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Taylors Wines in South Australia’s Clare Valley

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South Australia’s wine grape harvest is just finishing at the moment and, at this time of the year, I frequently find myself stuck behind one of these enormous harvesters on the road as they move from vineyard to vineyard. However, a couple of weeks ago I was thrilled to be sitting up front, in the [...]

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A Toast to Kangaroo Island – With a Drop of Local Wine or Two

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A while ago I promised you all a hint of how you might go about refreshing yourself on Kangaroo Island – after all, good food deserves and needs good drink – and you’ll find plenty of it on the island. Vines have been grown on the island  since the mid-1800′s, but Kangaroo Island is a [...]

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Celebrating Regional Food & its Producers at Terroir in the Lovely Clare Valley

April 19, 2013

Last Sunday saw the final day of the Adelaide Food and Wine Festival – a day which focused on the wealth of choice we have in South Australian regions for food and wine.  With The Husband behind the steering wheel, I headed up to Terroir,  a new restaurant in Auburn in the Clare Valley, for [...]

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K1 by Geoff Hardy, Goldings & Lobethal Road – Adelaide Hills wineries you need to know about!

March 25, 2013

Sundays are usually pretty quiet around chez nous, generally reserved for domestic chores and pottering around the paddocks counting cows and checking fences.   However, a recent late and somewhat merrier-than-usual Saturday night left us disinclined for domesticity the following day.  Casting an eye around the ravaged kitchen and heaving a sigh I wandered back [...]

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A Picnic in the Lenswood Vineyards of Henschke Wines

March 15, 2013

Anyone fond of a drop or two of Australian wine will be more than familiar with the name Henschke – especially their iconic Hill of Grace, which is second only to Penfolds Grange in prestige amongst Australian red wines.  What many may be unaware of is the warmth and generosity of both Stephen and Prue [...]

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Canberra with the Human Brochure – Dinner at Malamay, Breakfast at Old Parliament House

March 5, 2013

It’s astonishing how much eating and sightseeing you can fit into just a couple of days if you really set your mind to it – and the folks at Canberra Tourism had really set their mind to it!  Now – despite the fact that I’m a food blogger I can generally only fit in one [...]

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