She’s bold. She’s gutsy. She’s Madam Sass Pinot Noir

Audacious and daring, Madam Sass is a bold new addition to the red wine market, paying homage to the gutsy and rebellious among us. All the way from the Central Valley in Chile, this seriously sassy Pinot Noir comes to life with silky tannins, fragrant blackberry and sweet dark cherry characters.  Madam Sass Head Winemaker […]

A night in with Jacob – Australia’s newest premium sparkling wine

Jacob sparkling wine

South Australian premium wine brand JACOB is offering a bookable sparkling tower experience for the month of November to celebrate the launch of Australia’s newest premium vintage sparkling wine. Using classic champagne varieties of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier and an extensive ageing period of 32 months, this gorgeous sparkling has arrived just in […]

It’s okay to drink chilled red wine, but if you don’t believe us, ask the experts at Taylors Wines

Taylors Wines Summer House

Contrary to popular belief, you can enjoy a chilled, full-bodied red wine over summer. “Sacré bleu!,” we hear you say! But yes, it’s true. Gone are the days when red wines are said to be enjoyed best at room temperature, by the fireplace in the middle of winter.  And in fact, the concept of drinking […]

Organic, Vegan, Natural and Biodynamic – The New Health Wine Trends Explained

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A visit to your local wine store can be confusing, with so many brands, blends and varieties to choose from. Add in the growing range of organic, vegan, natural and biodynamic labels, and it can be difficult to know where to start. Perhaps that’s why 80% of people tend to choose a bottle with the […]

Impress your friends with these perfect Italian food and wine pairings

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Italy is the world’s largest producer of wine and home to (arguably) some of the best grapes in the world. So, it makes sense then, that former Penfolds winemaker, Mike Farmilio’s new range, Altero, is made up of Italian and Spanish styles grown and made in South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula. According to Mike, it’s the […]

Pinot Palooza is coming back to Melbourne this October

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Drool-worthy menu has just dropped for Australia’s biggest pinot noir festival.

How to eat this Easter: the best seafood and wine pairings

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What’s on the menu this Easter? Well, chocolate obviously, but when you’re not gorging, there’s nothing wrong with a summer-autumn tremendousness that is Australian seafood combined with the best wines for it going around this season, courtesy of grog masters Dan Murphy’s. Here’s a list of wines to have with… …salmon fish cakes Wine: Casillero Del […]

The only 4 wines you need this Valentine’s Day

The day for love is often never to be misinterpreted correctly as the day for drinking, which is why all the wine in pretty shades of loveable red and pinks is what’s on the menu for most. Here are the best ones to be necking wither with, or especially without a loved one by your side. […]

The best Baily & Baily ‘Venture’ batch wines for the winter

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Baily & Baily wines are the go-to for wines you need in your life. They’re affordable, accessible and quality, working with the finest wine makers in the region and sold through Dan Murphy’s, making them an obvious go-to for all occasions. They have recently launched a new series, in addition to their fabulous white wine […]

Be a wine pro with the ultimate list of wines to try

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Wine, wine everywhere and oh god what a lot to drink. We’re big fans of wine here, but have you ever wondered what it means to ‘taste’ wine? Aside from purely pouring it down your neck, wine requires somewhat of a degree of talent to appreciate, a refined palette to identify and a few years of […]

Want to learn about wine? There’s only one place to go in Sydney

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Wine is one of those tricky elements of life that defines people: you either know wine, or you don’t and pretend you do. We all fall into one category, and whether you own it or not, normally it’s the latter. However, this year (thank god), The Streets of Barangaroo in Sydney’s latest billion-dollar building development […]

Need To Find A New Wine Maker? Journey Wines Are It

There’s nothing quite like cracking a new bottle of wine with friends on a cold winter’s night, or hot summer’s day, whiling away the afternoon in good company with a fine drink-in-hand. That’s basically the credo of Victorian winemaker Damian North of Journey Wines, who’s managed to turn his passion for a good drop into […]