Wine

Local shiraz blends are enjoying a renaissance these days, with a new wave of finer, more stylish offerings joining ...

Shiraz and its old partners

Local shiraz blends are enjoying a renaissance, with a new wave of finer, more stylish offerings joining hearty traditional types.

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Ready for a long innings: Ricky Ponting hopes his new wine range can crack overseas markets.

Taste test: Are celebrity wines ever worth drinking?

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. 

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