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Three cocktails bartenders hate to make

mojito

Our top mixologists reveal their most despised concoctions, whether shaken, stirred or muddled.

Drink | Rob Moran | Thu Sep 25 09:15:00 EST 2014

Capital Wines Gundaroo Riesling wins top award at Canberra Wine Show 2014

Wine judging.

A "racy" riesling has taken out top honours at the ActewAGL Canberra Wine Show.

Drink | Natasha Rudra | Wed Sep 24 20:15:00 EST 2014

Redoak's Chateau Sour awarded Champion Bottled Beer at Sydney Royal Beer and Cider Show

Redoak master brewer David Hollyoak in Redoak Boutique Beer Cafe, Sydney.

Sydney craft brewing company wins top bottled beer award at the Sydney Royal Beer and Cider Show.

Drink | Callan Boys | Wed Sep 24 16:27:42 EST 2014

Quaffers: Craft beer bucks mainstream trend

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Drinkers are savouring more craft brews as consumption of mainstream beer declines.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Sep 23 23:45:00 EST 2014

Where to celebrate Oktoberfest 2014 in Melbourne

Steins at Munich Brauhaus.

As millions of beer lovers descend on Munich for the annual Oktoberfest, Melburnians charge their steins for their own celebrations. Here's what's on.

Drink | Cathryn Hill | Tue Sep 23 11:43:52 EST 2014

Andrea Bocelli brings Bocelli Family Wines to Australia

Andrea Bocelli

The Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is in Australia to launch his family's wine range.

Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Sep 23 10:08:20 EST 2014

Australian whisky takes on the world

Fancy a wee dram?

Forget the image of the pipe-smoking, tweed-wearing whisky drinker. A growing number of young people fancy a wee dram.

Drink | Lee Crossley | Tue Sep 23 00:00:00 EST 2014

Wine agony aunt: The hard to find 'riesling by the glass'

Riesling

In the hospitality industry trends come and go. So will someone please stand up and shout 'riesling by the glass' writes Cathy Gowdie.

Drink | Cathy Gowdie | Tue Sep 23 00:00:00 EST 2014

Quaffers: Pikes dives into grain

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Clare Valley winemaker Pikes plans to open a brewery alongside its wine cellars in December.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Sep 16 23:45:00 EST 2014

Teage Ezard teams up with winery on Yarra Valley restaurant project

Chef Teage Ezard.

It's being called the most ambitious project in the Yarra Valley since Domaine Chandon opened. Teage Ezard is opening a cellar door restaurant at an 18-month-old winery.

Drink | Roslyn Grundy | Tue Sep 16 13:43:21 EST 2014

Sydney's best late-night drinking spots

Magazin

When the Barry O'Farrell Band-Aid solutions (aka the lockout laws) were introduced in February, it became difficult to find a late-night drink in the city.

Drink | Callan Boys | Tue Sep 16 03:00:00 EST 2014

Mugshot: Turkish vs Greek coffee? Just call it a briki brew

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The traditional Greek-slash-Turkish way of making coffee involves adding ground coffee, sugar and cold water to a "briki" or pot.

Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Sep 16 03:00:00 EST 2014

Wolf Blass leaves legacy at 80th birthday

Wolfgang Franz Otto Blass

He was a puffed up little German with tickets on himself and an ego you could see from space. Or, he was just a blender of wine not interested in serious wines that aged.

Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Sep 16 03:00:00 EST 2014

Young Henry's unveils gin at Small World Street Festival in Marrickville

New endeavours: The Newtown brewery is expanding into gin and events.

Finally a gin Sydney can call its own. The team at Young Henry's, not content with brewing international award winning beers and a knock-out cloudy apple cider, are targeting the end of the year to...

Drink | Callan Boys | Mon Sep 15 11:21:43 EST 2014

Modus Operandi offers craft beer in jumbo can

Beer

The Mona Vale brewery has unveiled the "CANimal" - a 946mL one-use can filled with beer that doesn't taste like floor cleaner.

Drink | Callan Boys | Fri Sep 12 13:18:27 EST 2014

Quaffers: Jerry Schwartz's gift of beer to Canberra

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The Sydney brewer holds his head high alongside Canberra's own craft brewers.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Sep 09 23:45:00 EST 2014

Blood Moon Australian tonic syrup hits crowdfunding target

Blood Moon Tonic.

An Australian tonic water alternative has smashed its crowdfunding goal within days of opening its campaign.

Drink | Callan Boys | Tue Sep 09 08:49:14 EST 2014

Rockpool's David Doyle stung by wine fraudster

David Doyle

The co-owner of Rockpool Bar & Grill was candid in court about his exposure to the Rudy Kurniawan fraud.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Sep 09 03:00:00 EST 2014

Putting almond milk in coffee to the test

An almond milk latte at Patch cafe.

Sales of almond milk are now outstripping soy in the US, but how does it taste in coffee?

Drink | Matt Holden | Mon Sep 08 23:56:46 EST 2014

Is it time to give prosecco a second chance?

Is it time to give prosecco another chance?

Prosecco has come a long way in reputational terms since its nadir in 2006.

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Mon Sep 08 23:31:56 EST 2014