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.