Goodwill Wine – Equal Measures of Quality and Philanthropy


Goodwill Wine feel good facts:

  • Goodwill Wine was established in 2009 with a $15, 000 Red Cross Bush fire recovery grant 
  • They support the Australian wine making industry by sourcing quality wine from source boutique vineyards across Australia’s premium wine regions
  • The online wine shop stocks over 20 different wines at any given time 
  • Goodwill Wine partners with 150 charities and not for profit organisations to donate 50% of its sales to help them continue their great work
  • A Certified Social Enterprise, it’s independently audited and donations to charities verified
  • All wine is 100 % vegan (learn more about vegan wine here)
  • 75% of their workforce are either long term unemployed or NDIS clients
  • Goodwill Wine has donated over $282,000 to over 300 charities to date

With Australians increasingly buying premium wines online, Australian social enterprise Goodwill Wine is selling high quality re-labelled wine to contribute to the good of the world. 

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5 of Our Favourite Small Yarra Valley Cellar Doors

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.

Wine Compass Yarra Valley Wine Tours

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

7 Incredible Wine Experiences in Western Australia

7 Incredible Wine Experiences in Western Australia 2017

Background image via Skydive Geronimo

Today on the blog, I invited the team from Skydive Geronimo to share with us some of their favourite wine experiences in WA – including their awesome skydive and wine tour package down south!

Good food and wine top the list for 36% of travellers when choosing their next holiday destination, according to a survey conducted by Tourism Australia. If you’re looking for epic wine experiences, Western Australia is a great place to find them. Continue reading

Omata Estate Wine & Pizza – Russell, New Zealand

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…

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