De Bortoli Wines

With my blog hitting the one year mark this month and my parents taking the trip of a lifetime to Europe, it is only fitting that I took the drive to De Bortoli last week.  You should all know by now from reading my first blog piece (What Am I Doing and Why Am I … More De Bortoli Wines

What’s on

What’s On? Looking for something to do this Weekend?  Well look no further.  Book the babysitter and pull out your gumboots – it’s Gumboot Season in the Yarra Valley, and like the new craze Pokemon Go, you will find savings on wine throughout the Valley.  The only thing you need is someone to tell you … More What’s on

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

Alchemy Yarra Valley

NO LONGER TRADING. The new kid on the block when it comes to dining out in Healesville is one of intrigue.  Based on appearances you would not be alone in thinking that Alchemy was exclusively a gorgeous woman’s boutique.  However, if you venture past the shop front and up the lane way adjacent you will … More Alchemy Yarra Valley

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

Bella Vedere

Sadly no longer open for business.  See Tramonto for more on this property. Like something out of a dream the Bella Vedere restaurant stands tall, looking out over the vineyards of Badgers Brook Winery and the beauty of the Valley.  There is a peace, a stillness where the aroma of the freshly baked bread beckons … More Bella Vedere