Wine andd Food Societys
Commemorative Dinner Speaker 2015
Mr Peter Wall AM
  2013 April 19-20
Warrnambool Wine and Food Society.
Commemorative Dinner Speaker 2013
Mr Viv Thomson
  2011 April 8-10
Wine & Food Society of NSW and Metropolitan Wine & Food Society.
Commemorative Dinner Speaker
Dr. Ray Healey (Victor Gibson medallist 2009)
  2009 April 18-19
Gold Coast WFS, Gold Coast
Commemorative Dinner Speaker 2013
Mr Terry Morris
  2007 March 10-11
Sydney Ladies WFS, Sydney
Commemorative Dinner Speaker 2007
Mr Bruce Tyrrell
  2005 March 16-18
Wangaratta WFS, Wangaratta
Commemorative Dinner Speaker:
Mr Bill Chambers OAM
  2003 March 18-19
Southern Peninsula WFS, Mornington Peninsula
Commemorative Dinner Speaker:
Mr Nat White
  2001 March 16-18
The Bacchus Club, Adelaide
Commemorative Dinner
  1999 February 28
WFS of Ballart
Commemorative Dinner Speaker:
Mr Wal Henning
  1997 March 8
Pittwater WFS & Metropolitan WFS, Sydney
Commemorative Dinner Speaker:
Mr Graham Latham
  1995 March 11
WFS Geelong, Geelong
Commemorative Dinner Speaker:
Mr David Hume
  1993 March 13
Ladies WFS of Melbourne, Melbourne
Commemorative Dinner Speaker:
Hon. Ian McPhee
  1991 March 2
WFS Launceston, Launceston
Commemorative Dinner Speaker:
Mr Robert Boocock
  1989 July 29
Dionysus WFS of Brisbane, Brisbane
Commemorative Dinner Speaker:
The Right Hon. Sally Anne Atkinson
  1988 October 8
WFS Mildura, Mildura
Commemorative Dinner Speaker:
Mr Murray Nicol
  1987 March 21
Hamilton WFS, Hamilton
Commemorative Dinner Speaker:
Mr Justice Alistair Nicholson Q.C.
  1986 March 15
Doncaster WFS, Melbourne
Commemorative Dinner Speaker:
Dr J. Plessingham
  1985 March 16
Swan Hill WFS, Swan Hill
Commemorative Dinner Speaker:
Professor G. Blainey
  1983 April 16
Sydney Ladies, WFS, Sydney
Commemorative Dinner Speaker
Dr. Annabelle Bennett
  1982 March 27-28
Border WFS, Albury-Wodonga
Commemorative Dinner Speaker:
Mr L.R.H. Lord
  1981 November 6-8
Warrnambool WFS, Warrnambool
Commemorative Dinner Speaker:
The Hon Ian Smith, MLA
  1980 October 10-12
WFS Mildura, Mildura
Commemorative Dinner Speaker:
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