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Buller Wines Rare Tokay with Eton Mess

In terms of world-famous wines, it’s impossible not to respectfully mention the region of Rutherglen, Victoria and in particular Buller Wines’ rare collection of fortified…

John Perceval: Diamonds and Dark Clouds

It’s three-quarters the way through November, and we’ve finally got a decent day down on the Peninsula. Twenty-six degrees in Blairgowrie and Sorrento, 30 in…

Travel Tips: Benalla Travel’s Modern Approach

We’re at dinner in Benalla. Over the course of the evening Frank and Fiona Stephens have got wind of my travel plans. I am heading…

Live Life with Essence Flooring & Decking

If you’re keen to tackle that long-awaited decking project, outdoor room or home improvement, now’s the time to check out the new range of homegrown…

Clydesville Luxury Waterfront

Clydesville is a five-bedroom luxury waterfront holiday home in Queenscliff, Victoria, that literally has history seeping from its solid walls, original timber floors and echoing…

Chocolate Fondant with Cacao Jelly

Chocolate Fondant with Cacao Jelly, Chocolate Crumble and Beetroot Ice-cream Chocolate Fondant Makes 6 fondant ramekins Melted butter for greasing ramekins Cacao powder for dusting…

King of Queenscliff

360Q, the two story cafe/bistro and function centre on Queenscliff Harbour’s waterfront, a new venture for Sorrento culinary King Barry Iddles, is pulling in the…

Rhy Waddington’s NY Golf Kitchen

Photography Diana Delucia Carved into the hickory and sycamores in New York’s Westchester County is the Winged Foot Golf Club. This exclusive club is just…

La Zona Fiano 2016 with Banana Leaf Steamed Red Mullet

Chrismont’s wonderful new release La Zona Fiano from the King Valley is a most exciting aromatic white and should be considered a serious top-tier restaurant…

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Real journalism, passion for historically significant photography and telling a great story is what we’re about. Visit Essentials Magazine Australia for the latest news and reviews on food, wine, hotels, art and design trends. Take a trip between the covers and you’ll find style with purpose – smart layout, crisp, colourful images and well researched an written articles. Essentials Magazine has a well established, dedicated readership from travel-savvy Gen-Xs to high income Baby Boomers, who enjoy an eclectic content mix of food, wine, arts and culture.

Essentials Magazine Australia was launched in March of 2006, and is the brain child of owner/editor Jamie Durrant, son of renowned Australian photo realist artist Ivan Durrant. Ivan Durrant also contributes to the magazine, writing Australian art features. Essentials Magazine began as a limited release tourism only publication, distributed across High Country Victoria, Australia. Today, the magazine is distributed nationally by Gordon and Gotch into over 2000 retail outlets Australia wide. Content wise, it today features both Australian and international culture, food, wine, art and travel articles..

In May 2012, Essentials Magazine launched a debut iPad magazine internationally. iMonitor, a global app ranking program run by McPheters, that assesses more than 5000 magazine and newspaper apps around the world, is seen as one of the leading ranking programs in the sector. iMonitor judges apps on navigation, stability and rich interactivity. Essentials Magazine was featured by McPheters as the highest-scoring new international magazine app (May, 2012). Essentials Magazine app for iPad scored 13, which put it in the 96th percentile for apps – a rank that includes major publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Australian Gourmet Traveller and American Express Food & Wine Magazine. Essentials is currently available on Magzter in device formats including: iOS, Android, Kindle & PC.