Art + Wine=Perfect Day

ART + WINE = PERFECT DAY It’s almost finished!! My favourite event of the year. I’m so please COVID didn’t ruin this event, like just about everything else in 2020. We (Valle Laguna) are so proud to support this event. It really is a brilliant …I mean Art + Wine. Hello? How could this not…

Valle Laguna Book Club -What I’ve been reading & listening to

Valle Laguna Book Club-June 2020 Oddly enough the amount of books that I’ve been reading has dropped during the COVID19 restrictions. How is that possible? I’ll admit that we’ve spent a huge amount of time working outside over the last few weeks because as the weather has been sublime.  Clear mild days that are just…

2020 Valle Laguna Book Club-January Reads

I love a good book. Reading has always been one of my favorite pastimes and I know that many of our guests love nothing more than settling in with a good book. We keep the bookshelves in the villas well stocked. Guest will often leave books behind and I’ll add mine once I’ve finished them.  …

Lemon Rush

Not sure about everyone else, but I’m ready for the warmer weather to start. I’ve just about cooked everything in my winter repertoire and my taste buds are ready for a change! Is it just me or do we all seem to stick with the tried an tested recipes? I think it’s a time/effort scenario. In winter if…

Winter Update for the Villa

As I’ve said before, winter is my favourite time in the Hunter Valley.  A few days spent relaxing in front of the fire with a good book can do amazing things for the soul. The villa is totally prepared for  winter. The wood is stacked up ready for the fire, winter weight doonas and soft blankets are…

Winter Weekend

Heading back from our afternoon walk and we caught the last rays of daylight just before the sun dipped behind the hills. Another perfect weekend here in the Hunter Valley. For the first weekend in ages we didn’t have any specific plans. It was  actually lovely to take life at a much slower pace for…