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Christmas Wine & Book pairs ft. Minimum Wines

Journey through our 2021 Christmas Book & Wine pairings in partnership with Minimum Wines for festive gift ideas and party favours.

Nature Style | Teller of Tomorrow Rosé

Introducing two essential ways to elevate urban living: houseplants and a blushy rosé. Follow Jacqui Vidal and Alana Langan’s step-by-step guide to plant-styling while you sip on this playful drop of bright and boisterous wine.

Recipe for a Kinder Life | Colossus of Harry: Skin Contact Sauv B

Channel the wisdom of vibrant local chef Annie Smithers and a glass of skin-contact wine. Full-bodied, buttery and pensive, this bright Skin Contact Sauvignon Blanc will have you sipping gleefully as you take in Annie’s practical and philosophical approach to sustainable living.

NEW vintage dropping 18 November!

Architecture at the Heart of the Home | Of Another World, Syrah

Transport yourself to another world with this winning combo. Dream of the incredible projects featured in Jan Henderson and Dianna Snape’s ode to Australian architecture with a glass of this versatile and dreamy Syrah in hand.

Versace Catwalk | 2020 Chardonnay

Indulge in the gold-standard of Versace Catwalk paired with this 2020 Chardonnay. Walk the runways from Gianni Versace’s debut in 1978 to today through original catwalk photography, while sipping this vibrantly wise Chardonnay serving up hints of apple, lemon and light spice.

The City Gardener | 2020 Sangiovese/Syrah Red

This one is for all the green thumbs out there! Let Richard Unsworth show you how inspired design can revolutionise inner-city spaces to create a plant paradise while delighting in this 100% wild fermented and welcoming light red. Think cherry, berry and an all-round people pleaser.

Slim Aarons: Style | 2021 Rosé

What do Slim Aarons: Style and Minimum Wine’s 2021 Rosé have in common? They’ll both remind you of being by the water, dressed to the nines on a long, warm day. Textural, savoury and with hints of strawberries and cream, this wine is your best pick for summer. 


Posted on November 1, 2021
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Christmas Gift Guide 2021

Explore beautiful gift ideas for your loved ones this Christmas.

Discover books of garden inspiration, interiors advice, captivating non-fiction, magical children’s books, puzzles, games and so much more.

Whatever their interest, we have something for everyone this Christmas.

STILL LIFE

Amber Creswell Bell

Explore the work of Australian artists as they capture the inanimate beauty of the everyday.

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KEN DONE

Amber Creswell Bell

Celebrate the life and work of Ken Done, one of Australia’s most colourful and iconic artists.

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UTSUWA

Kylie Johnson and Tiffany Johnson

Immerse yourself in the beauty and ethos of Japanese ceramics through this intimate exploration of the makers, markets and galleries of Japan.

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SPRING CANNOT BE CANCELLED

Martin Gayford and David Hockney

With 142 colour illustrations, beloved artist David Hockney reflects upon life and art as he experiences the 2020 Covid-lockdown in rural Normandy.

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A LIFE IN PATTERN

Anna Spiro

From mood boards to fabric suggestions, furniture ideas to room layouts, A Life in Pattern is a sourcebook of inspiration and joy from Australia’s most original interior designer.

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NATURE STYLE

Alana Langan & Jacqui Vidal

Bring nature into your home effectively and affordably, with expert advice on houseplants and how to style them, as well as pro-tips on the choice of decor and materials, finishes and furnishings.

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HOW TO FRENCH COUNTRY

Sara Silm

This comprehensive guide to French country style couples detailed, practical design knowledge with evocative notes on rural French life and choice recipes.

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LIVING WELL BY DESIGN

Melissa Penfold

This is Melissa Penfold’s indispensable guide to creating stunning interiors by weaving decorating fundamentals with individual style. Published by The Vendome Press.

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THE PLANT CLINIC

Erin Lovell Verinder

Discover 150 plant remedies for over 100 health concerns in this practical and definitive guide to plant medicine.

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DAY TRIP SYDNEY

Evi O & Andrew Grune

Plan a mini break with these 52 nature adventures, all within 120 kilometres from Sydney’s city centre.

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RECIPE FOR A KINDER LIFE

Annie Smithers

Part meditation, part memoir, Annie Smithers offers advice and wisdom gleaned from a life dedicated to seasonal food and living sustainably with the land.

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FLOWERS BY DESIGN

Ingrid Carozzi

Tips and techniques to bring the joy of flowers into your space, from the florist and founder of Tin Can Studios. Published by Abrams Books.

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ARCHITECTURE AT THE HEART OF THE HOME

Jan Henderson and Dianna Snape

A collection of outstanding Australian residences, exploring the role architecture can play in defining the heart of the home.

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AFTER THE AUSTRALIAN UGLINESS

Naomi Stead, Tom Lee, Ewan McEoin and Megan Patty

A contemporary response to Robyn Boyd’s iconic text, commemorating 60 years since publication of The Australian Ugliness.

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KERSTIN THOMPSON ARCHITECTS

Leon van Schaik

Kerstin Thompson’s work provides a deep insight into not only what architects do, but also why and how they design.

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MMXX

Cameron Bruhn

A celebration of the most influential, innovative and exciting Australian architecture of the past 20 years.

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WHERE THEY PURR

Paul Barbera

For the cat-lovers. Masterfully shot by Paul Barbera, this book showcases twenty-eight inspirational homes and interiors with the felines who live there.

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RESIDENT DOG

Nicole England

For the dog-lovers. In this stunningly photographed book of architecturally superb houses we see how dogs bring warmth and life to the most dramatic spaces.

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A ROOM OF HER OWN

Robyn Lea

Across sitting rooms and studios, salon-style hangs and table settings, this is a book of daring inspiration from twenty inspirational women.

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AUSTRALIAN DESIGNERS AT HOME

Jenny Rose-Innes

Look inside the homes of Australia’s leading interior designers with professional insights and practical tips.

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THE CITY GARDENER

Richard Unsworth

Find design-driven solutions and inspiration adaptable for all urban garden types, big or small.

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LIVING OUTSIDE

Sharon Mackay and Diana Snape

A collection of residential gardens with groundbreaking mid-century Australian design.

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NATIVE

Kate Herd and Jela Ivankovic-Waters

Explore the most creatively inspiring Australian plants and the people who work with them.

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THE GARDEN STATE

Richard Allen

Photographed across all four seasons, explore the finest private gardens of Victoria.

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THE TINY EXPLORERS

Kat Macleod

Join the Tiny Explorers on a treasure hunt through the garden! Kat Macleod’s luscious mixed-media artwork explores the natural world up close. For children aged 3 – 6 years old.

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ALIENS AND OTHER WORLDS

Professor Lisa Harvey Smith

Explore the mystery of life beyond earth in this gorgeously illustrated, narrative non-fiction book from an astrophysicist and best-selling author. For children aged 8 – 12 years old.

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WITH A LITTLE KELP FROM OUR FRIENDS

Mathew Bate

Complete with a guide to common seaweeds and foraging guidelines, this charmingly illustrated picture book will educate and inspire you on planet’s most amazing algae. For children aged 5 – 10 years old.

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BAD APPLE

Huw Lewis Jones and Ben Sanders

A laugh-out-loud picture book from award-winning author Huw Lewis Jones and award-winning illustrator and graphic designer Ben Sanders. For children aged 3 – 6 years old.

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ABC FRUIT SALAD

Kat Macleod

Learn ABCs with colour and ease in this board book for babies and toddlers, from beloved artist Kat Macleod. Collect 123 Under the Sea for the perfect duo!

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SHAPES AT THE PARTY

Kat Macleod

Share your favourite shapes with little ones in this board book for babies and toddlers, from artist Kat Macleod. Add Colours in the Garden to your collection as well!

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IN MY COZY BED

Jo Witek and Christine Roussey

A soothing bedtime book from the team behind In My Heart and the Growing Hearts series.

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BAKE A RAINBOW CAKE

Amirah Kassem

With wheels to spin, flaps to open, and tabs to pull, this board book is perfect for little bakers!

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PINK BITS ON BODY INCLUSIVITY

Christine Yahya

Look beyond clothes and embrace a world where people of all abilities and identities can find joy and feel safe, in this 1000-piece puzzle.

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DINNER WITH DALI

Illustrated by Iratxe López de Munáin

Piece together the artists, artworks and surroundings that bring Salvador Dalí’s world to life in this surreal 1000-piece puzzle. Then, try Dinner with Monet!

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AT THE GALLERY

Illustrated by Kim Siew

Test your art knowledge (and your memory skills!) by matching 25 of the world’s most iconic artists with one of their famous works.

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QUACK, FLAP, SNAP!

Megan McKean

Meet thirteen native australian birds in this iconic family game. Double the fun by adding Splish, Splash, SNAP! to your collection.

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COUNTRY: FUTURE FIRE, FUTURE FARMING

Bill Gammage & Bruce Pascoe

The third book in the First Knowledges series, Country details the remarkable agricultural and land-care techniques of First Nations peoples and why they are needed now more than ever.

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NO, YOU’RE NOT ENTITLED TO YOUR OPINION

The Conversation

A collection of the essays which put The Conversation on the map, charting the course of one media organisation over the past decade.

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INTOXICATING

Max Allen

Award-winning writer Max Allen takes us on a personal journey through Australia’s colourful and complex drinking history, glass in hand.

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READING THE SEASONS

Germaine Leece & Sonya Tsakalakis

Rich with personal reflections and book recommendations, revel in the power of books to heal and console.

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BIRDS

Tim Flach

The result of much patience, precision and persistence, Birds features more than 130 photographs from photographer Tim Flach.

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LIFE AT THE EDGE

Edited by Jo Turner

This book is the closest you’ll be to the water without having to travel at all, celebrating Australian coastlines, rivers and waterways.

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SLIM AARONS: STYLE

Shawn Waldron and Kate Betts

Featuring some never-before-seen images, this collection features Slim Aarons most stylish work.

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GRAY MALIN: THE ESSENTIAL COLLECTION

Gray Malin

Explore the vibrant first decade of photographer Gray Malin’s work.

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VIVIENNE WESTWOOD CATWALK

Alexander Fury

Revel in the first comprehensive overview of Vivienne Westwood’s womenswear collections, from her 1981 debut to today.

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VERSACE CATWALK

Tim Blanks

Experience the first comprehensive overview of Versace’s womenswear collections, from Gianni Versace’s debut in 1978 to today.

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CHANEL CATWALK

Patrick Mauriès and Adélia Sabatini

The definitive overview of Karl Lagerfeld and Virginie Viard’s creations for Chanel featuring over 180 collections.

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DIOR CATWALK

Alexander Fury and Adélia Sabatini

Journey first comprehensive overview of the legendary house of Dior, from its founding in 1947 to today, featuring over 180 collections.

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Posted on November 1, 2021