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Our last day of tasting in the Adelaide region was taking in an Austrian Icon and enjoying a boutique winery in the Adelaide Hills. The travels took us to the Penfolds Magill Estate to taste the world renowned Penfold’s Grange, arguably the most famous Australian wine. We would then continue onward to boutique sparkling wine cellar door Deviation Road, which was located in the Adelaide Hills a short distance away. Tasting an… Read More

The Adelaide Hills wine region is located immediately outside of Adelaide, South Australia. Its a lessor known region in Australias worldwide wine production that’s often over shadowed by the Barossa, McLaren Vale or the Hunter Valley . Being in coastal mountains, The Adelaide Hills are known for cooler temperatures. They are known for producing Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. The wines here can be of exceptional quality and are… Read More

About 25 years ago, in another life, I used to be a ski instructor at Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler, BC, Canada. During that time, I had several Australian flat mates and had some interesting times growing up in my twenties. Through Facebook, I was able to re-connect with some of them, which, in part, prompted this visit to Adelaide. For the next 4 days, we had a home stay with our friends as… Read More

It’s a once in a lifetime experience to ski at the best ski mountains in the Southern Hemisphere. Spending time exploring Valle Nevado, making turns under August sun is an experience that was unforgettable. This post is one chapter in our trip to Peru and Chile via Air Canada Executive First (Business Class). This trip was booked using Air Canada e-upgrades to upgrade into Air Canada International Executive First class. For more… Read More

The Maipo Valley is one of the more undiscovered wine regions in the world and is on the cusp of wine tourism. After a taste of what it had to offer, we were impressed by the regions’ features and wineries. This post is one chapter in our trip to Peru and Chile via Air Canada Executive First (Business Class). This trip was booked using Air Canada e-upgrades to upgrade into Air Canada… Read More