Gumboot Season 2016

It’s ‘Gumboot Season’ in the Yarra Valley.  You will find specials behind many a Cellar Door, as you discover this wet yet beautiful region throughout July.  Your gumboots will earn you the following:   Boat O’Craigo  458 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville 15% off wine at Cellar Door. Coombe Yarra Valley:  673-675 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream  15% discount … More Gumboot Season 2016

Beautiful Room Workshop

Whenever I walk into Beautiful Room I see perfection. Styled, deliberate and stunning perfection.  So when the invitation was extended to Yarra Valley Life to participate in a Styling workshop with founder and Head Interior Designer Maree Howley I knew it was the perfect opportunity to learn how I too could achieve such ‘beautiful rooms’ … More Beautiful Room Workshop

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 … More Levantine Hill

Bom Gosto

Tucked down a side street, off the main drag, is a funky little café called Bom Gosto.  It is safe to say the coffee scene has exploded in Lilydale and this is one of many destinations to choose from when foraging for a coffee stop or lunch.   It has fast become a local favourite for … More Bom Gosto

The Little Vineyard

  To continue what seems to be a ‘little’ theme this month I decided to head on down to The Little Vineyard.  It’s location was not new to me as it is situated on a road that has slowly become my photographic goldmine.  Littered with rural scenes that scream my name so loud that I … More The Little Vineyard

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