IMMERSE

Today marks a day of love for many in Australia as it is Valantine’s Day.  Throughout the country couples are celebrating their love for one another, while others are chasing the idea of a new beginning.  So on this day of bold moves and loving gestures it seems only right to introduce to you Immerse … More IMMERSE

Soumah

Italy is at the top of my bucket list and is yet to be discovered by my pasta obsessed taste buds and view driven eyes.  I long to experience the Italian way of life and journey along the Amalfi coast stopping in each town to appreciate their traditions and taste their wares.  So to be … More Soumah

Levantine Hill

Can I tell you a secret? Yarra Valley Life is a bit of a stalker!!! It’s true! You see it’s been a year almost to the day since I discovered the intriguing Levantine Hill Estate on social media.  It’s been a year since I vowed to go and try their tasting menu – because we … More Levantine Hill

TarraWarra Estate

Discovering TarraWarra Estate is like discovering an oasis in the desert, you want to drink it all in as fast as you can.  From the gate you feel a peace settle over you as you are thrown into a property that mixes the beauty found in both nature and art perfectly.  Melbourne’s autumn is well … More TarraWarra Estate

Medhurst Wines

  Can I share a little secret with you?  Often there is no plan when it comes to Yarra Valley Life blog days.  I simply drop my son off at kinder and drive in the general direction of the Yarra Valley.  Medhurst Wineries was discovered in such a way.  I was curious to find out … More Medhurst Wines

Maddens Rise

  I used to think that I was European at heart, however the more I travel through this stunning part of Victoria the more I realise how raw, rustic and amazing this country’s beauty really is.  The scene at Maddens Rise of dripping gum trees, lush green vineyards and golden hay bales is a fine … More Maddens Rise

Yarrawood Estate

Entering the world of Yarrawood is like finding a hidden treasure, a treasure you want to hold onto and not share with the rest of the world in the fear that it may become tainted and spoiled.  My first drive up the tree lined driveway was one full of ‘ooh’s and ‘ahh’s’.  I am so … More Yarrawood Estate

Innocent Bystander

  Have you met the Innocent Bystander??   By definition he should be an anonymous observer.  But if you have driven through Healesville of late you will see that he is anything but.  Being a bystander is not his strong point, he is right in the thick of it – he is an instigator.  There is … More Innocent Bystander

Oakridge Wines

As a mother of two beautiful boys (who also take this journey around the Yarra Valley), it was a “hallelujah” moment when Instagram offered up the ‘Top Family Experiences -Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges’. A new mission has presented itself and in perfect timing. I am about to wrap up the Yarra Valley Coldstream Trail … More Oakridge Wines

Coombe Yarra Valley

There has always been mystery surrounding the property on the corner of Maroondah Highway and the Melba Highway. As a child I remember looking out the car window and wondering ‘what could be behind that beautiful hedge?’ Being a child of the 80’s I had no idea who Dame Nellie Melba was, and if I … More Coombe Yarra Valley