Xanadu senior winemaker Glen Goodall is having a good day in the wine region he calls “utopia” – Margaret River. The sun’s shining (again) and the surf’s up, but that will have to wait because Glenn is tasting his way through 25 or so batches of 2015...
When Stephen Pannell was 15 years old, he found an old ship’s bell on the ocean floor while diving at the end of Busselton jetty in Western Australia. It turned out to be from the SS Koomilya, a wood-lugger that sailed between WA and South Australia....
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