Day Nine of the 12 Wines of Christmas brings us the crisp and delicious 2013 Sauvignon Blanc from Flowstone Wines in Margaret River WA. I was lucky enough to first try this wine at the James Halliday Top 100 tasting event recently, where it was awarded a well deserved 97 points. It was also here … More 12 Wines of Christmas – Day Nine
So anyone who is playing along at home (probably just my Mum) will have noticed that we missed Day Four of the 12 Wines of Christmas series yesterday! But I guess that just means that we have to do a double up one day! What a shame, more wine for me. This is the toughest … More 12 Wines of Christmas – Day Four
Wine is great. But, if you need more convincing than that, here are 11 reasons why wine drunk is better than any other kind of drunk. You’re welcome.
If one of the reasons you have not yet visited the Yarra Valley is the distance from the city (which is not a good enough excuse btw – the drive out there is gorgeous, towards the end anyway..) then this is the event for you!
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
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.
Now that I’ve decided to focus a lot more on the Yarra Valley with my wine journey, I was faced with a dilemma – do I go back to the wineries I’ve visited over these last few weekends, or start somewhere new? To put things in perspective, the Yarra Valley has over 80 wineries, with … More Yering Farm – A Friendly Patch of the Earth
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!