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Laura Pearse
 
30 November 2021 | Laura Pearse

Top 10 things to do in the Swan Valley for 2022

Here are some of the places we love to take our visitors to give them a taste of what the Swan Valley has to offer. You can check off those big ticket items like koalas and kangaroos, as well as a world-class wine region, breweries and fresh local produce just 45 minutes from the CBD. This list was created for those with a day or two to spend looking around or for those with overseas or interstate visitors who want to spend a bit more time exploring.  Continue »

Time Posted: 30/11/2021 at 3:07 PM Permalink to Top 10 things to do in the Swan Valley for 2022 Permalink
Alex Arco
 
24 September 2021 | Alex Arco

Vegan Wine

Wine is fermented grape juice- it's made from grapes...surely all wine is Vegan? The answer: Yes and No. Why do some wines say they contain traces of fish or dairy? Discover what's going on  Continue »

Time Posted: 24/09/2021 at 5:17 PM Permalink to Vegan Wine Permalink
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 »

Time Posted: 23/08/2021 at 3:00 PM Permalink to How Can Wine Taste Like Fruit? Permalink
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 »

Time Posted: 04/08/2021 at 10:22 PM Permalink to Flooding in the vines. Will they live? Permalink
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 »

Time Posted: 26/05/2021 at 12:23 PM Permalink to Why do we call our wines 'The Gig' Permalink
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 »

Time Posted: 19/04/2021 at 5:53 PM Permalink to Paella and Tempranillo -perfect Spanish combo Permalink
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 »

Time Posted: 02/03/2021 at 5:19 PM Permalink to Why Buy Local, Really? Permalink
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 »

Time Posted: 11/02/2021 at 4:08 PM Permalink to How long does an open bottle of wine last? Permalink
Stephen Wallace
 
23 October 2020 | Stephen Wallace

Virtual Wine Classes

Wine Tasting at Home. Check out our on-line wine classes, a fun introduction to wine tasting. Ideally you'll drink our wines while you watch these classes, but otherwise open up a white or white that's a similar style.  Continue »

Time Posted: 23/10/2020 at 2:00 PM Permalink to Virtual Wine Classes Permalink Comments for Virtual Wine Classes Comments (3)
Laura Pearse
 
12 October 2020 | Laura Pearse

Wine Shows: What's the Difference Between a National and a Regional Wine Show? Upper Reach Winery

What do medals on a wine bottle mean? Are some medals more important than others? Find out what the Wine Shows tell you about the medal winning wine and does a medal mean you'll like the wine & more  Continue »

Time Posted: 12/10/2020 at 7:08 PM Permalink to Wine Shows: What's the Difference Between a National and a Regional Wine Show? Upper Reach Winery Permalink