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 retailer. The guys operate a website which sources Continue reading

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 wine brands. Since the 1973 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

Try Châteauneuf du Pape: Guide to Food Pairing

Try Châteauneuf du Pape: Guide to Food Pairing

Learning about different varieties of wines and their food pairings is a love of mine. Looking at the regions gives a greater insight into the complexities of the wine and the environment that produces the flavours of the area. Châteauneuf du Pape is widely recognized as the most influential 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

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

Tamar Valley Wine Tasting Tasmania

Tamar Valley Wine Tasting Tasmania

Did you know the Tamar Valley wine region is the the oldest wine-producing region in Australia? With more that thirty cellar doors spread over 170 km, the Tamar Valley produces 40% of Tasmanian wines. We have been enjoying these elegant, cool climate wines so much we are dedicating our final Continue reading

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 offending a friend, this was a Continue reading

Coolangatta Estate Vineyard & Guest Accommodation

Coolangatta Estate Vineyard & Guest Accommodation

Coolangatta Estate Winery - Berry NSW Stepping back in time we arrive at Coolangatta Estate Vineyard on the South Coast of NSW. This historic site was first established by Alexander Berry in the 1800’s after he received a land grant from the crown. Whilst the town 10 minutes to the west bares Continue reading

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