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Tim Knappstein: The cool customer

Tim Knappstein

Adelaide Hills veteran Tim Knappstein is working hard to get recognition for his South Australian pinots.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Jan 21 03:00:00 EST 2014

Is it uncouth to serve wine on the rocks?

Is it uncouth to serve wine on the rocks?

Consenting adults can put ice cubes into anything they like, in private, wine included.

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Tue Jan 21 03:00:00 EST 2014

Sydney's best rooftop bars

The Pool Club goes hard at the Ivy.

When the heat is on, like bubbles we should all just rise to the top.

Drink | Callan Boys | Tue Jan 21 03:00:00 EST 2014

Five of a kind: Asian drinks

Raspberry lassi.

Asian drinks are not only colourful, but they can be a meal in a glass, enjoyed as a snack, digestive, cooling tonic or thirst quencher.

Drink | Lauren Wambach | Sat Jan 18 03:00:00 EST 2014

Lion boosts its share of craft brewing


Lion boosts production by opening its $60 million Little Creatures brewery, which will target the east coast market.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Jan 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Melbourne's coffee and tea with a twist

Iced coffee served in a bowl at Brunswick East Project.

The mercury may be rising, but coffee and tea cravings don't take a summer break. And when a hot day's brewing, your warm morning latte just doesn't have the same appeal.

Drink | Lauren Wambach | Tue Jan 14 15:26:00 EST 2014

Sydney's coffee and tea with a twist

Affogato at Cow and the Moon in Enmore.

Sydney hit-list to help beat the heat one cup at a time.

Drink | Angie Schiavone | Tue Jan 14 11:28:10 EST 2014

Mr Sippy: Spirits and seafood should intermingle

When deciding what to drink with your seafood, the liquor cabinet should also be considered, particularly if you're in the mood to mess things up a little.

Drink | Michael Harden | Tue Jan 14 03:00:00 EST 2014

Matching wine with food: are there any rules?

Neil Perry's king prawn & asparagus gazpacho.

Cathy Gowdie tackles the theory: red wine with meat, white wine with seafood.

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Tue Jan 14 03:00:00 EST 2014

Beenleigh back to give Bundy a rum for its money

Beenleigh and Inner Circle rum varieties.

After decades in the rum wilderness, a concerted effort has begun to restore the reputation of Australia's oldest distillery.

Drink | Natascha Mirosch | Fri Jan 10 10:00:40 EST 2014

Taste test: Boutique ginger beers in the mix

The ginger beer from Spice Temple at Crown.

Something hot and spicy, often homemade, has become summer's go-to mixer or must-have bubbles on ice.

Drink | Kate Gibbs | Thu Jan 09 08:00:10 EST 2014

Cabernet sauvignon ranks as the world's most popular wine-grape


Forget sauvignon blanc, a red wine grape is world's most widely grown grape variety.

Drink | | Mon Jan 06 17:33:20 EST 2014

Bean prices plummet but no bargains for coffee drinkers


A global glut has caused coffee bean prices to tumble but Sydneysiders might end up paying more for their cappuccino than ever.

Drink | Esther Han | Sun Jan 05 03:00:00 EST 2014

Small bars add twist to city cocktail

Kingston Public Bar and Dining

It was a good vintage for the Mornington Peninsula chardonnay but an even better one for the people drinking it.

Drink | Rachel Olding | Sat Jan 04 03:00:00 EST 2014

Best beers for summer

A beer on the bar.

From saisons to lagers, here are our top 10 picks for boiling hot days and balmy nights.

Top 10 Drink,Drink | Mark Chipperfield | Tue Dec 31 12:54:41 EST 2013

Sydney's hottest new bars


Rachel Olding's picks of the city's newest bars. They'll have you hot-footing this summer from Cronulla to Palm Beach via Bondi, Neutral Bay and the seedy belly of the inner west.

Drink | Rachel Olding | Tue Dec 31 03:00:00 EST 2013

Craft beer a festive treat


The explosion of craft brewing, aided by our strong dollar, gives us an amazing choice of Christmas beer styles.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Dec 18 03:00:00 EST 2013

Local tipple could be just the tonic

Gin and tonic.

Gin and tonic could well be the drink of this year's summer. Influenced in part by the resurgence of microdistilling in Britain and the United States, there has been a boom in the popularity and...

Drink | Claire Davie | Tue Dec 17 03:00:00 EST 2013

Vintage reading: best book picks

Julie McIntyre

Books, remember them? Those bundles of thin paper sheets with pretty covers front and back?

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 17 03:00:00 EST 2013

Drinking in the best of 2013

Red wine.

Jeni Port shares her picks of the best wines of the year.

Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Dec 17 03:00:00 EST 2013