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

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Skin Contact White Wines
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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
Australian Nebbiolo
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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
jancis robinson interview
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The Wine That Moves You

Michael Wreyford Michael Wreyford

Michael has a sip and a chat with the famous Journalist and Wine Writer Jancis Robinson, MW. One of the most recognized and respected voices in the world of wine.

Read More October 2021
celebrity wines
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Are celebrity wines serious endeavors or merely cynical branding? The answer is both, and there are no shortage of examples to choose from. These days, it’s quicker to say which celebrities aren’t making wine. There are hundreds of celebr...

Read More July 2021
Spain’s Journey of Rediscovery
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There are many myths about Spain: the rain doesn’t fall mainly on the plain, paella is not the national dish and when it comes to the Spanish climate, it’s not all scorchio. Yes, the costas are waiting for northern Europeans to arrive eac...

Read More July 2021
 The Penfolds Californian Collection 2021
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Penfolds is arguably Australia’s most visible wine brand. The single word Penfolds with its cursive script and blood red lettering is instantly recognizable. So much so, that in burgeoning Chinese market, the Penfolds brand has been extensively...

Read More June 2021
Saumur castle and vineyards in the Loire Valley, France.
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Champagne is still the undisputed heavyweight champion of the sparkling wine world ... isn’t it? With many regions now producing examples that regularly outrank the best champagnes in blind tastings, there are definitely challengers for the cro...

Read More May 2021
What’s cool in Australian wine right now?
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Beyond oaky Chardonnay and fruit-bomb Shiraz, Australia is making a huge array of super-trendy wine styles, often from the most unexpected sources. Here’s a guide to what’s cool Down Under – including some recommendations for what t...

Read More April 2021
Austria vineyard Blaufränkisch wine
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“It smells like Romanée-Conti!” exclaimed one of Sweden’s premier sommeliers in surprise, finding a Blaufränkisch from Spitzerberg in his glass. A better sign that Austria’s top producers have left behind the over-...

Read More April 2021

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