Ralph Kyte Powell

Seppeltsfield Barossa Grenache 2014

A ripe and juicy Barossa grenache with a smooth softness.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Feb 09 14:33:04 EST 2015

Jachmann Royal Gala Small Batch Apple Cider

A strong, dry cider lifted by fresh acidity.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Feb 09 14:32:27 EST 2015

Handpicked Collection Pinot Noir 2013

An excellent Mornington Peninsula pinot with aromas of sour cherry and spice.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Feb 09 14:31:00 EST 2015

Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier 2013

This modern Australian classic has never been better.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Feb 09 14:31:38 EST 2015

Logan Weemala Riesling 2014

A smooth riesling with a sherbetty, clean finish.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Feb 09 14:29:06 EST 2015

Pikes The Merle Riesling 2014

This full-flavoured white with delicate aromas sums up what makes Clare Vally riesling great.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Feb 09 14:29:51 EST 2015

Mountain Goat Summer Ale

Mountain Goat Summer Ale

Quench your summer thirst with this pale, easy-drinking ale.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Feb 09 14:08:03 EST 2015

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Good Food | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 03 16:43:21 EST 2015

Stoke Amber by the McCashin Family

Stoke Amber by the McCashin Family

From Nelson, New Zealand, this cloudy, reddish amber ale has lovely sweet malt, yeasty and fruity hop aromas.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:44:03 EST 2015

Stone's Ginger Joe

Stone's Ginger Joe

A clear, golden drop with a pungent gingery, spicy aroma, sweet, spicy, warm flavours, a long sweet ginger aftertaste and a hefty dose of alcohol.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:44:23 EST 2015

Abbotts & Delaunay Alto Stratus Carignan 2012

Abbotts & Delaunay Alto Stratus Carignan 2012

Classy, refined Languedoc red.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:43:26 EST 2015

Tyrrell’s Vat 1 Hunter Valley Semillon 2009

Tyrell's Vat 1 Hunter Valley Semillon 2009

A seamless palate of depth and lingering presence, carried by superb acid balance.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:43:45 EST 2015

Freeman Dolcino 2013

Freeman Dolcino 2013

A delicious sweetie offering passionfruit, floral and candied citrus characters.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:42:09 EST 2015

Mediterrané by Redhouse Barossa Valley Sangiovese 2013

Mediterrane by Redhouse Barossa Valley Sangiovese 2013

It’s ripe yet savoury, medium bodied, with a grainy tannin backbone.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:42:31 EST 2015

Le Chat Noir Vallée de l’Aude Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Le Chat Noir Vallee de l'Aude Sauvignon Blanc 2013

This sauvignon from France’s south-west is dry, savoury, fine textured and mouthwatering.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:41:01 EST 2015

St Hallett Gamekeeper’s Shiraz Grenache Touriga 2013

St Hallett Gamekeeper's Shiraz Grenache Touriga 2013

Easy quaffing red wine, rather like a Barossa Cotes-du-Rhone.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:41:48 EST 2015

Torzi Matthews Schist Rock Barossa Shiraz 2013

Torzi Matthews Schist Rock Barossa Shiraz 2013

Smooth, yet tangy and appetising, this Barossa Valley shiraz is a real crowd-pleaser at a fair price.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:40:34 EST 2015

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Good Food | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 19 13:43:38 EST 2015

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Good Food | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 12 23:30:00 EST 2015

Mount Langi Ghiran Mast Shiraz 2012

Mount Langi Ghiran Mast Shiraz 2012

Sumptuous, inky Grampians shiraz named in honour of the late Trevor Mast, Langi’s pioneering winemaker.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 12 16:57:32 EST 2015