Good Food - Ralph Kyte Powell

Easthope Family Winegrowers Te Muna Road Pinot Noir 2013

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A Martinborough pinot with an intense palate.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 31 23:50:03 EST 2014

Lindeman's Limestone Ridge Shiraz Cabernet 2012

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A copybook example of a perennial favourite from Lindeman's Coonawarra vineyards.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 31 23:49:42 EST 2014

Angostura 1919 Rum (700ml)

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It's not well-known that the makers of Angostura Bitters also make excellent rum at their Trinidad HQ.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Sun Aug 31 23:49:17 EST 2014

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

Mud House Marlborough Pinot Gris 2013

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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

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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