Chris Shanahan

Chris Shanahan

Wine reviewer

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

Chris Shanahan reviews: Why Stella Bella Serie Luminosa Chardonnay is luscious

Chris Shanahan's wine of the week, Stella Bella Serie Luminosa Chardonnay 2012, earns five stars.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jul 28 23:45:00 EST 2015

Pact Beer plans to introduce bottled beer into Canberra by September

Rising to the challenge: Pact Beer founder Kevin Hingston plans to introduce bottled beer into Canberra by September.

Reviews of Canberra Pact Beer's Mt Tennent Pale Ale and Brickworks Brown Ale..

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jul 28 23:45:00 EST 2015

Chris Shanahan reviews: Wine of the week is Torbreck The Struie Shiraz 2013

Chris Shanahan's wine of the week is Torbreck The Struie Shiraz 2013.

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

Quaffers: CUB's Lazy Yak targets craft beef market

Chris Shanahan reviews Rye River Brewing Co McGargles Granny Mary's Red Ale, and Hawthorn Brewing Co Pilsner.

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

Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan

Leo Buring DWR18 Leonay Watervale Riesling 2014 $33–$40

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jul 21 12:04:46 EST 2015

Chris Shanahan recommends a wine to accompany seafood

A wine for ... seafood

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Thu Jul 16 09:44:25 EST 2015

A rustic chianti to try and two other great wines

The Corte Carista savoury sangiovese is full of flavour, writes Chris Shanahan.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Jul 15 13:24:54 EST 2015

Chris Shanahan wine of the week: Wynns Coonawarra Estate Black Label Shiraz

Chris Shanahan's wine of the week is Wynns Coonawarra Estate Black Label Shiraz 2013.

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

Quaffers: 5 stars for Small Acres Cyder's The Cat's Pyjamas 2013

Chris Shanahan reviews of The Cat's Pyjamas, and Pile Driver Classic English Ale.

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

Three of the best wines

Three great wines for cellaring or drinking right now, reviewed by Chris Shanahan.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Jul 11 23:45:00 EST 2015

Chris Shanahan wine reviews: Sangreal By Farr is pick of the bunch

Chris Shanahan's wine of the week is Sangreal By Farr pinot noir, Farr Sangreal vineyard, Bannockburn.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jul 07 23:45:00 EST 2015

Quaffers: 5 stars for Coopers Extra Strong Vintage Ale 2015

Reviews of Coopers Extra Strong Vintage Ale 2015 and Matso's Lychee Beer.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jul 07 23:45:00 EST 2015

Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan

Pizzini King Valley Rosetta Sangiovese Rosé 2014 $17-$19. A light and refreshing expression of the sangiovese grape.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jul 07 13:01:07 EST 2015

Top shiraz: Six of the best from Australia's hottest regions

Chris Shanahan shifts his focus on the six faces of Australian shiraz, the nation's great red specialty.

Food News | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jun 30 23:45:00 EST 2015

Quaffers: Has craft beer had its day?

Chris Shanahan reviews South East Brewing Behemoth Black Ale and St Louis Kriek Lambic.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jun 30 23:00:00 EST 2015

Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan: Top drops for under $15

There's much to like about these three wines which all retail for no more than $15.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Jun 27 23:45:00 EST 2015

Chris Shanahan wine reviews, June 24

Chris Shanahan's wine of the week is Ross Hill Pinnacle Cabernet Sauvignon 2013.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jun 23 23:45:00 EST 2015

Quaffers: Judas the Dark seduces, but Full Metal Anorak thrills

Judas the Dark gives a timeless villain an Aussie twist, while BrewCult intrigues with its a dark-brown IPA.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jun 23 23:45:00 EST 2015

Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan

Wolf Blass Original Collection McLaren Vale Shiraz 2013 $20

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jun 23 15:04:58 EST 2015

Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan

Torbreck Barossa Valley Cuvee Juveniles 2013 $25

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Jun 20 23:45:00 EST 2015