Pinelli Estate 2018 Breanna Rosé

Pinelli Estate 2018 Breanna Rose

I’m seeing pink!! We recently ordered a couple of cases of Pinelli Estate Wines from the Swan Valley particularly because we wanted to get our hands on this award-winning 2018 Rosé.

Learn more about Rosé wine and how it’s made.

The wine is named after winemaker, Daniel Pinelli’s daughter, Breanna Rose and is made from the Cabernet Sauvignon grape variety. Here are 7 things you may not already know about Cabernet Sauvignon. Continue reading

Swan Valley Explorer Hop On Hop Off Bus – An Alternative Route

Unfortunately I have heard (June 2019) that the Swan Valley Explorer buses are no longer running. Please contact the Swan Valley Tourist Centre for more information.


Looking for some inspiration for the Swan Valley Hop On Hop Off Bus?

Let the Travelling Corkscrew help you discover the hidden gems of the Swan Valley utilising the new Swan Valley Explorer, Hop-on/Hop-off bus.

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

Unfortunately I have heard (June 2019) that the Swan Valley Explorer buses are no longer running. Please contact the Swan Valley Tourist Centre for more information.


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 2018 Reserve Verdelho

I love my Verdelho (as you can probably tell from the empty bottle)! And WA alongside NSW produce some stellar examples including this Pinelli Estate Wines 2018 Reserve Verdelho.

Pinelli Estate 2018 Reserve VerdelhoThis one is dry but Verdelho can be made into sweet and fortified wine too. This white wine grape variety loves warm dry climates like that of Perth’s Swan Valley.

If grown and made well Verdelho can produce super tasty young wines and also wines that can age very well in the cellar. Continue reading