I took this photo while riding my bike between wineries in McLaren Vale, South Australia. What? Bike riding? Wine? Isn’t that illegal?
Here’s a link if you want to know the answer.
But what I can definitely say is that... Read More | Share it now!
Holidays are a distant memory now. Instead of spending my evenings writing blog posts and planning my next sojourn I’m doing readings and writing assignments. That’s right, I’ve gone back to uni.
I’m trying not to neglect Day Jaunts but... Read More | Share it now!
It’s that time of year again. It’s time for us to make our annual expedition to South Australia to watch a little of the Tour Down Under, stock up on wine and pig out on scallop and prawn pies.
This year we decide to make Penola our... Read More | Share it now!
One of my fondest travel memories is watching the crimson port from Grant Burge slosh about its 10 litre bulk container in the back window of my friend’s Troopy as we convoyed across the Nullarbor in 2004. We had detoured through the Barossa... Read More | Share it now!
I was sitting under the veranda of an old homestead looking out over the green vineyards in the wine region of McLaren Vale, an easy 1 hour drive from Adelaide, sipping on a beer.
Yes beer. It may be sacrilege to sully my palate with a... Read More | Share it now!
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!