12 Wines of Christmas – Day Six, Seven & Eight

Today we are hitting you with a triple feature, all from the stunning Coombe Yarra Valley! With 3 different wines for 3 different stages of Christmas, this feature has something for everyone! 2014 Sparkling Pinot Noir ($30) On the Eye: Beautiful pale salmon pink On the Nose: Sweet and fruity In the Mouth: Soft and … More 12 Wines of Christmas – Day Six, Seven & Eight

The Shortest Lunch

Unless you are a Stark, Winter isn’t easy to get through. The Winter Solstice marks the shortest day of the year, which for some may mean a great day to curl up inside watching a movie and putting your socks in the microwave every 20 minutes to keep them warm. But others, particularly Yarra Valley … More The Shortest Lunch

Soumah.. (So Ma)!

My Yarra Valley adventures landed me at the lovely Soumah winery and cellar door recently. My immediate impression was that this place was very lovely, warm and cosy! The staff were so friendly and inviting, and welcomed us straight away for a tasting. Big tick in my book.

Toast To The Coast

Last weekend, we escaped the madness of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival for the tranquil, laid back ocean lifestyle of Torquay for my beautiful sister’s Hen’s Weekend! We were very lucky that we unintentionally timed the weekend perfectly to coincide with the Geelong Toast To The Coast festival!