Until recently, Australia’s wine lovers maintained a singular love for shiraz, the most planted variety in the country. Its big, bold and rich personality dominated the drinking l…

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Sparkling Rosé Wine Styles and Aromas

The popularity of sparkling rosé has sky-rocketed recently; enticing drinkers with its blushed hue, delicate bubbles and crisp, clean flavours that t…

Types of Wine: Varieties Guide

Wine grapes (known as vitis vinifera) are as varied as the types of apples we eat. Each grape variety has its own distinct personality (and DNA), ran…

How to Celebrate Bastille Day in Style

Bastille Day is a wonderful reason to invite family and friends over to enjoy French wine. Let’s delve into the history of the day and explore the wa…

Why Does A Wine’s Vintage Matter?

How significant is a wine’s vintage and should it affect whether you buy it or not? Is there such a thing as a ‘bad’ vintage? Should certain past vin…

Tour de Wine! A Look at Wine Regions and Famous Cycling Routes

At this time, when all eyes are on the bike trails of France, it’s interesting to look at the country’s most picturesque wine regions and cycling rou…

The Best of Barossa Valley Shiraz

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 ha…

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…

What’s Malbec World Day and How Can You Celebrate?

Malbec is arguably Argentina’s best wine variety and it’s gaining popularity around the world. Find out how you can celebrate Malbec World Day on Apr…

What makes a winner? How we judge the best of 2018

The Vintage Cellars Best of Awards is an annual celebration of the year’s best wines, beers and spirits. 2018 marks the ninth edition of the Vintage …