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2011 Wendouree Shiraz Mataro

Originally posted on Words from a Wine Glass:
Established in 1895, Wendouree is heralded in Australia, their wines avidly sought after and collected.  With very old vineyards comprising shiraz, cabernet sauvignon, malbec, mataro and muscat of alexandria, the wines have incredible…

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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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Clare Valley Gourmet – showcasing our beautiful region since 1984

Clare Valley Gourmet – by Winsor Dobbin

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Kilikanoon, Killerman’s Run and, Rabbits!

After being tagged on Instagram earlier this week by someone who was enjoying a Kilikanoon Prodigal Grenache, i promised myself i’d open a bottle this week from the same winery. It was a toss up between Killerman’s Run or the … Continue reading

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Matriarch & Rogue

You know it’s Monday when you get to open a new bottle of wine and i am starting my working week with this beauty from Matriarch & Rogue. In a word. Wow! A real sour cherry oak to the nose … Continue reading

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The Rhynie Hotel – the little pub with a big heart…

I’m opening the Clare Valley gate this month and taking you a bit further South but still within the boundaries of the Clare & Gilbert Valley Council, to the iconic little pub that’s always had a big heart, The Rhynie … Continue reading

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Collins Booksellers Clare -the face behind the counter

Without a doubt the most endearing thing about living in the country is knowing the people ‘behind the counter’. People who have gone out on a limb to own and manage their own business, work long hours, take risks, donate … Continue reading

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The Clare Chicks helping restore Sight & Faith

A few weeks ago i told you that i met The Head Hoe. Well, she’s not just a Head Hoe you know, she’s a Crazy Clare Chick who, upon meeting, makes you feel like you’ve been friends for years. We … Continue reading

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It feels like a long while since i’ve, ‘shut the gate’ so i reached toward the back of the stash and pulled out this beauty, the 2015 Polish Hill River Riesling – For Freedom. It does not disappoint. Just the … Continue reading

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Ramblings. Because it is that time of year.

Originally posted on dontcallmekatie:
So. An interesting year. I have worked with some outstanding people, and learned some difficult lessons. I’ve eaten a little too well, drunk even better, and made some outstanding new friends. I also came a wee…

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