Tag: wine

Vamos brings Latin flavour to Brunswick Street

Once upon a time, visitors willing to venture down a CBD laneway and up a steep staircase were rewarded with Latin food, music and wine at Vamos. Now, after six years in the city, the team are christening their new…

Sustainable Wine Without the Wank: Glou Opens on Smith Street

Want something fun for your holiday festivities? Stop by Glou, Smith Street’s newest bottle shop/tasting room/wine bar for wine on tap — sold by the growler or the glass. There’s a rainbow of red, white, rose, and orange wines on…

The Decoded Wine Awards by Dan Murphy’s

While I personally love a little bit of “wine-jargon”, most Aussies find wine described as ‘leathery’, ‘secondary aromas’ or ‘firm tannins’ a bit ridiculous. That’s why Dan Murphy’s decided to launch its own wine awards, minus the daunting terminology. My…

A Noisy Ritual of winemaking at Vintage 2020

Say goodbye summer and hello autumn (aka wine making season) with Noisy Ritual! For the next six weeks, the urban winery is throwing open their doors and hosting some big, noisy celebrations to mark Vintage 2020. Local grapes from across…

Out Of Town: 24 hours in Daylesford

It’s little surprise that Daylesford has a reputation as one of the best weekend getaways you can have from Melbourne. The famous Spa Country region is rich in history, has an excellent arts scene, delicious food and wine and boasts…

Cherry Days in the Yarra Valley

It’s cherry season in the Yarra Valley and The Plus Ones celebrated in style with a trip to CherryHill Orchards. It’s only an hour outside of the city, but the Yarra Valley feels like it’s a world away. Our weekday…

2019’s Best Wine Haunts Announced at Wineslingers

Dating back to 6,000 BC, humans have always loved their wine. Back then reserved for aristocrats and clergy, we’ve been witnessing a wine democracy where anyone can enjoy a nice glass of fermented grapey goodness. Bursting with a shared passion,…

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Wine Tasting With The Flying Winemaker

Plus Ones readers, get your shopping list out because we have your summer wine list sorted (and it’s not going to break the budget)! We spent an afternoon with Eddie McDougall from the Flying Winemaker tasting his range of wines…