Wine

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Style

During the second new moon, generally between late January and mid-February, Chinese New Year (also known as the Spring Festival) is celebrated aroun…

Discover the Shades of Summer

One of the first things you notice when you pour a glass of wine – before you even have a chance to smell or taste it – is its colour. From light hue…

Why is Champagne the Drink of Celebration?

From ‘christening’ ships to toasting in the New Year, champagne has become synonymous with celebration.

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…