Category: wine

Swanning around in WA

Swan Valley, WA, Australia

It’s not well known outside of Western Australia, but no trip to Perth is complete without a Swan Valley wine tour. With several of the wineries accessible from the river, wine enthusiasts have a choice of transport- bus, boat or both. We chose the latter in a half day format, the so-called Afternoon Delights Tour

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Liquid light: Beautiful Barossa

Pindarie, Barossa Valley

Vines and olive groves. Is it Tuscany? Bordeaux? Rioja? No, Barossa Valley. Australia’s premier wine region lies just 70 km from Adelaide. For millennia the Dreamtime ┬álegend spoke of a serpent who formed the ranges that surround this modern day Garden of Eden. A mere couple of centuries ago, Lutheran refugees, fleeing Prussia’s religious intolerance

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