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Friday, January 29, 2016

MORE BITS & PIECES:  Another week has gone by and whilst we were busy lambing it up to celebrate Australia Day, more wine news items and trivia from around the world have drifted onto our radar screen. I hope you find the snippets below interesting. Read More...


Friday, February 06, 2015

TROGLODYTES RULE!!! :    At least in South Australia they do. This is the most backward and regressive state in the country. When the rest of the country is open for business on public holidays like Australia Day – we are closed. Many of our restaurants and diners are closed on Christmas Day and New Years’ Eve because our “brilliant” state government has mandated “triple-time” penalty rates on those days. So the owners and staff instead of earning money have to miss out, not to mention the tourists who can’t find somewhere to eat!  Read More...