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The day I passed my WSET level 3 exam!

I have exciting news for wine lovers living in or around the Swan Valley! Full Bottle Wine Education & Events will be running a level 2 WSET wine course in the Swan Valley at Mandoon Estate, starting on the 10th of March. Continue reading

Wine Tasting At Old Kent River Wines & Cobalt Blue Marron!

Wine tasting at Old Kent River WinesYou’ve always got to love the first winery of the day. After our first night at our Denmark accommodation we thought it would be a great start to the trip to head straight to the Valley Of The Giants Treetop Walk. I got just a little bit sidetrack though. After seeing ‘winery’ after ‘winery’ sign I soon gave in and let out a yelp for Mr. Spittoon to stop the car as we were heading along South Coast Highway. He hates when I give him a mere seconds notice, but these things happen right?.. Oops! Continue reading

Twilight Concert at Upper Reach Winery, Swan Valley

Upper Reach Winery - Twlight Concert - Swan ValleyMusic, wine and a picnic at sunset overlooking a gorgeous vineyard – what more could one ask for really? I don’t know about you, but that’s the perfect combination for me on a Saturday evening after a very looooong week. Continue reading

Wine, Sex and Fifty Shades of Grey

Wine, Sex & Fifty Shades of GreyIt’s raunchy, sultry and oh yes, just a touch erotic. Last night the Fifty Shades of Grey movie premiered in Australia. The adult romance novels were released a couple of years back and they were the talk of the town, murmurs of ‘soft porn’, ‘erotic, kinky fun’ normally popped up in convos about the books. It was one of those books you didn’t particularly want to be seen reading on public transport. Much better suited to a bubble bath or on the couch with a big glass of wine. Continue reading

Accommodation in Denmark, WA – Celestine Retreat Spa Chalets

Denmark WA Accommodation - Celestine RetreatI don’t know about you, but accommodation can make or break a holiday in my opinion. There was the bed bug incident in Florence, the sweltering heat and no aircon in Mallorca and then there was the magnificent infinity edge pool overlooking the beach in our own villa in Oman and the über cool make shift prison cell hostel in Stockholm. I’m pretty sure I can quite clearly remember every accommodation option I’ve stayed in whilst on holiday. It’s typically one of the first things you book and will no doubt leave a lasting impression if you’re anything like me. Continue reading