"Drink in old vines (with a new vibe)
Crisp, cool days are perfect for sampling the bold reds and famous fortified wines of wine-growing mecca, Rutherglen. The historic hotspot, nestled between the Murray River and Victorian Alps, boasts a new breed of winemakers harnessing history and innovation with impressive results. Don't miss the All Saints Estate, celebrating 150 years with a new range of Antique Label wines and special events on the gorgeous grounds, complete with turreted castle, one-hatted Terrace Restaurant, and a cheese and produce store. The escape packages here include everything from private tastings, castle tours and degustations to helicopter rides, with accommodation partners such as the pretty Ready Cottage. From $140 per person for a gourmet experience; from $150 per night at Ready Cottage, allsaintswine.com.au"

Nikki Wallman, Australian Traveller, 1 July 2014