Off the Beaten Vineyard (4 Uncommon Varietals Produced at Melbourne Wineries)

As Melbournians, we love our wine, and nothing beats a medium–full-bodied shiraz or crisp sauvignon blanc. But sometimes it pays to step off the beaten track (or vineyard, in this case) and venture into a lesser-known world where other varietals dwell. Melbourne is home to some fantastic and lesser-known wines, but, before you hire a private coach and begin your wine tasting venture, we’re going to give you a head start and highlight four curious varietals across Melbourne. Let’s begin with a well-known vineyard.

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Exploring Melbourne Post-Lockdown (Autumn Edition)

Melbourne is well into autumn now and things are starting to feel like the way they were before the COVID-19 lockdowns. The only question left is, what are you going to do to rediscover our gorgeous city and how are you going to do it? The answers are, of course, by checking out some staple Melbourne attractions with some mates via our Melbourne bus hire service. Not sure where to start? Melbourne on the Move have you covered — let’s check out our first pick.

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Best of the 90s (Prelude to The Big 90s Party)

The 90s have often been hailed as an interesting time for music. There was a lot of new genres coming out of the woodwork and equally as new and unique fashion trends accommodating them. But say what you will, the 90s were home to some iconic and unforgettable anthems that are still sung in clubs and showers across the world.

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Festival Etiquette Refresher: SummerSalt Edition

With normalcy slowly returning to Melbourne – festivals and concerts are also starting to come back to life. Melbourne on the Move will be providing official event transportation services to the 2021 SummerSalt music festival on the 20th and 21st of February in Mornington – which will feature some big names like The Cat Empire, The Teskey Brothers and John Butler.

In preparation for what is sure to be a magnificent event that will truly capture the essence of summer – we’ve decided to run through some basic festival etiquette rules that should be followed so everyone can have a good time. Additionally, we’ll also be looking at some of the COVIDSafe practices that SummerSalt will be implementing – let’s dive right in shall we?

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Midnight Oil and The Makarrata Project

Midnight Oil will be returning to the big stage this March after the band’s and nation’s long hiatus from live music. The Aussie legends will be playing five shows across Australia expressly to shine a light on The Uluru Statement From The Heart and elevate people’s awareness on the displacement of First Nations people and the theft of their land. Of course, this tour includes a show at Mt Duneed Estate in Victoria on the 20th of March where they’ll be bringing the humble tour to a close. Melbourne on the Move is proud to be providing event transportation services to the Oil’s show in Geelong. So, to celebrate the return of live music we thought we’d take a closer look at the band’s latest release and the profound message and impact that’s driving this tour.

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Top 6 Wedding Venues in Victoria (Winery Edition)

With Victoria’s restrictions having eased – paving the way towards a normal life once more – it’s time to start planning that dream wedding you’ve been fantasising about. With countless wedding venues across the state, it can be hard to narrow it down, which is why we’ve done all the hard work for you. Our wedding bus hire service has enabled us to observe countless incredible wedding venues – so here are our top six picks for wineries that make exquisite wedding locales.

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5 Ways to Get the Most out of Yoga

We’ve touched on yoga in the past – talking about how it can benefit you and how you can practise mindfulness during your sessions – but with so many people spending time at home lately, we thought we’d detail the best ways to get the most out of your yoga flow. Whilst under normal circumstances you’d be able to utilise our Melbourne-based bus hire service to travel the countryside and partake in yoga classes at a winery/resort, there’s no reason why you can’t get some practice in whilst you’re at home. Whether you’re a newbie or an experienced yogi – the following tips are designed to ensure a rewarding yoga session every time.

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Cheese & Alcohol: Pairing Notes And Tips

Often revered as a true delicacy – with varieties that appeal to people with all taste preferences – cheese is a much-loved indulgence here in Melbourne. And, it doesn’t get much better than pairing it with alcohol. But, with so many different types of alcohol around it can be hard to know where to start. Well, being a premium Melbourne-based bus hire company, we’ve done our fair share of travelling and have decided to impart some fundamental tips for pairing cheese and alcohol. Before we begin, it’s important to remember the number one rule of pairing – everyone has different tastebuds and it’s all a journey to discover what you prefer personally.

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The Fundamentals Of Wine Tasting: Breaking Down The Five Characteristics

We know how much our customers love wine tastings – especially when they’re paired with our simplified bus hire services. It’s often said that wine is much more enjoyable when you understand the process taken to create the wine. We’ve already spoken about the general vinification processes – but what about the fundamental characteristics that define the way wine tastes? There are five commonly recognised characteristics: sweetness, acidity, tannin, alcohol and body – and we’re going to be exploring each one in detail in today’s blog.

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