Rutherglen’s Globetrotting Chef Briony Bradford joins Jones Winery Restaurant

It is one of the best oysters I have had in a long time. Fat and flinty, it sits on the half shell brimming with…

Vigneron’s Selection – Tastings at Souter’s Rosewhite Vineyard

Some of the best wines made in Australia are produced by vineyards in faraway places with limited staff and often no cellar door. For these…

Cool Climate Wines: Ros Ritchie at Magnolia House

Veteran Mansfield winemaker Ros Ritchie has opened a new Cellar Door and Function Centre at historic Magnolia House in Victoria’s High Country, and it’s a…

Made in Melbourne: Small Batch Limoncello

The aroma of citrus fills the air in the small factory in Melbourne’s west. Boxes of thick-skinned lemons are piled up on the floor. Jon…

Soft Prawn Taco with Billy Button Fiano

Billy Button Fiano is a spring/summer stunner: its bright gold colour simply glistens in the glass. It’s the perfect pair to our soft prawn taco…

Mosel Connection – Central Victorian winemaker Matt Kilby is one to watch

If you admire fine rieslings from Europe then the award-winning Whistle and Hope label from Central Victorian winemaker Matt Kilby is one to watch. We…

Australian Wine: Billy Button

Winemaker Jo Marsh is quiet achiever who is passionate about her craft and Victoria’s Alpine Valleys wine region. In recent years she has firmly planted…

Otto Dal Zotto on Australian Prosecco

Back in 1999, Italian-born Otto Dal Zotto planted a few rows of prosecco grapes in Victoria’s King Valley. He had no idea, when planning then…

Fine Australian Wine: Souters Alpine Valleys

Souters 2009 Cabernet – Alpine Valleys Allan Souter’s 2009 Cabernet is a truly remarkable wine – rich, full flavoured, generous on nose and palate with…

Italian Heroes – Australian-made Italian varietal wines

Offering a wide range of aromas, tastes and textures, Australian-made Italian varietal wines are growing in popularity. Sampling a collection of brands – some well-known, some…