What's in a name - gesha or geisha?

Matt Holden Coffee geeks have named beans grown in Panama the world's best coffee. But even the experts can't agree on how to spell the name.



What you'll be sipping this summer

Ruby Lohman Here's the lowdown on key trends determining what's in our glasses this sweaty season.

Wine of the week

Torzi Matthews Schist Rock Barossa Shiraz 2013

Ralph Kyte-Powell Smooth, yet tangy and appetising, this Barossa Valley shiraz is a real crowd-pleaser at a fair price.

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
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something different

Stone's Ginger Joe

Ralph Kyte-Powell A clear, golden drop with a pungent gingery, spicy aroma, sweet, spicy, warm flavours, a long sweet ginger aftertaste and a hefty dose of alcohol.

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
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Under $20

Le Chat Noir Vallée de l’Aude Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Ralph Kyte-Powell This sauvignon from France’s south-west is dry, savoury, fine textured and mouthwatering.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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Neil Perry's passionfruit bavarois.

Divine desserts

End your next dinner party on a high note with these recipes. Read more



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How to make the perfect margarita

Sven Almenning of Eau-de-Vie cocktail bar takes us through the precise steps to make a classic margarita. (02:18)