Friday, September 16, 2011

Upper Goulburn news - books, brochures and Taste of Melbourne

Wine Companion loves our region..

James Halliday, well known wine critic has launched his 2012 Wine Companion which is regarded as the “bible” among wine enthusiasts.

The Upper Goulburn Wine Region which incorporates the towns within the Mansfield, Murrindindi and Mitchell Shires has received a rating of 8 out of 10 for white wines and 9 out of 10 for red wines which is fantastic news for the family owned vineyards and wine labels within the region.

All of the wineries within the region who had sent wine to James Halliday for review received ratings of 90 and above which signal that these wines are “highly recommended” and “outstanding” – “wines of great quality and character, worthy of a place in any cellar” states Halliday.

New Upper Goulburn wine brochure
The members of the Upper Goulburn Winegrowers have released their new wine touring brochure.

Copies of the brochure will be available at all the regional visitor information centres.
A copy can also be downloaded from

Upper Goulburn at Taste of Melbourne
Dont forget this weekend we are at Taste, so pop in to the Exhibition Buildings in Carlton, Victoria and say hi to us on stand 80 g and h!

Meet the makers of our regions’ best cool climate wines, olives and olive oils, preserves and chutneys, canapés from the new Lake Mountain restaurant and delicious delicacies from the Mansfield Regional Produce Store and more.

Now established as a ‘must attend event’ by food and wine lovers from Australia and beyond, Taste of Melbourne allows attendees to taste signature dishes from some of Melbourne’s best restaurants.
Over four days there will be opportunities to meet award winning chefs, learn from demonstrations, take part in tastings and tutorials of fine wine and cheese, attendees can try out coffee and cocktail master classes and discover gourmet produce.

phew jam packed in our region at the moment....
Upper Goulburn home of Cool Climate wines, Trout and Olives..JUST GOTTA LOV IT!

have a nice weekend all!
yours in food wine and culture
the Tf's

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