Halliday Wine Companion Magazine

James Halliday’s Wine Companion magazine offers a uniquely approachable take on wine, food and travel.

Published six times a year, the magazine features articles by James (who better to explain what to look for in wine than the great man himself?), the most sought-after wine reviews (100 new release tasting notes in every issue), travel features through the great wine regions of the world, plus amazing recipes and wine matches.

Our editor is Amelia Ball, a journalist and editor with many years experience working in wine and liquor publishing. Amelia works alongside digital editor Sarah Gamboni and content producer Casey Warrener. Together, Amelia, Sarah and Casey are able to indulge their passions for wine, food and travel, while telling the stories of the people and personalities who make the magic happen.

If you'd like a taste of what Halliday Magazine has to offer, check out our feature articles section, where you'll find some of our favourite pieces.

  • The Awards Issue – on sale now

      2016 Oct Nov issue

    Get to know the winners of this year’s Halliday Wine Companion Awards in our new issue. Meet our talented winemaker of the year, along with those behind the best-value winery, the overall star winery, the top wine of the year and more. We talk to the winners of the six coveted awards to share their stories and we also give you a peek behind the scenes of the big night.

    This issue, we also get excited about the new season, with a focus on lighter-style reds as well as four vibrant recipes designed for al fresco dining, complete with wines to match. Let us spark your wanderlust with our tours of Tasmania’s exciting wine and food scene, and northern Italy’s Barolo. Plus, Campbell Mattinson talks to Punt Road winemaker Tim Shand, star chef Peter Gilmore shares his love for wine and food, James Halliday checks in on the state of the nation’s wine varietals and we explore Australia’s increasingly dynamic spirits scene.

    Bonus: Red, Hot & Rated

    If you love red wine and are keen to find some new, quality favourites, this is the guide for you. The free Red, Hot & Rated booklet with this edition features 72 top-rating red wines from across the country. Rated 95 points and above, these wines cover a vast range of styles, varietals and regions, and the winemakers have shared their exclusive insights about the relevant growing seasons. 

  • Are you a website member? You have free access to the Wine Companion Magazine for iPad!

    When you sign up to any membership on Wine Companion, you also get free access to the Wine Companion Magazine app for iPad. You'll have access to all of the magazine's current and past issues, so you'll never miss a thing! Visit the iTunes store and download the app.

    How to download free issues:

    1. Download the app from iTunes

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  • Subscribe to the iPad version of the Wine Companion magazine

    Halliday Wine Companion magazine is the first Australian wine magazine to have its own iPad version. Packed with extra content and features, the iPad version of the magazine is amazing value with a subscription costing only $19.99 for 6 issues. If you are a member of WineCompanion.com.au then you already have free access to the iPad magazine app and can download issues using your member login details.



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