The picturesque Yarra Valley is home to a number of Australia's most noted historic wineries which continue alongside some of the newest and most innovative.
Its generally cool climate is well suited to Pinot Noir and beautifully structured Chardonnay.
If you’ve visited Mudgee before, you’ll know that culinary passion runs deep, with the region now a household name among food-lovers. Mudgee has a rich pastoral history, as reflected in its heritage streetscapes – wide and tree-lined, just as you would imagine from a refined country town.
From the fertile farmland comes great local produce, and it’s readily available at cafes and restaurants, farm-gate tours, cellar doors and epicurean outlets.
Pinot Noir has found a natural home in the cool climate of the Mornington Peninsula, where a wide range of styles are grown.
We prefer the lighter, varietally-precise examples, particularly from vineyards in and around Red Hill.
From the loss of her parents at a young age, through childhood marriage and motherhood to her connection with one of the most important families in Australian history, Diana's life was nothing short of inspirational. It is the story of a mother of ten children who held title to a considerable amount of land in a time when it was unusual for a woman to do so.
It is from this rich source that local chefs and winemakers draw inspiration. Plenty have brought with them a slice of city life, gently connecting it with the authenticity of the country.The Mudgee region is a destination on everyone’s bucket list, and rightly so.After a fuss-free 270-kilometre journey from Sydney, charming countryside and an historic, sophisticated town awaits.Mudgee boasts one of the state's lowest crime rates, top-rating schools, excellent sporting facilities and clubs, and a true sense of community spirit.It's a town with great heart and soul; where the country spirit of working together and getting your hands dirty is still strong; topped off with a perfect espresso or glass of red at the end!