Coonawarra - wool and wine

The highways in Victoria are rougher than those in NSW but the views are just as good.

Sheep with a backdrop of redgums and the Grampians on the second day of winter.

A quick stop at Dunkeld and the war memorial, such an iconic part of every Australian country town, with the soldier - head bowed, arms reversed - before a beautiful row of pines.


There was a good frost on the ground as we set up in one of our favourite venues - Patrick's Cellar Door on the Riddoch Highway just north of Penola, looking out over a garden with the vineyards in the background.


Patricks are certainly doing their bit for renewable energy - check out the power plant on their roof.

We love coming to Coonawarra.

Caroline and Al