Tag Archives: Adelaide

The Lane Vineyard: an afternoon to savour

High above Adelaide, in the once dry yellow paddocks behind Hahndorf, The Lane Vineyard Restaurant perches like an eyrie above rolling hills now blanketed in lush velvety green vines. A huge panoramic view lies before us as we stand on … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Food & Wine | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

L’Affinage: the Latest Fashion in Cheesemaking

By pure coincidence I was quizzing the staff at ‘Smelly Cheese’ in the Adelaide Central Market when the invitation arrived. Did I fancy going to a wine and cheese event, sponsored by Smelly Cheese? Did I? Of course! By 6.30pm … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Food & Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Diamond in the Rough

It has become a tradition, whenever we are in Adelaide, to spend Tuesday mornings at the Central Market with my aunt, my cousin and her two small daughters. Together we wander through the alleys lined with greengrocers, gourmet cheeses and … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Food & Wine | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Messing About in Boats

There are few holidays as peaceful as drifting down a river in a boat. Or as Ratty puts it so blithely in Wind in the Willows, ’there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Travel | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment