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28 Feb 2013
A winemaker by day (and weekends) and a criminal judge by night, George Shinas, shares how the cheeky names behind his wines came about and why drought can be a good thing for his vines.
29 Jan 2013
If you recognise the name Vasco Rossi, then you know your international rock and roll stars. Rossi is Italy’s answer to Bon Jovi. Named after the Italian singer-songwriter, Sydney’s latest watering hole, Vasco, isn’t a singular tribute to this rock star but more of a general homage to the who’s who in the rock and roll pantheon.
28 Dec 2012
For winemaker Grant Taylor, Central Otago’s various sub-regions offer fascinating opportunities to produce complex and top class Pinot Noirs.
27 Nov 2012
By actively seeking out and planting a variety of indigenous grapes and balancing traditional winemaking with an open mind, Cesare Cecchi has taken his family’s wine estates into a new era in Tuscany.
29 Oct 2012
Noemia d’Amico, co-owner of Paolo and Noemia d’Amico winery, took a chance with Tuscia, a little known wine region in Italy, and has been reaping the harvest ever since.
28 Sep 2012
By fusing a winemaking tradition with a hip image, Giorgio Polegato, president of Astoria winery, aims to broaden the appeal of prosecco enjoyment.
11 Sep 2012
Head down to La Cicala at Club Street, and Jim Thompson at Dempsey Hill for a wine dinner. Savour Portuguese wines such as Cape Roca Vinho Verde White and Monte Cascas Colheita Red Douro.
28 Aug 2012
Lebanese winery Chateau Muscar may have been founded in 1930, but it can count on the country’s 6,000-year-old winemaking tradition to inspire and drive them to produce quality wines.
27 Jul 2012
With slanted, curved glasses and sleek stainless steel jigger and muddler, the Mojito Set, designed by world renowned Spanish mixologist, Javier de las Muelas, acts a touch of urban cool to your bar.
28 Jun 2012
As an Indonesian wine producer in Victoria, Hendra Widjaja, director of Stuart Wines Co., is a rare sight in the Aussie wine industry.