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Adam founded Wine Compass in 2013 after deciding to combine his love of wine & wine tours with his background in digital marketing. He loves exploring wine regions with his wife and daughters in his spare time
Bordeaux’s Elite Wine Legacy
Uncategorized | August 14, 2020
JimmyRum tasting
Another round of Mornington Peninsula profiles
Mornington Peninsula|Wineries|Yarra Valley | July 30, 2020
Meletos dining room
Another round of Yarra Valley profiles
Mornington Peninsula|Wineries|Yarra Valley | July 22, 2020
New Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula Winery profiles
Uncategorized | July 16, 2020
The top 5 things to do in Melbourne 
Uncategorized | June 26, 2020
Polperro winery
Wine Compass Coronavirus (COVID-19) update
Adam Nicholls|News | June 1, 2020
5 Top Attractions on San Francisco Wine Tour 
Uncategorized | May 22, 2020
JimmyRum tasting
More new Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley profiles
Mornington Peninsula|Wineries|Yarra Valley | May 13, 2020
Best Reasons to Visit Mudgee for a Wine Tour
Uncategorized | May 11, 2020
Six Reasons to visit the Swan Valley!
Uncategorized | April 29, 2020
New Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula Winery profiles
Uncategorized | April 23, 2020
Budget Friendly Ways to Visit the Hunter Valley
Adam Nicholls|Australian wine regions|Wineries | April 21, 2020
Polperro winery
Wine Compass Coronavirus (COVID-19) update
Adam Nicholls|News | March 31, 2020
Why people are choosing vodka over beer
Beer & Cider|Guest Contributions|News|Yarra Valley | November 23, 2018
What is Malbec?
International wine regions|Wine knowledge|Wine varieties | September 26, 2018
Guest Post – How To Judge The Quality Of A Wine
Guest Contributions|Wine knowledge | September 13, 2018
5 Tips For a Great Wine Tour Hens Party
Food pairing|Lucia Guadagnuolo|News|Wineries|Yarra Valley | August 3, 2018
What is a Garagiste?
Wine knowledge | July 16, 2018
Common Wine Tasting Terms Explained
Wine knowledge | July 1, 2018
Pizza and Wine Pairing
Food pairing|Wine Pairing | May 28, 2018
What to Do with Leftover Wine
Uncategorized | May 21, 2018
What does Oak do to Wine?
Wine knowledge | May 15, 2018
Wines for Winter
Top lists | May 14, 2018
What is Terroir?
Wine knowledge | May 10, 2018
What is Trebbiano?
Wine varieties | May 7, 2018
Cabernet Sauvignon versus Cabernet Franc
Wine knowledge|Wine varieties | April 29, 2018
Our Favourite Wines for Autumn
Top lists | April 23, 2018
What is Zinfandel Wine?
Wine knowledge|Wine varieties | April 17, 2018
An Intro to Friuli Wines
International wine regions|Wine knowledge | April 8, 2018
Wine and Thai Food Pairing Part 1 – Perfect Matching
Food pairing|Wine Pairing | April 4, 2018
Italians do EAT better at Zonzo
Wineries|Yarra Valley | April 3, 2018
What happens during vintage at a winery?
Wine knowledge|Wineries | March 27, 2018
If you like this, try that: Part 3
Wine knowledge|Wine Pairing|Wine varieties | March 25, 2018
What are Sulphites in Wine? 
Wine knowledge | March 21, 2018
Our 5 Favourite Wine Bars in Melbourne
Top lists | March 18, 2018
Wine and Lamb Pairings – Perfect Matching
Food pairing |
5 Common Wine Myths
Uncategorized|Wine knowledge | March 16, 2018
How Long is Wine Good for Once its Opened?
Wine knowledge | March 12, 2018
Best Australian Rosés 
Australian wine regions|Top lists | March 7, 2018
Best Wine Events of the 2018 Melbourne Food & Wine Festival
Australian wine regions|News|Top lists|Wineries|Yarra Valley | March 1, 2018
Nebbiolo Wine and Food Pairing – Perfect Matching
Food pairing|Wine Pairing | February 26, 2018
Best Yarra Valley Wines that aren’t Pinot Noir
Australian wine regions|Top lists|Wine varieties|Yarra Valley | February 21, 2018
An Intro to Rioja Wines
International wine regions|Wine knowledge|Wine varieties | February 19, 2018
Wine and Pork Pairing – Perfect Matching
Food pairing|Uncategorized|Wine Pairing | February 15, 2018
Top 5 Victorian Rieslings Under $35
Australian wine regions|Top lists|Wine varieties | February 12, 2018
Beaujolais 101
International wine regions|Wine knowledge|Wine varieties | February 7, 2018
Merlot 101
Wine knowledge|Wine varieties | February 5, 2018
Wines to try from Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula
Australian wine regions|Uncategorized | February 2, 2018
An Intro to Loire Valley Wines
International wine regions|Wine knowledge | January 29, 2018
Chicken and Wine Pairing – Perfect Matching
Food pairing|Uncategorized|Wine Pairing | January 24, 2018
How to Pick Affordable Burgundy Wines
International wine regions|Uncategorized|Wine knowledge | January 21, 2018
Top 5 Victorian Shiraz under $35
Australian wine regions|Top lists|Uncategorized | January 17, 2018
The Effects of Climate Change on Wine
News|Wine knowledge | January 14, 2018
Lethbridge Winery
Australian wine regions | January 9, 2018
Wines to Bring to a Dinner Party
Wine knowledge|Wine Pairing | January 7, 2018
Wine and Seafood Pairing – Perfect Matching
Food pairing|Wine Pairing | January 5, 2018
5 Wine Resolutions for 2018
Top lists|Wine knowledge|Wine varieties | January 2, 2018
Top questions to ask in the bottle shop (when you know next to nothing about wine)
Wine knowledge | December 22, 2017
Are Goon Bags All Bad?
Wine knowledge|Wine varieties | December 18, 2017
Wines for Christmas – Perfect Matching
Food pairing|Top lists|Wine Pairing | December 14, 2017
Wine and Barbecue Pairing – Perfect Matching
Food pairing|Uncategorized|Wine Pairing | November 20, 2017
Montalto New Menu Launch
Adam Nicholls|Australian wine regions|Mornington Peninsula|News | November 15, 2017
What is Pét-Nat (Pétillant Naturel)?
Uncategorized|Wine knowledge|Wine varieties | November 13, 2017
Chianti Wine and Food Pairing – Perfect Matching
International wine regions|Wine Pairing | November 10, 2017
Our Favourite Wines for Summer
Wine Pairing | November 7, 2017
Top 5 Victorian Chardonnays under $30
Australian wine regions|Top lists|Uncategorized|Wineries | November 5, 2017
Sparkling Wine: A Case for Crémant
International wine regions|Wine knowledge | November 3, 2017
An Introduction to Oregon Pinot Noir
International wine regions|Wine varieties | October 30, 2017
What is Amaro?
Top lists|Uncategorized|Wine knowledge | October 27, 2017
What is Brett in Wine? (Brettanomyces)
Wine knowledge | October 22, 2017
Sauvignon Blanc Wine and Food Pairing – Perfect Matching
Food pairing | October 20, 2017
If you like this, try that: Part 2
Wine varieties | October 15, 2017
What is Orange Wine?
Wine knowledge | October 12, 2017
If you like this, try that: Part 1
Wine varieties | October 8, 2017
What is the Best Temperature to Serve Wine?
Wine knowledge | October 2, 2017
Craiglee Vineyard
Australian wine regions | September 28, 2017
Dessert and Wine Pairing – Perfect Matching
Food pairing | September 25, 2017
What are Fortified Wines?
Wine knowledge | September 21, 2017
True or False: Champagne Should be Served in Flutes
Wine knowledge | September 18, 2017
How to Read a Wine Label
Wine knowledge | September 14, 2017
Old World Wine vs New World Wine
Wine knowledge | September 10, 2017
Wine and Cheese Pairing – Perfect Matching
Food pairing | September 7, 2017
Our Favourite Wines for Spring
Top lists|Wine varieties | September 4, 2017
Wine and Steak Pairing – Perfect Matching
Food pairing | August 31, 2017
Cork vs Screw Caps on Wine Bottles
Uncategorized|Wine knowledge | August 28, 2017
Chinese Food and Wine Pairing – Perfect Matching
Food pairing|Uncategorized | August 23, 2017
Shiraz Wine and Food Pairing – Perfect Matching
Food pairing | August 17, 2017
How to Order Wine at a Restaurant
Uncategorized|Wine knowledge | August 14, 2017
What is Wild Yeast Fermentation in Wine?
Wine knowledge | August 8, 2017
Riesling Wine and Food Pairing – Perfect Matching
Food pairing|Uncategorized|Wine Pairing | August 7, 2017
New Oak vs Old Oak
Adam Nicholls|Wine knowledge | June 19, 2017
What is Residual Sugar in Wine?
Adam Nicholls|Wine knowledge | May 25, 2017
Montalto Piazza: Delicious seasonal lunch
Adam Nicholls|Mornington Peninsula|Wineries | May 23, 2017
Pinot G: To Gris or Grigio
Wine knowledge|Wine varieties | May 22, 2017
How do winemakers know what the alcohol content will be in wine?
Adam Nicholls|Wine knowledge | May 10, 2017
5 ways to know you are at a top cellar door
Adam Nicholls|Top lists | May 4, 2017
What are tannins in wine?
Adam Nicholls|Wine knowledge | April 21, 2017
What is the difference between White Wine and Red Wine?
Adam Nicholls|Wine knowledge | April 19, 2017
Top Five Lunch Spots in the Mornington Peninsula

Top Five Lunch Spots in the Mornington Peninsula Earlier this year we chose our favourite Yarra Valley lunch stops. By popular demand, here’s a list of our favourite places to eat in the Mornington Peninsula. Merrick’s Creek Merricks Creek takes the casual dining experience and turns it into something spectacular. They offer a great range…

Adam Nicholls|Mornington Peninsula|Top lists|Uncategorized | March 22, 2017
Five Best Lunch Stops in the Yarra Valley
Adam Nicholls|Top lists|Yarra Valley | January 11, 2017
Winter Wine Tours
Adam Nicholls|Wineries | May 18, 2016
Wine Tasting For Beginners

Wine Tasting For Beginners Any wine lover will tell you that enjoying a glass of red or white is much more than just “having a drink”; it’s an experience. And it’s an experience that is taken up to the next level if you know how to properly taste wine. You may have seen sommeliers swilling…

Adam Nicholls|Wine knowledge | February 7, 2016
Top 6 Tips For Storing Wine

Top 6 Tips For Storing Wine However large or small your collection, if you want to get the best out of every last drop it’s important to know how to correctly store your wine. Luckily, keeping your reds and whites unharmed from the elements isn’t as tricky as some people might think – these 6…

Adam Nicholls|Wine knowledge | February 2, 2016
Our Favourite Summer Wines – Mornington

Our Favourite Mornington Peninsula Summer Wines Summer is here, which means plenty of opportunities to rip off the barbecue cover, unfold your picnic rug and maybe even dust off the old stubby coolers. But there’s no need to resign yourself over to beers and ciders just because the weather is hotter; there are plenty of…

Adam Nicholls|Mornington Peninsula|Wine varieties | January 22, 2016
2014 Vintage

Spring Weather Wasn’t 2014 Vintage’s Best Friend It has been a tough 2014 vintage for Mornington Peninsula vineyards from a volume perspective, but the quality of the yield was exceptional. While the amount of wine produced will be significantly down on previous years, winemakers are upbeat about the intensity and flavour from the smaller bunches…

Adam Nicholls|Mornington Peninsula|News | October 15, 2014