Knee-deep in grapes from a young age, this Barossa winemaker muses on mentors, food and wine matches, the love of a big barrel and respect for resourceful reds.

Meet the Winemaker

Meet the Winemaker: Katherine Brown, Brown Brothers

As a fourth-generation member of the Brown Brothers Wine Family, Katherine Brown is brightening the future of this well-loved Australian Winery.

Meet the Winemaker: Mike Symons

Stonier Wines Manager Mike Symons began his career producing premium pinot noir and chardonnay at Petaluma Winery in 1989. After moving to Italy to w…

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…

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…

Drinks Made By Great Women in Liquor

The liquor industry has historically been dominated by men, yet the influence of women continues to grow. While there is often a perception that the …

Q&A with Kym Teusner

Every year we assign our Vintage Cellars tasting panel with the important task of identifying the best new releases in the liquor world for our annua…