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Discover Australian wine and drinks

Vanya Cullen is the 2020 Halliday Winemaker of the Year »

And finalist in the Australian Women in Wine Awards

Discover Australian wine and drinks

Vanya Cullen, of Cullens Wines in Western Australia's Margaret River wine region, has taken out the Winemaker of the Year in the Halliday Wine Companion 2020 Awards and is also a finalist in the Australian Women in Wine Awards. Vanya is widely recognised for her biodynamic and sustainability ethos, all of which also contributed to their Halliday Varietal Wine win as well. It makes for a big year as Vanya Cullen reflects on her 30 years as a winemaker »

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Explore wine and food regions

Margaret River & Southern WA top Lonely Planet list for 2019 »

Named number one destination in Asia-Pacific to visit

Explore wine and food regions

Global travel authority Lonely Planet has today named Margaret River & Southern WA as the number-one Asian-Pacific destination to visit in the year ahead, marking the first time an Australian destination has taken the top spot in the 15 years since the 'Best In' lists began »

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Food, cooking and dining finds

Be taken on a global journey with Dining at Dusk »

Part travel guide, part cultural guide and part recipe book

Food, cooking and dining finds

Sit back, relax and be taken on a journey around the globe with Dining at Dusk. Part travel guide, part cultural guide and part recipe book, Dining at Dusk is both a coffee table book and one that you will find yourself using to put together memorable nibbles and drinks for loved ones »

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Australian and NZ wine and food events. Click here to view by month, State and region »

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Seasonal gems

Seasonal gems

One of the 100 recipes from The Book of Vermouth by bartender Shaun Byrne and winemaker Giles Lapalus is this one for Summer's Funeral. It was the first cocktail written when they launched their Maidenii vermouth in Melbourne so has a special place in their own history with this interesting and often misunderstood drink. Here's the recipe for a Summer's Funeral cocktail »