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Quaffers: The world's beer thirst shows no sign of abating

Quaffers: Figures reveal a growing thirst in the world's beer market, writes Chris Shanahan.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Oct 21 23:00:00 EST 2014

What you should know about unscrewing your wine


The brisk crack we hear when opening a screw-capped wine might be less sonorous than the pop of a cork but it's at least an assurance that the wine has been properly sealed - right?

Drink | Cathy Gowdie | Tue Oct 21 00:00:00 EST 2014

The one-cup Moccamaster drip-filter tested

Moccamaster Cup-one.

Retro styling and a high-tech delivery make the new Moccamaster Cup-one a coffee-lover's dream.

Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Oct 21 00:00:00 EST 2014

Do you choose your beer by the label?

Do you choose your beer by the label?

We've all done it, you needn't be ashamed. It's the rare drinker who hasn't scanned the shelves and picked a drop based on a striking sticker.

Drink | Rob Moran | Fri Oct 17 11:30:00 EST 2014

Judging the Australian Amateur Brewing Championships a tough job

A fine brew: Kris Rogers, of Sydney, at Bent Spoke Brewry for the Australian National Home Brewing Championship.

Judges tasted 339 home-made beers from around the country to find Australia's champion home brewer.

Drink | Natasha Rudra | Thu Oct 16 23:30:00 EST 2014

Fortifying the cocktail: in defence of a wonderful mix

Shae Silvestro's Port Side cocktail.

Bartenders share cocktail recipes that celebrate fortified wines.

Drink | Jeni Port | Wed Oct 15 17:48:05 EST 2014

Judging 500 of the 'queen of white wines' at Canberra International Riesling Challenge

Southern hemisphere's biggest: The Canberra International Riesling Challange

Judging has begun at the 2014 Canberra International Riesling Challenge (CIRC) at Albert Hall of what chairman of the judges John Belsham says is the queen of white wines

Drink | Jil Hogan | Tue Oct 14 23:45:00 EST 2014

Quaffers: Stone and Wood's new Heart Breaker

Byron Bay's Stone and Wood brewery released its fourth ale under the Mash Collective label: Heart Breaker.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Oct 14 23:45:00 EST 2014

Australian Home Brewing Conference comes to Canberra


Hundreds of amateur brewers will attend the Australian Home Brewing Conference, which starts in Canberra on October 16.

Drink | Natasha Rudra | Tue Oct 14 13:25:26 EST 2014

The best time to drink your morning coffee

Coffee at Two Chaps.

Every coffee drinker knows that caffeine is addictive. But how exactly does it work?

Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Oct 14 00:00:00 EST 2014

Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne is No.1 in France for good reason

Nicolas Feuillatte champagne

A champagne created in 1976 by part-time Sydney resident Nicolas Feuillatte is now the No.1 seller in France.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 13 00:00:00 EST 2014

Sydney's Redoak Brewery on top of the world

David Holloak.

In the space of two-and-a-half weeks, a small Sydney brewery has won three top international trophies, competing against more than 700 rigorously selected beers from around the world, and was named...

Drink | Jacqui Taffel | Wed Oct 08 00:15:00 EST 2014

Chris Shanahan's wine reviews, October 8

Lark Hill Gruner Veltliner 2014

Chris Shanahan wine reviews for Food and Wine edition of October 8.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Oct 07 23:45:00 EST 2014

Coffee habits are shaped by your genes, research finds

One cup or two? Whether you reach for another cup depends on your DNA.

Whether you reach for another cup or hold back depends on your genes, research shows.

Drink | Nicole Ostrow | Tue Oct 07 19:27:59 EST 2014

Quaffers: 3km beer pipeline in Belgium planned


A Belgian brewer plans to build a three-kilometre beer pipeline to reduce truck traffic in the mediaeval city of Bruges.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Oct 07 15:18:00 EST 2014

Chris Shanahan wine reviews October 14

Chris Shanahan's wine reviews.

Drink,National | Chris Shanahan | Mon Oct 06 13:47:48 EST 2014

Craft breweries a growing business in Australia

Doug Brooke of Brookes Beer in Bendigo.

Australia, it seems, is steadily being redefined, not by its iconic draughts, nor even its wines, but by its hand-made beers.

Drink | Andrew Masterson | Sun Oct 05 00:15:00 EST 2014

How to pick a pinot: a beginner's guide to pinot noir

Pinot noir.

Wine nerds geek out about the versatile varietal's unique beauty, but what exactly is the deal with pinot?

Drink | Rob Moran | Fri Oct 03 13:00:13 EST 2014

Where to celebrate Oktoberfest 2014 in Sydney


Charge your stein and tuck into a pork knuckle at these venues around Sydney.

Drink | Rob Moran | Wed Oct 01 10:00:00 EST 2014

Chris Shanahan wine reviews October 1

Chris Shanahan wine reviews for Food and Wine magazine, October 1, 2014

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Sep 30 23:45:00 EST 2014