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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

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

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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

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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

Sydney's coffee and tea with a twist

Affogato at Cow and the Moon in Enmore.

Sydney hit-list to help beat the heat one cup at a time.

Drink | Angie Schiavone | Tue Jan 14 11:28:10 EST 2014

Mr Sippy: Spirits and seafood should intermingle

When deciding what to drink with your seafood, the liquor cabinet should also be considered, particularly if you're in the mood to mess things up a little.

Drink | Michael Harden | Tue Jan 14 03:00:00 EST 2014

Matching wine with food: are there any rules?

Neil Perry's king prawn & asparagus gazpacho.

Cathy Gowdie tackles the theory: red wine with meat, white wine with seafood.

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Tue Jan 14 03:00:00 EST 2014

Beenleigh back to give Bundy a rum for its money

Beenleigh and Inner Circle rum varieties.

After decades in the rum wilderness, a concerted effort has begun to restore the reputation of Australia's oldest distillery.

Drink | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Jan 10 10:00:40 EST 2014

Taste test: Boutique ginger beers in the mix

The ginger beer from Spice Temple at Crown.

Something hot and spicy, often homemade, has become summer's go-to mixer or must-have bubbles on ice.

Drink | Kate Gibbs | Thu Jan 09 08:00:10 EST 2014

Cabernet sauvignon ranks as the world's most popular wine-grape

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Forget sauvignon blanc, a red wine grape is world's most widely grown grape variety.

Drink | | Mon Jan 06 17:33:20 EST 2014