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The Book of Vermouth – a Bartender and Winemaker Celebrate the World’s Greatest Aperitif »

Discover what you’ve been missing with the help of Shaun Byrne and Gilles Lapalus

Australia's leading online wine and food travel guide – top features

Aperitivo time is back! Where cocktails are being mixed, where gin is being distilled and where aperitifs are being drunk, you’ll find vermouth. But did you know it's actually a wine and not a spirit? With over 100 classic and modern cocktail recipes, The Book of Vermouth explores every aspect of the drink and shows just how much you can do with it on top of a delicious Martini or Negroni »

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Tasting notes: Briar Ridge 2018 Shiraz Verduzzo »

Australia's first co-fermented shiraz verduzzo

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In an Australian first, Hunter Valley boutique winery Briar Ridge has released a co-fermented shiraz verduzzo. The wine was made with grapes from the Orange region where winemaker Gwyn Olsen has been experimenting with the verduzzo variety from NE Italy. Here are Briar Ridge's tasting notes for the Shiraz Verduzzo, which is also preservative free and vegan friendly »

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Caves Road Collective offers food, wine, events and craft beer in Margaret River »

Now all in one location in the heart of Marg's wine country

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The home of Black Brewing Co. and Ground to Cloud Wines in Wilyabrup, Margaret River has a new name – Caves Road Collective. Nestled between two capes and the rugged Indian Ocean coastline on the iconic Caves Road tourist drive, it provides a one-stop shop to quench people’s thirst, hunger and search for an awesome Margaret River experience »

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Get expert advice in Meat by Anthony Puharich and Libby Travers »

The ultimate companion to getting the best from your cut of meat

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Meat: The Ultimate Companion by Anthony Puharich and Libby Travers is your ultimate guide by the experts on selecting, storing and cooking all kinds of meat, to help ensure that you always get the best cut of meat to put on your plate »

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Down to Earth – an extract from The Champagne Guide 2018-2019 »

Tyson Stelzer describes the landscape of Champagne

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On a small range of hills that rise from a chalk plain some 145km north east of Paris are planted the vines that miraculously produce the wonder that is Champagne. Its five sub-regions, known in France as departments, each have their own special features that suit the vines grown. In this extract, Tyson Stelzer describes the landscape and terroir of Champagne and how they influence the wines »

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