Don't wait for a special occasion for that precious, priceless, irreplaceable bottle, writes Max Allen.
Maybe an easy-drinking springtime wine, something direct, smooth and vibrant, can help us focus on the positives.
Not all fine fizz is champagne – prosecco, sparkling reds and blanc de blancs are also popular.
A truly food-friendly wine plays nicely with a wide variety of foods, from sweet to savoury to spicy, from meat to fish to vegies.
After a bloody awful year for many Australians, the changing seasons may give us all a lift we badly need.
A growing trend to more sustainable options for restaurants, bars and at-home drinkers means a move away from the bottle and back towards the cask
News straight from the grapevine.
Pandemic lockdowns and restrictions have created a boom in wine sales, especially for online retailers.
Local shiraz blends are enjoying a renaissance, with a new wave of finer, more stylish offerings joining hearty traditional types.
Among wine critics, celebrity-endorsed labels often provoke cynicism and scorn. For every genuine business venture backed by a wine-loving celebrity, there's someone else leveraging their fame in a short-term marketing ploy to earn a few bucks.