Classic Autumn Dishes & Matching Wines

Classic Autumn Dishes & Matching Wines

Most people are already familiar with the idea of matching a light summer salad with a crisp white wine or pairing a hearty winter roast with rich Cabernet Sauvignon, but it’s not always obvious when it comes to matching wines with your favourite autumn dishes. In...
Art of War & Bisous Bisous – Vinomofo Wines

Art of War & Bisous Bisous – Vinomofo Wines

This is my second article on Vinomofo wines. I have to say I just love the “mofo’s” taste in wine! This is very important when you’re asking someone to select a wine for you. Just a bit of background information, Vinomofo is an online wine...
40th Vintage Release Wolf Blass Black Label

40th Vintage Release Wolf Blass Black Label

Congratulations to Wolf Blass wines on the 40th consecutive release of its premium Wolf Blass Black Label Vintage wine. Wolf Blass was established in the Barossa Valley in 1966.  It was grown from a humble vineyard to one of the world’s most successful and awarded...
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...
Wine & Food Pairing Made Easy

Wine & Food Pairing Made Easy

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. Wine & Food Pairing isn’t as difficult as some make it out to be. Matching appropriate wines...
Wine & Cheese Pairing: A Quick Guide

Wine & Cheese Pairing: A Quick Guide

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 dining experiences to...
Happy Valentines Day – Wine Amnesty

Happy Valentines Day – Wine Amnesty

Happy Valentine’s Day to my lovely readers! I hope the day brings you much joy, love and happiness. Would you like a glass of bubbly to celebrate?  I enjoy sharing a bottle of sparkling wine with my love on Valentine’s Day… but not this bottle! At the risk of...
Top Drop – Cassegain Chardonnay

Top Drop – Cassegain Chardonnay

  Cassegrain Chardonnay 2012 This chardonnay is from Cassegrain’s premium wine range with good reason, it’s a wine you will keep coming back to over the summer months. From the first hint of peach and tropical fruits on the nose, the wine excites the palate. On...