Tiny city vineyard produces first wine from a botanic garden By Andrew Spence

WINES made from grapes harvested in a tiny vineyard within a city botanic garden will be launched in South Australia in September. Produced with the support of Jacob’s Creek winemakers, the limited edition wines are believed to be the world’s first wine produced solely from grapes grown within a botanic garden. The 1200 bottles of… Read More Tiny city vineyard produces first wine from a botanic garden By Andrew Spence

Bird’s-eye view of vine health by Andrew Spence

REMOTE sensors and aerial imagery are being used to maximize irrigation efficiencies in one of Australia’s most famous wine regions. The project in South Australia’s Coonawarra region aims to help viticulturists understand how remote-sensing technologies can rapidly identify canopy temperature, vine water stress and nutrient status issues. It used images taken by three cameras fitted… Read More Bird’s-eye view of vine health by Andrew Spence

Jenni Field on being Fearless in the Kitchen

Whipping up the courage to change professions mid-stream in life is difficult, but that’s the challenge Jenni Field took on. After some time passed, she decided once again that an evolution needed to take place, and combined her two passions. Cooking and teaching. While I enjoyed working in the restaurants, it was not my passion, and I’ve found it through… Read More Jenni Field on being Fearless in the Kitchen

Ross Sapir’s Stress Reducing Tips for Your Next Big Move

According to recent studies, 61% of people place moving homes at the top of their stress list, ahead of relationship breakdowns, divorce or even a new job. One way to ease this stress is to hire professionals to do all the heavy lifting, but that still leaves the packing and organization of your affairs. Ross Sapir, founder… Read More Ross Sapir’s Stress Reducing Tips for Your Next Big Move

“Unnatural Selection” hosted by Isobel Yeung, Kicks Off Season Four Premier of VICE on HBO

BROOKLYN, NY (February 4, 2016) – Season Four of VICE on HBO premieres tomorrow, February 5 at 11:00pm. Season Four is VICE‘s longest running season yet with 18 episodes from February 5 through July 1. The season opens with a segment on unnatural selection, human gene editing, and designer babies hosted by Isobel Yeung. The segment is particularly timely given the U.K.’s recent… Read More “Unnatural Selection” hosted by Isobel Yeung, Kicks Off Season Four Premier of VICE on HBO

Big Beers and Lessons I Learned Cooking for a Crowd by Ginger Johnson

  I’ve decided I don’t want or need to be a candy maker. Let me explain. A short while ago I presented at the fabulously flavorful Big Beers Belgians and Barleywines Festival held in dreamy Vail, Colorado USA. It was the second time I’ve done so and both times have been superb due to the… Read More Big Beers and Lessons I Learned Cooking for a Crowd by Ginger Johnson