Wine

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…

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…

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…

This is the 2017 Wine of the Year

We unveil the 2017 Vintage Cellars Best Overall Wine and interview the victor’s head winemaker.

Who won winemaker, brewer and distiller of the year?

What makes an exceptional beer? Where are the most inspiring new spirits being distilled? And how do you know the difference between an ordinary wine…