Depending on who you talk to, sulphites in wine can get a bad reputation – particularly with the current emergence of low and no sulphite wines. But whilst there is a bit of present hype, it’s not as bad as it might seem. Read on to learn more.
As we become more aware of what we put in our bodies, it’s natural to take a closer look at what’s in the wine we drink – in particular additives. Read on as our team explore all you need to know about additives in wine.
Prosecco is the world’s most popular sparkling wine and is gaining prominence here in Australia. In this article, winemaker Jo Marsh discusses all things Prosecco – from how they are made to how they taste – and introduces the five unique styles of Prosecco she makes here at Billy Button.
Victoria’s alpine country offers snow-capped mountains, skiing and cosy chalets in winter; hiking, mountain biking, fishing and wild swimming in summer; and excellent eating and drinking throughout the year. The High Country is a diverse landscape that offers plenty of activities for adventure seekers, couples, food and wine lovers, and families, and the charming town of Bright is at the heart of the action. Surrounded by mountains and located on the Ovens River, Bright and its nearby villages of Porepunkah and Wandiligong offer a huge selection of experiences year-round. Here are 10 things to do in Bright right now.
A short 30km drive up the Valley from the popular Victorian getaway of Bright, you’ll find the quaint town of Myrtleford. It’s the perfect holiday destination, rich in character and Italian culture with a strong community spirit. Not only is Myrtleford the home of the Billy Button Cellar Door that we share with Bush Track Wines, it’s a thriving hub of activity which makes for a memorable trip away, a weekend escape from Melbourne (only 240km away) or a short stint from regional NSW.
Autumn is the most popular time to visit Victoria’s Alpine Valleys as the region is full of the picturesque copper hues of the autumn leaves. Enjoy the changing colours of the season with our guide to the bests spots to experience the magic of regional Victoria in all its autumn glory.
Whether you’re in search of relaxed rail trails that you can explore with the kids, challenging road climbs or high-octane mountain biking, Victoria’s High Country is the ultimate pedal-power destination.