For a special occasion splurge, an anniversary, birthday, or as a luxurious gift for a wine lover these wines are mightily impressive.
Wine and food matching is like dating: you only know for certain if it was a success after the event.
Can non-alcoholic wine ever stack up to regular wine?
Rhone grape varieties grenache, mataro (mouvedre) and shiraz have made themselves right at home in Australia.
A close relative of pinot noir, pinot meunier is gaining popularity as an approachable red wine.
Dry July is a movement that encourages us to avoid booze this month, either for a whole month or for shorter periods.
It's fun when visiting friends to take a bottle with their name on the label.
Exploring red wines that sit on the varietal fringe can be a very rewarding experience.
There are no trade secrets to visiting a wine region, just the broad rules that tend to govern all good things in life: ask questions, be up for anything, and always tread with respect.
Wine lovers looking to experience a wide range of grape varieties, stunning blends and cracking food could do much worse than visiting the Yarra Valley.