Australian wine would not be what it is without the varying terroir, which allows for vineyards to grow so many different grape varieties. From the rich, terra rossa soil of the C…

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7 world famous beers and their origins

From the ales to the stouts to the craft beers, for International Beer Day on August 4, we explore the beers which have made their mark on the world …

The story of Sparkling Rosé and how best to enjoy it

Who made the first Pink Champagne and how is it best enjoyed? We explore the origins of Champagne Rosé and its many variations, from the Prosecco-bas…

Myths and tall tales of Tequila and Mezcal

While it’s one of the most popular spirits in the world, Tequila is a dark horse when it comes to its background. Aside from its homeland being Mexic…

5 Australian regions you need to visit if you love Shiraz

Whether boisterous, bold, spicy, deep or sparkling, Australian Shiraz has become an absolute staple for red wine lovers across our Great Southern Lan…

A short history of Gin and its origins

Though wine may have several dozen centuries on it, gin has perhaps the most fascinating history of our favourite drinks. From medicinal use in the 1…

Meet the Godfather of Australian Brewing: Chuck Hahn

Chuck Hahn has been an iconic member of the brewing industry since the 1980s when he first discovered the science of hops, yeast and grains. In many …

5 moments in history that shaped Champagne

It’s the toast to many a celebration, but how did it arrive at the refined bubbles of today? We spotlight five historical events that shaped today’s …

5 ways the vintage harvest affects the wine you drink

Many of us have heard that ‘even years’ are better years for the Barossa Valley vintage. But there are several factors which go into what makes a goo…