The Light at the End of the Tunnel – As the spring air turns to more sunny days the call for refreshing florals and chilled wine in the sun gets stronger. We welcome Damien Archibald the head winemaker from Pimpernel Vineyards to taste their 2018 Chenin Blanc.
Just Beautiful Beers – Watts River Brewing and White Rabbit continued their Good Beer Week collaboration despite GBW’s cancellation. This years experiment saw a barrel-aged, Belgian inspired Golden Ale from White Rabbit blended with a punchy three-year-old sour mixed culture barrel from the Watts River.
A Spring Awakening – What is spring without a relaxed session in the dappled sun with a rosé and a malty blonde ale. Our backyard iso-picnic hampers were a-calling!
We’re Going Dark! – It may be spring but there are still wild and woolly nights in the Yarra Valley. There’s not much we can do but sit back in the dark with the fire going and enjoy these two beauties.
We’re Bigger than Ever – It’s winter. The days are awash with fog and sometimes the sun does not even say hello. So that means pinot noir!
Hopping Hens! – When the hoppertunity knocks we’re going to take it! Joining in with some hoppy goodness is special guest is Mick from Hop Hen Brewing! We will taste and discuss the Smoked Porter and the Lilydale Lager.
Will the Real Mr Quincy Please Stand up? – An EXCLUSIVE exposé, tell all show with super special guest Ben the Brewer from Watts River Brewing. But not to be outdone, we may have another guest.
Playing the Licorice Stick – Put on a fire and some old jazz – think Count Basie or Benny Goodman. Then pour yourself a drop of the 2015 Bird On A Wire syrah and sit back.
We’re Going Old School – And keeping with the time warp, we are heading back to the roots of brewing and brewsters with super special guest Emily Day, Editor of Froth Craft Beer magazine.
Sunshine and Sparkles – It’s time to pull out the sunshine and sparkles! Because restrictions on local restaurants in the Yarra Valley are slowing lifting.