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Wine review : Barossa Bold, Brawny Beauty’s

wine review

Back from a wine tasting trip to an iconic South Australian wine region, Alana Lowes, has picked her favourites (out of many) to share with you in her wine review.


Wine review : Spring sips

wine review

Florals are blooming, days are warmer, evenings perfect for outdoor entertaining, it’s the time of the year we lighten it up in the wine department and Alana Lowes has picked some stunners for spring time for her wine review.


Cooking for one or two and avoid food waste

Kim McCosker

Australian’s are tossing away $8 billion worth of food as waste and a whopping two thirds of this waste occurs in the home or at restaurants we eat at. 4-Ingredients author and Gourmet Garden Ambassador, Kim McCosker shares some handy hints for cooking without the waste.


Wine study aims to end cork-or-cap debate


British scientists could soon provide a definitive answer to the years-long debate over whether wine tastes better from a cork or screw cap bottle.


Keep the winter weight away with Pears – choc & pear smoothie recipe

pear recipe

Eating a pear a day could be a delicious secret to winding back the winter kilo creep and hitting the ground running this spring.


Australian sparkling wine takes fizz out of the French

Australian sparkling wine

Australian sparkling wine makers are taking some of the fizz out of their French competitors amid a surge in demand for Aussie bubbly.


Are these Australia’s happiest cows?

happiest cows

Dairies are usually noisy places. The farmer yells and whistles to get the herd moving, as dogs bark to round up the stragglers. The cows protest, stomping and moo-ing, jostling against railings while the machinery clanks into position. But the University of Melbourne’s robotic dairy in rural Victoria is calm and quiet. No yelling. No


Spirit House Noosa – a new high

Spirit House Noosa

  When it comes to stunning restaurants, Noosa on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is a mecca, and as Helen Flanagan knows the Spirit House is one of the best.


Pod Chocolate: a sweet story


After working to save Indonesian forests, an Australian man’s curiosity for chocolate led him on a remarkable journey that has transformed lives, the land and the way cocoa is grown and chocolate is made in Indonesia. Pod Chocolate is now a Balinese byword for quality and a sign of pride for those who grow the


CocoEarth’s roast vegetable and haloumi salad with coconut oil

coconut oil

Saturated fats have always been known as the enemy, but in reality, some are very good for you in moderation. Coconut oil is an extremely health saturated fat that can help lower cholesterol and support immune function. It has also been proven to be antiviral, antibacterial and an antifungal agent and it is easily digested