A bumper vintage across South Australia’s major grape growing regions has helped the Australian wine sector produce a record crop of 2.03 million tonnes in 2021.
Cabernet and Shiraz blends are Australia’s red-wine statement to the world, from everyday value to super-luxury styles. We once called them claret, and it’s high time we took back the term from the Brexiteers and European Union bureaucrats.
Tasting Australia’s social media posts seemed fixated on celebrating French Champagne, while a quintessential Australian sparkling style might have been more appropriate. Here’s some of that style’s intriguing history and four of the best for you to try.
The Fruitful Pursuit has gathered together another cohort of pioneering winemakers, with a follow-up Weird Strange + Brave event happening at Ferg’s in Stepney in early June.
Wine reviewer Tony Love travels to the tiny Barossa hamlet of Marananga, where you can eat, drink and explore some of South Australia’s finest food and wines.
Some of South Australia’s most unique and rare bottles of wine will go under the hammer in the biennial Barossa Wine Auction, led by an imperial-sized bottle of 2016 Penfolds Grange.
A lack of reliance on exports to China, a booming UK retail market and the “outstanding success” of its new alcohol-free wine range is paying dividends for listed wine company Australian Vintage Limited.
A Clare Valley winery known for its traditional wine styles is branching out into more easy-drinking alternative varieties in a bid to attract younger drinkers.
Barossa winemaker Trent Burge and his sister Amelia have unveiled the first collection of wines under their new label Corryton Burge – the next chapter of their family history.
Upcoming food and wine happenings, including the Espresso Martini Festival at The Lion Art Factory, a day out for dog owners at the Walkers Arms Hotel, and a Prohibition Liquor Co gin tasting aboard the Popeye.
In a bid to raise $200,000 for grape growers devastated by the summer bushfires, some of the Adelaide Hills’ best winemakers have come together to produce the 2019 Hills Appeal Wine.