Crafting Romance: DIY Wine and Chocolate Pairing for a Perfect Valentine's Day

By Matthew Gerard on Feb 12, 2024

Valentine's Day is synonymous with love, and what better way to celebrate than with a decadent DIY wine and chocolate pairing experience at home? Elevate your romantic evening with a symphony of flavours tha...

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Name a More Iconic Duo

By Matthew Gerard on Aug 19, 2019

Apricot and wine may not be the first pairing that comes to your mind! When we think of wine and food pairings, our thoughts may wander down the line of steak and Cabernet Sauvignon, lobster and Chardonnay ...

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How to choose the right wine fridge

By Matthew Gerard on May 04, 2018

Buying a wine fridge is a relatively large investment, and you need to get it right the first time. A small amount of time spent doing your homework first will be well rewarded. To assist selecting the wine ...

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Why You Should Be Drinking Your Red Wine Chilled This Summer

By Matthew Gerard on Oct 25, 2017

Ditch the rosé and opt for a glass of chilled vin rouge instead this summer.  By the end of last summer, many of us were suffering from rosé fatigue and couldn’t stand another glass, whether it was flat, spa...

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STOP! Read This Before Opening an Expensive Bottle of Red Wine

By Matthew Gerard on Jul 28, 2017

You just got a promotion, your best friend just got engaged, or your significant other came home with a beautiful steak begging to be paired with a luxurious red wine and you reach for that 2006 Cabernet Sau...

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Wines to Warm You up This Winter

By Matthew Gerard on Jul 19, 2017

Winter has certainly arrived on Australia’s doorstep, and Mother Nature is swiftly turning up the chill factor. Rather than moping about waiting for that lusted summer sun to reappear, why not celebrate the ...

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5 Tasty Wine Cocktails to Try

By Matthew Gerard on Mar 16, 2017

Feel like getting a bit creative with your wine collection? Check out these fab wine-based cocktail recipes and impress your guests the next time you throw a dinner party. The Stargazer: A soft and sweet sum...

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Wine Storage - Some Helpful Advice

By Matthew Gerard on Feb 22, 2017

Have you bought some nice wine that you are planning keep for a special occasion or maybe you wish to start your own wine collection. What are the best tips for successfully storing your wine? Firstly, it’s...

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Why you should buy a Wine Fridge!

By Matthew Gerard on Jan 19, 2017

It's a hot summer night and you're out on the back verandah. You have some prawns and a whole snapper sizzling away on the barbie, and a freshly chopped salad just waiting to be tossed. The only thing you ne...

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