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RIDING THE TRAIL

Friday, March 13, 2020

As a result of changes to the liquor licensing laws, Adelaide now has several cellar doors within a stone’s throw of the CBD. In fact, these cellar doors along with a couple of breweries and a collaborative cellar door called, Ferg’s, have banded together to form the, EASTSIDE WINE & ALE TRAIL, which as far as I am aware is a first for an Australian city. Whilst there is the occasional city “winery” in other cities, this is the first wine trail. Read More...

OPEN THAT BOTTLE

Friday, February 28, 2020

Let’s start this week’s blog with a gentle reminder – tomorrow, February 29, is the annual, “OPEN THAT BOTTLE DAY”, when we should rummage around the cellar or cupboard and find an old bottle of wine that we have been putting off opening – and then open it. There are a number of reasons that we put off opening a particular bottle of wine, it could be that we don’t think it is quite “ready” yet, or that “it is probably well past it”, or “I am saving that for a special occasion” – which never seems to come. Read More...