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No menu listing needed for Bosley's signature dish

Martin Bosley's cedar-planked salmon.

Wellington chef Martin Bosley hasn't had cedar-smoked salmon on a restaurant menu for more than a decade. Yet somehow it has become his most popular dish.

Drink | Simon Farrell-Green | Sat Mar 09 14:02:20 EST 2013

Rain proves only a hiccup in search for new taste

NCH NEWS -Attn SMH  - shows  Richard Harkham of Harkham Wines checking the fermentation of their Aziza's 2013 Chardonnay at their Pokolbin Winery  - 28th  Feb  2013   Pic Peter Stoop

Heavy rain in the Hunter may have destroyed Richard Harkham's semillon grapes this season, but not his resolve to make the state's first orange wines.

Drink,Food News,Good Food | Esther Han | Sat Mar 09 03:00:00 EST 2013

What to drink ... Australian shiraz

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Born in the old world, shiraz is blossoming to maturity in the new.

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

'Cheap plonk' is suddenly coming up roses

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Rosé wine is food-friendly, perfect for a warm day and more popular in summer than its white wine counterparts in France. So why is this wine so maligned in Australia?

Drink | Inga Ting | Fri Mar 08 16:34:40 EST 2013

Wine adviser to the Queen shares her top drops

Jancis Robinson

Jancis Robinson reveals some of her favourite drops (but no royal secrets!).

Drink | Sarah Berry | Thu Mar 07 14:58:00 EST 2013

Heritage with bite

Owen Pidgeon in the garden good food dinkus

It is more than 400 years since o Cortes returned to Spain with both gold and ''golden apples''.

Drink | Owen Pidgeon | Wed Mar 06 03:00:00 EST 2013

Top marks for keeping the competition small - and real

Food & Wine: The Winewise Championship Medal. 27th of February 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Jeffrey Chan

The concept of the Winewise Championship was born when I judged at the National Wine Show.

Drink | Lester Jesberg | Wed Mar 06 03:00:00 EST 2013

Only the finest

Chris Shanahan top drop good food dinkus

Depending on how you view wine shows, Canberra is blessed or burdened with a disproportionate number of nationally significant events.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Mar 06 03:00:00 EST 2013

Matching wine with coffee

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What sort of wine is good to serve with coffee? It used to be port but that seems to have fallen from favour.

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Tue Mar 05 03:00:00 EST 2013

What a grind!

It's better to grind your own coffee beans.

You've spent a couple of grand on a home espresso machine … but what about a grinder?

Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Mar 05 03:00:00 EST 2013

On the rocky road to glory

Double act: John Thomson and his daughter Belinda at their Crawford River property.

A family team produces some of the country's finest drops from some of its harshest terrain.

Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Mar 05 03:00:00 EST 2013

Wine agony aunt

Wine Agony Aunt dinkus for Epicure.

What sort of wine is good to serve with coffee? Port seems to have fallen from favour.

Drink | Cathy Gowdie | Tue Mar 05 03:00:00 EST 2013

The daily grind - literally

You've spent a couple of grand on a home espresso machine. But what about a grinder?

Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Mar 05 03:00:00 EST 2013

The coffee geek's glossary

Coffee cherries are the fruit of the coffee shrub.

Matt Holden explains terms including cherry, first crack, cupping, reposo, parchment and more.

Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Mar 05 03:00:00 EST 2013

Coffee cocktails make a perfect shot

Eau-De-Vie's Espresso Zabaione cocktail.

Coffee cocktails offer the best of both worlds in new, grown-up flavours.

Drink | Michael Harden | Tue Mar 05 03:00:00 EST 2013

Passionate winemakers see red

pix for nov 9 column - south african winemaker

 
Templestowe Cellars (Hinton pinot noir from Central Otago).

There's much to say about pinot noir, and it's a grape worth discussing.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Mar 05 03:00:00 EST 2013

Home coffee machine road test

Coffee.

A perfect cup of java without leaving your kitchen? James Smith gets some expert help putting the latest devices through their paces.

Drink | | Tue Mar 05 03:00:00 EST 2013

What to drink ... Greek wines

Enjoy the many fruits of the Hellenic Republic.

Travel by vine and enjoy the many fruits of the Hellenic Republic.

Drink | Jane Faulkner | Sat Mar 02 03:00:00 EST 2013

Raise a glass to the aristocracy

The Age, Epicure, Melbourne, ENGERER:Pic of Frederic Engerer, President of Chateau Latour, at Langton's Wine Bar in Melbourne CBD

In France, an unlikely union of producers is spearheading a revolution in reverse.

Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Feb 26 03:00:00 EST 2013

How long should you let your red wine breathe?

Wine Agony Aunt

Before you embark on the whole ''breathing'' thing, think about whether your wine needs it.

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Tue Feb 26 03:00:00 EST 2013