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Wine maker Travis Bush

Travis Bush Senior winemaker for Sticks wines in the Yarra Valley talks here about his range of wines. Stylistically the wines are fruit driven and show true varietal characters and where oak is used it is more complimentary than the

Italian Vines Australian Wines

Many Italian varieties are now being grown and produced in Australia gradually finding their way into wine stores and restaurants, lucky us more and more opportunities to try different varieties and discover lots of new flavours that may be a

Hand Crafted Premium Wine

Maximus Wines from McLaren Vale South Australia are not likely to be found in the bargain barrel but are well worth keeping an eye out for. These are hand crafted wines from a small producer and present an honest reflection

November 2016 Beer Club

Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break Natale (wait, they’re not finished) Pretty Please with a Cherry on Top Christmas Brew. Another play on Evil Twin’s Biscotti Break series, brewed this time (I believe everything I read on the internet) at Westbrook

Beer Bonanza

Beer Bonanza

BLOG Oct 03, 2016

The first ever Beer Competition for Australian brewed beers is being hosted by Queensland Food and Wine at the RNA Showgrounds on 21st October. As we are fast approaching summer and the peak beer drinking season this is a great

September 2016 Wine of the Month Club

2012 The Wolftrap – Boekenhoutskloof Franschhoek Syrah Mourvedre Viognier Western Cape South Africa Not going to let on like we know a lot about South African Wines other than this fact: This stuff is good! Ripe berries sweet spice, touch

August 2016 Wine of the Month Club

Ever heard of Braucol, Negrette or Duras? Nope? They are wine grapes. Grown in the Southwest of France near the Pyrenees Mountains. There is good reason why you haven’t heard of them. For years the port of Bordeaux was the

July 2016 Wine of the Month

Italian Grapes Italy & Cali 2012 Farnese Fantini Montepulciano D’Abruzzo The Grape is Montepulciano from Abruzzo Italy. Montepulciano tends to be medium bodied, lighter in acid and tannins and typically straightforward easy drinking stuff. The Farnese is a great value

Best Temperature to Drink Red/White Wine

Many wine drinkers do not understand the importance of storing their wines at the proper temperature. Not only does keeping your wine chilled make it more refreshing to drink, but it also helps to preserve the flavor and the aroma

April Beer of the Month

This month’s Beer of the Month allotments include two very distinct Belgian brews, both shying away from the styles each beer is described as. I love that some Belgian breweries — like De Scheldebrouwerij, Affilgem & De Ranke — are