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Wine, Food and Art – The best of Mudgee comes to Pyrmont!

Sunshine. Great wine. Delicious food. Family friendly. What more could you ask for on a Sunday afternoon in Sydney? A taste of Mudgee hit Pyrmont in Sydney last weekend and it was definitely an event to mark on your calendar for future. This is a 10- [...]

By | May 20th, 2013|Out and about|2 Comments

Magnificent Mudgee

As one of Australia’s oldest wine regions, Mudgee makes for a fabulous getaway destination for the whole family. The first grapes were planted in 1858 and since then, the area has grown to become NSW’s third-largest wine region. Despite it being only [...]

By | April 23rd, 2013|Out and about|4 Comments

Taronga Western Plains Zoo, but not like the others…

Anyone with kids, living in Sydney, will be very familiar with Taronga Zoo. It’s been one of our lifesavers some mornings, scratching our heads wondering how to fill the day with two children in desperate need of entertainment. As Zoo Friends members [...]

By | April 23rd, 2013|Out and about|0 Comments

Best Cellar Door in Australia? You betcha!

Outclassing more than 1700* cellar doors in Australia, Logan Wines in Mudgee recently won the title of Gourmet Traveller’s Best Cellar Door Experience, which is no mean feat considering the amazing cellar doors stationed all over our fabulous wine-pr [...]

By | April 17th, 2013|Out and about, Wine|1 Comment

A Roadtrip like Clockwork – Discovering Orange

Have you ever tried a wine from Orange, in central NSW? This region produces fantastic cool-climate wines that are on high rotation at our house. Maybe you’ve heard of some of the bigger producers like Cumulus’s Climbing and Rolling labels or Phillip [...]

By | April 17th, 2013|Out and about|0 Comments

An Easter road trip through Central NSW

Australians can be parochial, but when it comes to exploring our own backyard we’re often neglect what’s on our doorstep and travel further afield. We’ve been guilty of that of late and so we decided that the Easter break was a perfect excuse to head [...]

By | April 14th, 2013|Out and about|1 Comment

Hanging out in the Hunter Valley… with Kids

Once upon a time weekend escapes to the wine regions of Australia were the top of our destination list. My husband, friends and I loved to spend all day sitting tasting wines, talking to the cellar door staff or winemakers and eating out at the regio [...]

By | March 6th, 2013|Out and about|4 Comments