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 →
I thought I had finished writing about my Taste Great Southern trip earlier in the month, but alas something kept niggling me to write about the Hybla Tavern on Middleton Beach in Albany. It definitely surprised me, that’s safe to say! Continue reading →
Yep, we did manage to get to 3 wineries within the first few hours of being in the Great Southern! After visiting Gilberts, then Galafrey we had lunch with a friend in Mt Barker who said we must stop into West Cape Howe Wines on our way down to Albany. It was a little bit of back-tracking but we managed to convince Mr. Spittoon it was for the greater good (aka my palate)! Continue reading →