The Barossa Valley wine region has arguably become as famous as Napa Valley or Bordeaux. When someone says the words “Barossa Valley shiraz”, it’s hard not to instantly imagine th…

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How to Celebrate World Gin Day

There are plenty of causes for celebration in a calendar year. However, it is quite novel to have an entire day to celebrate a spirit, however as Wor…

Interview with Dan Swincer - St Hugo

Daniel Swincer became a winemaker simply because it looked like a fun thing to do. And he’s sure having a lot of fun at St Hugo. His day involves tas…

Meet 3 Characters of Australian Brewing

Australia has a long history with beer. In fact, it’s the nation’s most consumed alcoholic beverage. But which current makers should you know about t…

Interview with David Bicknell, Oakridge Wines

Getting to travel and taste wine would be a dream come true for many of us. In his own words, David Bicknell considers himself a “lucky bastard.” Ear…

Interview with Steve Baraglia, Pikes

Passionate, determined, dedicated and hard working,Steve Baraglia has many of the qualities of a great winemaker. The small family vineyard was plant…

The 6 Characters of Australian Wine You Should Know About

Australian wine is certainly worth celebrating – but what about the characters behind the bottles. We’re celebrating the innovators, artists and thi…

Interview with Dan Buckle, Chandon

Meet Dan Buckle, Senior Winemaker at Chandon. Shaped by his father’s vineyard and his experience at Chandon 30 years ago, Dan is one of those charact…

7 Wonders of the Whisky World

World Whisky Day is a day to get together with friends to try new and interesting spirits – and there’s so much going on in the world of whisky it’s …

How To Celebrate The Royal Wedding

Be inspired by weddings of the past and try the drinks favoured by the royals; and take note of the British Royal Family’s particularly fascinating h…