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Salad Season

It’s officially salad season, but are you getting tired of those staple salad recipes? Well, we have been taking advantage of all the great veg and fruit that’s in season right now in McLaren Vale at Oliver’s Taranga, so we thought we’d share our favourite salads with you… Asian Cucumber Salad with Fiano The Oliver’s Taranga […]

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2023 was quite a year!

2023 was quite a year for Oliver’s Taranga. You can’t say the Oliver’s team do things by halves, we’ve squeezed a lot into 2023! And where did it all start? VINTAGE 2023 2023 was the third year in a row impacted by La Nina, which meant a long cool ripening period and solid rains leading […]

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Gran’s Gingerbread Men

It wouldn’t be Christmas without Gran’s Gingerbread Men, a recipe that will take you straight back to childhood… These tasty biscuits even include a splash of our delicious Ruthless Ruth Muscat, so thankfully we are back in stock again. Muscat is also the best match to accompany them, in case you needed the excuse 🙂 […]

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Gran’s White Christmas

The countdown to Christmas is on and we couldn’t resist sharing Gran’s White Christmas recipe. Gran Marjorie knew exactly how to bring a little extra joy to the festive season with this family favourite. In fact Corrina remembers Gran Marjorie used to go into full mass production of this delicious treat at Christmas time. She […]

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Gran’s Lemon Delicious Tart

Want to make the most of the last few lemons on the tree? Gran Marjorie was way ahead of you with this absolutely amazing Lemon Delicious Tart… Corrina even remembers helping to make the pastry back in the day, including the possible inclusion of dripping in the recipe, which made the pastry lovely and savoury […]

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Gran’s Golden Syrup Dumplings

We don’t know about you, but Spring is making us feel all renewed, and ready to get out in the garden this month! What better way to enjoy some time outside than with something sweet and a refreshing glass of Moscato… Gran Oliver knew just how to bring a smile to people’s faces with her […]

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Duck Ragu with Fettucine

After five years of waiting, we were so excited to release the new vintage of the Vine-Dried Cabernet earlier this year. Not a shy wine, we knew we needed something deliciously rich to accompany such intensity. So below you will find a recipe that does that and more… Slow cooked duck leg in a rich […]

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Gran’s Date Pudding

Pudding definitely isn’t just for Christmas, especially for us southern hemispherers, winter is the spiritual home of this rich, comforting treat! Gran Marjorie was a master of the classics, and this simple pudding recipe was one all the kids looked forward to, especially if there was some of her homemade custard on offer. Corrina especially […]

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Vine Dried Cabernet is released

We finally heard all your calls for more or our rare beast, the Vine Dried Cabernet, only made in 2006, 2013, 2017 and now 2021. Inspired by the ‘Amarone’ method that has been used for centuries in Italy, a portion of our Cabernet vineyard was handpicked and then dried in air racks for 12 days. […]

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Gran’s Hide the Tin Cookies

If there was a better name for delicious cookies, we haven’t found it. Story of our lives right here, because really what cookie couldn’t do with a secret location? Continuing our journey through Gran Marjorie’s handwritten recipes, the Hide the Tin Cookies are one of those recipes you can whip up in a flash from […]

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Chocolate Raspberry Cake

Make Mum feel special and get a slice of Chocolate Raspberry cake out of it… We could not resist resharing this fantastic recipe for the most delicious Chocolate Raspberry Cake in time for Mother’s Day. We challenge you to watch this video and not run out to get the ingredients to make it immediately! Think […]

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2020 Sagrantino is released!

The perfect vintage for ripening the delicious and voluminous Sagrantino tannins Sagrantino is back at Oliver’s Taranga, just in time for this weekend’s Tasting Australia Porchetta Party! And after a couple years without it, the 2020 vintage is certainly worth the wait. A very low cropping year with lots of warmth, it was perfect for […]

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Gran’s Grape Crumble

Continuing our journey through Gran Marjorie’s memorable recipes, we bring you her soul-warming Grape Crumble. As vintage draws to a close, and nights become cooler, this delicious recipe makes the most of ripe red grapes, and that magic combination of rolled oats, brown sugar and butter to make an extra tasty crumble topping! Corrina’s advice […]

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Gran’s Rotegritze

Turning ripe wine grapes into a delicious pudding! Continuing our journey through Gran Marjorie’s memorable recipes, we bring you Rotegritze, a recipe made for vintage time when ripe wine grapes are plentiful. Taking an imperial gallon of either Shiraz or Mataro grapes, this recipe makes a delicious and refreshing pudding to end the meal! Another […]

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Gran’s Apricot Roly-Poly

Isn’t it amazing how many of your happy childhood memories can be wrapped up in the warm embrace of a favourite cake? For the Oliver kids, their Gran Marjorie was the comforting source of a long list of delicious cakes, slices, and biscuits. One of the favourites amongst that list was her classic Apricot Roly-Poly. […]

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Oliver’s Taranga Cooking Series – Crayfish with Parsley Butter

This month’s cooking series recipe feature is Crayfish with Parsley Butter matched with our 2020 The Hunt for Mrs Oliver Sparkling. And when you have such amazing ingredients, all you’ll need is a little butter and a chilled glass of Sparkling. Recipe (Serves 2-4pp) Ingredients: Method: ​Remember to take a pic and share on socials using […]

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Oliver’s Taranga Cooking Series – Red Berry Cake

This month’s cooking series recipe feature is Red Berry Cake matched with our Chica Mencia Rose. So simple, so tasty and just one dish! This berry cake is a delicious way to finish your next summer BBQ, or when hosting the family over the silly season. Recipe Ingredients: Method:   ​Remember to take a pic and […]

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Oliver’s Taranga Cooking Series – Hearty Beef Bourguignon Recipe

This month’s cooking series recipe feature is Beef Bourguignon matched with Oliver’s Taranga Brioni’s Blend After a small taste of Spring weather, McLaren Vale has had another winter blast – so we’re bringing out the winter warmer recipes again! This recipe is a simple, hearty fare to enjoy with a glass of red. Reach for a […]

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Prosciutto Pizza with rocket and mozzarella

This month’s cooking series recipe feature is Prosciutto Pizza with rocket and mozzarella  matched with Oliver’s Taranga Grenache Winter, wood-fires, pizza and red wine – What more could you as for? This easy to follow recipe has you easily prepared and ready to cook before friends or family arrive. Enjoy! often the simplest things are the […]

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Chargrilled Lamb with Museum Cellar Release Shiraz

This month’s cooking series recipe feature is Chargrilled lamb  matched with Oliver’s Taranga Museum cellar Shiraz We can’t wait for you to try a boneless leg of lamb over coals. Whether you have access to a fire pit, you are out camping, or in your weber kettle. It is social, it keeps you warm and the juicy, smoky […]

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