Tag Archives: Australia

The World of Yalumba

In 1849, a vineyard was planted in Angaston, South Australia, which now makes Yalumba the oldest Australian family winery. Yalumba is also part of an elite group of families in Australia, called ‘First Families of Wine’, with the 12 families … Continue reading

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What’s YOUR Favourite? – Part 2

Many of you took the time to read and comment on the lineups posted from my post earlier this week. I thank you and appreciate your comments! I loved that the choices were a little of everything. Today’s lineup will … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #18- Tasmania

When one thinks of Pinot Noir, Tasmania is likely not the first country that comes to mind! However, Pinot likes cool climate, and in fact Tasmania, the island south of the continent of Australia, boasts a climate entirely suitable to … Continue reading

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After the Palate Fatigue…

After four flights of sparkling wines, my palate was cooked…13 sparkling wines later, I was getting better and better as the night went one, despite my aching palate.  Tips and tricks from good friends led me to successfully taste, describe, and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Aussie Day!

It’s always interesting to me how other countries celebrate actually becoming a country.  I know it’s a big deal for me to celebrate Canada Day; taking in the festivities of the day and of course the night cannot end without … Continue reading

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