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Roll out the red carpet

The hits - and misses - of Penfolds' new releases.

Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Mar 18 03:00:00 EST 2014

Five of a kind: St Patrick's Day venues

The Snug.

One day just isn't enough to celebrate St Patrick - The Snug is preparing a three-day party.

Drink | Review by Chris Canty | Sat Mar 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

How to pour the perfect pint of Guinness

Pint.

Siobhan Dooley shares her tried-and-true method for pouring the perfect pint.

Drink | Daniel Lewis | Fri Mar 14 10:44:27 EST 2014

Fire and Blood: Game of Thrones beer launches

A Game of Thrones-inspired beer is being released in time for the fantasy drama's fourth series next month.

Drink | Bites | Thu Mar 13 11:06:40 EST 2014

Mad Brewers Garden de Paradisi witbier review

Mad Brewers Garden de Paradisi witbier.

Featuring an African spice used in voodoo rituals, this is certainly a witbier with a difference.

Drink | Scott Ellis | Thu Mar 13 10:35:32 EST 2014

Winewise judges sift for nuggets

Gold-medal wines compete to become the champion of champions, writes Chris Shanahan.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Mar 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

Independent brewers dominate craft beer awards

Brendan Varis of the Feral Brewing Company in Western Australia.

The smaller, independent brewers held eight of the 10 top spots at this year's awards.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Mar 12 03:00:00 EST 2014

The sweet spot: how to end a meal with wine

MOLTEN CHOCOLATE PUDDING.

From port to muscat to bortrytis, what to drink with chocolate, fruit, pavlova and cheese.

Drink | Cathy Gowdie | Tue Mar 11 11:32:30 EST 2014

Blending vintages builds champagne character

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I was shopping at Costco and saw Bollinger champagne at a very good price. I nearly bought some but the labels didn't have a year on them.

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Tue Mar 11 03:00:00 EST 2014

Mugshot: 'An extra-hot latte please'

Most baristas use the touch method when steaming milk.

What's the correct temperature to serve coffee? Is it 60 degrees? Or 70?

Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Mar 11 03:00:00 EST 2014

Mr sippy: Whisky on a rye high

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The type of alcohol you drink can be as subject to the fickle whims of trend as food or fashion.

Drink | Michael Harden | Tue Mar 11 03:00:00 EST 2014

Where to find the perfect pint of Guinness in Melbourne

Pint.

How do you find the perfect pint? You get a little help.

Drink | Daniel Lewis | Sun Mar 09 03:00:00 EST 2014

Artisan tipple lifts Australian spirits

Flavour is added to the gin.

Over the past decade, local artisan distillers have been popping up in increasing numbers.

Drink | Michael Harden | Sat Mar 08 03:00:00 EST 2014

How to make cold-brew tea

Tea

Keen to make your own iced tea? Give this recipe a try.

Drink | Natascha Mirosch | Wed Mar 05 09:00:20 EST 2014

Cider taste overflows

Australia’s phenomenal growth in cider consumption is driven mainly by the young, particularly 18 to 24-year olds.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Mar 04 12:15:56 EST 2014

'Wine options': the division of opinion

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"Wine options" is played by people who like talking about wine almost as much as they like drinking it.

Drink | Cathy Gowdie | Tue Mar 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

'Wine options': the division of opinion

"Wine options" is played by people who like talking about wine almost as much as they like drinking it.

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Tue Mar 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

Green growing methods on trial

Vineyards

A French winemaker is being prosecuted by the French authorities for not spraying his vineyard with insecticide.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Mar 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

Mr sippy: Shirley, the queen of mocktails

Say what you like about Academy Awards, Nobel prizes, Victoria Crosses and grand slams, the true mark of having burrowed into the public imagination is having a drink named after you.

Drink | Michael Harden | Tue Feb 25 03:00:00 EST 2014

25 wines for $25 or less

Wine

We demand so much of a value wine, don't we? It can't simply refresh, be nice to drink or be a good little quaffer. No, a value wine has to over-deliver for the price.

Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Feb 25 03:00:00 EST 2014