New Zealand Wine: Vilagrad Wines – Hamilton (Waikato)

Vilagrad Wines - Vineyard - Hamilton, WaikatoIt seems only natural when we go only holiday, that I hunt out the closest wineries. Mr. Spittoon’s family actually live in Hamilton, which falls into the Waikato-Bay of Plenty wine region in New Zealand. Of the 10 or so wineries in the region, Vilagrad Wines is one and it’s only about a 15 minute drive from the Hamilton CBD in Ohaupo. Continue reading

The Nest @ Sittella – A Sparkling Wine Breakfast Done Right

Sparkling Wine Brunch - The Nest @ Sittella, Swan Valley
Seriously, who doesn’t love a champagne or sparkling wine breakfast or brunch? It’s the best excuse to sip on the good stuff pre-noon! Typically we have a bubbly brekkie on special occasions like a birthday or Christmas morning (actually, we ALWAYS have a champagne breakfast at Christmas) and sometimes we just do it because we can. Continue reading

Easy DIY Christmas Wine Decorations

Wine Cork Wreath & Wine Bottle Lights for Christmas I love Christmas, I love wine (obviously) and I also get a bit crafty after 4 glasses of vino. So therefore this year I thought I would deck the house with wine-inspired Christmas decorations and of course share my creations with you. These Christmas wine decorations are easy, cheap and I have to admit, look pretty Cab Franc’en amazing! Continue reading