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Four of a kind: Sydney craft beer events in March 2016

Silvereye Dining Room

If you like your beer a little bit craftier and served in a nice glass, you'll feel very at home in Sydney.

Drink | Madeleine Wedesweiler | Tue Mar 01 15:31:57 EST 2016

Beer reviews: Anchor Brewing Co Liberty Ale, Katoomba Brewing Co Great White Fleet

Anchor Brewing Co Liberty Ale.

Nothing quenches the thirst better than ultra-fresh ale brewed at the new Katoomba Brewing Company.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Mar 01 11:22:00 EST 2016

Is Australian craft beer worth the money?

Is craft beer worth the money?

Why people are paying $40 for a beer.

Drink | James Smith | Tue Mar 01 06:01:25 EST 2016

Organic and biodynamic wine claims questioned

Sour grapes: Wines being misrepresented as organic and biodynamic, when they’re not, is becoming a major issue for certified winemakers.

Certified producers say some winemakers and sellers are playing fast and loose with their claims of sustainability.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Mar 01 00:15:00 EST 2016

Craft beer boom means heady days for Victorian hop growers

The Galaxy Hops.

 Thanks to the global rise of craft beers, Victorian hop growers are experiencing a boom of their own.

Drink,The Economy,Business,National | Peter Barrett | Wed Feb 24 15:35:16 EST 2016

Beer reviews: Cupitt IPA from Ulladulla and San Francisco's Anchor Porter are malty joys

Anchor Porter is warm, buoyant and luxurious.

Ulladulla's little Cupitt brewery produces a full-bore IPA in a true west-coast style.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Feb 23 19:01:00 EST 2016

Wine Guide

How we choose: All drinks reviewed on this page are independently chosen and tasted by our expert wine writers.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 23 11:35:39 EST 2016

Alex Retief opens urban winery in Precinct 75, Sydney

Thinking local: Alex Retief loves the diversity of NSW wines.

Australia's first large-scale urban winery opens in March.

Drink | Myffy Rigby | Tue Feb 23 00:43:00 EST 2016

Top 10 proseccos from near and far

Celebrare la differenza: Australian prosecco tends to be more fruit-forward than the Italian kind.

The charming bubbly is increasing in popularity in Australia. Here is a top 10 from Australia and Italy.

Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Feb 23 00:27:00 EST 2016

How to do Sydney Cellar Door 2016

Grab the chance to get barefoot in grapes.

Celebrate the diverse wine regions of our state at the Sydney Morning Herald Cellar Door, Hyde Park.

Drink | Myffy Rigby | Tue Feb 23 00:15:00 EST 2016

Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan

Ten Minutes by Tractor 10X Mornington Peninsula Chardonnay 2013 $30.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Feb 20 23:45:00 EST 2016

Vale Edgar Riek: Canberra wine pioneer

The colourful horticulturalist and author at home.

How can we sketch even a portion of a life as long, rich, varied and inventive as Edgar Riek's?

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Feb 17 00:15:00 EST 2016

Beer reviews: Stone & Wood Forager Ale; Riverside Brewing American Amber Ale

BentSpoke Commuter Amber Ale.

Canberra's BentSpoke brewery cracks Australia's hottest 100 craft beers poll.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Feb 16 13:59:00 EST 2016

Wine guide: A lighter-bodied De Bortoli Villages chardonnay shows great drinkability

Sandpiper riesling from Eden Valley.

A lovely lighter bodied chardonnay of great drinkability is our wine of the week

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Feb 16 10:21:30 EST 2016

New owners for Sydney International Wine Competition

After nearly 40 years, an unusual wine event involving food matching has changed hands.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Feb 16 00:52:00 EST 2016

Top 10 wines to drink with hot foods

Try a riesling or sauvignon blanc to match the spiciness of a Thai curry.

Matching wines with spicy-hot foods is a challenge. But our wine experts have found 10 wines that like it hot.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell and Jeni Port | Tue Feb 16 00:30:00 EST 2016

Locum service Need A Barista offers emergency coffee wizards in Melbourne

Need A Barista sends emergency coffee makers to cafes.

Melbourne now has a barista locum service so that cafes do not have to put ordinary staff behind their coffee machine if the usual coffee wizard calls in sick.

Drink | Lucy Battersby | Mon Feb 15 11:00:00 EST 2016

Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan

Three great wines to try.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Feb 13 23:45:00 EST 2016

Finding the best coffee before Sydney Royal Easter Show opens

Joseph Gadallah tasted about 35 espressos at the Sydney Royal Coffee Competition that precedes the Sydney Royal Easter Show 2016.

It sounds like a dream job for any coffee crazy until you actually do it.Armed with a bucket to their side to spit after the first taste, industry judges from around Australia are in the process of...

Drink | Julie Power | Wed Feb 10 17:19:43 EST 2016

New York's Attaboy to pop up at Fitzroy's the Everleigh

The Everleigh's Elk Room.

New York's award winning Attaboy is heading to Fitzroy for one night only.

Drink | Gemima Cody | Tue Feb 09 16:26:45 EST 2016