When we visited the Blue Gables Vineyard cellar door earlier this year they were sold out of this sparkling wine made with Chardonnay and Pinot Gris grapes – I was guttered as I really wanted to try it!
Recently I came across a bottle of it at The Hunting Ground in Sale for $40 and I couldn’t resist. I have to admit, I thought the $40 price tag was a bit steep initially, however, after trying it, I’ll definitely be buying it again! Continue reading →
My Mum and Dad to decided to visit us in our new home in Gippsland for my Dad’s birthday recently. His birthday fell on a Monday which is not ideal when you live in country Victoria. This is because, in the country, you’re hard pushed for any of the ‘special occasion’ restaurants to open for meals, let alone any wineries. Continue reading →
Hello, new release Tahbilk Winery 2018 Marsanne from Nagambie Lakes in Central Victoria! This Marsanne is so fresh and crisp right now and over the next 10 years, it’ll develop lovely honey and toasty characteristics. Marsanne is a white grape variety which is most commonly found in the Rhône region in France. Tahbilk was the first to plant Marsanne in Australia and has vines dating back to 1927.Continue reading →
Mr Spittoon and I recently took a drive to visit our 21st winery here in Victoria – Tambo Winery. I initially spotted Tambo on Instagram and after looking through their feed, I immediately knew we had to visit. Their Insta feed is full of pictures of their pet cat and dogs. Actually, their feed has more pictures of the animals than the wine, which I find rather funny and I am definitely not complaining. Continue reading →