• Introducing the 50 best places to enjoy wine in Australia

    The votes are in. Our 100-strong national panel of the finest winemakers, sommeliers and journalists have had their say, and today we’re pleased to announce the Top 50 Wineslingers for 2019. There’s been plenty of movement from last year, with 19 venues new to the list, but we’ve also seen some of the country’s brightest…

  • The Wine Farmer’s Wife

    A tree change can seem all too glamorous, especially with all the romanticism that’s inevitably attached to owning a vineyard. Anna Hawkins of Gippsland’s The Wine Farm shares her reflections on just how much greener that grass actually is.

  • Through rosé-coloured glasses

    It’s not so long ago that rosé was derided in this country, with the market dominated by luridly coloured and cloyingly sweet local offerings – more beverage than wine, bottled sun-soaked frivolity.
    We asked importer and rosé aficionado Felix Riley about the current state of play and the future for rosé.

  • Meet Brett – Tech 101

    Want to know why your glass of shiraz tastes like a pony? Brettanomyces has got to be one of the dirtiest words in wine – reviled by many, its existence completely ignored by others. So, what is it?