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What to drink ... riesling

Reisling is the king of white grapes.

The king of white grapes is worthy of the royal treatment from Germany to New Zealand.

Drink | Jane Faulkner | Sat Feb 16 03:00:00 EST 2013

Variety and quality worth celebrating

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Get a taste for the state's regionality as wineries hone their specialities, writes Nick Stock.

Drink | Nick Stock | Wed Feb 13 17:05:26 EST 2013

Hunter Valley passion parade

Michael De luliis Winemaker

Winemakers are lining up to expose the Hunter to a new generation, writes Inga Ting.

Drink | Inga Ting | Wed Feb 13 16:46:37 EST 2013

Who's afraid of a viognier wolf?

As the story goes, Hollywood actor Cameron Diaz was visiting "a certain prominent St Kilda restaurant'' in 2006, where the sommelier was trying to indoctrinate her in the attributes of a...

Drink | Larissa Dubecki | Wed Feb 13 03:00:00 EST 2013

Sydney Cellar Door

2012 Cellar Door

One hundred wineries set up mini-cellar doors across the park, laid out by region.

Drink | | Tue Feb 12 13:21:35 EST 2013

Meet the winemakers

 Simon Steele

Simon Steele of Brokenwood, Debbie Lauritz of Cumulus Estate and Adrian Lockhart, Hungerford Hill are all taking part in Tour of the Regions dinners.

Drink | | Tue Feb 12 11:25:30 EST 2013

Sticky and sweet

Sun Relax/Travel. Southern Highlands gourmet food trail. Peppers Manor House.17th December 2012. Canberra times photo by Karleen Minney.

NEW EVENT: Dessert is never more delightful than when paired with a NSW dessert wine. Pop in for a treat across Sydney and regional NSW, $20.

Drink | | Tue Feb 12 11:03:20 EST 2013

Dine with NSW wine

Opera Kitchen Salmon Dine with NSW WinePics from Georgina Baldock

Sydney's finest restaurants offer their perfect dining matches for the best drops.

Drink | | Tue Feb 12 11:02:10 EST 2013

NSW wine and wine flight of the month

Good Living. bar review at Longrain in surry hills.

EXPLORE SYDNEY'S BAR SCENE – from classic venues to the latest hot spots – and taste your way around NSW as you go.

Drink | | Tue Feb 12 11:02:40 EST 2013

Tour of the regions

Portrait of Mark Best of Marque restaurant. Friday 11th January 2013. Photograph by James Brickwood. SMH NEWS 130111

JOIN SOME OF THE STATE'S MOST interesting winemakers over dinner – at hatted Sydney restaurants, Marque, Sepia, Buon Ricordo and 4Fourteen; or at one-off gatherings across regional NSW.

Drink | | Tue Feb 12 11:01:10 EST 2013

Seeking a seal of mutual approval

Illustration: Robin Cowcher.

Another vintage, another debate over the ideal bubbly bottle stopper.

Drink | Tony Lee | Tue Feb 12 03:00:00 EST 2013

State's growers barrel into traditional riesling territory

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CAN NSW winemakers take the crown for producing the best riesling in Australia?

Drink | Inga Ting | Tue Feb 12 03:00:00 EST 2013

The truth about cider


Cider is winning hearts, but it pays to know what you're drinking.

Drink | Jane Faulkner | Tue Feb 12 03:00:00 EST 2013

French sparkling versus French champagne

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There's more to French sparkling wine than champagne.

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Mon Feb 11 23:59:34 EST 2013

Grapes growing from family trees

NCH - H2 - Bimbadgen Estate, Pokolbin,  grapes on the vine, ready for harvest in the next week or two.  2nd January 2013 Photo by Marina Neil.

A new generation of winemakers is firing up NSW's wine industry.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 11 23:59:43 EST 2013

Diverse dozen to match the greats

Liz Silkman of First Creek Winery in Pokolbin.

Here are 12 of the best from the Sydney Cellar Door weekend – some well known, some less so.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Feb 11 23:59:25 EST 2013

Bar hop: Brklyn

Bryklyn - Basement bar at the Sugar Lounge, Manly.

A late-night venue where the vibe is just right.

Drink | Rachel Olding | Mon Feb 11 23:59:51 EST 2013

Wine lovers' survival guide

Bottle of corked Chardonnay white wine

Don't let obscure terminology and snobby sommeliers put you off enjoying the best that grapes have to offer.

Drink | Larissa Dubecki and Jeni Port | Mon Feb 11 21:02:08 EST 2013

Cheeky drop, with bouquet of rip-off


Restaurants charging diners three, four and even more than five times the retail price for bottles of wine.

Drink | Stephen Downes | Sun Feb 10 03:00:00 EST 2013

What to drink ... Pinot Noir

Pinot noir.

A German takes on three Australian masters of the black grape.

Drink | Jane Faulkner | Sat Feb 09 03:00:00 EST 2013