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GOURMET WEEKEND
15 MAY

Gourmet Weekend

15 May 2021
Clare Valley

It's 'Game On' for Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend at Taylors Wines on Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th May 2021.

Halliday Ratings for 2021 Wine Companion

James Halliday released the 2021 Wine Companion this week and we are excited to share the latest...

Meet the Taylor Family

When you come across a family that’s as passionate as we are about creating excellent wine, you might ask ‘what originally ignited that fire in the first place? And who exactly are these Taylors down there in the Clare Valley?’

The St. Andrews Story

Our signature range, St. Andrews, wines embody our philosophy: understand the past, know the place...

French vs American Oak - What's the Difference

Both American oak and French oak are species of white oak. While there are many different types of white oak, three species are most used for the production of barrels used in winemaking (this craft is known as cooperage). These are Quercus Alba, Quercus Petraea and Quercus Robur.

Vegan Friendly Wines | Taylors Wines

Many people believe that all wine is vegan friendly I mean, it’s made from grapes, right? Not always! Discover in this post how to identify wine that’s vegan friendly.

Vintage From Heaven - Unveiling 2014 Exceptional Parcel Releases

We're proud to announce the official 2014 vintage releases of its pinnacle Clare Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz wines - The Visionary 2014 and The Pioneer 2014.

Aerating vs Decanting Wine - What's The Difference

We often get asked about whether decanting or aerating a wine is actually necessary. So in this post, we’d like to share some information on these very beneficial pieces of...

Hard Work and Inspiration Rewarded with Success on World Stage

We're excited to share a little about some of the awards our latest vintage releases have received from both domestic and international wine competitions.

A Guide to Australian Cabernet Sauvignon, the ‘King of Grapes’

Boasting lots of tannin, great acidity and rich aromas; Cabernet Sauvignon is a true Australian classic.

Celebrating 50 Years of Taylors Wines

2019 is a special year for Taylors Wines, officially marking our 50th anniversary.

Marvellous Malbec

Discover the delights of marvellous Malbec and celebrate World Malbec Day with us.

Awarded 'Best Cabernet' at the World's Largest Wine Show

Our Jaraman Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 has collected the trophy for ‘Best Cabernet’ at the The AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge in Austria.

Cellar Door At Sea

Taylors Wines launched the world-first floating Cellar Door in Sydney Harbour.

Springtime in the Vineyard

The arrival of Spring at the winery coincides with the grape vine cycle known as 'Budburst' and grape growers nervously monitor weather conditions.

A Guide to Wine-ing with the Wallabies

How do I get the fizz in my sparkling? Are there really cherries in my wine? How does food pairing work? Taylors presents some simple tips with the help of the Wallabies to guide...

Worlds Apart: The “Old World” vs. “New World” Approach to Winemaking

In the world of winemaking, no two wines are created the same but did you know they are created in different worlds

Australia Takes the Crown For World's Best Cabernet

The Visionary 2014 has recently been crowned the title of World's Best Cabernet 2018 at the Concours International des Cabernets held in France.

How to Match Wines with Chinese Food

Pairing wines with Chinese cuisine can be tricky to master. Here are our tips for combining the two in a better manner.

Celsius

In a world-first wine and temperature pop-up experience, Taylors Wines teamed up with Duncan Welgemoed, head chef of acclaimed Adelaide restaurant Africola, to create Celsius.

How to Serve Your Wine in Summer the Right Way

In a recent study conducted by Sydney Wine Academy in conjunction with Taylors Wines, a panel of everyday Australian palates have debunked the age-old wine myth of whether red...

A Guide to Tempranillo - Australia's Rising Red Wine Star

What are the 100 most drinkable South Australian wines are? Taylors Estate 2017 Tempranillo has taken out 2nd spot in the Hot 100 wines of 2017/18 by The Adelaide Review.

10 Things that will Ruin your Wine | Taylors Wines

Occasionally you will get a bottle of wine that is flawed. There are a few reasons why this might happen, but usually it is not the fault of anyone in particular. However, there are some ways you can accidentally ruin your wine.

Better with Age? The Mysteries of Wine and Time

Does a wine actually improve with age? There are certainly enough clichés floating around linking wine and ageing – ‘ageing like a fine...

Easy Hacks to Chill Your Wine

Did you know even if you are a wine aficionado, there is a very good chance that you are drinking...

What goes into making the world’s most awarded wine?

In a guest post from Taylors Chief Winemaker Adam Eggins, we explore the driving forces that...

Why is Optimum Drinking Temperature So Important?

It is quite normal for the majority of people to serve their wine without really thinking about the...

Flavour Assassins: What Not to Pair With Your Glass of Wine

They say that wine trembles with fear when capers, chili and asparagus are about. But all hope is...

The Wine List & The Sommelier: 10 Tips

Navigating a wine list can be an intimidating thing. Don't worry; your sommelier is there to help....

Pruning in the vineyard

Once a vintage is well and truly over, the next phase of seasonal work at the winery commences in...

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