Good Food - Ralph Kyte Powell

2009 Ravensworth Shiraz Viognier

CANBERRA shiraz and shiraz-viognier blends have emerged as some of Australia's greatest new wine ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:54 EST 2012

2008 Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz

A LEGENDARY South Australian cabernet sauvignon-shiraz blend, 389 excels in top vintages such as ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:54 EST 2012

2008 Denis Pommier Chablis

DON'T be put off by the initial pong when you open this chablis. As it breathes in the glass, it ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:54 EST 2012

2009 Blickling Estate Riesling

FROM the New England Tablelands of NSW, Blickling Estate's '09 riesling has a fruity aroma, ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:53 EST 2012

2007 Solar Viejo Crianza

MOST Spanish reds aren't driven by ripe fruit like many Australian wines; instead, it's about ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:53 EST 2012

2009 Willow Bridge Estate Dragonfly Cabernet Merlot

WILLOW Bridge is a West Australian label that deserves a greater following in the east. From the ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:53 EST 2012

2010 Swinging Bridge Sauvignon Blanc

ORANGE is a very promising place on the wine map of NSW. A variety of wine types do well, including ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:53 EST 2012

2008 Vietti Tre Vigne Barbera d'Asti

THERE'S a lot of imported wine around these days and Italian gets its fair share of hype. ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:52 EST 2012

2008 Balgownie Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

BALGOWNIE launched the renaissance of the Bendigo wine region in 1969. Cabernet sauvignon has ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:52 EST 2012

2009 Main Ridge Chardonnay

MAIN Ridge Chardonnay is out of the Mornington Peninsula mainstream, less obvious than many but a ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:51 EST 2012

2010 Tscharke Matching Socks Touriga Nacional

TOURIGA nacional is a component in great Portuguese ports. While great for fortifieds, in table ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:51 EST 2012

2010 Shadowfax Geelong Semillon

TART citrus aromas are a lively introduction to this zesty Victorian dry white. Floral and ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:51 EST 2012

2009 Henry Fessy Cuvee des Paiens Beaujolais-Villages

GOOD beaujolais such as this is easy to like. From France's gastronomic heartland, this light, ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:50 EST 2012

2010 Haselgrove Primo Taglio Pinot Grigio

THE savoury, underplayed personality of pinot grigio finds good expression in this reasonably ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:50 EST 2012

2007 Remi Jobard Bourgogne Blanc

WHITE burgundy is a prototype for new-wave Australian chardonnays, a style approximated by wines ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:50 EST 2012

2008 Vinea Marson Syrah

HEATHCOTE shiraz can be very powerful but this beautifully made example, blended with a little ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:49 EST 2012

2009 Domaine Coteau de la Biche Vouvray Sec

THIS chenin blanc from France's beautiful Loire region has real charm. Candied-apple, spice and ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:49 EST 2012

2009 Mount Riley Pinot Noir

NEW Zealand pinot noir goes from strength-to-strength as vines mature and Kiwi winemakers learn ...

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2010 Fox Gordon Princess Fiano

WHILE the southern Italy grape variety fiano performs well in Australian vineyards, it's a ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:48 EST 2012

2009 Alinga Chardonnay

CANBERRA is one of the most exciting wine regions on the contemporary Australian wine scene. Few of ...

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Nov 29 05:35:48 EST 2012