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Celebrating Champagne with Sally Hillman

by Saturday, February 9, 2019

Interview with Sally Hillman: "Champagne! A destination with so much appeal; tastings, tours of Houses and their caves (cellars), history, great food, beautiful accommodation and there is always the Tour de France too - a bon vivant’s paradise! Two interesting points: Champagne, 150 kilometres east of Paris, is the most northerly region suitable for grape growing in ...

Mudgee Bike

by Tuesday, October 13, 2015

I’m loving the town of Mudgee! Love its cute locals, it’s produce, the air, just love it all and am proud to say it’s well and truly on the tourist map. Let’s begin with the wonderful food and wine – there are around fifty vineyards - and lots of rural produce. There are cattle and ...

Adelaide Hills

by Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The first time I sampled The Adelaide Hills (part of the Mount Lofty Ranges, unofficially centred around Mount Barker, the area’s largest town) I flipped out. How could we be so close to the city, yet feel like we were in some gorgeous English country town? Even the climate here seems different to the nearby ...