One of my favourite wineries in the Yarra Valley is the delightful Dominique Portet. The Dominique Portet Fontaine rosé is simply the best out there and the winery itself is completely charming with its vine covered walls and petanque court in the garden. However a recent invitation to lunch at Dominique Portet to celebrate the
Have you noticed the Yarra Valley has become a culinary hot spot? The opening of Ezard at Levantine Hill and new chefs at Oakridge and Rochford Wines means the food in the region is now on a par with the fantastic wines. Perhaps the biggest reinvention has occurred at Rochford Wines where I was invited
Every time I go to the Yarra Valley I think to myself “Why don’t I do this more often?”. If you live in Melbourne’s North it’s only a 45 minute journey (quicker than getting to St Kilda on a busy day). But when you arrive you feel as if you’re a million miles away from
If there’s one animal that needs celebrating it’s the pig. The good people at De Bortoli winery realised this and created a Celebration of the Pig. I was invited to attend the evening of wine and pig in the Yarra Valley recently.