Chris Shanahan

Chris Shanahan

Wine reviewer

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

Chris Shanahan wine reviews, April 22

Chris Shanahan's wine of the week is Penfolds Bin 150 Marananga Shiraz 2012.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Apr 21 23:45:00 EST 2015

Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan

Chris Shanahan opens three bottles of wine for review.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Apr 18 23:45:00 EST 2015

Chris Shanahan wine reviews, April 15

Chris Shanahan's wine of the week is Mitchell McNicol Shiraz 2006.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Apr 14 23:45:00 EST 2015

Quaffers: Murrays Punch and Judy Ale, Cavalier Courage Blonde Ale

Cavalier Courage Blonde Ale.

Chris Shanahan reviews Murrays Punch & Judy Ale and Cavalier Courage Blonde Ale.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Thu Apr 09 16:05:42 EST 2015

Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan

Loire Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2013 (Aldi) $7.99

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Apr 04 23:45:00 EST 2015

Beers of the Earth impress

Mash Brewing Grass Cutter Summer Ale.

Quaffers: Chris Shanahan is impressed by Stone and Wood Brewing Company's latest offering.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Thu Apr 02 02:03:41 EST 2015

Good to the last drop

Penfolds Bin 128 Shiraz 2013
Coonawarra, South Australia

Chris Shanahan’s wine of the week is Penfolds Bin 128 Shiraz 2013.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Apr 01 15:26:42 EST 2015

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