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Quaffers: Tooheys Old and Kent Old Brown tributes

Two old NSW ales are battling on in the world of lager and can be found on tap.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Nov 04 23:45:00 EST 2014

McLaren Vale is in need of a white wine champion

McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale has become known as a red-grape region. Can any white varieties stand the heat?

Drink | Jeni Port | Tue Nov 04 10:34:18 EST 2014

Umami in a glass: why you should match sake with food

A glass of sake at Sake restaurant, Sydney.

Sake has reinvented itself and Australian sommeliers are cleverly food-matching Japan's national drink.

Drink | Leanne Clancey | Mon Nov 03 00:00:00 EST 2014

Chris Shanahan's wine reviews for 11th November

Chris Shanahan's wine reviews for 11th November

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sat Nov 01 00:00:00 EST 2014

Wine review: Tyrrell's Vat 1 Semillon 2009, Hunter Valley

Tyrrells Vat 1 Semillon 2009, Hunter Valley $80

Drink | Fergus McGhie | Fri Oct 31 23:45:00 EST 2014

What exactly is a piccolo latte?

Piccolo latte.

Somewhere in-between a cafe latte, macchiato and cortado, the piccolo is a great way to enjoy lighter roasts with milk.

Drink | Matt Holden | Fri Oct 31 12:51:07 EST 2014

Queensland coffee and tea museum Coffee Works puts collection up for auction

Coffee gold: Some items from the Bersten collection.

One of the biggest collections of coffee- and tea-making equipment in the world - now on display in north Queensland - is about to go up for sale.

Drink | Matt Holden | Fri Oct 31 06:00:00 EST 2014

What do you think of stemless champagne glasses?

Stemless champagne

Do stemless champagne flutes kill the sparkling enjoyment?

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Wed Oct 29 10:09:31 EST 2014

Top restaurants turn to pod coffee

Capsule coffee

Some of Australia's top chefs are turning to capsule machines for their coffee service.

Drink | Megan Johnston | Tue Oct 28 06:00:00 EST 2014

Wine and the vegan connection


My guest was a vegan, yet she drank non-vegan wine! What should I think?

Drink | Wine agony aunt | Tue Oct 28 00:00:00 EST 2014

Fizz whizzes: top sparkling wines picks

Sparkling wine.

One of Australia's best sommeliers shares his sparkling wine picks for party season.

Drink | Banjo Harris Plane | Tue Oct 28 00:00:00 EST 2014

Stephen Pannell wins the Jimmy Watson

Stephen Pannell

The Adelaide Hills winemaker has won the wine award for the second time.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Oct 28 00:00:00 EST 2014

Robusta coffee finds a champion

Hardy: Robusta coffee beans.

Robusta gets a bad rap, but Melbourne roaster Veneziano wants to change that.

Drink | Matt Holden | Tue Oct 28 00:00:00 EST 2014

Pisco: the South American flavour of the month


South American brandy pisco is enjoying some time in the sun.

Drink | Michael Harden | Tue Oct 28 00:00:00 EST 2014

French winemakers grapple with 'incurable' grape disease

The French wine industry is seeking assistance for a fungal disease infecting vines.

Winemakers have demanded emergency funding to deal with a fungal disease infecting vines. The only known treatment is banned because it is carcinogenic.

Drink | David Chazan in Paris | Fri Oct 24 00:15:00 EST 2014

Cider sales continue to grow in Australia

Cider revival.

Like a runaway apple cart, cider's popularity in Australia shows no signs of slowing.

Food News,Drink | Callan Boys | Thu Oct 23 15:36:02 EST 2014

Quaffers: ACT second in Australian Amateur brewing competition

Shirt-fronting amber ale: Yeastie Boys

Victoria narrowly beat ACT at this year's Australian Amateur brewing championship at Braddon's BentSpoke.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Wed Oct 22 14:06:46 EST 2014

Chris Shanahan wine reviews October 22

Chris Shanahan wine reviews October 22 for Food and Wine.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Oct 21 23:45:00 EST 2014

Quaffers: The world's beer thirst shows no sign of abating

Quaffers: Figures reveal a growing thirst in the world's beer market, writes Chris Shanahan.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Tue Oct 21 23:00:00 EST 2014

What you should know about unscrewing your wine


The brisk crack we hear when opening a screw-capped wine might be less sonorous than the pop of a cork but it's at least an assurance that the wine has been properly sealed - right?

Drink | Cathy Gowdie | Tue Oct 21 00:00:00 EST 2014