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  • Visiting Tahbilk with Alister Purbrick

    Any visit to Tahbilk is immersive. The glisten of the white mudbrick buildings. The yeasty scent of the underground cellars that echoes winemaking. The gentle hum of insects in the wetlands. And most symbolically, the plush mid-palate of old-vine shiraz that tastes ripe, plush and generous. On this visit, our conversations with Alister Purbrick shed light on his personal journey with Tahbilk.

  • Geelong by the Glass

    Emerging from the long shadow of Melbourne and the key wine regions of the Yarra Valley and the Mornington Peninsula, Geelong and its vinous sub-regions have their own stories to tell. We asked Geelong resident, wine professional and local business owner Cam O’Keefe to fill us in on what makes Geelong tick.

  • The Lowdown – Whitlands High Plateau

    Many of our mapped wine regions cover vast areas, which don’t always do justice to the differences in soil, rainfall and climate that can result in strikingly different wines from ostensibly the same area. Officially lumped in with the King Valley GI, the Whitlands High Plateau is a place of singular character – elevated, bitterly…