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"The Seppeltsfield Taste Your Birth Year experience offers the rare opportunity to try your own birth year vintage Tawny, directly from the barrel."

"I’ve wanted to ride one of these babies since they were first invented, 17 years ago. And I can confirm that they are even more fun in real life."

"The aim of Barossa Butcher, Baker, Winemaker Trail: to use your vouchers and collect enough food and wine for the perfect platter."

"We did ALL of this in one weekend and you couldn’t wipe the smiles off our faces the entire time!"

"it’s difficult not to look greedy around the triple cream brie."

Four things travelling has taught me.
Friday, 27th May 2016 by John Pedler
Categories: Travel Tips

"Anglo-Saxon sensitivities are acute when it comes to distinguishing food from horror…although this doesn’t seem to extend to ‘chicken’ nuggets."

"You could ride a Segway through a rubbish tip and it would still be a blast, but we were on the gorgeous grounds of the 165 year old Seppeltsfield Winery in the Barossa Valley."

Martindale Hall, Mintaro - the mansion in the bush
Friday, 20th May 2016 by John Pedler
Categories: Clare Valley

"No smoking room would be complete without a Chinese Foo Chow lacquer cabinet, once owned by Lord Kitchener, a collection of opium pipes and a dugong skull."

"The walk-through aviary is like a Far-Side version of Hitchcock’s, 'The Birds’."

Houseboat Heaven
Tuesday, 10th May 2016 by John Pedler
Categories: Riverland

"Basked in the afternoon sun, the cliffs glow a brilliant orange and the mighty red gums are among the most glorious trees in the country."