The New Italians – Star Lane Italian varietal wines

If there’s one thing Australian winemakers have become great at, it’s experimenting with new wine varietals and clones, often grafting them onto well-established rootstock, then…

The New Italians: Rutherglen Estates 2010 Zinfandel / Fiano 2013

Rutherglen Estates 2010 Zinfandel ‘WOW!’ was, honestly, the first impression and spoken word that sprang from my mouth on sniffing the complex and very brooding…

Roi’s Restaurant

His culinary passions may not stray far from his Veneto routes, but chef Roi Rigoni of Kiewa Valley food institution Roi’s, with his partner in…

Josper – Warmth of the Grill

It’s a gleaming piece of high tech stainless steel that lies at the heart of some of the most modern kitchens in Spain and around…

Living La Dolce Vita – King Valley La Dolce Vita Festival Highlights 2014

King Valley, Victoria – La Dolce Vita Wine and Food Festival, 15 & 16 NOVEMBER 2014 Festival Highlights Dal Zotto – Primavera del Prosecco Join…

Press Room Wine Bar

In a town that knows and loves food and wine, hospitality-operator virgins Michael and Heather Allan (ex Yeppoon, Queensland) certainly had their work cut out….

Toast to the Angels

A historically significant and brilliantly emotive exhibition, Delinquent Angel: John Perceval’s Ceramic Angels, is now on show at Shepparton Art Museum (SAM). Bringing together a…

Blood on the Canvas – Arthur Boyd: Agony & Ecstasy

It’s often been said: ‘To be successful in business you need to have skin in the game’ – something to lose. I’ve always believed that…

Crema Catalana with grilled pineapple

Serves 10 to 12 Method Pineapple Fresh pineapple (1.2Kg) 1. Clean the pineapple, cut it in 1.5cm thick slices and remove the heart. 2. Grill…

From Russia with Love – Daria Plyushko

International fashion model Daria Plyushko has walked the runways of Paris and London, been featured in a worldwide campaign for Swarovski, and appeared on countless…