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Coonawarra

Learning lessons from the past to create inspired wines of the future is what gives one of the country’s premium wine regions its lasting advantage Hip winemakers setting trends from the many new vineyards lining city fringes may arguably be the way of the future but, in the Coonawarra, there is a clear advantage to producing wines, says Wynns winemaker …

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Guess who’s coming to dinner?

Jock Zonfrillo’s weekend of food Australia’s hottest chef lines up Adelaide’s best flavour destinations, and a few visual gems as well, for 48 hours of heaven on your next weekend visit Asking Jock Zonfrillo to reveal his favourite places to pick up a knife and fork in and around Adelaide is like opening a floodgate – his nominations pour in …

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21st Birthday Feast

It’s more than a mardi gras. Yes there are sequins and sparkles, feathers, leather and lace but there’s also community outreach, conversation forums and even Christian worship This is Adelaide’s Feast – and there’s nothing else quite like it in Australia. Every year, the annual queer arts and cultural festival attracts national and international attention, drawing performers and visitors from …

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Knives, Sweat & Salt

10 food and drink heroes From German beer-makers to Adelaide’s rock star of wine, from a taste of Africa to groundbreaking creations using native produce, South Australia is the melting pot of exciting new flavours   Darryl Catlin Sidewood’s winery and ciderhouse in the Adelaide Hills only started producing cider in 2014 but Darryl Catlin has already proven he has …

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Poh Ling Yeow

COOK, ARTIST AND TV PRESENTER The inaugural season of Channel Ten’s MasterChef — and her infectious smile and artistic flare — propelled Poh Ling Yeow to the national spotlight. The Malaysian-born creative grew up in Adelaide and prefers this city to any other when it comes to life and work. Favourite coffee spot? Jamface at the Adelaide Central Market of …

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Eye of the Hawk

ADELAIDE FASHION FESTIVAL OCTOBER 11-15 Golden girl Jennifer Hawkins is putting her midas touch on the Adelaide Fashion Festival. The 2004 Miss Universe is the face of Myer which has come of board as a sponsor of the five-day festival, which runs from October 11 to 15. With Myer staging AFF events in its Rundle Mall store, Hawkins will make …

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Unleashing Asia

The OzAsia Festival is ready to unleash its delights on Adelaide again this year with a stunning program of contemporary arts events, many of them exclusive to this city. Festival director Joseph Mitchell — in his third year at the helm — says each event represents “the best and the most highly-acclaimed contemporary arts and culture from across Asia”. “Nowhere …

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Life Scripted

From soap to secret police Having worked in television and filmmaking for more than 30 years, it’s fair to say Richard Jasek knows something about making it in his chosen industry. The Prague-born producer, director and writer has directed close to 1000 hours of television during his prodigious career. He’s worked on enduring Australian favourites such as Heartbreak High and …

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Ancient Great Southern Land

South Australia’s museum is home to the world’s best collection of indigenous artefacts while the Art Gallery is about to launch another stellar exhibition Around a little tucked-away alcove in the South Australian Museum is a most remarkable object. It’s a 10,000 year-old boomerang. It’s most likely the oldest boomerang in existence. Now, it’s a bit hard to comprehend such …