Today we have some very special guests joining us on the blog – a big welcome to Wayne & Jill McGriskin, owners of Margaret River’s Stonegaze Vineyard (previously Stonegate Vineyard). Continue reading
Choosing the best wine tasting trip around Margaret River just got easy thanks to Travel Writer Jennifer Morton… Continue reading
This post has been on my to-do list for a number of months now. Pisco came onto my radar earlier this year when I heard Australia’s very first Australian-Made Pisco was being released. Yes, it was/is a bit of a controversy. But hell, my palate loves it and I’m not shy about a bit of controversy.
Since writing this post, there has been an update from Harmans Estate, please note they will stop calling it Pisco in the coming weeks:
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
Xanadu Winery is based in WA’s Margaret River region and they are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year. As part of the celebrations, they’ll be serving up their special White Wine Sangria at the Urban Orchard Pop-Up Bar at the Perth Food Truck Rumble on Sunday 26th March. To help celebrate such a milestone for Xanadu Winery and the upcoming Food Truck Rumble, I recently had the chance to ask Xanadu’s Senior Winemaker, Glenn Goodall, a few questions about his career, Xanadu and the 2017 harvest. Here’s how it went… Continue reading