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Laura Pearse
1 September 2021 | Laura Pearse

Perfect Fathers' Day Gifts - for Dads who love Wine

Find it hard to buy something for your dad for Father's Day? If he loves a glass of wine, but you're fed up trying to choose a bottle of wine that's going to knock his socks off, we've put together some gift ideas that'll make this Fathers' Day one to remember.  Continue »

Laura Pearse
23 August 2021 | Laura Pearse

How Can Wine Taste Like Fruit?

Does Wine have fruit in it? Good question. We get asked this a lot at Cellar Door.  Continue »

Laura Pearse
4 August 2021 | Laura Pearse

Flooding in the vines. Will they live?

It's been the wettest winter I can remember, and so much the rain! What does flood water do to grape vines? Will the vines live? 🍇 How deep did the water get? Check out this video.  Continue »

Laura Pearse
22 July 2021 | Laura Pearse

Why are Upper Reach wines so consistent in their flavours

Our wines reflect the character of our Swan Valley estate grown fruit, creating wines that are fresh, vibrant and full flavoured. Each wine reflects the vintage and our vineyard. We grow and care for the grapes as they ripen; agonizing over such things as irrigation and which day to hand pick our fruit.  Continue »

Laura Pearse
1 June 2021 | Laura Pearse

Winter means Mulled Wine

With cooler weather upon us, making mulled wine comes to mind as it's just about the easiest thing ever for winter entertaining. It literally takes just 5 minutes to make, either on the stovetop or in a slow cooker, and is guaranteed to make your home smell absolutely amazing and warm everyone up on a chilly night.  Continue »

Laura Pearse
26 May 2021 | Laura Pearse

Why do we call our wines 'The Gig'

What is the story behind the Gig wines? Captain Stirling encouraged the Brits to move to WA based on the soil that we have at Upper Reach.  Continue »

Laura Pearse
19 April 2021 | Laura Pearse

Paella and Tempranillo -perfect Spanish combo

As a child in Spain, the only time I ever saw any men cooking was Sunday afternoon. They would use all the leftovers from the fridge and stand around talking very loudly with a glass of Tempranillo in hand!  Continue »

Laura Pearse
1 April 2021 | Laura Pearse

What wine matches with chocolate

Wine and Chocolate are a match made in heaven. Discover which wine goes well with dark chocolate, milk chocolate, chilli chocolate and salted caramel.  Continue »

Laura Pearse
2 March 2021 | Laura Pearse

Why Buy Local, Really?

How your support keeps the family business alive and what large businesses are doing that screws it up.  Continue »

Laura Pearse
11 February 2021 | Laura Pearse

How long does an open bottle of wine last?

Once you've opened a bottle of wine, most of them can last three to five days... but it depends on the type of wine. Red wines generally last longer than whites. Make sure your wine doesn't go off.  Continue »