Frothy Stuff and Folding Stuff $$ 28 Oct. with Huon Hooke

Planning to lash out on a case of real Champagne for Christmas? Aren’t we all! Keen to find the best deal on affordable Champagne? So are we! So come to our pre-festive season Champagne masterclass and find the best rapport between frothing-stuff and folding-stuff. Don’t be a mousse goose! Led by Champagne authority Huon Hooke,…

Trafalgar Travel joins Thinkers & Drinkers

An international wine and food event wouldn’t be complete without a travel company being present to give you new ideas and inspiration once you have tried some of these amazing wines. With almost 70 years of expertise and insider knowledge, we’re the most globally awarded guided holiday company. We reveal the must-see sights, but we…

New Sponsor for Thinkers & Drinkers

The Thinkers & Drinkers Wine and Food Festival at Doltone House Pyrmont on 8 October has not only wine and food but this year a very interesting travel company – worth a visit when you are there. With almost 70 years of expertise and insider knowledge, we’re the most globally awarded guided holiday company. We…

Glorious, complex and refined chardonnay class

Huon Hooke says……………….. Burgundy produces the most wines on planet Earth, the benchmarks to which all other regions aspire. Take a trip with me through Burgundy and discover the legendary white wines of the Côte de Beaune, Chablis, the Mâconnais and Côte Chalonnaise. Taste white Burgundies from every major village, from south to north, and…

Ask Huon about Burgundy 1 SOLD OUT

Burgundy part 2 The White Wines of Burgundy booking now. Burgundy produces the most glorious, complex and refined chardonnay wines on planet Earth, the benchmarks to which all other regions aspire. Take a trip with me through Burgundy and discover the legendary white wines of the Côte de Beaune, Chablis, the Mâconnais and Côte Chalonnaise….

New Zealand Celebrates Pinot Noir Win

The 20th Boutique Wine Awards – Another Fine Success. New Zealand’s Mount Brown Estates Grand Reserve Pinot Noir 2013 took home a bag of trophies winning for Pinot Noir, Red Wine of Show, Estate Grown and Produced and the top gong Wine of Show. 10% of the entries come from New Zealand and the judges…

A Silver Bullet for The Wine Industry. TRY IT!

Amazing Wines is a serious game changer for the Wine Industry,with a multimedia, marketing system that for the first time benefits the winery, t­he retail outlet and the customer.Amazing Wines is based around texting simple codes to a mobile number. Texting the code launches the multimedia marketing platform sending instant information about the winery and…

Australian Young Sommeliers Competition Winner Announced

La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Media – Wednesday, 24 June 2015 InterContinental Sydney–Attica’s Mattia Cianca wins La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Australian Young Sommeliers Competition  On 22June the Australian National Final of La Chaîne des RôtisseursYoung Sommeliers Competition was held at the InterContinental Hotel in Sydney.Sevenwinners of State competitions from around Australia battled it out in a…

Ask Huon about the legendary Côte d’Or.

‘Ask Huon’ Masterclass. AUGUST 24  – Burgundy Part 1. EXPLORING THE RED WINES OF BURGUNDY from South to North. Increase your learning curve or start it right here! Take a trip with Huon Hooke up the length of Burgundy’s legendary Côte d’Or. Taste red Burgundies from every major village, from south to north, and savour…