G’day – You’ve tripped through the vines of The Wine Wankers. We’re two major wine lovers who love talking about wine through blog. Laconic humour is a central theme of our writing style, attempting to put the wine in context rather than churning out mind numbing descriptions of wine. We're rated as one of the most influential wine destinations on the net by Klout and Kred.
It’s The Wine Wankers annual Christmas gift buying guide for the person in your life who loves wine more than their own children (you know who you are!). Conrad and I (Drew) hate traditional Christmas gift guides, which is why you’ll find the unconventional, must haves, and freakin expensive #winegiftporn items up for grabs – how […]
Yesterday I drank a bottle of red wine that I opened 9 months ago – and it was still fresh as a daisy! How can this be? You know that thing called left over wine – yeah, we don’t either. But just say you did. If you leave it for more than a day, it’s […]
Bloody hell – how on earth did we get this far! Today marks the fifth birthday for the Wine Wankers, and from both Conrad and I (Drew), a big thank you for hanging out with us and talking shit about wine on twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google +, LinkedIn, and here! We truly believe we have […]
As a former wine waiter (Sommelier/Somm) I know a thing or two about ordering wines in restaurants. First and foremost – don’t be scared of us, we only bite when you forget to tip (only kidding, well, kinda). Tip 1 – use your Somm One of the biggest mistakes people make when going to fancy […]
If pouring a glass of wine seems like hard work – then you need to buy one of these amazing wine chairs. Matt Thompson from Detroit loves to put his woodworking skills to good use. Last year the Michigan man built a lawn chair that delivers beers via a chute. Well, Thompson Woodworks has done it again, […]
Here’s a controversial question – can sommeliers make better wine than winemakers? I’d like to argue the case for YES! Consider this – most winemakers aim to make the perfect wine that is an expression of the grape variety and region it hails from. What they aren’t considering is whether it will match well with […]
Why on earth would we do this? No, this is not another crazy party game we do after the third bottle of wine! We did this in the name of wine preservation. As you may know, a wine starts to oxidise and go bad the second you open it. It will still taste fresh after […]