Sommelier Tips
The world is reopening and, as a result, we'll soon find ourselves revisiting old friends, seeking new places and “re-imagined” events. So, when it’s your time to “bring it” … what will you bring?
Wine Trends

Australian winegrowers are innovative, adaptive and resilient. The climatic challenges of drought, b...

Sake: Service Please!
Sommelier Tips

Sake serving guiding principles: The right sakeware, drinking and storing temperatures for the different styles of Sake.

Read More April 2022
Sustainability in the Australian Wine Industry

Australia has a harsh climate; our national anthem speaks of ‘droughts and flooding plains’. However, the grape vine is resilient. To sustain a viable industry in the face of a changing climate, the focus needs to be matching grape variet...

Read More March 2022
Skin Contact White Wines
Wine Trends

Skin contact white wines are a classic case of ‘everything old is new again’. Made in ancient amphora or modern-day ceramic eggs, flavor is the key to the best skin contact whites with sustainably a bonus.

Read More February 2022
Wine Regions

Despite its classic stature and ties with tradition, Brunello is meeting the challenges of a brave new world thanks to a dynamic mix of the region’s diverse producers.

Read More January 2022
barbera nizza
Wine Regions

Barbera Uprising

Michaela Morris Michaela Morris

Barbera has risen above its workhorse reputation and is now making some of Italy’s most delightfully drinkable, food-friendly and affordable gems. Italians typically drink beer with pizza but as a monogamous wine drinker, I tend to reach for a ...

Read More December 2021
israel kosher winery
Wine Regions

The only Middle Eastern country to produce wines professionally and commercially, the production of wine in Israel goes back to biblical times. My last visit to this country was in 1978 and I was quite keen to see the change. The only other neighbour...

Read More December 2021
In-Flight Wine
Wine Science

If I have the exceptional pleasure of flying a long haul flight in Business Class, I might get some excitement out of the wine list. But familiar favorites seldom taste the way I am expecting them to taste.

Read More November 2021
Australian Nebbiolo
Wine Trends

The Piedmontese twins of Barolo and Barbaresco are hot property across the vinous globe, shining the light of the mandatory grape of both wines, Nebbiolo. While Nebbiolo’s origins can be traced back to the 14th century, it’s a new grape t...

Read More November 2021
 Serving & Collecting Series with World’s Best Sommelier, Arvid Rosengren.
Sommelier Tips

In this exclusive series of short videos produced by the Vintec Club, Arvid Rosengren, ASI World’s Best Sommelier 2016 and Vintec Global Ambassador, gives his top tips & tricks for serving wines with perfection, and planning and starting a ...

Read More October 2021

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