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

3drops Great Southern Chardonnay (2017 & 2018)

3drops 2018 Great Southern Chardonnay

3drops 2018 Chardonnay

I love when you unintentionally come across totally palate-blowing wine and food matches. The latest to add to the list is Kalamata olives marinated in oil and balsamic with this new release 3drops 2018 Great Southern Chardonnay.

I had already written my tasting note for the wine and then I had a few olives as I was cooking while finishing off my glass of wine and wow ? the two went beautifully. The strong olive taste really mellowed out the acidity and made the fruit shine. Continue reading

Empirica by Castelli Estate 2018 Fiore Del Campo

Empirica by Castelli Estate Wines 2018 Fiore Del CampoPulled pork bao buns and a Pinot Gris + Riesling + Gewurtztraminer white blend, what’s not to like about that combo.

I didn’t realise how easy and quick bao buns are to make at home, I think I’ll be making these more often plus this bottle of Empirica by Castelli Estate Wines 2018 Fiore Del Campo made an excellent accompaniment and likewise so did the spicy potato pizza we enjoyed with the other half of the bottle for dinner. Continue reading