Good Food - Ralph Kyte Powell

Hewitson Estate The Mad Hatter Shiraz 2012

Made from McLaren Vale vines, it opens with plummy fruit, gentle spice, dark chocolate and regional earthy aromas.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 17 22:35:09 EST 2014

Torres Celeste Ribera del Duero Crianza 2010

This tempranillo is complex on the nose with aromas of stewed cherries, walnuts and mocha.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 17 22:34:08 EST 2014

Yalumba Eden Valley Roussanne 2012

Smooth and rich with a sustained, fragrant finish.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 17 22:34:38 EST 2014

Logan Weemala Shiraz Viognier 2012

This NSW wine offers pepper, floral and cherry aromas of appealing sweet/savoury balance.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 17 22:34:55 EST 2014

Hand Crafted by Geoff Hardy Teroldego 2012

Handcrafted by Geoff Hardy Teroldego 2012

A complex aroma suggesting spice, currants, tar, whispers of mint and pine.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 17 22:34:20 EST 2014

Murphy’s Stout (500ml can)

Guinness isn’t the only great Irish stout. In Cork, they drink Murphy’s.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 17 22:33:29 EST 2014

Aperol Aperitivo (700ml bottle)

An Italian aperitif that's very inviting with ice, a splash of soda and a slice of orange.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 17 22:33:14 EST 2014

Ten Minutes by Tractor Wallis Chardonnay 2012

A complex melange of stone fruits, creamy butterscotch and leesy notes.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 17 22:33:44 EST 2014

The Salvation Barossa Valley Gewurztraminer 2013

Its exotic perfumes of lychee, rosewater and spice are very seductive.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 17 22:33:56 EST 2014

Dawson & James Chardonnay 2011

Elegant aromas of lovely varietal purity suggest citrus fruits, white peach and honey.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 15:16:26 EST 2014

Mud House Marlborough Pinot Gris 2013

This Kiwi pinot gris offers pear, peach and banana aromas of juicy freshness.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 15:16:37 EST 2014

Highland Park 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky 700ml

This Scottish malt whisky is a mellow, satisfying style with complex aromas suggesting florals, citrus, nutty oak and woodsmoke.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 15:16:15 EST 2014

Pilsner Urquell 330ml

This superb Czech beer ought to be in all good bars, restaurants and bottle shops.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 15:16:17 EST 2014

All Saints Family Cellar Durif 2009

This durif smells complex and wholesome with crushed berries, treacle pudding and dusty oak aromas.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 15:16:19 EST 2014

Oakdene William Shiraz 2012

The palate has fine drying tannins and a currant tang at the end.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 15:16:20 EST 2014

Mesh Eden Valley Riesling 2013

Mesh has a classical regional aroma of lime and spice with a floral overlay.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 15:16:23 EST 2014

Vasse Felix Heytesbury Cabernet Sauvignon Petit Verdot Malbec 2011

This is a superb top-end Margaret River cabernet.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 15:16:35 EST 2014

Illuminati Riparosso Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2011

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For many years Riparosso has given us honest Italian red at a great price.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 11:03:33 EST 2014

Cheapskate's wine guide

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Get the lowdown on casks and cleanskins, plus 20 bargain bottles for under $15.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue May 13 03:00:00 EST 2014

Oakridge 864 Single Block Willowlake Yarra Valley Chardonnay 2012

Oakridge 864 Single Block Willowlake Yarra Valley Chardonnay 2012

Subtle complexity drives this modern chardonnay.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 25 00:00:00 EST 2014