Tag: wine

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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Cellar Door Festival

ADELAIDE CONVENTION CENTRE, 2-4 March 2018 Just as this year’s vintage is on the brink of harvest, South Australia’s wine makers gather together for the Cellar Door Festival. Held over a weekend with free wine, spirits and beer tastings from over a hundred producers, this can get a bit messy. Hence this year’s greater emphasis

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City Sundays

Walyu Yarta community garden, Adelaide

7 Sunday activities in Adelaide What to do on a Sunday afternoon? Go somewhere else? Get in the car? How about staying where you are? Let me be your Adelaide city tour guide. A gentle bike ride to the Himeji Japanese garden in the South Terrace Parklands… Hang out under a tree with a family

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