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Celebrate Easter with a Wine – or Two!

                        Easter is a time for indulgence, where the wine stores are plentiful and there’s chocolate as far as the eye can see. This may sound a little far fetched, but when you

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Exactly What Makes a Good Vintage?

                As winegrowers across the Yarra Valley are busy picking the grapes that will produce a selection of mouth-watering 2017 vintages, we thought we’d take some time to reflect on what a vintage is, and most importantly,

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The Delicious Pairing of Wine and Cheese Explained

                        When we think of wine, cheese generally comes to mind, and vice versa. For thousands of years people have been pairing wine with cheese, which shouldn’t come as a surprise – it’s

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Melbourne on the World Stage

It’s that time of year when attention from all over the globe is tuned in on the world-class city of Melbourne… Australian Open time! For the next two weeks Melbourne will play host to the finest tennis players from around the world – which

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Wine, Beer or Soft Drink, Sir? – Cider, Please!

    Cider – not exactly the forgotten drink, but much overlooked – has been asserting itself of late. In fact one of the most popular visits on our new Bellarine Peninsula tour is to a house devoted to the making of fine cider.

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Beyond the Yarra – the Western Victoria Ultimate Food and Wine Escape

Grampians lookout As convenient as it is to Melbourne, there’s far more to Victorian wine growing than the Yarra Valley. Anyone prepared to travel a little further afield will be rewarded with majestic scenery and sparsely populated pastoral regions scattered with charming little towns

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Indulge in an overnight stay in the Yarra Valley

“Wine is bottled poetry”. So wrote Robert Louis Stevenson, who certainly knew a thing or two about getting away from it all. But you don’t have to sail to a treasure island to experience romance, exotic food and fine wine. You’ll find all these

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