It’s time for a break…

It’s time for a break…

School holidays spent in North East Victoria were a highlight of my childhood and I’d often count down the days until I could return. Life in Melbourne couldn’t beat the rush of being up here, surrounded by my cousins and getting out into that fresh, bracing country...
James & Co Wines, Rutherglen

James & Co Wines, Rutherglen

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK: The newly opened James & Co cellar door brings a touch of Melbourne to downtown Rutherglen.WORDS: 52WeekendsNEVicPICTURES: 52WeekendsNEVic /Georgie James Photography (as noted) Rutherglen couple Ricky and Georgie James set out to create...
Weekend Fit For a King, 2017

Weekend Fit For a King, 2017

This Queen’s Birthday weekend – taste, explore and feast… like a King! Across the King Valley’s Weekend Fit for a King festival, the winemaking families of the region open brand new release wines for festival-goers to taste, including the Italian varietals they...
Gold, Rutherglen style – Tuileries

Gold, Rutherglen style – Tuileries

This article was written by Smudge Eats. Find out more in their coffee-table book, Flavours of Victoria.   In the 1860s, when gold was the metal du jour, a Frenchman named Michele Roux found his way to Rutherglen, hoping to strike it rich. He eventually found wealth –...
Easter 2017

Easter 2017

Live music, farmgate visits and stunning autumn days make for the best of reasons to visit North East Victoria this Easter.Load up the car with family and friends, then crisscross your way across the region, sampling the best of local producers and making memories...