Author Archive | Jeremy Dawes

30 of the Punniest Wine Puns You Can Find

Love them or hate them, there’s truly something about these wine puns! Grab your friends, a bottle of your favourite drop, maybe even a nice cheese platter and read out these grape puns. They can also be future caption ideas for when you’ve snapped a photo of a glass of wine in hand #WineWednesday. Whether […]

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Some Gifts Not to Buy This Festive Season

The festive season is upon us and with it, we go back to doing the things we have done before. From January to December, there has always been a cycle, and gift giving is part of that. Whether it be the festive season or a simple birthday for you friend or family, the art of […]

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Wine for an Australian Christmas

Preferably, chilled, bubbly, and paired with seafood! As Christmas advances, the northern hemisphere gets excited about warm eggnog and steaming hot mulled wine. While Europeans snuggle up in front of a fire with a nip of scotch to keep warm, these traditional Christmas beverages aren’t very appropriate for a Christmas period over thirty degrees Celsius. […]

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Wine 101: Basic Terminology

When it comes to describing why we like red over white, Malbec over CabSav, or even South Australian Shiraz over South African Shiraz, it can be difficult to find the words. We are often well versed in what things look like, sound like, and perhaps even feel like, but our vocabulary for gustatory and olfactory […]

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Corporate Giveaways

Planning your next corporate event? Whether you’ve got an employee conference coming up, or you’re brainstorming ideas for the next prospective client meeting, corporate giveaways are an essential factor in developing your brand image. Any gadget or plastic miscellany can do the trick: branded pens, key rings, mouse-pads, USBs, or stress-balls. But what do these […]

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Wedding Wine Checklist

Assuming you’ve got the main things sorted (date, venue, dress), preparing the reception can be a lot of fun. If you’re buying your own wedding wines, you’re able to cater to all guests, different tastes, and personalise the bottles. It shows a little extra care. Wine can be the highlight of a wedding, so it’s […]

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A Brief History of Wine Labels

A nice wine label can sometimes be appreciated (almost) as much as the actual contents of the bottle. Labels with smart designs showcase creativity, offering depth and entertainment, allowing another layer of conversation to the experience of drinking a fine bottle of wine. Bringing along a bottle of wine to an event or as a […]

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