The Vineyard House
The Vineyard House

Dear Wine Friend, After 18 months of renovation, which comes with its own set of challenges, the  wait is over. The Vineyard House will open on the 8th March for the Labour

A Rare Pair
A Rare Pair

Dear Wine Friend, Every year we submit 2 – 3 new release wines to the international London Wine Competition.  Thanks to the mercy of the English (wine-drinking) custom officers, several

Our humble white wins Gold!
Our humble white wins Gold!

Dear Wine Friend, In the 1990’s wine lists in Australian restaurants and bars were dominated by big buttery and oaky chardonnays. The new millennium saw the New Zealand revolution; wine

20 years in the making
20 years in the making

Dear Wine Friend, Twentytwentythree marks 20 years of the Sedona Estate wine label. It is hard to believe that the first reds bottled and sold with the Sedona Estate brand

Sip & Sounds
Sip & Sounds

THE SASSY SAXES Join us for a relaxed Sunday afternoon on November 13 for our next Sip & Sound music event. This will be the first Big Band performance with the Sassy

The Foodie Wine
The Foodie Wine

Dear Wine Friend Which is your best food pairing wine in your cellar? Try matching garlic prawns, salumi board, duck paté, aranchini balls, grilled vegetables, ravioli with sage butter and

Bountiful spring
Bountiful spring

Spring Wine Releases Last night we enjoyed the perks of being vignerons sampling the first new reds. The spicy pasta bake begged for an Italian sangiovese with its abundance of

Gold in London
Gold in London

In my last newsletter, I introduced you to one of the wine surprises from the challenging 2020 vintage, the first release of Fumé Blanc, an accidental white that became the favourite last

2022 Mercer’s Wine Luncheon

  After two long Winters in isolation, it’s time to get together for an unforgettable seven course wine luncheon at Mercer’s Restaurant in Eltham! This Winter event is a great

The accidental white
The accidental white

Twentytwenty was one of those years that many of us like to forget. After entering the surreal world of the first lockdown in March 2020, we were wondering, if and