November 24, 2017

The Tapanappa Tiers Chardonnay Vineyards: A Rich History

The traditional lands of the Peramangk people are an area steeped in history, with Jupiter goldfields, Mount Torrens historic town, Sir Hans Heyson’s former residence the […]
November 24, 2017

A Symphony of Cocktails at Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant

A good cocktail should be innovative, nuanced, and made with the highest quality ingredients; but above all it should be delicious. Our mixologists have years of […]
February 23, 2017

A Tale of Poppycock for my Chuckaboo

(Inspired by ‘A Dictionary of Victorian Slang’ by J. Redding Ware (1909)) A tale of poppy cock for my chuckaboo Arthur Hardy and his wife Martha […]
February 22, 2017

For It Was a Grand Life

For it was a grand life Mabel Phyllis Hardy (1890-1977) was the granddaughter of Arthur Hardy, and oldest daughter of their second son, Herbert Mansell Hardy. […]