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  • 5 to try: refined red wines

    Publish Date: 11 May 2018

    Increasingly, Australian wineries are reining in those luscious wines we’re known for worldwide and crafting more elegant examples. This can be achieved via the varietal... read more...
  • Question everything: Rick Kinzbrunner

    Publish Date: 11 May 2018

    Based in High Country’s beautiful Beechworth, Giaconda is a legend of the Australian wine scene. Here James profiles the retiring winemaker renowned for his transcendent... read more...
  • Travel the lesser-known Yarra Valley road

    Publish Date: 10 May 2018

    At the Shortest Lunch, on from June 23 to 24, beat the crowds at some of the Yarra Valley’s hidden gems. Plan a cosy weekend... read more...
  • Our top picks for the Sea & Vines Festival

    Publish Date: 09 May 2018

    The McLaren Vale Adelaide MINI Garage Sea & Vines Festival shines a light on McLaren Vale’s world-class winemaking and culinary offering with its schedule of... read more...
  • Coup for Australian cabernet in France

    Publish Date: 03 May 2018

    In an achievement for Australian wine abroad, Taylors takes out a ‘World’s Best’ gong for cabernet sauvignon in the varietal’s homeland of France. The Visionary Clare... read more...
  • Diary dates: High Country events

    Publish Date: 02 May 2018

    This spectacularly beautiful region plays host to a number of seasonal events. From food and wine festivals set against a backdrop of fiery autumn leaves,... read more...
  • High Country wines to try

    Publish Date: 01 May 2018

    There’s a mixed influence that has made its mark on the food and wine in this alpine area of Victoria, and the varietals ahead demonstrate... read more...
  • Must-visit High Country cellar doors

    Publish Date: 01 May 2018

    The High Country of Victoria holds appeal for wine, food and adventure lovers alike, with welcoming wineries, acclaimed restaurants and eclectic outdoor activities, all set... read more...
  • Changing the status quo for merlot

    Publish Date: 28 Apr 2018

    A number of passionate producers are taking steps to improve the general opinion of merlot in Australia. Jane Faulkner explains its reputation and why that’s... read more...
  • Five to try: top Australian merlot wines

    Publish Date: 27 Apr 2018

    Give merlot a go with the excellent local examples here, spanning wine regions across the country. Expect an array of red fruits, plus plenty of... read more...
  • Getting to know the prized wines of Pomerol

    Publish Date: 27 Apr 2018

    Consider yourself a wine pro? You don’t know merlot until you’ve tried some of the best examples from its home in Bordeaux. Silky soft and with... read more...
  • The heart and soul of Margaret River

    Publish Date: 13 Apr 2018

    Margaret River is defined as much by its surf culture and artistic bent as it is by its wine. Progressively, far from disparate entities, these... read more...
  • James on global quality control

    Publish Date: 12 Apr 2018

    The Australian wine industry continues to adapt at a great pace. James Halliday shares his thoughts on our place in the greater wine... read more...
  • Halliday Wine Companion launches in China

    Publish Date: 12 Apr 2018

    At last month’s Chengdu Food and Drinks Fair (CFDF), a leading trade event attracting more than 100,000 wine importers and buyers from around China, the... read more...
  • Margaret River wines to try

    Publish Date: 12 Apr 2018

    Cabernet sauvignon in a luscious, long-lived style is Margaret River’s calling card and the five ahead represent some of the region’s best, spanning straight-up examples... read more...
  • Must-visit Margaret River cellar doors

    Publish Date: 11 Apr 2018

    With more five-star rated wineries than any other region in Australia, Margaret River has an embarrassment of riches to offer visiting wine lovers. Ahead, we... read more...
  • An authentic taste of Tuscany

    Publish Date: 06 Apr 2018

    Inspired by our story on Tuscany in Halliday magazine, these rustic dishes from the stunning Italian region make for the ultimate autumnal menu. Swiss chard and... read more...
  • James on a great maker of German pinot

    Publish Date: 04 Apr 2018

    Hanspeter Ziereisen is by all accounts a highly unusual German winemaker. He is constantly experimenting, often on the wild, natural side. A few years ago... read more...
  • 5 to try: pinot noir

    Publish Date: 04 Apr 2018

    Following on from our focus on pinot gris/grigio, we look at family member pinot noir, with its warm, pretty style perfect for the season. Seek... read more...
  • Wine books for the weekend

    Publish Date: 03 Apr 2018

    Immerse yourself in one of these six drinks-focused books spanning wine education, mixing a masterly cocktail, choosing great Champagne and more. The Champagne Guide 2018-2019 by Tyson... read more...

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