The Swan Valley Goes To Town – April 15th Degustation

The Swan Valley Goes to Town April 15th - TC Wine Blog
Honestly Perth, we are so darn lucky to have the Swan Valley on our doorstep. We are literally one of the closest major cities in the world to a wine region – it seriously doesn’t get better than that. All that delicious wine and local produce within a max 30 minute drive from the CBD – it’s bloody awesome if I do say so myself. Continue reading

Let’s Celebrate Malbec World Day – 17th April 2015

World Malbec Day Banner - Wines of ArgentinaEvery day is a good excuse to celebrate the brilliance of wine! However I do love when globally the world spends a day celebrating one specific grape variety, giving it it’s time in the limelight that it deserves. Coming up on Friday 17th of April 2015 is the annual Malbec World Day, so it’d only be right if we ALL celebrated. I actually might make a week of it :) Continue reading

Somerset Hill Wines – Mr. Champagne of the Great Southern

Somerset Hill Wines - Denmark, Great Southern
It was by complete accident we came across Somerset Hill Wines on our Denmark trip, but I swear it must have been fate. As you all know, I have a wee bit of an obsession with the bubbly wine style and it just so happens that Somerset Hill is the grand master of sparkling wine in the Great Southern.

I had carefully mapped out our route for our second day in Denmark. However I’m an absolutely terrible navigator, because as soon as I see a winery sign I can’t help but suggest we make a ‘quick stop’. Mr. Spittoon really needs to put a blindfold on me if we actually want to stick to the plan on a day out in a wine region!  Continue reading

Macedonia in the Swan Valley at the new Little Black Dog Vineyard

Little Black Dog Wines Pop-Up Event March 2015

Opa! It’s an Eastern European way to say ‘cheers’. And by goodness did I say (yell) it a few times last Sunday. Yes I was just a little bit thrilled to be at the brand spanking new Little Black Dog Wines property in the Swan Valley. A huge thanks to Tash and family for inviting us along, we had an absolute ball. Continue reading