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Australians might be world leaders in ducking out for a café latte and spending up on home coffee machines but, secretly, at home, we crack open the instant stuff.
Drink | Deborah Gough and Beau Donelly | Wed Jul 16 10:35:46 EST 2014
Continuing usual practice, Coopers releases its latest extra strong vintage ale.
Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jul 15 13:14:00 EST 2014
Adding sugar to your espresso? It's the Italian way.
Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014
Tasmania is arguably the most exciting pinot noir producer in Australia. But that's not the only reason.
Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014
Anybody arguing the case for intelligent design might like to put forward the negroni as Exhibit A.
Drink | Michael Harden | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014
''Home-made'' is an adjective that warms the cockles of one's heart when applied to steamed winter puddings and cable-knit jumpers.
Drink | Wine agony aunt | Tue Jul 15 03:00:00 EST 2014
The US's home to perhaps the biggest, most diverse, fast-growing craft beer industry also makes some of the plainest, large-volume beers imaginable.
Drink | Chris Shanahan | Mon Jul 14 16:19:42 EST 2014
From Campbelltown to Mt Kuring-gai, here's a selection of Sydney's top craft breweries.
Drink | Callan Boys | Fri Jul 11 09:17:40 EST 2014
There is no crisis in Game of Thrones that cannot be made better with a cup of wine but after another gripping and grim episode do we need a drink to go with our favourite character or house?
Drink | Deborah Gough | Wed Jul 09 11:43:22 EST 2014
It was an occasion infused with the themes of birth and rebirth, life and survival and, just in passing, wine.
Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Jul 08 03:00:00 EST 2014
The frothy cappuccino has fallen into disrepute and many cafes' efforts aren't helping things.
Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Jul 01 03:00:00 EST 2014
As an omnivore, and a woolgrower's son, you might think I'd have tried eating sheep's testicles by now. But it took an unlikely Turkish wine tasting to get me over that hurdle.
Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Jul 01 03:00:00 EST 2014
The number of Australians drinking cider has risen dramatically, writes Chris Shanahan.
Drink | Chris Shanahan | Mon Jun 30 11:52:20 EST 2014
Wine lovers are raising a glass to Penfolds' decision to bring forward the release of its latest Grange and other premium labels.
Drink | | Thu Jun 26 21:31:00 EST 2014
Lovedale Lager wins a gong at the recent Australian International Beer Awards.
Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Jun 25 11:32:01 EST 2014
Riverland winegrowers Bruce and Val Bassham are going the full monty. Montepulciano, that is. The montepulciano grape, whose home is the Abruzzo region in central eastern Italy, has taken...
Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Jun 24 03:00:00 EST 2014
Toby Smith, the man who puts the Toby in Toby's Estate, is taking on the world and winning. There are now flagship Toby's Estate cafes in New York, Singapore and the Philippines (as well as Sydney,...
Drink | Callan Boys | Tue Jun 24 03:00:00 EST 2014
When pouring wine, is it correct to hold a wine bottle by its base with your thumb in the indentation? I see waiters do this but when I try it I'm not confident about my grip.
Drink | Wine agony aunt | Tue Jun 24 03:00:00 EST 2014
Plungers helped reintroduce Australians to drinking real (i.e. not instant) coffee at home.
Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Jun 24 03:00:00 EST 2014
Are you a coffee snob?
Drink | Liam Mannix | Mon Jun 23 00:00:00 EST 2014