White wine pairings for summer

Want to wow your guests with amazing wine and food pairings at your next event? Well, there are a few simple concepts to understand in order to get it right. Below, I’ve highlighted my top wine pairings tips plus an easy guide to a quick summer lunch! THE SIX BASIC TASTES The easiest way to be a wine pairing connoisseur is to understand the six basic tastes of wine. These are Acid, Bitter, Fat, Spice, Salt and Sweet. Acid, bitter,...

3 tips to entertain on a budget

Young and Co wine

Fancy staying in and having some friends over? Staying at home can often be much more social and rewarding than going out. The playlists are yours, your shoes are comfortable and you don’t have annoying guys hitting on you at the bar. While there is some organising and cooking involved, it can all be done on a budget. Here are my top three entertaining ideas that are sure to be a hit with your friends! Better yet, they won’t break the bank.

Christmas Day Hacks for a fuss-free day

Christmas day hacks

Cocktails – check. Turkey – check. The perfect kitchen appliances to make it all a breeze – check. This year I am trying to make Christmas Day as easy and fuss-free as possible. So, I am left to enjoy the day with family and friends rather than fussing over food and entertainment. Here are my top Christmas Day Hacks to make it all happen! The right appliances Nothing ruins Christmas Day than having to manually and laboriously chop vegetables, mash...

Easy wine and food pairings to try this summer

Just wines, Wine and food pairings

What wine goes with seafood? What’s best served with Turkey? What wine should you serve at a lunch or day-time party? These questions are a lot more common than you may think and wine pairings can make or break your meal. To bring you expert advise, I’ve team up with Australian company Just Wines. Just Wines began with a clear vision of “Supporting Australian Wineries” by providing them with a single online platform for selling their wines. It is now one...