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Wine Myths And Commons Misunderstandings

There are some sayings about wine that are shared so frequently they have entered the realm of unquestioned truths. You may be surprised that even the most widely accepted facts about the wines in your collection could be commonly shared misconceptions.   MYTH ...

Langton’s Classification: A Valuable Tool To Navigate Top Australian Wines

If your primary interests are quality and consistency, a good place to start is Langton’s Classification of Australian Wine. The sixth edition, published in 2014, includes 139 wines divided into three categories – Exceptional, Outstanding and Excellent.   Australia's finest wines are ...

2 Under-the-Radar Old World Wine Countries to Try

We've already covered some of the best New World wines the world has to offer, but you may be asking: what about the Old World? This category of wine regions is primarily comprised of Europe - Wine Folly defines the area ...

Two-­Up Tipples: Great ANZAC Pairings

This year will mark the 100th Anniversary of the first ANZAC Day ceremonies, so it’s worth putting aside our Rugby discrepancies and raising a glass to our brothers and sisters across the Tasman. And what better way to do that than with a ...

Guigal Côte-Rôtie – Brune et Blonde 2010

Produced in the Rhône Vallée, its name means “roasted slope” due to the location of the vines along steep slopes with long exposure to the sun. Guigal is one of the oldest producers of this variety with the Brune & Blonde the ...

INFOGRAPHIC – Cheese and Wine Matching Guide

One of the ultimate wine pairing is with Cheese - however, when it comes to choose which grape goes with the appropriate Cheese it can become a baffling problem. Our friends at Decanter  just created this Infographic explaining the complexity of this exercise... hope ...

Half The Conundrum: Is It True Half-Bottles Don’t Age As Well?

A great deal has been written and documented with regards to optimum methods of keeping wine. Whether you're a bona fide fine wine collector, or a vino enthusiast with more than a passing interest in the good stuff, it's likely that ...

Quirky Xmas Traditions With Wine

  Xmas is a season all about quirky traditions passed down through the generations. You're not entirely sure where they came from or why you do them, but every year is the same.     Perhaps your family open presents at exactly the stroke ...

Give The Gift Of Wine This Xmas

  The Yuletide season is almost upon us and that means braving the malls and shopping centres to find the perfect gift for your parents, spouse or Great Aunt Hilda.      Before you run head-first into the throng of frenzied Christmas gift grabbers, ...

Outside The Glass: Unexpected Uses For Wine

  A few practical uses for red and white wine that may be rather unexpected.     Pour a glass of red in your bath   The antioxidants found in red wine can soften and repair damaged skin. Make the most of this beauty benefit by ...

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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

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