The Next Generation Hunter Valley winemakers took their contemporary wines to the consumer between Brisbane and Melbourne in a series of Pop Up Wine Bars during May, in an attempt to reach the new generation of wine consumers and show off what The Hunter Valley has to offer.
There are some young guns striving to make us take a fresh look at Barossa Valley shiraz, writes Lisa Johnston. Get set to see wines more elegantly structured and purer in fruit, each with a different story to tell.
Yes, ok – it’s starting to cool down across the country. Winter is creeping in and it’s time to think about bunkering down into your rabbit hole and waiting for the biting cold to pass. Robyn Box has the perfect suggestion for just how to do so.
David Ellis sips on Red Hill Brewery's Belgian Blonde Ale - tasting better now than he's ever had - with its subtle, sweet, spicy alliteration of aroma and lovely rich mouthfeel.
David Ellis reviews The Smoked Porter - the newest inclusion to the regular range from the Feral Brewing Company in the Swan Valley, WA - which includes a hit of bitter, chocolate roast and some serious smoky malt.
Bright Brewery is nestled into the mountain oasis that is Bright, and the Bright Lager is a lovely, malty pale lager that is very crisp and refreshing with a dash of earthy hops to balance it out, writes David Ellis.
Founded by Andrew and Dave Ong, 2 Brothers have been carving their niche in the market down in the industrial area of Moorabbin, Victoria and the quality of beers from this brewery has been outstanding. The Growler is no exception, writes David Ellis.
If you're not intrigued by a beer called Perverse Sexual Amalgam, then there may be something a little bit wrong with you. This sour beer from the lads at Moon Dog Brewing Company is nothing short of amazing, writes David Ellis.
Becoming very popular in the beer geek ranks, David Ellis explains why he can't get enough of La Sirène Saison beer - gentle characters of citrus fight with a spicy taint and earthy funk to create something truly excellent.
Forget delicate china cups and chintzy floral plates; Melbourne's Storm in a Teacup is a world of tea both young and old, where steeped tradition is met by a kicking couture tea scene, writes Sandi Sieger.
Moo Brew from Berriedale in Tasmania produce a very true to style version of a German pilsner, using all traditional ingredients to create an Australian version of a delicate, dry, crisp pilsner, writes David Ellis.
Saison often comes up as the style of choice to sip on when the sun is high, with good reason. Fresh, spicy, dry and usually at the lower end of the alcohol spectrum it often presents itself as irresistible once the mercury begins its ascension, writes David Ellis.