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Huon Hooke

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Huon Hooke's top 12 Tasmanian wine producers

The Tasmanian climate suits pinot noir grapes.

Judging from this year's Tasmanian Wine Show, offerings from the south are like liquid gold.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Feb 24 00:00:00 EST 2015

Huon Hooke's wine guide: Moorilla Muse Pinot Gris is wine of the week

Independent wine reviews from our respected reviewers.

Good Food | Huon Hooke | Tue Feb 17 00:00:00 EST 2015

Invivo Sophie’s Pinot Noir Rosé 2014

More of a light red than a rosé, this is a great summer quaff.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 16 18:40:12 EST 2015

Moorilla Muse Pinot Gris 2013

An impressive, intense pinot gris that pairs very well with food.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 16 18:40:53 EST 2015

Peter Mertes Gold Edition Mosel Qualitatswein 2013

An excellent-value riesling with good intensity, length and balance.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 16 18:39:01 EST 2015

Billy Button The Feisty Friulano 2014

This dry white with hints of lemongrass and honeysuckle is something different.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 16 18:38:02 EST 2015

Pepperjack Shiraz 2013

A lush, spicy shiraz that's best cellared for a while.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 16 18:38:36 EST 2015

Voyager Estate Project U12 North Block Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

An impressive cabernet with aromas of ripe fruit and tobacco.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 16 18:37:06 EST 2015

Bay of Fires Chardonnay 2013

A stunning chardonnay with racy acidity and clean lines.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 16 18:37:34 EST 2015

Lark Distillery Classic Cask Single Malt Whisky

This superb scotch malt-style whisky has great flavour and balance.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 16 18:36:06 EST 2015

4 Pines Brewing Kolsch

A brigh, light-bodied, easy-drinking beer.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 16 18:36:35 EST 2015

The NSW wine all-stars

Wine

From the Hunter Valley to Tumbarumba, Huon Hooke picks the best wines in the state.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Feb 03 00:00:00 EST 2015

Mike Press Shiraz 2013

This great-value shiraz is packed with flavour and substance.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 02 12:47:32 EST 2015

Innocent Bystander Moscato 2014

An excellent Aussie moscato with an intense fruit flavour and bright fuchsia hue.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 02 12:46:08 EST 2015

Krinklewood Francesca Mourvedre Rosé 2014

A light but intense rosé with a clean and refreshing finish.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 02 12:44:32 EST 2015

Vicentini Agostino Soave DOC Vigneto Terre Lunghe 2012

A crisp, dry white with aromas of honey, pear and straw.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 02 12:43:17 EST 2015

Framingham Gewurztraminer 2013

From a master winemaker, this Alsace-style gewurz is rich, balanced and generously flavoured.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 02 12:41:56 EST 2015

S. Pellegrino sparkling mineral water

This refined sparkling water is the perfect companion to fine food and wine.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 02 12:38:02 EST 2015

Kilkenny Irish Ale

This Dublin-brewed ale is deep and complex, yet light and refreshing.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 02 12:37:08 EST 2015

Last Horizon Tamar Valley Pinot Noir 2013

A stylish, medium-bodied pinot with terrific depth and persistence.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 02 12:34:31 EST 2015