Wine Tips

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.

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...

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.

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

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.

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...

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....

How to host the perfect dinner party

We've teamed up with The Poor Girls Pantry to bring you the top tips for hosting the perfect dinner party.

Enhancing Your Wine

Did you know you have more control over how much you enjoy a nice bottle of wine apart from just...