Make your own Tasmanian whisky
Bill Lark has overcome every obstacle to create a whisky business, and industry, in Tasmania, including a 153 year-old government ban on distilling in the state. His latest venture will see visitors hand-making their own barrels of fine Tasmania whisky.Vintage 2014 – around Australia's wine regions »
Birds, frost, hail storms and other meteorological challenges mixed with perfect ripening conditions to create a vast range of results for this year's grape picking season. The Hunter thinks #V14 is the best ever vintage, and Coonawarra had the longest on record. Here's your guide to vintage 2014 in wine regions around Australia »Cabernet Sauvignon - around the world
Cabernet Sauvignon is the world's most renowned, but relatively recent, grape variety for the production of fine red wine. Learn more about this distinctive variety.The Hunter Valley: interview with the late Len Evans
Len Evans, who died in 2006 aged 76, was one of Australia's greatest wine ambassadors. A vineyard owner for 27 years, he was the author of the first reference book on Australian wine, and brought panache to Australia's wine world. In this archived interview on the development of the Hunter Valley he talks about his hopes for one of Australia's first and greatest wine regions.Top honours for young Clare Valley winemaker
Young Clare Valley winemaker Helen McCarthy has had a bumper year, with three top winemaking prizes under her belt and some interesting environmental challenges ahead.