Why Julie and I thought we could walk around the vineyards of Swan Valley is beyond me. A vineyard requires land, a lot of land, for the vines and I think we were caught out by the scale of the beautifully laid out map. Everything looked so close by, on […]
A visit to Cottesloe beach is common for those who live in and around Perth and, apparently, if I had visited a week ago I would have been blown away. Whilst wonderful, it was just far too crowded in comparison to Margaret River, and you know there was hardly anyone […]
Carpe Diem (seize the day) is a sentiment that I try to live my life by. I embrace life and all of its curveballs that swings my way to see where they may lead. Gianfranco, the winemaker at Carpe Diem, too embraces this as his way of life, wine making choices and knowledge sharing.
two in Margaret River, and I find myself full circle a year later at the birthplace of this magical wine dream, House of Cards.
Day One in Margaret River (MR), and any remaining fear that I had about this new path quickly subsided as we pulled up at Mr Barvel. With great timing, we arrived alongside the 6am morning hand harvest of the Malbec grape, which was a pleasant surprise as MR is better […]