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 anticipate Penfolds’ annual release …

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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…

Australian wine terroir: how does the soil affect the wine you drink?

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 r…

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…

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…

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…

How do we pick the best wines of the year?

How do we select the winners of Vintage Cellars Best Of Awards each year? Find out how we pick the best wines for 2017, including what our judges loo…