City Wine 2018 – Naomi’s Highlights

Amazing set up at City Wine Perth

Please note: Travelling Corkscrew was provided 2 complimentary tickets from Wine & Food Events WA (thank you!!). All words and opinions are our own.


You know you’ve had a fantastic night out when you’re nursing a hangover (here are some great wine hangover cures by the way) and your partner is still in bed, sound asleep. I, however, am dedicated to the Travelling Corkscrew Blog, awake at 7am ready to write up my review of last night at City Wine. Continue reading

Wine Blind Taste Test: Pick the Red Wine of the Year 2018 Winner

Cellarmasters Wine of the Year blind tastingWho knew you could have so much fun with paper bags! Have you ever thought about throwing a blind tasting wine party for your friends? If you haven’t even done one, it is some serious fun. Mr. Spittoon and I have thrown a number of blind tasting parties over the years, to the point that our friends continue to ask us when the next one is. Continue reading

International Women’s Day: 8 Women in Wine to Follow

International Women's Day - Women in Wine to Follow Online

International Women’s Day (IWD) is being celebrated around the globe on the 8th of March. To celebrate, here at the TC headquarters we will no doubt be popping a few bottles, however, I also wanted to put together a blog post dedicated to all the women who work in the wine industry and also to all those lovely ladies who drink wine to support the industry (that’s most of us covered right?).

This is my way to say thank you for doing such an amazing job – you ladies bloody rock. Continue reading

Sunset Wine 2018 – My Favourite Year!

Pull Up A Chair Hire - Sunset Wine 2018Yesterday I headed along to Sunset Wine at Brighton Reserve in Scarborough. And I had an absolute ball!

I have always said out of UnWined, City Wine and Sunset Wine, that the Scarborough beach based wine festival is my least favourite. I am not entirely sure why, perhaps it’s because it’s a bit of a hike for me to get there. Something silly like that.

179 photos later, many glasses of wine, a few cocktails and some loaded fries – it’s safe to say, I had a bloody great day! Continue reading