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Stoney Rise – not your average winemaker

It’s not every day that you get to pass an afternoon with one of Australia’s top winemakers. And to drink his wine, have a laugh and grill him on why it’s so damn good. But that was our lot on the third day of our Electrolux Appetite for Excellence produce tour in the beautiful Tamar Valley.

Stoney Rise winery is home to Joe and his wife Lou’s four-hectare vineyard, three quarters of which is Pinot Noir. Along with Chardonnay, they also grow an unusual Austrian grape called Grüner Veltliner....

Stoney Rise – not your average winemaker

Written by Lilani Goonesena. It’s not every day that you get to pass an afternoon with one of Australia’s top winemakers. And to drink his wine, have a laugh and grill him on why it’s so damn good. But that was our lot on the third day of our Electrolux Appetite for Excellence produce tour […]

Fresh Produce Update

Murdoch Market Update Buddha’s hand has arrived Limes have gone through the roof…expect lemons to do the same very shortly All the radishes looking good Murdoch Produce has created a full Market Update for a great insight to what’s in this week Spotlight….Zucchini & Zucchini Flowers Healthy Fact Zucchinis have high water content (over 95%), […]

Rod Shokuhi – eat & drink Insider Knowledge

Rod Shokuhi is one of our Australian young chef 2014 state finalists and sous chef at Beasley’s Tea House in Melbourne. Get a little insider knowledge as Rod shares his favourite places for coffee, food, markets and bars in and around Melbourne.

Relaxed cows…the key to great cheddar

Written by Lilani Goonesena. Tucked away in the hills of northeast Tasmania is a little village called Pyengana, population 123. And quietly making its mark on the Australian dairy industry is the Pyengana Dairy Company. They produce traditional, cloth-bound cheddar – and have done so the exact same way for over a hundred years. “We […]

Anna Pavoni – eat & drink Insider Knowledge

Anna Pavoni is a young dynamic restaurateur and mother (baby Jada made her first stage entrance at our awards night see above). Co owner of Ormeggio at the Spit and Via Alta and one of our fantastic Australian young restaurateurs, she has some great ‘insider spots’ or recommendations. Find out her favourite coffee, restaurants and bars in Sydney below.

Fresh Produce Report

Murdoch Market Update Local nectarines & peaches have started Tomatoes back to reality pricing – finally! Andean sunrise potatoes finish until October Murdoch Produce has created a full Market Update for a great insight to what’s in this week Spotlight….Mulberries Healthy Fact Mulberries contain anthocyanins, natural compounds which help protect against cancer and cardiovascular disease. […]