Geelong Wineries: Austin’s Wines Cellar Door (Moorabool Valley)

Geelong Wineries: Austin’s Wines Cellar Door (Moorabool Valley)

While 2022 may not be looking so great, there are plenty of good things happening and Austin’s Wines opening their brand new cellar door is one of those things! This cellar door has been a 10 year long dream for the family!! I am so excited for them and WOW they have done an amazing…

Scotchmans Hill Winery – A Bellarine Peninsula Wine & Food Hot Spot
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Scotchmans Hill Winery – A Bellarine Peninsula Wine & Food Hot Spot

I have now been living on the Bellarine Peninsula for just under a year. Within the last year, we have visited, bought from, ate, drank and ordered in from Scotchmans Hill Winery on numerous occasions. There’s a good reason why we keep going back, which is what I want to share with you all today….

Basils Farm – Good Food & Wine on the Bellarine Peninsula
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Basils Farm – Good Food & Wine on the Bellarine Peninsula

We recently visited Basils Farm for a winery lunch here on the Bellarine Peninsula – and we loved it! So much in fact that I just had to write a blog post. Social media posts, just don’t do it justice. If you are a regular reader of my blog, then you will probably know that…

Austin’s 2018 Riesling – Moorabool Valley, Geelong

Austin’s 2018 Riesling – Moorabool Valley, Geelong

I love Riesling, especially because it’s so food friendly. It’s one of my go-to wines for Asian and summer cuisines. Plus it’s also how’s well with creamy goats cheese. This 2018 Riesling sample I received comes from Austin’s in the Moorabool Valley in Geelong, VIC (thank you!). It retails for $32 and only 2,600 bottles…

Austin’s 2017 Shiraz – Moorabool Valley, Geelong

Austin’s 2017 Shiraz – Moorabool Valley, Geelong

Compared to warm-climate Shiraz, you’ll find it lighter. Plus I find it oh so approachable too. This cool-climate 2017 Shiraz hails from Geelong in Victoria and is made by Austin’s Wines. A big thanks to the Austin’s team for sending this sample my way, my tasting team had great fun trying it and helping me…

Austin’s 2018 Pinot Noir – Geelong (Victoria)

Austin’s 2018 Pinot Noir – Geelong (Victoria)

With my parents visiting recently, naturally a few bottles of wine was consumed 😉 I find it’s really great to get the conversation going about what each wine is like as everyone has different taste buds and experiences with a wine. This sample of the Austin’s 2018 Pinot Noir from Geelong (Victoria) I tasked my Dad and uncle with…