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A Guide to Gift-Giving This Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner, as is the time for buying gifts for your family and friends. But where to start?

A Guide to What to Bring to Pre-Christmas Events

On average, Australians spend 46 hours getting sufficiently prepared for Christmas Day. And while 25 December remains the epicentre of the holiday ce…

How To Celebrate Christmas In Three Ways

When it comes to celebrating Christmas, Australians have a multitude of traditions. Our Christmas is a summer Christmas; and that gives us the freedo…

Not So Sweet: Explore the Spectrum of Rosé

When the weather warms up, you’re likely to seek refreshing and light wines that pair well with long afternoons in the sun. To us, spring means a chi…

The Flavour Profiles of Sparkling Wine

There’s nothing quite like popping the cork on a bottle of sparkling wine and hearing the bubbles fizz their way into a chilled glass. Except, of cou…

Behind the Scenes of the Penfolds 2017 Release

The wait for the Penfolds Collection 2017 is over, and according to Chief Winemaker, Peter Gago, it doesn’t disappoint. But why do wine-lovers antici…

The Red Wine Varietal Explainer

One of the most rewarding parts of exploring wine is developing your palate. When it comes to varietals – the broad term for the specific type of gra…

A guide to the world’s lesser known white wines

Savouring the fresh and fruity flavours of a quality white wine is one of life’s great pleasures. After all, who doesn’t love the citrusy peaks of a …

A Beginner’s Guide to Spanish Wine

Spain is renowned for its many and varied wine regions, producing some of the most unique and delicious varietals in Europe. In fact, behind France a…