I recently received this sample (thank you!) of the Mandala Wines 2018 Yarra Valley Rosé and couldn’t wait to give it a whirl. It mentioned in the media release that it goes well with wood-fired pizza and tapas so it was a great excuse for a pizza night. Continue reading →
Introducing the new Mandala Wines 2018 Sauvignon Blanc from Victoria’s Yarra Valley which Mr Spittoon and I tried recently over a sunny bbq dinner.
The Sauv Blanc grapes for this white wine were handpicked from a single vineyard (Orchard Block) at Mandala’s Dixon Creek vineyard. The fruit was fermented at a low temperature in stainless steel tanks before being moved to old French oak barrels to build texture and complexity. Continue reading →
Wine, food & spectacular scenery only an hour from Melbourne city! In 1838 the wine industry in Victoria began and it was the Yarra Valley who was the pioneering region. With over 70 wineries, this cool-climate region is roughly an hour south of Melbourne city, an easy day trip if you ever find yourself in Melbourne. Continue reading →