Just outside of Adelaide, buried in the surrounding hills which give it its name is Basket Range. The combination of deep brick red clay, perfect climate…
My best wine books of the year are a non-alcoholic way to spend time loving wine. And if you can’t drink wine, what better way to spend your time than reading about other people drinking wine and learn a bit along the way.
Lyrebird Ridge Organic Winery is tucked away in the bushland near Budgong, NSW. My hubby and I went up to have a look round and I chatted with the owner, Anne, about her experience winemaking, why organic is best and what life is like at Lyrebird Ridge.
About an hour north west of Sydney lies historic Hawkesbury Valley. It’s a stunning area and was the source of food for aboriginal people then emancipist settlers from 1794. The area is known for its beautiful river views and activities, local produce and my favourite part, Hawkesbury River Wineries.
Which wine varieties are grown in Australia? Australia is known for its hefty Shiraz, Cab Sav and Grenache reds as well as Semillon and Riesling in the white fam. But there’s more to it than the well known varieties. Let’s get in to Australia’s full repertoire of vinos.
Natural wine’s popularity is ever increasing with quirky stockists selling more and more of the juice, and bottles popping up in pubs and restaurants all over. So what is natural wine? The jury remains well and truly out on a clear definition of what constitutes natural wine.
Rosé is one of life’s great joys - sipping pink wine in the sunshine and all that. But how is rosé wine made? We start by dispelling some of the rosé making myths and show how our favourite pink drink is put together.