Today on the blog I am excited to welcome the Cellarmasters team to share with us some insights on vegan-friendly wine. I have been meaning to add something on the blog about vegan wine for awhile. I hope you enjoy it and thank you Cellarmasters for sharing such great content with us!Continue reading →
Today on the blog we welcome Adam Nicholls the Director of Wine Compass who offer winery tours in the Yarra Valley, Heathcote Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. Adam shares with us 5 of his favourite small cellar doors in the Yarra Valley.
Compared to other wine regions in Victoria, the Yarra Valley has more of a reputation for large wineries with big bus tours. While you definitely find big, impersonal wineries, coaches full or tourists and dodgy looking party buses, there are a large number of small wineries as well.
Many of these have top quality wines matched with personal service and are a lot more fun and relaxed than fighting the crowds at the big boys. Below are a selection of our favourites, all very different, but all with top wines and fun vibes. Continue reading →
As some of you may know, I love to invite guest bloggers to share their wine experiences and knowledge on the blog. This week we have a very special guest poster – my Dad!! Naturally he is a big wino (I wonder where I got it from!) and he was recently invited along to Omata Estate in Russell, which is in the far north of New Zealand. Check out what he got up to…
Unfortunately I was out of the country over the Sunset Wine weekend this year so fellow wino, Ralph headed along with his wine squad to check it out. The weather may have been a bit up and down, but that didn’t stop the dedicated wine lovers out there like Ralph! A big thanks to CMS events for supplying us with a double pass.Continue reading →