Postcard from Down Under

G’day Mates!

Marc and I are here in Australia and tired as hell from the dreaded 17-hour flight. After a nap, we’ll begin our exploration by hitting as many wineries, wine bars and restaurants in Victoria and South Australia, journo’n as much as we can with the available wifi. What makes this trip so special is meeting so many producers for which we have had the privilege of drinking for decades. Grab a bottle of Australian juice and join us for an adventure! And if you have any recommendations on what not to miss, let us know…our command stations are Adelaide and Melbourne.

Hooroo for now!


About the Author:

Editor and co-founder of, Pamela is a sommelier and former restaurant manager and wine buyer with Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), Court of Master Sommeliers & Center for Wine Origins certification. She has contributed to or been quoted by various publications, including the Los Angeles Times, Sommelier Journal, Vegetarian Times, VIV Magazine, UC-Berkeley Astrobiology News, The Washington Post, the Associated Press, NPR and USA Today. True to her roots, she seeks varietal and appellation integrity and is always passionate about finding the next great bottle of wine.


  1. Wine Harlots March 15, 2013 at 10:30 AM - Reply

    I haven’t been, so I’ll be living vicariously through you.
    Have a great time, can’t wait to read all about it.

    All the best,

    Nannette Eaton

    • Pamela Heiligenthal March 15, 2013 at 12:21 PM - Reply

      Hopefully I can get some pictures up soon!

  2. Darcy March 18, 2013 at 6:22 AM - Reply

    The Blue Mountains
    Lots of wineries too:)

  3. Pamela Heiligenthal March 21, 2013 at 4:54 PM - Reply

    Cheers Darcy!

    I wish I could be sharing all of my photos and stories right now but Internet/wifi is really limited.

  4. Sarah@thehedonista March 24, 2013 at 11:12 PM - Reply

    Hey guys – not back yet? Great meeting you both – can’t wait to hear your aspect xx Sarah

    PS – drank that 2007 Clover Hill I bought at Vintage Cellars in a jet-lagged fuddle. Can’t remember what it tasted like. Damn.

    • enobytes March 26, 2013 at 9:53 PM - Reply

      Well then, a good reason to taste it again :) Glad to hear you made it back safely!! Back yesterday with major jetlag!

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