Category Archives: Food and Wine

The Rise & Rise of, Clare Rise Bakery 1895

Three years ago this August a couple of relative new comers to the Clare Valley decided they’d embark on a new venture. One totally removed from the wine industry they’d both been involved with for several years but, a familiar … Continue reading

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The Good Catholic Girl & The Sevenhill Hotel – a match made in heaven

Exciting news came across my desk today in the form of a message from one of my biggest supporters, Good Catholic Girl Wines. The GCG has been a supporter of Spruiking #ClareValley since its inception. The cheering from the sidelines of all … Continue reading

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THE SHAREGARDEN

You know how i love a good wine story? Well this one starts with; I finally got my hands on a Dirty Hoe….. Did so just say that. It happened just this last week in fact. After several back and forth conversations … Continue reading

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Mad Bitch

Tonight i am reminded of why i love Clare Valley so much. It involves a bloody good rizza and reflection on a productive day with a dash of hilarity from a passionate wine maker. Rewind a few weeks back when we were … Continue reading

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Indii of Clare

It might come as a surprise to some but the Clare shopping precinct has been steadily growing and maturing for several years now. Long gone are the days when you had to carefully plan your shopping on the weekend because … Continue reading

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SALA at Claymore Wines, Leasingham

August is the month for SALA, South Australian Living Artists Festival, and this week i was invited to Claymore Wines exhibition opening. I’ve read about SALA in previous years but never managed to attend any exhibitions. Why that is i have … Continue reading

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Pearl – short & sweet

For someone who doesn’t like surprises i do love those quirky little ones sent from the universe. You know, the ones that sneak up out of the blue and make you wonder if someone truly is watching you. I’m not … Continue reading

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EVILO ESTATE – A personal #clarevalley favourite

As i type this blog i am devouring the most divine green and black olives. Olives from Clare Valley’s Evilo Estate which is one of the most fabulous little Clare Valley treasures that i have the absolute pleasure of spruiking. … Continue reading

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Red Hot Shot Coffee!

We are blessed to have several great coffee outlets in CLARE VALLEY and surrounds but we have only one that delivers to our office doorstep. Enter; Red Hot Shot Coffee, the brain child of my dear friend, Jodi. That’s my biased disclaimer, … Continue reading

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