Avon Ridge Vineyard – My Gippsland Winery Adventures

Avon Ridge Vineyard in GippslandNaturally, as soon as we got to Sale, Victoria, I had to Google what was the closest winery. The first result to pop up was Avon Ridge Vineyard which is about a 20-minute drive from Sale and about 50 minutes from Traralgon.

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Glenmaggie Wines – My Gippsland Winery Adventures

Gippsland Winery - Glenmaggie WinesI’ve now been living in the Gippsland wine region (Victoria, Australia) for a little over 2 months. It’s definitely is quite a different experience to our old home in Perth’s Swan Valley wine region. With the Gippsland wineries a lot further apart, it means we typically spend Sunday afternoon’s ticking a new one off the list. Last week we decided to check out Glenmaggie Wines, which was about a 30-minute drive from where we are living in the town of Sale.

Glenmaggie marks the 20th out of the 600 cellar doors in Victoria I plan to visit (read more here about the Victoria wineries and my mission to visit all the cellar doors).

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Wineries of Victoria – We’re Coming For You!

Wineries Victoria Overview If you’re a regular TC reader, you’ll be aware that Mr Spittoon and I left Perth nearly 2 months ago to start a new adventure in Victoria. It wasn’t an easy decision to leave my beloved Western Australian wine scene behind. But when I heard VIC has the most winery cellar doors out of all the Australian states – I started to consider it.
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