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Smooth operator


Is there really such a thing as a "superfood" smoothie? Kirsten Lawson blends her heart out.

Drink | Kirsten Lawson | Tue Feb 04 14:36:14 EST 2014

Mugshot: what cost a cuppa?

What price a cuppa?

The price of coffee has fallen by more than half since 2010, but why are we still paying $4 a cup?

Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Feb 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

Stemless wine glasses: what's the point?

Stemless glasses.

They're now more ubiquitous than cutting-edge, but stemless wine glasses still have a purpose, writes our Wine Agony Aunt.

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

Mr sippy: make mine a michelada

Mamasita's michelada.

It's not hard to feel affection for icy-cold beer on hot summer days, especially when you've had a few.

Drink | Michael Harden | Tue Feb 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

Shaken not stirred

Bon viveur: Roger Moore as 007 in <i>The Spy Who Loved Me</i>.

James Bond is a ferocious wine snob who uses his knowledge to show off.

Drink | Richard Cornish | Tue Feb 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

What we love to drink in summer

Grape experience: Chris (left), Bruce and John Tyrrell.

Along with cricket and crayfish, our First Families of Wine indulge in other savvy choices.

Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Feb 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

Rash of golds for top Tassie drops


Tasmania's strengths of riesling, chardonnay, pinot noir and sparkling wine were confirmed at the recent 2014 Tasmanian Wine Show.

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

Early harvest means NSW winemakers set to reap rewards

Australian winemakers will be making the most of an unseasonably early harvest to get a head start on their international competitors, with wines set to hit shelves up to a month earlier than usual.

Drink | Tara Waniganayaka | Sun Feb 02 03:00:00 EST 2014

Raise a glass to Aussie greats

Here's an Australia Day honours list with a difference, recognising the special contribution of our wines and the people behind them.

Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Jan 28 03:00:00 EST 2014

Five of a kind: Brewery fare

Fermentation and food offer the perfect blend for a day out in the land of hops and glory.

Drink | James Smith | Sat Jan 25 03:00:00 EST 2014

BentSpoke imminent


That building on the corner of Mort and Elouera streets in Braddon houses Canberra's newest pub brewery.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Jan 22 03:00:00 EST 2014

Mr sippy: Aussie spirit

The phrase ''Spirit of Australia'' can conjure either an image of angelic choristers warbling at the base of Uluru as a Qantas jet does a fly by or, if you nudge the conversation towards alcohol,...

Drink | Michael Harden | Tue Jan 21 03:00:00 EST 2014

Little spots for a drop of liquor

He used to rattle the cocktail shakers at Melbourne's most prestigious cocktail bar Black Pearl but Tim Philips has a shock statement to make.

Drink | Rachel Olding | Tue Jan 21 03:00:00 EST 2014

Mug shot: The magic unpacked

Does Sydney know what a magic is and if so, can the harbour city make one?

Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Jan 21 03:00:00 EST 2014

Tim Knappstein: The cool customer

Tim Knappstein

Adelaide Hills veteran Tim Knappstein is working hard to get recognition for his South Australian pinots.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Jan 21 03:00:00 EST 2014

Is it uncouth to serve wine on the rocks?

Is it uncouth to serve wine on the rocks?

Consenting adults can put ice cubes into anything they like, in private, wine included.

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Tue Jan 21 03:00:00 EST 2014

Sydney's best rooftop bars

The Pool Club goes hard at the Ivy.

When the heat is on, like bubbles we should all just rise to the top.

Drink | Callan Boys | Tue Jan 21 03:00:00 EST 2014

Five of a kind: Asian drinks

Raspberry lassi.

Asian drinks are not only colourful, but they can be a meal in a glass, enjoyed as a snack, digestive, cooling tonic or thirst quencher.

Drink | Lauren Wambach | Sat Jan 18 03:00:00 EST 2014

Lion boosts its share of craft brewing


Lion boosts production by opening its $60 million Little Creatures brewery, which will target the east coast market.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Jan 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Melbourne's coffee and tea with a twist

Iced coffee served in a bowl at Brunswick East Project.

The mercury may be rising, but coffee and tea cravings don't take a summer break. And when a hot day's brewing, your warm morning latte just doesn't have the same appeal.

Drink | Lauren Wambach | Tue Jan 14 15:26:00 EST 2014