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Hitting the Riesling Trail

The Clare Valley is one of South Australia’s most iconic regions. Its fertile soils produce some of the world’s best wines, its buildings are steeped in history and its hills and vales create an idyllic setting in which to relax. One of the best ways to experience the region is by walking or cycling the Riesling Trail, a 35km track …

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Cheers Beers

TASTE OF THE REGION WORDS MIKE GRIBBLE Pre-eminent master brewer Dr Charles Hahn jokes that when he arrived in Australia from the US in 1981, he was introduced to our seven-course meal – a meat pie and a six-pack. Hahn, 70, from Colorado, is founder of Sydney’s Hahn Brewery – later becoming Lion’s Malt Shovel with its James Squire beers. …

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Vintage vision

Obsessed … and just a  little bit mad Words: Tony Love Chester Osborn is no stranger to the outrageous. His shirt collection alone is infamous worldwide. His lengthy, blond curls hang unfettered over his mid-fifties year old shoulders. Social pages have thrived on numerous pictures of the McLaren Vale winemaker dressed up to the nines and beyond – from a …

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Prince of Provenance

Jock Zonfrillo’s food journey has taken him from foraging and fishing with his Scottish and Italian grandfathers and cooking for one of the world’s best chefs, Marco Pierre White, in England, to his own award-winning restaurants in Adelaide Words Dianne Mattsson SA’s abundant food bowl reared its virtues to colourful chef Jock Zonfrillo long before he contemplated life in Adelaide. …

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In the Spirit

SA’s finest distilleries 36 Short Virginia Spirits Distillery Brothers Jon and Con Lioulios have distilled and launched Australia’s first Rakia, the national drink of the Balkans. The brothers make their small-batch craft spirit as a tribute to their Macedonian-born father, Pando. The Gold Rakia has a rich aroma with a full-bodied, smooth mouthfeel with a hint of aniseed and sweet …

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Taste of SA

Native honey with green ants and slow-cooked mutton necks – dining out in Adelaide has become an experience one will never forget. With the world’s best chefs at the helm of Adelaide’s kitchens and tremendous produce at their doorstep, it comes as no surprise that there is an abundance of first class restaurants in the city.  The variety ranges from …

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The Hills of Pleasure

20 minutes and you’re there Tickle your palate and tempt your taste buds as you tour the wineries, visit craft breweries and sample the best local produce only a stone’s throw from Adelaide words brad crouch You know they keep the bar pretty high for quality in the Adelaide Hills when a brewer from the region wins the world’s best …

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Lux

Design your own tour Design your own food and wine tour with the help of bespoke small tour operator Rich & Lingering or choose one of their tailored experiences.The multi award-winning company has close relationships with premium operators throughout wine districts such as the Barossa Valley, Clare Valley, McLaren Vale and Adelaide Hills for experiences ranging from wine masterclasses to …