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Alquimie’s alchemy is no more.

‘The context in which we drink is as important as what we drink.’ – Josh Elias. Four years was far too short a lifetime for such an ambitious, far-sighted, quality drinks publication as Alquimie  which recently announced sotto voce that its 8th edition, second quarter 2017 was its last. The perfect amalgam Though the […]

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A NOSE FOR OLD WINE BOOKS Looking forward to giving a talk as part of Melbourne Rare Book Week 2017 2.00 pm Saturday 1st July at Armadale Cellars 813-817 High St Armadale. Admission is free. To book visit The early 1960s saw the emergence of table wine and the genesis of Australia’s modern wine industry. […]

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