D’Arenberg’s red blend of Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvedre, part of their Stump Jump range, has long been one of my favourite cheap and cheerful wine choices. A bottle always seems to make it into a mixed half dozen when I’m restocking the wine... Read More | Share it now!
The woman on the desk was a bit cranky and easily confused. I’ll admit that we did have a big booking of multiple campsites and cabins but it really wasn’t too hard to work out. When we told her that most of the group would not be arriving until... Read More | Share it now!
Every time I travel to Asia I make myself a promise; I will eat only local food for the duration of my trip. Usually about a week and a half in I falter and find myself ordering something familiar and comforting. In the SA town of Hahndorf I make... Read More | Share it now!
We planned our summer road trip to South Australia around the Santos Tour Down Under, a cycling race held over a week in the south-eastern corner of the state. This tour attracts some of the well-known European teams but this year was unique as... Read More | Share it now!
The display at Wynns Estate cellar door says that the Coonawarra region is an ideal place to grow Cabernet Sauvignon grapes because of the cool weather. The region is lower than the surrounding land allowing the crisp southerly from Antarctica... Read More | Share it now!
I can’t remember what I did with my Melways. The number of road atlases I own totals 6 and while one often gets packed it never gets used when I holiday now. The Google Maps app on my iPhone is all that I need and thanks to that flashing little... Read More | Share it now!