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3 DAYS IN SHANGHAI, CHINA

Shine bright like a diamond they say… well everything was certainly shining brightly as I flew into Shanghai International Airport. Arriving in the wee hours of Tuesday morning (3.00am) on the 20th September, I had time to explore before my representative and interpreter picked me up mid afternoon for the event. The hustle and bustle of…

3 DAYS IN HONG KONG

24th – 26th MAY 2016 I was very proud to be a part of this stand and the representation of quality Australian wine. Australia really has a great reputation around the world of quality, honesty and integrity. This is thanks to the hard work and great ethics of the many Australian wineries and winemakers who have…

USA: SACRAMENTO

Life moves fast. In America, it moves really fast! To organise a trip to the states and visit 5 different cities and coordinate a wine tasting and dinner in each was an effort in itself. Flying into San Francisco, I collected my travel buddy Brett and a boot full of wine and we took off…

USA: SAN FRANCISCO

Slow start to our second day… we rolled out of Sacramento after a quick thank you to our great hosts, Gary and Bonnie. The Sunday traffic on Mother’s Day back into San Francisco was a crawl and a 2 hour drive doubled. We arrived at our modest digs for the night courtesy of good friend…

USA: MINNEAPOLIS

5.00am start and we were through security and on our way to the northern state of Minnesota. Never taking my finger of the pulse, I managed to talk about Brockenchack Wines to my fellow traveler sitting next to me on the plane and had yet another dozen of our finest sold, thanks John Petito. Landed,…

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