Top 10 Things Hunter Valley

Top 10 Things Hunter Valley

What are the Top 10 things to do in the Hunter Valley? Good morning readers, I hope you have been enjoying our Gourmet Getaways Hunter Valley series.  Mr GG, Alesah & myself have had a great time putting together these stories. If you have been reading our  updates I am sure you have Continue reading

Lovedale Brewery Wins Gold!

Lovedale Brewery Wins Gold!

Lovedale Brewery is located on the grounds of Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley.  It developed from the Schwartz family brewery in Sydney and is already enjoying a huge success at it's Lovedale home.  Just two months after brewing commenced in the Hunter Valley brewery, the team won "GOLD"  for their Continue reading

Top Drop Black Duck Brewery

Top Drop Black Duck Brewery

The Black Duck Brewery Platypus On a hot summer’s day, the Platypus from Black Duck Brewery is the beer you want to kick back with. This Australian pale ale has a pleasant earthy hop aroma and a clean fresh palate making it a great thirst quencher. The Aussie malt lends sweetness and body to the Continue reading

Top Drop – Black Duck Brewery

Top Drop – Black Duck Brewery

The Black Duck Brewery Indian Runner With the cooling weather our tastes turn to cozy comfort food and warming beverages to ward away the chill. Beer drinkers tend to favour a beer which is richer, with a more complex flavor profile; a slower drinking beer with higher alcohol content. The Indian Continue reading

Top Drop – A Trio of Wicked Elf

Top Drop – A Trio of Wicked Elf

The Little Brewing Company A Trio of Wicked Elf T’is the season to be jolly! Why not enjoy something special this Christmas with the Wicked Elf range of thirst quenching boutique beers. Quite often the man’s festive needs are neglected, so perhaps it’s time to spoil that special bloke with a Continue reading

Top Drop – September 2012

Top Drop – September 2012

The Little Brewing Company Wicked Elf -Witbier With the change of season why not freshen your palate with the little brewing company’s, Wicked Elf Witbier. Perfect for the summer months, this style of beer makes a great thirst quencher and will go along nicely with your weekend picnic or Continue reading

Bridge Rd Brewery

Oh and looky where we are again... The Bridge Rd Brewery! Who could resist this gorgeous boutique brewery with its 10 sampler of beer and delicious gourmet pizza, definitely not us! After all, we are on holidays. Bridge Rd Brewery is located in the picturesque town of Beechworth hidden behind Continue reading

Regional Victorian Micro Brewery Tour

Regional Victorian Micro Brewery Tour

It is the last day on our food and wine tour of the Albury, Beechworth, Rutherglen area. I had nothing in particular planned for the day so asked the husband what he would like to do on this fine Sunday. Without missing a beat he reminded how much he enjoyed the Bridge Street Brewery in Beechworth. Continue reading

Top Drop – July 2012

Top Drop – July 2012

The Little Brewing Company For something a little different in this months "Top Drop" I have decided to feature a local boutique beer instead of a wine. The Little Brewing Company in based in Port Macquarie and has a range of beers for all palates.  Wicked Elf -Porter On limited release Continue reading

Gold Coast Hinterland

Gold Coast Hinterland

When we think of the Gold Coast, images of sun, surf and sand are the first that come to mind.  We have recently spent a long weekend looking at the Gold Coast from a different perspective. I wanted to take a closer look at the hinterland region from Mt Cotton to Tambourine Mountain in search of a Continue reading

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