The Jura F9.

Road-testing the Jura F9 automatic espresso machine

Matt Holden If your coffee mantra is "easy does it" you'll want to know how an automatic espresso machine shapes up in comparison to capsule coffee. We road test the Jura F9.


Lavish use of gold: St Agnes' XO.

St Agnes luxury brandy has golden touch

Huon Hooke The 40-year-old Grand Reserve St Agnes brandy bottle has a gold-plated neck, base and stopper. And what’s inside is golden too.

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Olive Hill' Semillon 2012 for August 25 Wine Guide.

Burge Family Winemakers Olive Hill Semillon 2014

Ralph Kyte-Powell Aromas of tart citrus, straw and lanolin give this varietal admirable depth.

great buy

Hweitson Ned and Henry's shiraz for Ralph Kyte-Powell's August 25 Wine Guide.

Hewitson Ned & Henry's Shiraz 2014

Ralph Kyte-Powell A super value shiraz with an exotic perfume and fine mouthfeel.

indulge yourself

for Ralph Kyte-Powell's August 25 Wine Guide.

Craggy Range Le Sol Syrah 2013

Ralph Kyte-Powell Emerging flavours of plum, cherry and pepper will evolve long-term in the cellar.

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