The Fireplace Restaurant – Gold Coast

The Fireplace Restaurant – Gold Coast

Can you feel a change in the air? There’s a cooling of an evening that signals the beginning of autumn and a new season at The Fireplace.  Each seasons change brings with it a new menu for Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort’s signature restaurant. ...
Wharf Rd Restaurant & Bar

Wharf Rd Restaurant & Bar

During of wine tasting at Coolangatta Vineyard in Berry it was recommended that we should visit Wharf Rd Restaurant & Bar.  The restaurant was only ten minutes from where we were staying and located in a picturesque location on the water. I let hubby order the...
The Fabulous Ladies Wine Society

The Fabulous Ladies Wine Society

This story is especially for all my fabulous lady readers. I have been very spoiled recently, last week I spent an evening with Grant Burge enjoying wines he had hand picked from his Barossa Valley Estate.  Tonight I am sharing the evening with Judy Schild from Schild...
An Evening with Grant Burge

An Evening with Grant Burge

An evening with Grant Burge, the man and the wine! Mr GG and I have made the two hour drive to Port Macquarie to join wine maker Grant Burge in a six course degustation dinner featuring unique wines from his prestigious Barossa Valley vineyards. The evening was to be...
Valentines Day -Romantic Milestones

Valentines Day -Romantic Milestones

The Valentine’s Day theme is: Milestones Zulu’s Valentine’s Day Degustation Menu for 2013 is about reflecting on those singular moments which define the progression of a relationship…gastronomically. Chef Joel McCulla has taken a refreshing look at the stages of...
Six Degrees of Degustation – Tastings on Hastings

Six Degrees of Degustation – Tastings on Hastings

Husband and I are at the Rydges Hotel Port Macquarie for the 4th Annual Six Degrees of Degustation Charity Dinner. The evening is part of the schedule of events for the 8th Annual “Tastings on Hastings” local food and wine festival, which is held over a three weeks...
Wagyu Degustation at Horizons Restaurant – Opal Cove

Wagyu Degustation at Horizons Restaurant – Opal Cove

We arrived at Opal Cove’s Horizons Restaurant a little early so we took a seat at the bar.  The restaurant manager greeted us and offered us a glass of the first wine on the menu for the evening. It was a Penfolds 2008 Riesling which was a lovely, light wine to...