Category Around Us

4 Apr

Wine Experience

As the land starts to take on its distinctive colour, the Autumn harvests start. Of course the grapes for the next wine vintage are a big part of this in our valley, and we visited one of our favourite local suppliers down the road to see them in action. This lovely vineyard, high on the […]

22 Jan

Hot Days Cool River

I often have to hold back a chuckle when discussing Tasmanian weather with potential guests. I do warn them that Tassie weather is mercurial. We do try to give value for money down here, and there can be 3 seasons in a day, so we advise that guests bring light layers to add or remove […]

3 Jan

Yeah, it’s cherry season

It is no exageration to say that I look forward to cherry season all year. Sometimes, out of season, I give in to my passion, and buy cherries that have been shipped here all the way from USA, and then feel guilty about the carbon footprint of shipping fruit from the USA. Cherries are certainly […]