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After James Halliday rated the Pertaringa Tipsy Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 an amazing 99 points in his 2021 Wine Companion, he also included this wine is his Top 100 Wines in The Australian newspaper this weekend, again rated 99 points.
The Pertaringa cellar door remains open and COVID-safe, with plenty of outdoor seating and space to relax.
While technology has changed our lives for the better in many ways, there’s no denying that we could all do with a break from time to time. With the average person using their smart phone for over 3 hours a day and watching TV for up to 4 hours, it’s safe to say most of us could benefit from a digital detox. Immersing yourself in nature is one of the best and easiest ways to allow yourself to switch off and reconnect. Known as much for its natural beauty as its incredible wines, we firmly believe McLaren Vale is one of the best places to get back to nature. Here’s a few ideas to keep you busy when you put down the devices:
It’s on again! Spring has sprung and it’s the perfect time to join Birdlife Australia for the Aussie Backyard Bird Count from 19th to 25th October.
A great activity if you’re working from home or spending some extra time in familiar surroundings! You can give nature a helping hand and create twenty minutes of outdoor fun outdoors, all while supporting the amazing people at BirdLife Australia plot our bird populations. Fun for kids to do too!
This month, Bec was appointed to the board of Nature Foundation, following in the footsteps of her grandmother Dr Barbara Hardy AO. Bec has been involved in the Nature Foundation for years and is looking forward to contributing further through her involvement in the board.
Established in 1981 by Barbara, David Cleland, Warren Bonython AO and Dr Mark Bonnin AM, Nature Foundation is a not-for-profit foundation that invests in conserving, restoring and protecting South Australian landscapes, flora and fauna. Nature Foundation is a registered charity and relies upon supporters, members and donors to support its vital work. To learn more about and support the foundation, visit the Nature Foundation website.
Wine tasting, beaches, seafood, nature, wildlife – South Australia has so much to offer! And so does the rest of Australia!
The wine regions and the rest of the Australian tourism industry has suffered through the most challenging year, and Tourism Australia is encouraging people to support them in its newest #HolidayHereThisYear campaign. Domestic tourism is key in helping the recovery of this industry and Tourism Australia’s campaign is leading the charge. You can learn more about the campaign and all the amazing experiences Australia has to offer here.
With limited travel opportunities at the moment, we can be grateful there’s a world class tourist destination on our doorstep. So to help you out, we’ve put together a list of the top activities to make the most of a daytrip in McLaren Vale.
1. Immerse yourself in the region’s arts and culture.
With a range to suit all interests, McLaren Vale’s arts and culture scene won’t disappoint. Red Poles Art Gallery features indigenous artists from communities around South Australia. The Salvador Dali Sculpture Exhibition is a surrealist exhibition featuring authentic sculptures and graphic artworks from Salvador Dali, a titan of modern art.