Category: Featured Products

  • The Tastemaker recommends Beyond Black as THE ultimate Christmas gift

    The Tastemaker recommends Beyond Black as THE ultimate Christmas gift

    Are you looking for a gift that will provide eternal gratification? BBPublications is an exceptionally high end publisher of the Beyond Black coffee table book series and a magazine, and part of an international media group. Their two most recent books, BBeyond: DesignScapes and BBeyond: SuperTravel, bound in leather and […]

     
  • A photo good enough to eat

    A photo good enough to eat

    In addition to the pure pleasure of tasting new dishes, see our previous article, research has shown that travellers also get a thrill from taking photos of their food and sharing with others. This is a growing trend – all of your Instagram users will be aware of this! –  […]

     
  • Eat your way around the world: the top destinations to indulge in global delicacies

    Eat your way around the world: the top destinations to indulge in global delicacies

    Are you a foodie? How far would you travel….to eat? With three quarters (75%) of global travellers saying that they would likely travel somewhere renowned for its great food and drink when choosing their next travel destination, culinary travel is a trend on the rise.   Millennials, according to research, […]

     
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  • Don Julio Blanco Tequila

    Don Julio Blanco Tequila

    Tequila, the smooth spirit made from the agave plant is a firm favourite of The Tastemaker’s. We recently had the opportunity to sample Don Julio Blanco, one of the best tequilas currently available. Don Julio, the eponymous brand, was informally established in 1985 on the 60th birthday of its founder […]

     
  • Travellers Guide to Coffee South East Asia

    Travellers Guide to Coffee South East Asia

    Keurig who provides beverage brewing systems for workplace and commercial use, are the #1 single-cup brand in North America. Here they take a look at coffee in South East Asia, and provide every traveller with a must know guide. Coffee has been grown and consumed in Southeast Asia since the […]

     
  • Chocolate and Love

    Chocolate and Love

    Founded by Richard O’Connor and Birgitte Hovmand, Chocolate and Love is a fair-trade, organic brand distributed in over 35 countries across the world. Chocolate and Love’s organic bars combine a rich, piquant chocolate, with sophisticated, fragrant infusions for a full-bodied treat on your taste buds. Their Mint 67% Dark Chocolate […]

     
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  • Wines of Provence: Chateau de Berne

    Wines of Provence: Chateau de Berne

    The exceptionally fine Château de Berne wines have a very distinctive character and come in equally distinctive bottles that start the conversation before you even open them. Red 60% Syrah and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, this is a deep colour red that makes a big entrance with its complex nose reminiscent […]

     
  • Olmeca Altos Plata

    Olmeca Altos Plata

    Tequilla is a Mexican clear spirit produced from the agave plant indigenous to Central America. It is less well-known than say, vodka or gin (both also clear spirits), but more complex and sophisticated in this writer’s opinion. Jose Cuervo is an established brand, not only because it’s been around forever, […]

     
  • Product of the week: Evo3 Olive Oil

    Product of the week: Evo3 Olive Oil

    Warning ! Seriously addictive The EVO3 olive oil is produced on the Greek island of Lesvos. The label informs that for each bottle sold, a tree is planted in a deforested area which, in an out of itself, is an incentive to prefer it to other high end oil contenders on […]

     
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  • Featured product McGuigan Wines

    Featured product McGuigan Wines

    The McGuigan Reserve range was created to celebrate the family’s long standing commitment to delivering wines of distinction. Winemakers personally source the best parcels of grapes available in South Australia to create these wines and represent the McGuigan name.   Shiraz 2012: Tasting Notes: The quiet nose has ripe red […]