Know Your Wine: Shiraz

Know Your Wine: Shiraz

Shiraz (often called Syrah outside Australia) is widely perceived as Australia’s premier grape variety. Although Australia has produced many excellent examples of wines made from other grapes, Shiraz is the one that has captured the imagination of wine lovers and...
2020 Vintage Update

2020 Vintage Update

Hi everyone, Happy New Year! We hope everyone has had a great start to the year and you are well rested over the holiday period. In Australia, it has been a particularly tough summer with the culmination of a few years of low rainfall and hot days leading to a...
Summer Cocktails: Barbera, Campari & Soda

Summer Cocktails: Barbera, Campari & Soda

If your cocktail of choice is a Negroni, Americano or an Aperol Spritz…then this cocktail could tickle your taste buds. The combination of the bitter Campari, the fruity richness of the Barbera and the hint of sweetness with honey or sugar syrup is just about...
Summer Cocktails: Barbera & Tonic

Summer Cocktails: Barbera & Tonic

Red red wine, you make me feel so fine You keep me rockin’ all of the time Red red wine, you make me feel so grand I feel a million dollars when you’re just in my hand Thanks UB40 for the blog intro inspiration. In our series of summer cocktails, this...
Summer Cocktails: Barbera & Gin Tonic

Summer Cocktails: Barbera & Gin Tonic

Everyone can appreciate a good red wine.  However, red wine is typically stereotyped as a wintertime beverage, reserved for cool nights around the fire.  Not anymore! We’re here to tip that on it’s head.  What’s the point in only being able to enjoy...