1. Rosé is older than Jesus.
Despite its recent rise to popularity, did you know that rosé is considered one of the oldest known type of wines, dating back to 600 BC?
With Christmas just around the corner, Tipple is launching ‘12 Days of Tipple’ to help you stock up for the silly season.
When it comes to white wine there are two popular styles that come to mind: Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay.
Have you heard of raw, natural or low intervention wine but don’t know exactly what it means? We sat down with Gilles Lapalus, the man behind Bertrand Bespoke Wine and Maidenii Vermouth to find out some more about these interesting styles of winemaking and the best foods to match with them.
Chocolatier Josh Bahen of Bahen & Co began as a winemaker. It’s with this attention to detail that Bahen & Co’s artisanal bean to bar chocolate formed. Based in Margaret River, Western Australia, the premium chocolate company exceeds Fair Trade practices by building long-term relationships with their farmers and paying prices that respect the farmer’s efforts. We took a moment from Josh’s busy schedule to hear a little more about what goes into making his chocolate.
Brad Hickey (aka Brash Higgins) is not your average winemaker. After leaving his hometown of Chicago for adventures in Paris, Portland and New York City, Brad ended up in McLaren Vale,
Valentines day is once again upon us and we have your last minute gifts sorted! Think Rosé not rose, chocolates & movies over expensive restaurants and world-class cocktails at home instead of crowded nights in bars. Read on if you haven’t got your valentine a present yet – all tipples are delivered in 60 minutes!
Like all things wine (and food, for that matter), picking a perfect match for your dinner is an art, not a science. Even ‘textbook’ pairings, such as a gutsy red with stew, or a citrusy white with prawns, can have all sorts of exceptions. A lot depends on sauces, accompaniments and cooking style. So read on, friends, for all the essentials on making the most of the flavour on your table.
We have all been there; unsure which bottle of wine goes with what food or how to pick a drop of the good stuff that everyone will love at a picnic. Thankfully wine expert, creator of The Humble Tumbler and author of Tipsy, Clare Burder is here to save the day with a guest post about finding the perfect wine for every occasion.
Frosé – the lovechild of rosé wine and slushies – is the latest summer obsession to hit Australia. There’s no need to go all the way to a fancy bar to have a taste of this icy dream when you can easily make it right at home.
Approx. 1.5 standard drinks | 3 minute
Rosé is the sexy red head who shows up first, leaves last and entertains everyone effortlessly in the middle with their perfectly seasoned guacamole & pop hits playlist.
It wouldn’t be Easter without over-indulging on chocolate eggs and putting a proper dent in your liquor cabinet. Four whole days of guilt-free, holiday-approved gluttony,