Katherine Brown: About a year ago I took a group of people to our family cellar and to my delight they were amazed by this cobwebbed hole in the ground. With this in mind I set to the task of give the cellar some love, a coat of paint and some new fixtures to make [...]
By Douglas Elder, Head Chef, Epicurean Centre Last weekend we held the annual Patricia lunch at our Milawa site. As both a celebration of family matriarch Patricia Brown, and as a platform for the launch of the latest releases of the company’s flagship wines named in her honour, the lunch is also a chance for [...]
The Brown Family is excited to launch the 10th release of their Patricia range of wines this March. The Patricia name is a dedication to their matriarch, Patricia Brown, for the love and commitment she gave to her family for more than 60 years. Her contribution has been fundamental in helping to make Brown Brothers [...]
Even though it may not feel like it, autumn has begun and the signs of its presence are starting to arrive in the kitchen. This long, hot and dry summer has been perfect for one autumn fruit, the fig. Native to the Middle East, this summer has brought perfect conditions for fresh figs. The fig [...]
Blue skies over the Milawa winery.
By Caroline Brown, Vintage Cellarhand My limbs are aching, hands are stained and the nightmares have begun. I’m alone amongst a city of tanks, I have to connect the hose to the valve to move the wine from one tank to another. I open the valve and instead of transferring to the tank, the wine [...]
By Douglas Elder, Head Chef, Epicurean Centre It has been some time since my last article. And we’ve had a long, hot, dry and extremely hectic summer period at the Epicurean Centre here in Milawa. The Christmas holidays are one of the busiest times of year for us, with thousands of people flocking to the [...]
Brown Brothers has added some new wine, food and learning experiences to the line-up at this year’s Easter Festival (Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st March 2013). Making its debut this Easter weekend is the Culinary Adventure Stage showcasing local producers, Next Generation chefs and artisans presenting a series of Masterclasses over the two-day festival. It [...]
Australian Women’s Health magazine features the North-east Victoria Rail Trail and Milawa Gourmet region in an article by Felicity Harley.