Planning a Wine and Food Dinner

Planning a Wine and Food Dinner; the proof of the pudding… Bob’s Blog “Just wondering if you can do the next dinner, the rest of the year is taken but you missed the Christmas dinner and there is just one spot left – February.” An offer I couldn’t refuse! Like many of our friends in…

Jean Degen

Degen’s Wine Story

A Degen’s Wine Story: We only went for a weekend spaswinefood blog While it took me some time to construct a story of Degen Wines, this story has left me with a lasting impression. I first met winemaker Jean Degen and her daughter at a Welcome to Hunter Valley Event held at Brokenwood.  Read more…

Armistice Day Address

Armistice Day Address Robert Lusby AM Concord Repatriation General Hospital, 11 November 2019 “If ye break faith with us—–we shall not sleep” Words from the Western Front poem “In Flanders Fields” by John McCrae Chilling words from the dead that reflect the social contract between those who have served and the families and community that…