MOUNT Lilydale Mercy College students launched their 2017 vintage last month. McAuley Park, the College farm, prepares students for a range of agriculture careers, including winemaking. Each year the agriculture students prune the vines growing on college grounds, sample and pick the grapes and make their own wine. They then bottle and label the wine and make it … Continue Reading ››
Corina Horstra creates pottery in her studio in Toolangi. Her aim is to create beautiful, elegant pots that are lovely for everyday use. She is one of many artists in the Melba Highway area opening her studio to the public on October 14 and 15.
Corina, can you please tell us what your creative process is … Continue Reading ››
David Bicknell, Chief Winemaker at Oakridge in the Yarra Valley, has received one of the Australian wine industry’s most prestigious awards. Mr Bicknell was awarded the Gourmet Traveller WINE Winemaker of the Year 2017 at Adelaide's National Wine Centre on September 23. The independent and distinguished judging panel, led by Chairman of Judges Peter Forrestal, comprised Huon … Continue Reading ››
Our Spring edition is out now, with beautiful stories and photos from across the valley and ranges. Meet Silvan author Eliza Henry Jones, who published her first book at the age of 14, take a stroll along the Osborne … Continue Reading ››