Wine Tasting


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


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




Its coming up 1.5 years since Martin & Loraine from Pandemonium Estate opened their cellar door in the Swan Valley. They’re still going strong, and are just as lovely & welcoming as the first time I met them, along with still making fantastic wines! Read about my initial Pandemonium experience […]

Vintage in the Valley – Shiraz Launch at Pandemonium Estate



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!