Let’s Go on a Delhi Walking Food Tour

Let’s Go on a Delhi Walking Food Tour

I've always said that I choose my travel destinations by the type of food I want to eat. So it's no surprise that on day one of our Indian getaway I booked a walking food tour of Delhi.  Although, I wasn't just thinking of my tastebuds. We're travelling with two children so a tour seemed like a good Continue reading

Vinomofo – A Community of Wine Mofo’s

Vinomofo – A Community of Wine Mofo’s

Have you heard of Vinomofo? The name makes me giggle a little, I could actually call myself a bit of a Vino Mofo and I don't think I'd get too many objections from those that know me. But no, Vinomofo isn't my nickname. Vinomofo is the name of name of the most epic wine site on the Continue reading

Tequila Vs Mezcal What’s the Difference?

Tequila Vs Mezcal What’s the Difference?

Tequila Vs Mezcal What's the Difference? One of the "must do" items on our Mexican agenda was to take part in a Tequila tasting. I was really interested to learn the difference between a high quality Tequila and one that would give me a pounding headache the next day. I was also a little worried Continue reading

Top 5 Pinot Food Matches

Top 5 Pinot Food Matches

What would be your Top 5 Pinot food matches? I love a nice glass of pinot and finding the correct food match makes a wine all the more enjoyable. This story is for those of us who like to have our Pinot, and eat it too! Not too long ago I discovered a website dedicated to Pinot called, Continue reading

Vino Paradiso – Sydney Giveaway

Vino Paradiso – Sydney Giveaway

We all love a good food and wine festival so at the bottom of this story we have a fantastic giveaway! 2 Lucky readers will win a double pass to the festival, and get to take home Two Italian Boys and some Mad Pizza... but more about that in a minute! Vino Paradiso is a three-day event taking place Continue reading

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

Hunter Valley Wine Festival

Hunter Valley Wine Festival

The Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley is set to host the second annual Hunter Valley Wine Festival.  On the 11th October 2014 Hunter Valley producers will showcase an extensive array of wine, food, beer and cider. The Crowne Plaza is inviting locals and visitors alike to enjoy the best the Hunter Continue reading

Wine and Food Pairing

Wine and Food Pairing

Wine And Food Pairing Guide Gourmet Getaways readers would know that I enjoy a nice drop of wine. I particularly like to match my wine appropriately with the meal, the event and the season. Matching appropriate wines with certain foods elevates both the taste and the experience.  Wine is Continue reading

Wine and Cheese Pairing Guide

Wine and Cheese Pairing Guide

Wine and Cheese: A Quick Guide to Perfect Pairings Handmade and bordering on artisanal, wine and cheese are two of the greatest culinary pleasures ever developed in the centuries of human civilisation. These two treats go together like bread and butter, complimenting each other and elevating Continue reading

2014 Regional Future Chef Challenge

2014 Regional Future Chef Challenge

It was a busy day in the kitchen as students from six local schools fought it out for the chance to win the title of Future Chef. Future Chef is a partnership between Youth Directions, Joel McCulla, head chef at Zulus Restaurant, local schools and the Australian Good Food Guide. The competition is Continue reading

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