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

Pinelli Estate Winery & Restaurant – Swan Valley

Rose Wine at Pinelli Winery Restaurant - Swan Valley PerthYou may have seen that I was recently back in Perth (to accept an award at the Swan Valley Wine Show – yes I am still absolutely thrilled about this!) and even though it was only for about 24 hours, I made it a high priority to check out my old neighbour – Pinelli Estate in the Swan Valley. Continue reading

Olive Farm Wines 2016 Oaked Chardonnay

Olive Farm Wines 2016 Oaked ChardonnayIn case you missed it, Saturday was National White Wine Day. Okay so it’s ‘national’ as in America, but hey I don’t see why we shouldn’t celebrate too.

So I had a look in the cellar and thought this Swan Valley 2016 Oaked Chardonnay from Olive Farm Wines would be the perfect tipple to enjoy on a Saturday arvo. We picked it up on our last visit to the cellar door for approx $25. Continue reading

John Kosovich – Swan Valley’s Underground Cellar Door

John Kosovich Wines - Swan ValleyHere’s a fun fact for you. When Mr. Spittoon and I arrived to Perth for a visit (which has now turned into a 5 year visit!), the very first Western Australian and Swan Valley cellar door we visited was in fact John Kosovich Wines. So the question is, why in 5 years have I not blogged about John Kosovich Wines? I have a very good reason, here’s why… Continue reading