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Which milk tastes best? Soy, almond, rice, oat and good old dairy

Good Food mylk taste test (soy, almond and oat milk).

Popular alternative milks are subjected to the discerning taste buds of a gelati maker, a barista, a sommelier and a chef.

Drink | Nedahl Stelio | Mon May 30 09:49:46 EST 2016

Wine review: Zind-Humbrecht Terroirs d'Alsace Riesling 2011

Zind-Humbrecht Terroirs d'Alsace Riesling 2011 $35-$46

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat May 21 23:45:00 EST 2016

Wine review: Mount Trio Porongurup Shiraz

Mount Trio Porongurup Shiraz 2014, $22.

Mount Trio Porongurup Shiraz 2014 $22

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat May 21 23:45:00 EST 2016

Wine review: Peter Lehmann Clancy's Barossa Red Blend 2013

Peter Lehmann Clancy's Barossa Red Blend 2013 $11-$15

Peter Lehmann Clancy's Barossa Red Blend 2013 $11-$15

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat May 21 23:45:00 EST 2016

Meet the new Aussie brews: belly button beer or whale vomit ale, anyone?

Batch Brewing Company, on Sydenham Rd, Marrickville
Marrickville Council is proposing to transform the streets around Sydenham into a creative hub through changes such as street improvements and more open zoning to encourage more of the creative venues, residencies and boutique businesses already moving to the area. The plan makes a virtue of the fact that the aircraft noise means the area is not suitable for residential development. Thursday 21st April 2016 SMH photo Louie Douvis SMH

For a hard-earned thirst, how about some whale vomit ale?

Drink | Lauren Sams | Mon May 16 10:29:47 EST 2016

Wine review: d'Arenberg McLaren Vale Footbolt Shiraz 2013

d'Arenberg McLaren Vale Footbolt Shiraz 2013 $14-$18

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat May 14 23:45:00 EST 2016

Wine review: Wily Trout Vineyard Canberra District Pinot Noir 2015

Wily Trout Vineyard Canberra District Pinot Noir 2015 $30

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat May 14 23:45:00 EST 2016

Wine review: Mount Trio Porongurup Riesling 2015

Mount Trio Porongurup Riesling 2015 $22

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat May 14 23:45:00 EST 2016

Brewers take artistic licence with water, yeast, malt and hops

There's a new spirit of artistic licence among the country's craft brewers. Here are 20 intricately made beers to try this Good Beer Week.

Drink | Daniel Lewis | Sun May 08 00:15:00 EST 2016

Wine review: Coppabella The Crest Tumbarumba Chardonnay 2013

A zesty, mouth-watering fruit flavour.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat May 07 23:45:00 EST 2016

Wine review: Hungerford Hill Classic Tumbarumba Pinot Noir 2014

Hungerford Hill Classic Tumbarumba Pinot Noir 2014 $26–$36

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat May 07 23:45:00 EST 2016

Beer Reviews: Petrus Dubbel Bruin; Pikes Oakbank Sparkling Ale

My Sydney beer spy, Mr Malty, notes a trend among the city's manliest drinkers away from hops and bitterness towards mouth-puckering sour beers, such as Boon Marriage Parfait.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue May 03 18:05:59 EST 2016

How to make a latte

How to make the perfect latte.

Craig Simon is a two-time Australian Barista Champion (2014 and 2012) and the head of Research, Development and Innovation Veneziano Coffee Roasters in Melbourne.

Drink | Jane Holroyd | Mon May 02 06:06:00 EST 2016

20 awesome things to do during Melbourne's Good Beer Week

Get to know your beers by attending Beer School.

With a whopping 270 events to choose from, we've whittled them down for you.

Drink | Peter Barrett | Tue Apr 26 09:15:00 EST 2016

Top places for a craft beer

After an artisan brew? Head to these great Sydney drinking holes.

Drink | Callan Boys | Tue Apr 26 00:00:00 EST 2016

The Wine Crowd to launch in Canberra

Scott Jetson and James Sharp, the duo behind The Wine Crowd.

The Canberra wine scene continues to grow in bounds, and new local company The Wine Crowd hopes to boost it even more.

Drink | Jil Hogan | Fri Apr 22 10:04:26 EST 2016

Iconic Melbourne cafe Marios turns 30

The Marios at the 10-year anniversary in 1996.

Brunswick Street cafe which famously earned the ire of comedian Jerry Sienfeld, marks it's 30th birthday this month. Waiter Massimo Di Sora has been a fixture for much of that time

Drink | Chris Johnston | Mon Apr 18 07:15:09 EST 2016

Wine reviews

A detailed look at three great wines.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Apr 16 23:45:00 EST 2016

'A Currant Affair': There's a new Canberra beer named after Tracy Grimshaw

Kevin Hingston, Frazer Brown and Alan Ball with their new brew.

Two Canberra brewers have found unusual inspiration for their newest beer.

Drink | Katie Burgess | Thu Apr 14 11:43:03 EST 2016

Canberra's wine harvest vintage report 2016

Canberra vignerons rarely see two consecutive high-quantity, high-quality vintages as they have in 2015 and 2016.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Apr 12 17:41:00 EST 2016