This should happen more often …

Last weekend was the annual weekend away with a bunch of friends – a couple of nights away in some salubrious location for a break from the everyday, and usually a fair bit of wine and food. We hit up the Barossa Valley, one of South Australia’s prime...

Vinteloper’s Urban Winery project

David Bowley of Vinteloper Wines isn’t afraid of a new idea. Witness his experiment with a “fold-up” winery in the depths of his home city, Adelaide. In an effort worthy of Renew Adelaide, DB has taken over the courtyard of a retail premise that has been empty...

Come on Chardy, let’s go party – Chardonnay Day

It’s official – 26th May is now World Chardonnay Day. I’m not entirely sure that it was celebrated everywhere, but Australia and the USA turned it on to honour the venerable chardonnay grape. To get a feel for the action, check out the Twitter...

Pretty in pink – a rose wine revolution

Well, it’s been over a week since it happened, but I was a small part of the Rose Wine Revolution event on the 30th November, and I did promise to post something about it …The brainchild of DeBortoli, this was a virtual event organised via Twitter (using...