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Posts by Maryterry

Why not go for a Winery Experience for your group…. minimum of 15

There’s nothing quite like the ambience of a working winery when it comes to a relaxing, fun and informative ‘day out’ for groups of 15 or more. Tastings of our wines and fortifieds (all preservative-free and made with pride, passion and a respect for tradition), a smattering of wine ‘fun facts’, some food matching suggestions….…

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Interesting festive facts…. the words Christmas and Noël don’t look alike at all so what’s the connection?

I’ve always wanted to know: why the word for Christmas in French is ‘Noël? The word Noël comes from the French word ‘noël’ meaning ‘the Christmas season’ and is a variation of the Latin word ‘natalis’ which in Western Christian traditions references the birth of Christ. The word Noël first appeared in English sometime in…

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A shepherd, a nymph and an abandoned lunch…..

I don’t know about you, but I tend to enjoy a ‘side dish’ of trivia and background details with my food and drink. If you too are so inclined, join me for the occasional post on the stories behind the names and origins of various foods. A shepherd, a nymph and an abandoned lunch! For…

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A day out with family and friends…..

A day out with family and friends needn’t cost the equivalent of the GDP of a small country! Make a zucchini slice or quiche ( or even simpler do some Hunting and Gathering at the Deli of your choice) come on out for a wine tasting and stay for lunch. Wines are available for consumption…

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Take the hassle out of gift giving….

Gifts made by hand, in small batches, from local produce are always appreciated . Why not consider ‘shopping’ from our range of gourmet chutneys, pastes, dukkah, local honey and other delicious goodies, most of them made by the Little Cellar Rat. All GF and NO PRESERVATIVES

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Purple confetti, a table and two chairs…..

This has to be one of the most delightful times of the whole year as clouds of mauve fill the landscape. We are privileged to have several very old Jacarandas forming the canopy in our old garden. The sprinkling of fallen flowers that form a mauve carpet bring sheer joy to both the eye and…

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Mango & Lemon Sauce – from fruit kissed by the sun!

This one’s a ‘newy’ in our little range of gourmet products…. MANGO & LEMON SAUCE. Just the thing to spread on a large thin pancake, then top with some yoghurt or a scoop of ice-cream, a slurp of cream and some fresh passionfruit pulp. Makes a quick dessert or Sunday morning brunch offering. $8 310…

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What’s on at CHILDERS ARTS SPACE??

LAND…… on at CHILDERS ARTS SPACE 25 SEPT – 1 DEC 2019. This installation explores ongoing themes of the Bundaberg Regional Galleries Collection. It features works by important Australian artists including Vida Lahey and Ray Cook. Country, place, identity, conservation, politics. Hmm…. quite a smorgasbord there! Childers Arts space (07) 4130 4750 72 Churchill St…

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Sweet as!

Here @ HILL OF PROMISE WINERY & CELLAR DOOR we have LOCAL BRUSHED BOX honey. With the continuing dry weather the bees have had to work overtime in recent months and each time we drizzle some on cereal, spread it on bread or toast, or use in a wide range of dishes, we THANK these…

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