It's come a long way from its roots, but this adaptable and versatile grape is the ideal variety to take on Australia’s equally variable wine-growing conditions.

Wine

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…

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…