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Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

On Sunday we headed up to the Yarra Valley to the Dominique Portet Winery. As part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, the winery was having a day of French food and delicious wine tasting. All the products were locally produced - from local cheeses through to locally grown olives. There was a local crêperie selling 'brunch', homemade [...]

Fun Fact Friday – Top 10 Australian wines

Fun Fact Friday – Top 10 Australian wines

Following on last week's alcoholic Top Ten, I thought I'd stick with the theme. Australia has some of the finest wines in the world. Australia's 850 or so wineries produce only a third of what is produced in California! These are the Top 10: Penfolds Grange has become Australia’s most famous wine. Penfolds have produced wines of [...]

Pizza, wine and two giggling girls.

Last night I went off to rugby practise around 6.45pm. It was a mere 9C outside, but we all know how tough rugby players are. After an hour of touch (I scored 3 tries!), it was time for the traditional visit to the bar. A couple of beers and a few jokes later, I headed off home at around 9pm. I was about 2 blocks from home when Elmo started [...]