A barrel of Penfolds Magill Cellar 3 has been made available exclusively through leading non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace, BlockBar. It is the first wine to be sold on the luxury wine and spirits marketplace. Upon purchase, the buyer will own a non-fungible token tied to the rare barrel made from the 2021 vintage and which […]
SOFI Aperitivo?New to red+white
the sofi story. Socialising and unwinding after a day at work is the core of the traditional Aperitivo ritual. The Italian tradition has now transformed into a modern global trend of a fresh and bitter-sweet cocktail- the perfect summer drink. SOFI was an idea born in Italy and brought to life in Australia as local […]
RIP to Weekend Blackouts, Cafe Patron is Being Discontinued
In a move that is certain to disappoint club rats across the globe, spirits manufacturer Bacardí has announced that iconic coffee-infused liqueur Patrón XO Cafe is no more. The tequila brand’s electrifying release is set to be discontinued with production to cease in the coming months. Buy it here For the uninitiated, Patrón XO Cafe […]
How To Create The Perfect Wine Cellar At Home!
For those who appreciate a good glass of wine, having the right storage makes pouring a nice glass of vino easy. A wine cellar will provide you with a place to organize your favorite bottles for easy access and stylish organization. Before wine lovers can celebrate this new addition, it’s important to decide what type […]
Lark Rare Cask Series Para100 Whisky: Yes, Tasmania Makes World-Class Whisky
by Ken Gargett One of the earlier pieces I did for Quill & Pad was on one of the world’s most extraordinary wines, the Seppeltsfield 100-Year-Old Para Vintage Tawny port. I am not doing a reprise of that here, but it is very relevant to today’s focus. That wine, the 100-Year-Old Para Vintage Tawny, exists only thanks to […]
Domaine du Tariquet – Beautiful Wines from Gascony
Why Tariquet Wine? Domaine du Tariquet is probably the first winemaker to have made wines in the New World style long before there was a name for it.A piece of history: France, after the 1st World War where wines played a big part in the morale of the troops, and after the enormous scientific knowledge […]
VERDE MOMENTO – Artisanal Mezcal
Mezcal Verde Momento Organic Despite its ultra-modern looks, this eye-catching mezcal is produced with the utmost artisanal care and traditional methods. Verde Momento is made with 8 year old agave Espadin by mezcalero Doroteo Garcia in Tlacolula, Oaxaca. The agaves are cooked in an underground oven using ocote, holm oak, and pepper tree which give […]
Spotlight On The Other Wine Co.
Since its launch in 2015, The Other Wine Co. has produced some handy little pourers for restaurants, arresting splashes of sky-blue on shelves, highly rated, deliciously drinkable wines; favourites in our collection. The Other Wine Co. is a special little brand whose ambition to think otherness is an exciting new chapter. ‘Otherness can be found in many different […]