Chris Shanahan

Chris Shanahan

Wine reviewer

Chris Shanahan is a wine and beer judge, former liquor retailer and freelance writer. chrisshanahan.com

Wine reviews: a shiraz, riesling and chardonnay make for fine drinking

The latest release Australian wines reviewed by the Canberra Times' Chris Shanahan.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Apr 01 10:38:05 EST 2015

Chris Shanahan wine reviews, April 1

Chris Shanahan's wine of the week is Yalumba The Octavius Barossa Old Vine Shiraz 2009.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Mar 31 23:45:00 EST 2015

Quaffers: Australian International Beer Awards winners unite to make one brew

The "collaboration beer", to be called Girt by Three, will combine traditional and modern brewing approaches.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Mar 31 23:45:00 EST 2015

Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan

Kaiora Bay Reserve Central Otago Pinot Noir 2013 $14.99

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Mar 28 23:45:00 EST 2015

Canberra wine vintage report 2015: Winemakers tip 'fantastic' results

Workers harvested about 20 tonnes of grapes at Four Winds Vineyard.

In what was one of the district's earliest harvests, local winemakers are now hopeful of outstanding vintages for this year.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Mar 25 16:37:40 EST 2015

Chris Shanahan wine reviews, March 25

Chris Shanahan's wine of the week is Peter Lehmann H&V Eden Valley Riesling 2014.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Mar 24 23:45:00 EST 2015

Quaffers: Sydney brews up fifth year of beer week

Sydney brews up craft beer week.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Mar 24 23:45:00 EST 2015

Wine reviews

Chris Shanahan tastes a sagniovese, a shiraz and a riesling.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Mar 21 23:45:00 EST 2015

Topdrops: Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan

Aldi's semi-dry riesling comes from the vicinity of Kues, the village opposite Bernkastel on Germany's Mosel River.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Mar 14 23:45:00 EST 2015

Quaffers: beers to drink this week

This isn't just any good beer week.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Mar 10 23:30:00 EST 2015

Zierholz Brewery, Canberra, is new home for head brewer Marcus Muller

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German braumeister Marcus Muller travels from WA to take the helm at Zierholz in Canberra.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Mon Mar 09 09:56:00 EST 2015

Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan

Wine reviews

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Mar 07 23:45:00 EST 2015

Thirsty work at Canberra's BentSpoke brewpub

Chris Shanahan reviews BentSpoke's Frenzy and Heat Freekah.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Mar 03 23:45:00 EST 2015

Wine reviews

Choice drops from around Australia.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Mar 03 23:45:00 EST 2015

Wine reviews

Use the interactive graphic to see Chris Shanahan's reviews of this week's wines.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Mar 03 14:13:16 EST 2015

Chris Shanahan: wine reviews

Chris Shanahan looks at the top drops

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Feb 28 23:45:00 EST 2015

Quaffers: Growing appeal of Sully's cider

Chris Shanahan reviews Murray's Rude Boy Pilsner and 4 Pines Citrus IPA for Food & Wine magazine.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Feb 24 23:45:00 EST 2015

Chris Shanahan wine reviews, February 25

De Bortoli Melba Lucia 2012
Yarra Valley, Victoria.

Chris Shanahan wine reviews for Food & Wine magazine, February 25.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Feb 24 23:45:00 EST 2015

Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan

Hewitson Gun Metal Eden Valley Riesling 2014 $25–$28A. C. Byrnes Le Premier Margaret River Chardonnay 2014 $12.99Hesketh Barossa Valley Tempranillo 2013 $25

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Feb 21 23:45:00 EST 2015

Quaffers: Bridge Road Brewers' stout beers

Quaffers: Chris Shanahan reviews Bridge Road Brewers Enigma Pilsner and Bridge Road Brewers Brew 1000 Imperial Stout.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Feb 17 23:45:00 EST 2015