Wine Blog

Mother's Day Food and Wine Guide

We love to celebrate our mums with a the perfect brunch or a picnic at the vineyard, and a bottle or three of beautiful wine. Whatever you choose to do, here's our Mother's Day guide to matching your celebratory food and wine, and some suggested menu ideas.

Pairing Chocolate and Wine Like a Pro

Wine and chocolate is not always easy to pair but when you get it right, it can be a match made in heaven. Here are some of our favourite wine and chocolate pairings for the ultimate indulgence to try at home this Easter.

14 MAY

Gourmet Weekend

14 May 2022
Clare Valley

It's 'Game On' for Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend at Taylors Wines on Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th May 2022.

Marvellous Malbec

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

Get to know all about Riesling

Riesling is an incredibly versatile, aromatic grape variety. It can produce complex dry wines with searing, racy acidity and delicate aromatics; off-dry and medium-sweet styles; to lusciously sweet wines. Here in the Clare Valley we are famed for producing the finest examples of dry Riesling.

Why the Clare Valley is one of Australia’s best havens for wine lovers

Read more about exploring the admired desination of Clare Valley. The valley offers many picturesque villages and thriving wineries which arguably produce some of Australia's greatest wines.

Mind your Ps when it comes to buying wine

Planning and prepping are key ingredients if you want to enjoy a stress-free wine and food experience over the Christmas season. Wine writer Winsor Dobbin shares some useful tips.

Busting the Myths around Food and Wine

Wine drinkers follow a number of “rules” however, some wine rules are made to be broken. Winsor Dobbin discusses a few myths about wine and food. 

Cooking at Home with the Taylor Family

The third generation of the Taylor family, Mitchell, Justin and Clinton have shared with us their favourite family recipe and special moments captured around feasting at home.

The Joys of Aged Riesling

Have you overheard people discussing aged Riesling aromas in terms of petrol or kerosene? Have you ever wondered what that is about? Well lets unpack this more...

How to Create the Ultimate Grazing Board

Spring and Summer season is all about instagrammable grazing boards so here are our top tips on styling the ultimate grazing board paired with a few of our favourite wines.

The Green beyond Red & White: Our Commitment to Sustainability

We've become the first independent Australian winery to sign up to the Science Based Targets initiative. Meet our eco warriors who are passionate about our commitment to environmental sustainability.

Halliday Ratings for 2021 Wine Companion

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

Raise a Glass to Sparkling Wines

Prosecco is known and loved around the world for being a delicious bubbly, easy-drinking wine that is welcome at any occasion.

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.

Feasting at Home: Wholesome Soup Recipes

Will Stewart has taken inspiration from around the world to not only pair his recipes with wine but to use the wine as part of the recipes. Wine adds a depth of flavour that allows the humblest of recipes to be elevated to something luxurious.

Masterstroke: Regional Discovery and Winemaking Artistry

Our newest range Masterstroke demonstrates our passion for regional discovery and winemaking artistry. The first three releases Masterstroke Cabernet Shiraz, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon all reflect their unique South Australian regions providing the finest wine and blends.

8 Ways To Make This Father's Day Special

Father’s Day comes around just once a year and is a special day to thank and appreciate the father figure in our life. Here are 8 awesome ways to celebrate Father’s Day a little differently this year.

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.

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...