Ralph Kyte Powell

St Erth Geelong Pinot Noir 2012

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So, $15 pinot noir isn’t quite the minefield it once was.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 31 23:48:52 EST 2014

Daniel Crochet Sancerre 2013

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A dry Loire Valley wine that's light years away from the antipodean sweet-sour type of sauvignon.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 31 23:48:32 EST 2014

Under & Over Tumbarumba Chardonnay 2013

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Always good value, Under & Over’s latest chardonnay shows more phenolic bite than usual.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 31 23:47:59 EST 2014

Mount Avoca Estate Range Sauvignon Blanc 2013

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Sauvignon blanc isn’t always subtle, but this Pyrenees wine is.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 31 23:47:22 EST 2014

Fuller's London Pride (500ml)

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A classic English bitter with great depth of flavour and balanced bitterness.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 31 23:46:35 EST 2014

Hewitson Estate The Mad Hatter Shiraz 2012

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

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

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

Yalumba Eden Valley Roussanne 2012

Yalumba Eden Valley Rousanne 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

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

Murphy’s Stout (500ml can)

Murphy's Irish Stout

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

Ten Minutes by Tractor Wallis Chardonnay 2012

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

Magpie Estate 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

Aperol Aperitivo (700ml bottle)

Aperol Aperitivo

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

Highland Park 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky 700ml

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Dawson & James Chardonnay 2011

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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