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Stone's Ginger Joe

Stone's Ginger Joe

A clear, golden drop with a pungent gingery, spicy aroma, sweet, spicy, warm flavours, a long sweet ginger aftertaste and a hefty dose of alcohol.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:44:23 EST 2015

Stoke Amber by the McCashin Family

Stoke Amber by the McCashin Family

From Nelson, New Zealand, this cloudy, reddish amber ale has lovely sweet malt, yeasty and fruity hop aromas.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:44:03 EST 2015

Tyrrell’s Vat 1 Hunter Valley Semillon 2009

Tyrell's Vat 1 Hunter Valley Semillon 2009

A seamless palate of depth and lingering presence, carried by superb acid balance.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:43:45 EST 2015

Abbotts & Delaunay Alto Stratus Carignan 2012

Abbotts & Delaunay Alto Stratus Carignan 2012

Classy, refined Languedoc red.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:43:26 EST 2015

Freeman Dolcino 2013

Freeman Dolcino 2013

A delicious sweetie offering passionfruit, floral and candied citrus characters.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:42:09 EST 2015

Mediterrané by Redhouse Barossa Valley Sangiovese 2013

Mediterrane by Redhouse Barossa Valley Sangiovese 2013

It’s ripe yet savoury, medium bodied, with a grainy tannin backbone.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:42:31 EST 2015

Le Chat Noir Vallée de l’Aude Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Le Chat Noir Vallee de l'Aude Sauvignon Blanc 2013

This sauvignon from France’s south-west is dry, savoury, fine textured and mouthwatering.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:41:01 EST 2015

St Hallett Gamekeeper’s Shiraz Grenache Touriga 2013

St Hallett Gamekeeper's Shiraz Grenache Touriga 2013

Easy quaffing red wine, rather like a Barossa Cotes-du-Rhone.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:41:48 EST 2015

Torzi Matthews Schist Rock Barossa Shiraz 2013

Torzi Matthews Schist Rock Barossa Shiraz 2013

Smooth, yet tangy and appetising, this Barossa Valley shiraz is a real crowd-pleaser at a fair price.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 26 11:40:34 EST 2015

Tokar Estate Shiraz 2013

Tokar Estate Shiraz 2013

Its texture is soft and smooth, fleshy and supple, with good extract and a degree of succulence.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jan 19 12:22:56 EST 2015

Glenmorangie The Taghta Single Malt Whisky

Glenmorangie The Taghta Single Malt Whiskey

Its tremendously intense and complex nutty, dried-fruit flavour has phenomenal length and great style.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jan 19 12:17:15 EST 2015

Hanamikura Aya Futsushu Sake

Hanamikura Aya Futsushu Sake

For a Futsushu (brewed from rice grains polished a mere 70 per cent), this shows considerable refinement in flavour and texture.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jan 19 12:05:51 EST 2015

Pepper Tree Coquun Reserve Shiraz 2011

Pepper Tree Coquun Reserve Shiraz 2011

This is a big Hunter red from the famed Tallawanta vineyard, with deep colour and floral, spice and plum aromas.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jan 19 11:57:18 EST 2015

Keller von der Fels Riesling 2013

Keller von der Fels Riesling 2014

This has a vibrant, lemony, zesty bouquet, while the palate is rich and full, with remarkable density.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jan 19 11:52:12 EST 2015

Cherubino Porongurup Riesling 2014

Cherubino Porongurup Riesling 2014

This pale wine has a fresh, youthful fragrance.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jan 19 11:46:48 EST 2015

Casa Freschi Ragazzi Chardonnay 2013

Casa Freschi Ragazzi Chardonnay 2013

This chardonnay has nutty, nougat-like, slightly smoky aromas that are complex and appealing.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jan 19 11:39:34 EST 2015

Wilson Vineyard Watervale Riesling 2014

Wilson Vineyard Watervale Riesling 2014

The bouquet evokes lavender powder puff, withlime and green-herb aromas.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jan 19 11:32:40 EST 2015

Lindemans Bin 45 Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Lindemans Bin 45 Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

This very young, simple, fruity wine is also very soft and drinkable.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jan 19 11:27:25 EST 2015

Xanadu Next of Kin Chardonnay 2013

A step above many $18 chardonnays.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 12 16:57:09 EST 2015

Coopers Premium Light

Light beer is light beer, but if you have to drink it, Coopers is a good choice.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jan 12 16:57:36 EST 2015