James Halliday is Australia’s most respected and trusted wine critic, renowned for his editorial independence and brilliant wine reviews. Working in partnership with James, Hardie Grant has developed his media portfolio from a small book publishing concern to a large multi-media business.
Respectfully utilising James immense personal cachet, the portfolio has expanded to include an award-winning consumer magazine (in print and iPad editions), the most popular wine website in Australia, iPhone apps, a national awards program and events.
By producing engaging and valuable content for different media channels, and connecting to smart consumer marketing, Hardie Grant and James Halliday have developed Wine Companion into one of the most recognised wine brands in Australia.
Multi-Channel Brand of the Year 2013, Publishers Australia
Magazine Launch of the Year 2012, Publishers Australia