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Latest news: Wine

Adelaide Hills chardonnay takes home top wine award in Canberra

An Adelaide Hills chardonnay, praised by Australia’s top wine judges as 'an explosion of flavour on the palate,' won the nation’s top wine award last night at the National Press Club in Canberra, in front of an audience that included Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.

Cracking the case for non-glass wine bottles

Would you be happy to pour your friends a glass of wine from a cask or sip your favourite red from an aluminium can?

Breakthrough on wine tariff dispute ahead of PM’s China visit

A breakthrough deal struck between China and Canberra could end tariffs on Australian wine exports worth $1.2 billion.

Drink and be merry with unique Canberra winery tour

Forget about travelling afar for a wine tour. Merry Heart CBR offers a taste of the finest wines, brews and spirits from the Canberra region.

Victorian shiraz wins National Wine Show of Australia top award

When it comes to Australia's best wine, the shiraz has it, with Victorian winery Yarra Yering’s Underhill Shiraz winning the top award in Australia’s most important wine show, for the second time in four years.

National Wine Show toasts steward of 45 years

Tonight, Friday 16 June, the top drops of the National Wine Show of Australia 2023 will be announced at an exclusive awards dinner at the National Press Club of Australia. One man of the hour remembers when the NWS was an entirely different affair.

Canberra Winery Tour: Relax. Unwind. Be Merry!

Discover the best of the Australian Capital’s wines with a Merry Heart Canberra wineries tour around Murrumbateman.

Food for thought: Canberra International Riesling Challenge returns, Barr to try his hand as judge

The Canberra International Riesling Challenge (CIRC) will return next week following a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. The Challenge will be held from 10 to 16 October at the Albert Hall,...

Canberra’s best bottle shops

Here is a list of Canberra's best bottle shops. Click if you're looking for trusted liquor stores in Canberra.

WIN! Kia Ora Kiwi Concert tickets and NZ Made with Care wines

Made with Care is giving one lucky Canberra Daily reader a chance to win 2 x tickets to the Canberra International Music Festival Kia Ora Kiwi Concert this Sunday 1 May*, featuring New Zealand artists as well an array of delicious drops from leading wine growers from the Marlborough region, home of NZ wine.

1951 Grange sells for $157,624 to set new record

A Penfolds Grange 1951 went under the hammer last Sunday for a whopping $157,624, the most expensive single bottle of Australian wine ever sold. The sale of the Penfolds Grange Hermitage Bin 1...

Canberra district has best Shiraz two years in a row

Today, a 2019 Shiraz by Canberra District’s own Lerida Estate took home top trophies for the second year in a row at the NSW Wine Awards. The honours were given at 1pm during...

13 Canberra wines win gold, ‘just where we want to be’

The medal-winning wines of 2021’s ICC Sydney NSW Wine Awards have been revealed, raising anticipation as to who will be named the best wine in N