A Locals View On The Swan Valley’s New Hop On Hop Off Bus Service

Nicola Heyes with Swan Valley Explorer BusToday we welcome back the lovely Nicola on the blog. Nicola is a Guildford local which means her and hubby, Ralph, were able to grab a Swan Valley Explorer Annual Pass each for $60. These special 12 month tickets for the bus are only available to City of Swan residents. I hope you enjoy reading about Nicola & Ralph’s Swan Valley Explorer day out as much as I did! Continue reading

The 25 Swan Valley Sparkling Wines of Christmas 2014 – 22nd December

Mann 2012 Brut Sparkling - TC Wine BlogMann 2012 Brut Sparkling

I haven’t had the chance to visit the Mann winery yet, I typically stock up from Chateau Guildford where I bought this bottle for around the $30 mark. The 2012 Brut is made from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes so it is a blush style bubbles which is made in the traditional French Champagne method. Continue reading