Your Guide to Drinking ‘Anything But Crappy Chardonnay’!

Upper Reach Swan Valley Wineries ChardonnayI say we make changes, no longer should there be an ABC Club (aka Anything But Chardonnay) but more so and rightly so, it should be the ‘Anything But Crappy Chardonnay’ Club. I literally scoff at the number of people who I meet who say they’ll never touch a Chardonnay with a 30-foot pole. I scoff because Chardonnay makes greatness, and I am not just talking about Champagne (yes French Champagne and a lot of sparkling wines have Chardonnay in, whether it’s mixed with other grapes or it’s 100% aka a Blanc de Blancs) but the fact that Chardonnay is a massively versatile grape that can make anything from still dry whites to sweet wines and sparkling wines is fairly impressive! Continue reading

Lot Twenty’s Winter Wine Series – Perth Wine Events

Bites Platter - Winter Wine Series - Lot TwentyIf you haven’t been to Lot Twenty in Northbridge yet, then I suggest you do (it’s run by the same guys as Five Bar in Mount Lawley)! These guys have a fab focus on great wines and cook up some pretty tasty tucker too. To help satisfy the wine lovers of Perth this winter, Lot Twenty will be holding a number of events as part of their ‘Winter Wine Series’. Continue reading

Wine Tasting Classes with Canny Grapes – Perth

Canny Grapes Wine Education at Swallow BarI know a number of my Perth-based readers are eager to learn more about what’s in their wine glass. We’re slowly getting more options when it comes to wine appreciation classes and courses in the state. The latest one I was introduced to on the weekend was Canny Grapes who provide fun and educational wine tasting classes at Swallow Bar in Maylands. Continue reading

7 Incredible Wine Experiences in Western Australia

7 Incredible Wine Experiences in Western Australia 2017

Background image via Skydive Geronimo

Today on the blog, I invited the team from Skydive Geronimo to share with us some of their favourite wine experiences in WA – including their awesome skydive and wine tour package down south!


Good food and wine top the list for 36% of travellers when choosing their next holiday destination, according to a survey conducted by Tourism Australia. If you’re looking for epic wine experiences, Western Australia is a great place to find them. Continue reading

Sauvignon Blanc Day – Let’s Get Savvy with NZ Sauv Blanc

International Sauv Blanc DayWith Sauvignon Blanc Day just around the corner, I thought it would be a great idea for the blog to get a little Savvy! Therefore I have invited along the lovely Lisa from The Sisters Wine in New Zealand to share with us some info on what makes NZ Sauv Blanc so great! Enjoy guys! Continue reading