Wine selection by Nepenthe

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 […]
water view Spirit House

The Spirit House Restaurant – A Culinary Haven on the Sunshine Coast

We love to visit Queensland’s beautiful Sunshine Coast to unwind and relax. One place I always get excited about is the Spirit House Restaurant. We discovered this unique, tropical oasis a few years’ ago when we enjoyed an amazing lunch experience there on our wedding anniversary. Entering the Spirit House is like discovering a magical, secret […]
Watervale Hotel Kitchen

Clare Valley’s Watervale Hotel Hits New Culinary Tourism Heights for the region

The Clare Valley in South Australia has long been renowned for its superb wine. If the owners of the newly redeveloped Watervale Hotel and organisers of the inaugural Clare Valley Festival of the Lamb have their way, this picturesque and fertile area will soon be just as well-known for its exceptional produce and food.  Two weeks […]
Bavarian Steckerlfisch

Munich Oktoberfest – a Must Do Experience in Germany

Following my recipe post on Nussecken I can’t let October be too far gone without writing about my experience at this year’s Munich Oktoberfest, Germany’s legendary folk festival. The Munich Oktoberfest celebrates all things Bavarian. Far more than just beer tents and food, the festival is also well-known for its traditional Bavarian music and dancing. […]