Explore Adelaide Hills from the comfort of your desktop and experience it with the taste of wine

Explore Adelaide Hills from the comfort of your desktop and experience it with the taste of wine

If you are stuck in Victoria like us, or unable to leave your state due to boarder closures do not fear. You can always 'google' tour the region from the comfort of your home and whilst you dive down the internet rabbit hole dreaming of visiting each cellar door why not be sipping on a nice glass of wine? 
Explore Adelaide Hills from the comfort of your desktop and experience it with the taste of wine

Explore Adelaide Hills from the comfort of your desktop and experience it with the taste of wine

If you are stuck in Victoria like us, or unable to leave your state due to boarder closures do not fear. You can always 'google' tour the region from the comfort of your home and whilst you dive down the internet rabbit hole dreaming of visiting each cellar door why not be sipping on a nice glass of wine? 
South Australia is home to some of the greatest reds Aussies have to offer!

South Australia is home to some of the greatest reds Aussies have to offer!

With over 180 years of wine experience it is no doubt the wine reputation of McLaren Vale is held in good stead. It is known as an innovative region producing the 'trilogy' of reds, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache. 
Heathcote Victoria

Heathcote Victoria

Supporting Australian wineries during these unprecedented times is more important than ever. Heathcote wine region is a diverse region along side the Bendigo Wine Region just over an hours drive north of Melbourne. The area is particularly noted for the cool climate Shiraz wines it produces. Within the Heathcote region there is a huge amount of sub-regions with differing terriors and micro climates. The soil, clay and ancient Cambrian rocks add richness and diversity to the grapes like no other. 
Whats your white wine preference? Bone Dry - Dry - Semi Sweet - Sweet - Super Sweet

Whats your white wine preference? Bone Dry - Dry - Semi Sweet - Sweet - Super Sweet

White Wine
Some wines are so sweet they stick to the inside of your mouth like a rich oil where as others sit way down the other end of the scale they leave your mouth and teeth dry as a chip.
Shiraz V Syrah

Shiraz V Syrah

Red Wine
As you may have guessed by now, Shiraz and Syrah are made from the same grape. It's a variety which has been around since the times of the ancient Phoenicians (a civilisation based 3,000+ years ago in today's Lebanon), yet it was little known until the Australians virtually re-invented it!
Get cozy by the fireplace

Get cozy by the fireplace

Winter Wines
Winter is a time for warm comforts and of course good wine. Lets open a bottle and take an extra long sip thinking of the talented wine makers pruning back their vines during winter whilst we stay cozy and warm reaping the rewards of the
Pasta night is the best night!

Pasta night is the best night!

food paring
Who doesn't love pasta? Australians must have a soft spot because its sold out of the supermarkets AGAIN! With the knowledge of empty pasta shelves its time to match some good wines with whats in the cupboard. 
Yarra Valley | Purvis Cellars

Victorian lockdown 2.0 wine

history
This week we are going to focus on wines from the Yarra Valley. Although the vines don't look as lush and green as this now (its pruning season) we have been lucky to be blessed with some gorgeous lockdown sunsets to enjoy whilst sipping a lovely drop.
Farmers Leap

Farmers Leap

Farmers are no strangers to risk.  But when you know your land and what makes it tick, such risks often reap great rewards.