Author Archives: Wine'n'things

Man O War – Voted 5th best destination in the world to visit by Lonely Planet in 2016

LEARN MORE MAN O’ WAR Discovered in 1769, over two hundred years in the making, classic wine of the new world. Since their first planting in 1993, Man O’War on Waiheke Island have taken great pride in matching specific grape varietals with the individual terroirs found across their 76 different hillside blocks. Fusing Old World techniques […]

Discover Organic Wines

 *offer valid for the month of Jan 2018 Shop Now Why Organic Wine An organic wine is a wine made from grapes that have been grown without the use of artificial or synthetitic chemicals, such as herbicides and pesticides. To keep the weeds and bugs at bay, organic farmers work with nature, rather than against […]

Australia’s only working wine co-operative

Harvest Grower Co-operative or put simply… Harvest Wines is an Australian grower cooperative from Northern Adelaide Hills. We work with the local agricultural experts to provide an opportunity to create wine in a profit share model that benefits the grassroots of our industry Our winery and our region… Unico Zelo is based in the Northern Adelaide […]

First Women of Wine Festival

This month, we joined fellow businesses ran by women and celebrated with wines made by women.  Thank you to Debra Meiburg MW and her team for putting together a great evening that drew 300+ wine lovers to the festival. We had the pleasure to present wines from 4 wineries that involved women winemaker or owner. […]

Mulled Wine – smells like Christmas

MULLED WINE – smells like Christmas A tradition or an alternative from our Crabbie’s Hot Toddy – this year we’re trying out a BBC recipe What you need… 1 bottle red wine 60g/2oz demerara sugar 1 cinnamon stick grated nutmeg 1 orange, halved 1 dried bay leaf 60ml/2fl oz sloe or damson gin (optional) Build it… […]

Christmas in a glass – Crabbie’s Toddy

CHRISTMAS IN A GLASS As the weather cools by a few degrees and Christmas is in reach, we revisit a  classic cocktail that you can whip up at home. CRABBIE’S HOT TODDY was born one Friday afternoon at the office, this will keep your tummy warm. What you need… 330ml Crabbie’s Original Alcoholic Ginger Beer […]