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Penfolds unveils 2020 collection

Led by the 66th consecutive vintage of its iconic Grange label, Penfolds is about to release the 2020 Collection.

News |  People & Places

Reopening after lockdown: Lessons from the Aussies

As the reopening of bars and pubs edges closer, how can operators prepare? For advice and ideas, look Down Under.

News |  Wine

‘Amazing’ Margaret River vintage a light in the gloom

Early feedback from this year’s vintage suggests that 2020 is of exceptional quality.

News |  Wine

Australian bushfires prompt Wine Australia to form an action plan

Wine Australia, government bodies, regional wine agencies, Australian Grape & Wine, and the Australian Wine Research Institute are partnering to offer support to winegrowers affected by bushfires.

News |  Wine

Wilyabrup close to become Margaret River's first official sub-region

In Australia, the application for the establishment of Margaret River's Wilyabrup GI is in its final phase of development.

News |  Wine

Andrew Caillard MW: The names to look out for at the Australia Redefined tasting

Langton’s Andrew Caillard MW talks Australian wines to buy and wineries to watch.

News |  Wine

Star winemakers: Brendon Keys, BK Wines, Adelaide Hills, Australia

From Didier Dagueneau to Eben Sadie, every generation has its standout winemakers. We asked a team of experts to pick the stars of tomorrow – making wines you can afford today

News |  Wine

From bubbles to Shiraz: Top picks from Tasmania's cool climate

What was once too marginal a region to be considered apt for viticulture is now one of the New World's trendiest wine-producing areas.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor special: New make spirit

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this special episode, deputy editor Millie Milliken delves into the world of new make spirit.

News |  Wine

Wilyabrup close to become Margaret River's first official sub-region

In Australia, the application for the establishment of Margaret River's Wilyabrup GI is in its final phase of development.

News |  Wine

Andrew Caillard MW: The names to look out for at the Australia Redefined tasting

Langton’s Andrew Caillard MW talks Australian wines to buy and wineries to watch.

News |  Wine

Star winemakers: Brendon Keys, BK Wines, Adelaide Hills, Australia

From Didier Dagueneau to Eben Sadie, every generation has its standout winemakers. We asked a team of experts to pick the stars of tomorrow – making wines you can afford today

News |  Wine

From bubbles to Shiraz: Top picks from Tasmania's cool climate

What was once too marginal a region to be considered apt for viticulture is now one of the New World's trendiest wine-producing areas.

News |  Wine

Two tribes: Conventional vs natural wine in Australia

Nowhere is the battle between ‘scientific’ and ‘natural’ winemaking more intense than in Australia.

News |  Wine

Waltzing Touriga: Mediterranean grapes making it big down under

Italian, Spanish, Greek and Portuguese varieties are attracting a growing band of followers Down Under.

News |  Wine

Oz winemakers hail 2018 Shiraz ‘vintage of the century’

If you’re a fan of top-class Shiraz, then you need to pop a note in your diary for two years from now when the Barossa and Clare Valley 2018s start to

News |  Wine

Latin Lessons: sommeliers taste old grapes from the New World

The growth in Italian and Spanish grape varieties has been one of the biggest developments in New World winemaking over the last 10 years.

News |  Wine

Two tribes: Conventional vs natural wine in Australia

Nowhere is the battle between ‘scientific’ and ‘natural’ winemaking more intense than in Australia.

News |  Wine

Waltzing Touriga: Mediterranean grapes making it big down under

Italian, Spanish, Greek and Portuguese varieties are attracting a growing band of followers Down Under.

News |  Wine

Oz winemakers hail 2018 Shiraz ‘vintage of the century’

If you’re a fan of top-class Shiraz, then you need to pop a note in your diary for two years from now when the Barossa and Clare Valley 2018s start to

News |  Wine

Latin Lessons: sommeliers taste old grapes from the New World

The growth in Italian and Spanish grape varieties has been one of the biggest developments in New World winemaking over the last 10 years.