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Very recently I had the opportunity to have dinner at Marcello’s and sat on the patio with a friend. I loved all the people watching from the sunny patio but the main attraction is definitely the food.
One of the first things to do when learning about a wine, especially one that for any number of reasons, you may have been avoiding is to immerse yourself in that varietal. To do this means taking the opportunity to taste the wines produced by a variety of wineries and winemakers.
Long Beach Lodge Resort is situated on Cox Bay and the first thing that captures your attention is the miles of west coast beaches and the surrounding rugged, yet incredible, scenery. This is where all your troubles, foes and cares slip away and you start to relax and enjoy the atmosphere that comes included with every stay.
Wild Goose Autumn Gold has previously been my “go to” Wild Goose wine. I love it still but sometimes a change is as good as a rest, although I will always have at least one bottle handy. Which one is this season’s favourite?
With an emphasis on fresh, locally sourced cuisine this is the domain of Executive Chef Shaun Snelling. In the year that Snelling has been at the helm of this iconic dining room changes have come about with a nod to tradition and an eye to the appeal of local, haute cuisine while retaining favourite dishes.