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Movida Aqui’s Basque Cider House Returns

The annual Victorian cider pressing season is coming to an end and to celebrate Movida Aqui Melbourne isonce again recreating the atmosphere of the Basque…

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…

Sustainable Mastery

Based in High Country Victoria, Bright Alpine Builders – a multi HIA-Award-winning company – delivers high quality custom-built homes and commercial buildings under the keenly…

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 ide… Essentials Premium Subscription…

Australian Gins Reviewed

With the great gin revival a certified trend, Australian distillers are looking to their backyards for inspiration. Re… Essentials Premium Subscription FREE 14 day trial….

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…

Native Australian Influence: A Fresh Start for Victoria’s Most Popular Tourist Town

Richard Cornish explores Bright and surrounds to discover a fresh trail of native Australian influence, new businesses a… Essentials Premium Subscription FREE 14 day trial….

Aviation Safety – It’s no Laughing Matter

Especially when you’re on the red-eye out of Sydney and you stayed up late last night watching bad American TV series fr… Essentials Premium Subscription…

World Traveller: Cugó Gran Maċina Grand Harbour, Malta

Design Hotels represents and markets a hand-selected collection of privately owned and operated hotels in hundreds of de… Essentials Premium Subscription FREE 14 day trial….

World Traveller: Keeper of Customs – Alila Fort Bishangarh

In a classic role reversal, an Indian fortress built to guard against threats from outside now welcomes travellers from … Essentials Premium Subscription FREE 14…

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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.