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Wine Breathe

Breathing wine? How Long Should I Let Wine Breathe?

Wine is a living thing. Really! Wine changes all the time inside the bottle, and although it doesn’t need to breathe to survive, it does enjoy some fresh air. The question is, does wine breathe? How long should I let it … Read More

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Cocktails with Fruit

5 Tasty Cocktails with Fruit

The world of cocktails is immense — there are literally thousands of offerings out there, from drinks going back a few centuries to modern concoctions. Cocktails are timeless! Let’s explore five tasty cocktails with fruit you can make at home … Read More

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Yarra Valley Wine Barrels, Explained!

We wouldn’t have wine without oak barrels, they’re two sides of the same coin. How is it that such an ordinary vessel can be the source of such a glorious drink? Here’s what you need to know about Yarra Valley … Read More

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What Wines Go With Tofu?

There’s no doubt wine and food pairings are becoming more sophisticated, and that’s great news — there’s virtually no food you can’t enjoy with the right wine. When it comes to healthier eating, tofu is often a hot topic. After … Read More

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Unwind, Relax & Bath Time

We all deserve time to ourselves, away from school, work and chores. It’s amazing how a few hours of unwinding and relaxing can influence your mood and health in a good way! Here are some tips to let you unwind … Read More

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The Difference Between New and Old Oak, Explained

The Difference Between New and Old Oak, Explained

Talk to any wine lover, and you’ll notice that for wine, there’s a great interest in the types of oak barrels used to age the wine. Does it really matter? It turns out it does. In fact, the type, age … Read More

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Chris Hemsworth and His Love for Wine

Does Thor Drink Wine? Chris Hemsworth and His Love for Wine

Chris Hemsworth is one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood. Still, Melbourne’s own comes from humble beginnings. Born in 1983, Mr Hemsworth studied acting since young, and although most of his young career involved Soap Operas, he had his major … Read More

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Prosecco, explained, the Ultimate Guide

Prosecco is one of the most famous sparkling wines on the planet. Millions of bottles of the fizzy wine are sold every year, and it’s easy to see why. From the vineyards to the bottle, how is Prosecco made?  The … Read More

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Christmas Wine Gifts for Wine Lovers

Christmas Wine Gifts for Wine Lovers

So, how do you choose the right wine gift for wine lovers? Here’s what we can do for you and that special someone. Make the most of fantastic wine experiences,  there’s undoubtedly one that sings to you! From private cheese … Read More

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3 quick ways to Chill Wine, Fast and Easy

Now that the warmer season is fast approaching it’s great to know how to chill your wine, fast and easy, let’s think White wine, rosé and sparkling wine are best enjoyed cold, and reds are tastier when slightly chilled, that’s … Read More

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