Urban Wine Walk – Active Drinking at its Best

Urban Wine Walk PerthIf you didn’t catch my social media posts on the weekend, you missed out!! Just kidding.. I will give you a full recap here on the blog! I finally made it to one of the Urban Wine Walks in Perth. They typically sell out in what seems like minutes, so thankfully one of my organised, pre-planner friends grabbed us a couple of tickets a few months ago as soon as they were released. Continue reading

Aromatics & Thai Wine Dinner at Itsara Thai Restaurant Perth

Betel Leaf Entree - Itsara Thai Restaurant PerthMr. Spittoon and I spent a year living in Bang Saen, Thailand. Which is probably why I looove my Thai food and I find wine matching very interesting with the various range of Thai dishes you can get. When Anja from Canny Grapes invited me along to the ‘Aromatics & Thai Wine Dinner’ at Itsara in Nedlands – I simply couldn’t say no. Continue reading

Mosmans Restaurant – Travel Through Italy Wine Dinner

Mosmans Restaurant - Italian Wine DinnerMosmans Restaurant must have one of the best locations in Perth. It sits on a jetty on the banks of the Swan River and until last week, it was a gem I was yet to discover. Last Thursday night I was super excited to be invited to their recent ‘Travel Through Italy Wine Dinner’. I am also a massive fan of Italian wine and food so I knew it’d be right up my alley. If I ever get back to Europe, revisiting Italy will definitely be at top of my list alongside going back the Champagne region in France. Continue reading

Dinner with Grace Farm Wines at Petite Mort

Grace Farm Cabernets in Plumm Glassware at Petite Mort

My winemaking is based on mouthfeel”

– said winemaker Jonathan (Jono) Mettam at last nights Grace Farm Wines dinner. Between Jono and seasoned viticulturist Tim Quinlan of Grace Farm from the Margaret River, and of course the lovely Anja Lewis their sales rep – it was a fantastic night to get to know Grace Farm that little bit better! A big thanks to the team for letting me join them on the night and for answering all my questions! Continue reading

Shadowboxer Bar & Kitchen – Fab Melbourne Wine Lists

Dom Perignon Pic inside Shadowboxer Bar & Kitchen, MelbourneGosh I love Melbourne! It’s such a fun city, not to mention it has numerous wine regions on its doorstep like the Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula and the stunning Bellarine. Melbourne and Victoria as a whole is an awesome destination for wine-lovers. If you’re just passing through and don’t have a time for a day trip to one of the above wine regions then I would highly suggest stopping by Shadowboxer Bar & Kitchen in South Yarra for a wee tipple and bite to eat. Continue reading