Food


Have you visited Plume Estate in the Bickley Valley? If you haven’t, you should, their cellar door is beautiful. Open, light and airy, with an incredible view over the Bickley Valley.  If you’re lucky you’ll get to meet resident vineyard dog Willow too!  We first stopped in at Plume Estate […]

Plume Estate 2017 Cellar Door Release


The climate in the Swan Valley reminds me of Spain, so its only fitting that Sangria would be a perfect beverage to enjoy in the warmer months. The team at Pandemonium Estate agree, and recently hosted Sangria Saturday to celebrate the end of vintage. Sangria Saturday was held at the […]

Sangria Saturday at Pandemonium Estate



Established in 1977 by Dr John Lagan, Xanadu Wines has now been making wine for over 40 years.  Recently winning 3 trophy’s at the 2017 National Wine Awards, including Best Cabernet for the 5th year running, and taking out Best Wine of Show at the Six Nations Wine Challenge 2017 […]

Wining & Dining at Xanadu, Margaret River


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Western Australia has some fantastic wine regions.  Most commonly known are Margaret River and the Swan Valley, but there are so many more emerging.  One of these is the Geographe Region, approximately 2hrs south of Perth, which encompasses the Ferguson Valley, Donnybrook, Capel, Harvey & Busselton. I was lucky enough […]

The Wine Loft – Geographe Region



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The Perth Royal Show conjures up images of fairground rides, glossy animals paraded, families enjoying a day out, showbags, candyfloss, hot dogs and a whole lotta fun.  You may not realise that along with all of this, the team behind the Perth Royal Show also have a very difficult task […]

2017 Perth Royal Food Awards Launch





Great wine, great food & great company… definitely the best way to start a Saturday morning!  I was lucky enough to do exactly that this weekend at Sittella Winery in the Swan Valley. Sittella was started by Simon & Maaike Burns back in 1998, after buying the land in the […]

Harvest at Sittella Winery




We’ve now been travelling for one month. Its gone so fast, and its incredible what we’ve already seen and experienced. I’m slowly writing up notes on our travel so far, but here is a little taster of what we’ve seen, done & experienced. Cairo, Egypt – Such amazing history in […]

One month of Travel – Our trip so far!