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Thistle Hill – The perfect Mudgee weekend away

Posted By | April 6, 2016

  Sometimes you just have to get out of the rat race and have a weekend away. And for those living in Sydney, Mudgee is the perfect place. About a 3 and a half hour drive through some stunning countryside, you can get away from it all, get some fresh air, fresh produce and great […]

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A Visit To Karrawatta

Posted By | December 22, 2015

  Wow, it’s suddenly the evening of the 22nd of December and I’m wondering where the last few months have gone. It’s been crazy busy and super eventful, so much so that I have about 20 blog topics written down, but haven’t had a spare moment to write one of them. So, I thought I […]

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Yarra Valley in Sydney

Posted By | February 24, 2015

So it was a little last minute… I was going to be interstate but found myself still in Sydney and with an evening free at the same times as the Yarra Valley in Sydney event was on. The event had sold out though, so a big shout-out to Wine Yarra Valley who had a spare […]

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Spring Vale We are Pinot Noir specialists

Posted By | December 3, 2014

At Spring Vale, we have developed our love for Pinot Noir since the mid 1980’s. Pinot Noir are our oldest vines and invariably our most expressive. It also contributes 80% of our production and since 2007, we have developed three distinctly different styles to offer the Pinot lovers of the world. Firstly, our entry point […]

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Margaret River – Wine? Oh yes, there’s that too

Posted By | May 26, 2014

Brad Wehr is a wine maker in Western Australia’s most famous wine region, Margaret River.  Brad owns and operates (with a bunch of like-minded and generous souls) some of the coolest labels in the country, labels such as; Wine By Brad, Mantra and Amato Vino. We decided that we love Margaret River wines but needed to know more […]

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Why I love the Barossa

Posted By | January 19, 2014

I started this blog piece thinking, ‘I really need to write about this awesome wine’. But as I thought about it more, I soon realised that it was far more interesting writing about how I discovered this wine. It wasn’t a wine you could find in your average bottle shop. In fact, I’m not even […]

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Barossa Beats

Posted By | January 19, 2014

Michael Sinclair bangs the drum for Australia’s most recognised wine region. Word on the street is the Barossa has got its groove back. Currently the region is the poster boy of South Australian Tourism with cinema advertising, TV commercials, newspaper lift-outs and online marketing targeting the young and the restless. Unless you live under a […]

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