Speaking events: The Hancock Society...

November 30, 2015

I don’t often get nervous before speaking at an event, but there was indeed more than the usual very faint flutter about me as I stood up last week to address The Hancock Society at […]

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Selecting Great Wine for Lizard Island r...

November 30, 2015

It’s amazing the difference a few months can make. Lizard Island is now ticking like a Swiss watch. It’s exciting and energising to see how one of Australia’s premier resorts has come back to life. […]

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Jeremy Oliver’s Wine of the Year f...

November 30, 2015

I’m delighted to announce that Wendouree Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 is the Wine of the Year for 2016. This brilliant wine, which for mine does everything I’d ever want a classic Australian cabernet from Clare to […]

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A wristwatch with Australian terroirR...

November 30, 2015

The other week in Sydney I discovered a Swiss watch with a significant difference. It’s Australian designed, made by an Australian company and contains Australian-made and sourced componentry – it even has Australian red earth, […]

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Wine Myths Debunked #8...

November 30, 2015

I’m often told by well-meaning and sometimes fragile people that red wines cause more headaches because they’re more heavily stacked with sulphur dioxide (SO2) than whites. The truth is that while red wines can indeed […]

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