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The perfect match: Wine suggestions for Christmas Day

Christmas Mule.

Put as much thought into what you drink on Christmas Day as to what you will be eating. Here are some traditional and alternative pairing ideas.

Christmas Feasts,Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Dec 10 03:00:00 EST 2013

Not just bubbles - champagne!


It's tempting to observe that champagne has never been so affordable for Australians. When we look at the deals that are being done by retailers, especially the major supermarkets, there seem to be...

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 10 03:00:00 EST 2013

Batting for a brew: Shane Warne joins forces with Moa on a beer

MOA Brewing Company skw pale ale, 99 Not Out.

Shane Warne's pale ale is a top notch summer drop.

Drink | Scott Ellis | Fri Dec 06 11:59:20 EST 2013

Top 10 Australian red and white wines of the year

Picking a top 20 becomes increasingly difficult every year as Australia's wines increase in quality and diversity.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Dec 04 03:00:00 EST 2013

Agony aunt: The consumption dilemma


How to encourage friends to face the fact that their demand far outweighs supply.

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Tue Dec 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

Christmas gift ideas for the wine lover

Christmas gifts for the wine lover.

From cheap and cheerful to once-in-a-lifetime adventures, we look at some of this season's best gifts for the wine buff.

Christmas Feasts,Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Dec 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

Swap toil, trouble for fizz and bubble

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With champagne prices plunging like an England cricket fan's morale, you might think there is no contest for your festive season bubbly dollars. It's champagne for breakfast, lunch and dinner, no?

Christmas Feasts,Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

How to earn the coffee world's coveted Q Grader certification

Like Survivor with coffee, this a six-day course includes 22 tests - and you have to pass them all.

Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Dec 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

Christmas 2013: top picks for muscat

Muscat is a delicious drink to enjoy with Christmas pudding.

Christmas Feasts,Cook,Drink | Richard Cornish | Mon Dec 02 13:36:37 EST 2013

A gift with a difference for wine lovers

Fergus McGhie presents a wide range of Christmas gifts for wine lovers.

Drink | Fergus McGhie | Wed Nov 27 03:00:00 EST 2013

Canberra winegrowers stage sparkling performance


Three local winemakers celebrated gold medals at the National Wine Wine last week.

Drink | Kirsten Lawson | Wed Nov 27 00:22:33 EST 2013

It's all about the hops


The explosion of craft brewing has generated an interest in hops and its nuances.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Nov 27 00:10:11 EST 2013

Chef’s Armoury to sell sake online

Well-known Japanese knife seller Chef’s Armoury (based in Sydney and Melbourne) has launched an online sake shop.

Drink | Kirsten Lawson | Wed Nov 27 00:02:19 EST 2013

How to make soft drinks at home

Make your own soft drink.

Home brewing: more satisfaction, and much less sugar.

Drink,Cook | Arabella Forge | Tue Nov 26 08:00:20 EST 2013

Is there any point to KeepCups?

Since 2009, we have bought 3.5 million KeepCups.

Since 2009, we have bought 3.5 million KeepCups, but do the reusable cups actually meet their objective?

Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Nov 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

The golden age of cider

Cider is experiencing a resurgence.

Why cider's bad reputation has been hard to shift.

Drink | Will Hawkes | Tue Nov 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Best wines for summer

Change of pace: Summer is the time for rosé and other lighter wines.

Our tip when planning what to drink with family and friends this season? More wine savvy, less Savvy b, writes Huon Hooke.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Christmas party apocalypse

Wine Agony Aunt

Will this year's high tea Christmas party be the end of me? What will I drink?

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Tue Nov 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

Review: The $99 beer


The Crown Ambassador Reserve Lager 2013 is released, but reach for the wallet.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Nov 20 03:00:00 EST 2013

Wines under any kind of seal can suffer a range of woes

Why do restaurants bother offering a 'taste' of wine from a bottle sealed with a screwcap?

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Tue Nov 19 03:00:00 EST 2013