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What to drink ... wines from Piedmont

Italy's picturesque Piedmont region.

The north-west produces some of Italy's finest wines, from crisp whites to thrilling reds.

Drink | Jane Faulkner | Sat Apr 13 03:00:00 EST 2013

Mixing it with the best

Latest Penfolds Bin.

Penfolds' 2013 release of its much-loved ''Bin'' wines includes two whites from the outstanding 2012 vintage and nine reds from 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Apr 10 03:00:00 EST 2013

Best of the brews

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Canberra's Wig and Pen Brewery has been chosen to brew beer for the presentation dinner for this year's Australian International Beer Awards.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Apr 10 03:00:00 EST 2013

Somebody's gotta do it ...

Australian International Beer Awards in Melbourne.

Burgeoning numbers of craft beers and new breweries have resulted in a hot contest for top honours in the Australian International Beer Awards.

Drink,Food News | Lara O'Toole | Wed Apr 10 03:00:00 EST 2013

Tastings

One of Sydney's finest independent wine retailers, Ultimo Wine Centre, has been sold to Coles.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Apr 09 03:00:00 EST 2013

Are wine bin ends good value for money?

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What are wine bin ends? Do they offer good value for money?

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Tue Apr 09 03:00:00 EST 2013

Bar hop: Black Penny

Cheers! A friendly, little corner bar nails the Surry Hills vibe.

Drink | Rachel Olding | Tue Apr 09 03:00:00 EST 2013

The search for greatness

In search of great wine: Jeni Port.

A panel of great palates gathers to discuss what makes a truly great drop, from Guigal to Grange.

Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Apr 09 03:00:00 EST 2013

Boutique winery hits the mark

Bottle of 2003 Howard Park Scotsdale Cabernet Sauvignon.

This boutique winery hits the mark at every price point.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Apr 08 23:59:21 EST 2013

What to drink ... with dessert

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From the delicate and floral to more robust and sweet fortifieds, there are plenty of options to suit the third course.

Drink | Jane Faulkner | Sat Apr 06 03:00:00 EST 2013

New Zealand's glorious reds

Mountain bikers at Gimblett Gravels Vineyard, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.

There's more to New Zealand wine than sauvignon blanc.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Wed Apr 03 10:43:10 EST 2013

Defending Guinness

A former Foster's brewer and beer-judging colleague, Dermot O'Donnell, recently defended locally brewed Guinness.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Apr 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

Venerable survivor

Shanahan wine feature for 3 April 2013
a Barossa Valley mourvedre/mataro/monastrell vine, planted in 1853,
a likely direct descendent of James Busby 1832 collection

Chris Shanahan feature April 3 13

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The release of the 2011 Penfolds Shiraz Mourvedre Bin 2, an old label from the 1960s resurrected in the 1990s, and a ''March mataro madness'' campaign by Barossa wine merchant David Farmer beg the...

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Apr 03 03:00:00 EST 2013

Storing open bottles in the freezer

Wine Agony Aunt dinkus for Epicure.

When I don't quite finish a bottle, can I keep it fresh by freezing it?

Drink | Cathy Gowdie | Tue Apr 02 03:00:00 EST 2013

Is it a good idea to freeze wine?

When I don't quite finish a bottle, can I keep it fresh by freezing it? American boffins seem to suggest I can.

Drink | Cathy Gowdie | Tue Apr 02 03:00:00 EST 2013

Cellar dweller has a taste for tweets

Well connected: Sommelier Luke Campbell communicates the benefits of ageing wine.

Providing vintage advice through social media is helping tap into new generations of wine drinkers.

Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Apr 02 03:00:00 EST 2013

Vintage love in 50 shades of Grace

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When Cyril Henschke bottled the first Mount Edelstone shiraz, 1952 vintage, as a single-vineyard wine, he was way ahead of his time.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Apr 02 03:00:00 EST 2013

Wellington's 10 must-eat food experiences

Fine dining at Logan Brown, one of Wellington's grandest restaurants.

From coffee and markets to beer and roti, Wellington has something for all tastes.

Drink,Eat Out | David Burton | Mon Apr 01 15:33:10 EST 2013

What to drink ... with tapas

Tapas needs a bright and zingy wine to match.

A hot and spicy menu offering great variety and those punchy Spanish flavours needs a bright array of simple but zingy wines to match.

Drink | Jane Faulkner | Sat Mar 30 03:00:00 EST 2013

Lion's share of awards

Early each year, the Beer and Brewer Awards recognise Australia's top 100 brews.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Mar 27 03:00:00 EST 2013