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World Wine Output Rebounds after 15 Year Low

If you were afraid of a potential shortage of wine following a 15 year low in wine production you can breathe a sigh of relief as the International Organization for Vine and Wine (OIV) reports wine production in 2018 hit

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Sydney Gets a Sparkling Wine Festival

Sparkling wine has definitely grown in popularity over the past few years and the Sparkling wine festive ‘Sparkling Sydney’ will celebrate all that the sparkling wine industry locally and internationally has to offer. The event which launches at Pirrama Park,

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Make These Delicious Cocktails for Your Next Brunch

No brunch is complete without a delicious drink and what better drink than a champagne cocktail. There’s just something about champagne that pairs so nicely with brunch. Here are 5 boozy brunch cocktails that your guests are sure to love.

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What You Should Drink this Festive Season if You’re Watching Your Weight

The festive season is once again upon us and before you blow all the hardwork and calorie counting you’ve done this year, here is a guide of the best options when it comes to drinking. Remember that alcoholic drinks are

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The Simplest Champagne Cocktail

If you’re looking for a simple yet elegant cocktail to serve at your next soiree, here’s a great choice – the champagne cocktail. For more about it’s history and how to make this delicious yet simple drink, watch the video

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These Suburbs Love Champagne- According to Cellarmasters

According to data from wine retailer Cellarmasters, people from Sydney’s affluent Mosman suburb are the biggest lovers of champagne. Residents of this shore suburb have bought more champagne than any other postcode in Australia over the past year and this

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Expert Reveals Worst Wine Pairings

When it comes to food and wine pairings, most of us aren’t that well educated. But there are some experts like Australia’s first full-time wine educator Christine Ricketts who can provide some advice for those of us who are less

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The Reason Rose Has Become So Popular

Rosé may not be new on the wine scene but it has made a huge comeback of recent years and it is one of the fastest growing wines in Australia. According to sales figures, paler, drier varieties are leading in

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How to Make a French 75 Cocktail

If you’re looking for a new cocktail to get under your belt, this French 75 recipe from Jamie Oliver’s Drinks Tube is a great option, it combines both champagne and gin into a sophisticated and delicious drink.  

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French 75 Cocktail How-to Video

A French 75 or Soixante Quinze is rumoured to have been created at the Harry’s New York Bar in Paris in 1915. Champagne, lemon juice and sugar, combined with either gin or cognac give this cocktail it’s distinctive taste. If

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