Wine And Dine In Albany – Great Southern

glass of wine and lunch at garrisons in albany

As a part of Taste Great Southern, I was invited to attend a number of wine-focused events, but it also meant that I had some time to go off exploring.

I was hungry for Albany produce and local wine and I wanted an equally gorgeous setting, which, let’s be honest, isn’t that hard when you’re based in Albany. Continue reading

Galafrey Wines Long Table Lunch – Taste Great Southern 2019

For eleven days during April, the Great Southern in Western Australia was celebrated, and I was a part of this fabulous celebration of wine and food.

pouring a glass of sparkling panache at the galafrey wines long table lunch

One of the celebrations of wine and food was the Galafrey Long Table Lunch, held at the Galafrey winery in the town of Mount Barker, about 4 hours South of Perth and 40 minutes North of Albany. Continue reading

Taste Great Southern – Make A Long Weekend Of It

I have a long-standing connection to Western Australia’s Great Southern region.

As a kid, my family would pack up the car at least twice a year and drive the 4-5 hours to my Aunty and Uncles farm just East of Albany, where we would spend at least a week at a time catching Koonac’s from one of the many dams, fishing and sight-seeing.

Fast forward 15 years or so and the team at CMS Events gave me an amazing reason to reacquaint myself with this wonderful part of the world. To be honest, I don’t know why I don’t visit the region as often as I use to, but I am going to make it a goal for 2019 to make sure I visit far more regularly. Continue reading