Good Food - Ralph Kyte Powell

Johanneshof Marlborough Pinot Gris 2012

Johanneshof Marlborough Pinot Gris 2012

Kiwis consume oceans of pinot gris, but quality varies.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 22 00:00:00 EST 2013

Hay Shed Hill Margaret River Chardonnay 2012

Hay Shed Hill Margaret River Chardonnay 2012

Modern Margaret River chardonnay that gets better with each sip.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 22 00:00:00 EST 2013

Two Hands Brave Faces Grenache Mataro Shiraz 2012

Two Hands Brave Faces Grenache Mataro Shiraz 2012

A classic blend of traditional Barossa Valley red grapes.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 22 00:00:00 EST 2013

The Winesmiths Shiraz 2012

The Winesmiths Shiraz 2012

Many were converted to wine by the convenience and value of bag-in-box drops like this South Australian shiraz.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 22 00:00:00 EST 2013

Cape Mentelle Georgiana Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Cape Mentelle Georgiana Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Excellent Margaret River sauvignon blanc.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 22 00:00:00 EST 2013

Gaelic Cemetery Vineyard Clare Valley Riesling 2012

Gaelic Cemetery Vineyard Clare Valley Riesling 2012

The Clare Valley riesling vintage of 2012 is thought one of the best ever.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 22 00:00:00 EST 2013

Tyrrell's Vat 47 Chardonnay 2009

Tyrrell's Vat 47 Chardonnay 2009

Vat 47 from the Hunter Valley is a famous chardonnay.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

Chapel Hill "The Chosen" Road Block Shiraz 2011

Chapel Hill

Classical McLaren Vale shiraz, but less hefty because of the 2011 vintage.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

Krinklewood Francesca Rose 2013

Krinklewood Francesca Rose 2013

A pale rose-pink, this attractive Hunter Valley mourvedre rose smells of red berries and watermelon with a floral overlay.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

Logan Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Logan Sauvignon Blanc 2013

A pale, subdued sauvignon blanc from the Orange district.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

The Killer Pinot Grigio 2012

The Killer Pinot Grigio 2012

Modern white wine from Italy's Veneto

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

Quattro Mano Novillo Tempranillo 2012

Quattro Mano Novillo Tempranillo 2012

An easy-drinking, modern expression of Barossa tempranillo.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

Innocent Bystander Pinot Noir 2012

Innocent Bystander Pinot Noir 2012

Spring has sprung and wines like this young Yarra Valley pinot noir deserve to be enjoyed with gusto.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

John Duval Plexus Marsanne Roussanne Viognier 2012

John Duval Plexus Marsanne Roussanne Viognier 2012

A three-way "Rhone" white blend from the Barossa Valley

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 08 00:00:00 EST 2013

Dragonfly Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2013

Dragonfly Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2013

Dragonfly SBS is driven by sauvignon blanc's blackcurrant, lime, tropical fruit and sweaty smells.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 08 00:00:00 EST 2013

Longhop Shiraz 2012

Longhop Shiraz 2012

A friendly shiraz from South Australia's Mount Lofty Ranges

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 08 00:00:00 EST 2013

Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve NV

Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve NV

Revamped with a new bottle and label, historic Charles Heidsieck NV Champagne continues a modern quality tradition pioneered by the late Daniel Thibault in the 1980s.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 08 00:00:00 EST 2013

Amadio Adelaide Hills Sagrantino 2011

Amadio Adelaide Hills Sagrantino 2011

Aromatic red made from sagrantino, a grape of central Italy.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 08 00:00:00 EST 2013

Stonier Reserve Chardonnay 2011

Stonier Reserve Chardonnay 2011

This is the "traditional regional" chardonnay style.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 08 00:00:00 EST 2013

Mayhem & Co Adelaide Hills Chardonnay 2012

Mayhem & Co Adelaide Hills Chardonnay 2012

Adelaide Hills chardonnay that ticks lots of boxes.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Oct 01 00:00:00 EST 2013