Wine Regions
Think all Chianti is created equally? Think again. Beyond a clear cut distinction between Chianti and Chianti Classico, the latter is on the brink of recognizing official subzones within its own diverse territory.
Western Australian Cabernets
Wine Regions

While Margaret River still dominates, the Great Southern is making its mark.

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Sommelier Tips

The question of the drinking window can be a minefield for a variety of reasons. Our tastes in wine are subjective and one person’s ready for drinking might be another’s over the hill.

Read more June 2020
Sommelier Tips

We’re welcoming World’s Best Sommelier Arvid Rosengren to the Vintec family – a new recruit as wine expert and ambassador. And for the record, he’s not impressed with long-winded wine lists.

Read more May 2020
Sommelier Tips

You are locked in your house? You want to taste wine with friends or your wine club? Don’t let Covid-19 stop you. Just like people are starting to take “happy hour” online, we can use technology to host virtual wine tastings, gettin...

Read more April 2020
Sommelier Tips

Most wine lists leave you spoilt for choice but they can be overwhelming – ever get that feeling? Then it’s time to make a new BFF in the sommelier.

Read more March 2020
Sommelier Tips

Seasonal wine drinking is all about pairing up a wine with the time of year, and choosing a wine that’s going to compliment all of the aromas, flavors and foods that are typically associated with the particular season you’re in.

Read more November 2019
Sommelier Tips

Temperature and expectation play a big part in how we enjoy everything from our vacations to our meals, and yes, to our wines.

Read more September 2019
Four wines ideal for cooking
Sommelier Tips

4 Wines Ideal for Cooking

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If you love drinking wine, chances are you probably also enjoy great food. Try these four wines that are ideal for cooking if you're unsure what to use for various dishes.

Read more August 2019
Sommelier Tips

With an increasing, technological advancments in wine, it's often presumed that 'corked wine' - that is, the tainting of the aroma and taste of a vintage to undesirable levels is a thing of the past.

Read more July 2019
Sommelier Tips

Best Wine Glasses For Your Wine

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Wine service has come a long way since the days of Paris goblets, Duralax tumblers and old Vegemite jars.

Read more July 2019

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