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Celebrate Spring with Nepenthe Wines 🌿

Nepenthe Wines in the Adelaide Hills opened their new cellar door this year, with stunning views and stylish indoor and outdoor spaces. Built with a sustainability focus in mind, South Australia’s first eco-concrete slab was part of this exciting new build. Solar energy and local stone masonry used for the fireplace and feature wall also […]
Snorri Sigfússon, chef from Iceland, at Mintaro in the Clare Valley

An Interview with Chef Snorri Sigfússon – Iceland meets Australia

Australia and Iceland are two island nations at opposite ends of the globe with vastly different terrains, yet there’s a remarkable synergy between the premium quality of our paddock to plate produce. Iceland’s Chef Snorri Sigfússon shares his thoughts on Icelandic and Australian lamb, his love of cooking, and an early career transition from the investment banking world into […]
Magpie and Stump Hotel owners, Amanda and Paul

Magpie and Stump Hotel Celebrates Clare Valley Festival of the Lamb

The heritage listed Magpie and Stump Hotel in the heart of Mintaro dates back to 1851, making it one of South Australia’s oldest pubs. Owners Amanda and Paul, the most recent custodians of this captivating country pub, have lovingly renovated and restored the soulful character building, providing guests with a unique Mintaro experience. The ten […]
Pauletts Long Lamb Lunch celebration

Pauletts Wines Bush DeVine Restaurant – The Long Lamb Lunch

South Australia’s Clare Valley is abuzz with the second year of its new spring festival, the Clare Valley Festival of the Lamb. Celebrating the first spring buds on the vines and the prime time for lamb in the region, the Clare Valley Festival of the Lamb is unique. Intimate style events provide an opportunity for producers, chefs, […]
Farm Martindale

Clare Valley Festival of the Lamb – A Spring Celebration

The Clare Valley community welcomes you to their glorious patch of South Australia with a culinary, spring festival celebration like no other – the Clare Valley Festival of the Lamb. Although it’s technically still winter, spring is definitely in the air! Birdsongs are louder, the scent of spring flowers fills the air and our days […]
honey bees Bush Organics

Bush Organics, Kangaroo Island – Nature’s Gift for Christmas

Bush Organics, Kangaroo Island – Following the Bees Bush Organics is Lara’s collaboration with nature. Lara produces organic and naturally harvested, raw medicinal Ligurian Bee honey. She uses this in her lovingly handcrafted medicinal and botanical body products, hand spun honey and beeswax candles. I am fascinated as Lara tells me her story of how […]
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