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Montalto Estate Pinot Noir 2015

A blend of older vines from their sites at Main Ridge, Red Hill, Merricks and Tuerong. All names synonymous with quality Australian Pinot Noir. So there I was, planning on pretty much having an Alcohol Free Week readying for the City2Surf run in Sydney….when I opened this to sample. 117 more words

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Montalto Pennon Hill Pinot Noir 2015

Easy does it with this tasty, elegant Pinot.

Montalto Pennon Hill, Pinot Noir, Mornington Peninsula, 2015

Small woody twigs, fuzzy cherry and strawberry, cinnamon spice, roast ham outer. 59 more words

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Montalto Estate Pinot Gris 2015

Blogging is a funny thing. Whilst I’ve got a “real” article that goes into “real” newsprint, (though occasionally the digital edition crops up), the blogging sometimes runs well behind. 111 more words

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Montalto Pennon Hill Chardonnay 2015

We may have a new contender for the top value Chardonnay title.

Montalto, Pennon Hill Chardonnay, Mornington Peninsula, 2015

Bunches of fruit smells (think little peaches, figs, grapefruit) balanced with small amounts of complex savoury sulfides: meringue/egg shell, lingering extinguished match heads. 45 more words

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Light the Way

A weekend away enjoying the natural surrounds of the beautiful Mornington Peninsula in the southern state of Victoria,  gave me new ways of thinking about my tiny garden and lit the way for thoughts on co-existence. 505 more words


Where to Find the Best Burgers in the Mornington Peninsula

Burgers. Do they need any further introduction? You may have noticed an insane increase in popularity for cafes and restaurants selling burgers and huge milkshakes packed with flavour. 842 more words


Spot the weird and wonderful

Surprises abound at the McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery in Langwarrin, a suburb south-east of Melbourne.

On a detour to beachy Mornington, I stopped by the McClelland for a peek and ended up spending an entire afternoon exploring the grounds. 424 more words

Under Melbourne Skies