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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

Bar hop: Five hot must-try Melbourne bars

South Press in Toorak Road, South Yarra.

North or south? Old-school or new-look? Is yours a Negroni, longneck or pinot noir? Melbourne has a bar for everyone: here are five of the best.

Drink | Michael Harry | Sun Feb 07 18:30:20 EST 2016

Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan

Three wines to try.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Feb 06 23:45:00 EST 2016

Melbourne cafes ban customers ordering coffee while on their mobile phone

Craig Pearce and Jessie Familetti at the counter.

Melbourne's coffee queues are the new frontline in etiquette school, with some cafes banning customers from ordering their caffeine hit while using their mobile phone.

Drink | Suzanne Carbone | Fri Feb 05 08:40:20 EST 2016

Scotch whisky 101

The golden nectar.

Everything you ever wanted to know about Scotch whisky but were afraid to ask.

Drink | Callan Boys | Wed Feb 03 09:33:11 EST 2016

Non-alcoholic options on the rise in our top restaurants

The flavours of raspberry and juniper give the Courtside Cooler its unique flavour.

Restaurants and bars in Australia are coming to the (booze-free) party with smart and sophisticated alcohol-free offerings well matched to food.

Drink | Lee Tran Lam and Fred Siggins | Tue Feb 02 12:03:00 EST 2016

Bar Hop: Monkey King, Melbourne, won't win any awards but it's a fun pit stop

The Rose Tea Tom Collins served at Monkey King.

CBD bar Monkey King is functional, populist fun, designed for city hordes.

Drink | Michael Harry | Tue Feb 02 09:15:00 EST 2016

Where to find the best non-alcoholic drinks in Melbourne and Sydney

El Verde

The best non-alcoholic drinks can be found at these 10 restaurants and bars in Melbourne and Sydney.

Drink | Lee Tran Lam and Fred Siggins | Tue Feb 02 00:15:00 EST 2016

Times are changing in Spain's Rioja wine region

Winemakers in Spain's Rioja aim to change the region's reputation as the home of cheap wine.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Feb 02 00:15:00 EST 2016

Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan

The days of Brown's Hilltops chardonnay are numbered.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Jan 30 23:45:00 EST 2016

Good news for coffee drinkers - caffeine consumption doesn't disturb cardiac rhythm

Drinking coffee might be beneficial to heart health.

Researchers have found that drinking coffee regularly does not cause health-threatening heart palpitations.

Drink | Adam Boult | Thu Jan 28 11:05:39 EST 2016

Quaffers: US beer suits reveals paradox

News of the brews and reviews of Brewcult Imperial Milk Stout and 4 Pines Brewing Co India Summer Ale.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jan 26 23:45:00 EST 2016

Chris Shanahan: Canberra link to McWilliams' Appellation Series Syrah 2014

McWilliams Appellation Series Syrah 2014 (Canberra region).

Chris Shanahan's wine of the week is McWilliams Appellation Series Syrah 2014 (Canberra region).

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jan 26 23:45:00 EST 2016

Rene Redzepi's Noma serves up Canberra wine - savagnin from Sassafras

Noma chef Rene Redzepi

The lucky diners who scored a seat at Noma in Sydney have been sipping on a Canberra sparkling wine from a new winemaker.

Drink | Natasha Rudra | Tue Jan 26 17:57:56 EST 2016

Toasting the rise of non-alcoholic options in top restaurants

Good restaurants aren't just about serving booze. Great non-alcoholic options are emerging in fine-dining restaurants around Australia.

Drink | Lee Tran Lam | Tue Jan 26 09:00:00 EST 2016

Good Food Australia Day wine awards 2016

Raise a glass to Australia's winemakers.

As we celebrate all that's good about this great, wide, sunburnt land, let's honour some who have done special service to Australian wine.

Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2016

Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan

A top shiraz, chardonnay and pinot noir to try.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Jan 23 23:45:00 EST 2016

Chris Shanahan reviews: Bay of Fires Riesling 2015 is gloriously fresh

Chris Shanahan's wine of the week is Bay of Fires Riesling 2015.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jan 19 23:45:00 EST 2016

Quaffers: Why the IPA keg keeps on rolling

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News of the brews, and reviews of 2 Brothers Kung Foo Rice Lager and Prancing Pony Hopwork Orange IPA.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Jan 19 23:45:00 EST 2016

Wine reviews from Chris Shanahan

Tyrrell's Lost Block Semillon 2015 $13–$18

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Jan 16 23:45:00 EST 2016