The definitive guide to Australian Wines
Halliday 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 content producer Casey Warrener. Together, Amelia 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.
The brand-new issue of Halliday magazine is here to help you find the best, most interesting and dynamic wines to roll out this year by providing a snapshot of the wine regions to watch. Think new varietals and winemaking techniques, maturing regions, dynamic producers and innovative wines to add to your must-try list. We also challenged some top wine people to sum up Australian wine in just six bottles. Are these the wines that define us? Are they the pinnacle of Australian wine? It’s no easy task.
Also in this issue, James Halliday takes us through the history of pinot noir – one of his favourite varietals – while Campbell Mattinson provides his take on Aussie chardonnay and UK-based Jane Parkinson gives us 15 textural white wines that are excellent with food. If that whets your appetite, we bring you fresh, vibrant seafood recipes just made for summer entertaining. You’ll also meet winemaker Taras Ochota and pro surfer Taj Burrow, and get a tour of Margaret River and Germany’s brewing culture.
If you’ve blown the budget over all those recent festive occasions, this edition comes with a handy guide to some top-rating wines for $30 and under. Some are as low as $15 and others are rated as highly as 96 points.
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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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