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Champagne: Behind The Traditions

Champagne is often used to celebrate important occasions but some of them seem a little bizarre, so what's the story behind them?

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19 Apr 2016 by Jean-Marie Simart

SPOTLIGHT ON: Bistrot Gavroche, Sydney

By JEAN-MARIE SIMART - New French bistrot in Sydney. Did someone say Vin Jaune?... read more

08 Jan 2016 by Mark Baulderstone

The 5 Best Things You Can Do To Wine

Mark Baulderstone, M.D. of Riedel Australia, shares with us his top 5 rituals when it comes to wine enjoyment.... read more



Wine Myths And Commons Misunderstandings

There are some sayings about wine that are shared so frequently they have entered the realm of unquestioned truths.


Rockford Basket Press Shiraz 2001

BY JEAN-MARIE SIMART – Wine of the month... pure velvet in the mouth!


Three Exciting New Wine Regions To Explore

Anyone with a passing knowledge of wine can name a famous wine region. Here are three you may not have heard of. Which will you add to your wine collection?


INFOGRAPHIC - How To Become A Wine God

A short visual guide to becoming a wine tasting pro.


Will Gamay be the next star of New-Zealand wine?

Gamay has been grown in France for centuries, but some Kiwi winemakers believe it might be the next big thing in New Zealand. Read up on Gamay and its profile.


3 Factors Not To Overlook When Starting A Wine Collection

Starting and maintaining a fine wine collection is no easy task. There are countless factors to consider – here are three which you may not have thought about.

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