Good Food - Ralph Kyte Powell

2010 Pewsey Vale Prima Riesling

THIRTY-FIVE years ago, Brian Croser caused a stir with his sweeter Hardys Siegersdorf Rieslings. ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:16 EST 2012

2008 Turkey Flat Butchers Block

BAROSSA shiraz grenache mourvedre blends have a long history but they almost disappeared a ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:54 EST 2012

2007 Grampians Estate Streeton Reserve Shiraz

GREAT Western, now known as the Grampians, has a great heritage of classic shiraz. This is deeply ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:54 EST 2012

2007 Vasse Felix Heytesbury

ONE of Margaret River's premier reds, the '07 Heytesbury is a dark, unevolved cabernet sauvignon, ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:54 EST 2012

2007 Taltarni T Series Victoria Shiraz

LOTS of sub-$15 imported reds have been arriving in Australia in recent times. Some are astonishing ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:55 EST 2012

2009 Arrogant Frog Ribet Red

THE Arrogant Frog has taken up soccer on the label of this latest vintage of his cabernet merlot. ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:55 EST 2012

2009 Angove Long Row Chardonnay

YER gets what yer pays for but there are still some drops under $10 that offer varietal charm. From ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:55 EST 2012

2010 Mitolo Jester Vermentino

THOSE looking to vary their diet of mainstream white wines could do worse than trying this McLaren ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:56 EST 2012

2009 Woodstock Cabernet Sauvignon

McLAREN Vale cabernet is usually generously proportioned with robust character, depth and alcohol. ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:56 EST 2012

2008 Domaine Servin Chablis Vieilles Vignes Selection Massale

FROM a cool corner of Burgundy, this excellent chablis offers aromas of green apple, honey and ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:56 EST 2012

2010 Logan Weemala Gewurztraminer

FROM Orange, in central NSW, this wine captures gewurztraminer's unique personality well. It opens ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:40 EST 2012

2008 Evans & Tate Margaret River Cabernet Merlot

GOOD-value Margaret River cabernet-merlot that captures the purity and savoury austerity of this ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:41 EST 2012

2007 Le Volte

ORNELLAIA, the famous "super Tuscan" red of Italy, is fabulous — and fabulously priced. From the ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:41 EST 2012

2008 Mandala Prophet Pinot Noir

THIS well-made Yarra Valley pinot noir grows in charm as it breathes. Dark cherry, plum and stewed ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:57 EST 2012

2009 Ryder Shiraz

REILLY'S Clare Valley winery is a name to look for if you want wines of real character at very ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:34 EST 2012

2009 Te Mata Bullnose Syrah

SYRAH from Hawkes Bay, on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island, is New Zealand's most ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:17 EST 2012

2009 Yeringberg Viognier

A SUPERB viognier that encapsulates the amazing aromatic character of this unique white grape. From ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:41 EST 2012

2008 Witchmount Estate Lowen Park Cabernet

WITCHMOUNT Estate sits on the edge of the Sunbury wine region, almost in Melbourne's outer suburbs. ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:57 EST 2012

2009 The Black Chook Shiraz

MADE by well-known winemaker Ben Riggs and comprising McLaren Vale and Langhorne Creek shiraz, with ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:57 EST 2012

2009 McWilliams Balance Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

LOW-ALCOHOL wines come and go. Some are uninspiring, to say the least, but this example from ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:36:58 EST 2012