Good Food - Latest Wines

Kooyong Estate Chardonnay 2012

An elegant and complex Burgundy-style chardonnay.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Sep 22 13:02:19 EST 2014

Marolo Chinato (750ml)

A bittersweet digestif from Piedmont, based on Barolo wine infused with quinine bark and other herbs and spices.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Sep 22 13:02:41 EST 2014

Devil’s Lair 9th Chamber Chardonnay 2011

A masterpiece of finesse.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Sep 22 13:01:26 EST 2014

Moo Brew Pale Ale (330ml)

A delicious and refreshing Tassie beer, with a complex malty flavour and a high degree of bitterness.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Sep 22 13:01:10 EST 2014

Castello Del Poggio Barbera d’Asti DOCG 2011

Not overly complex, but amazing value for money.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Sep 22 13:00:03 EST 2014

Mommessin Brouilly Chateau de Pierreux Beaujolais 2012

The bouquet could not be anything other than Beaujolais, with its attractively clean aromas of gamay fruit.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Sep 22 13:00:20 EST 2014

Amelia Park Chardonnay 2012

Tight yet nicely proportioned, with top drinkability.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Sep 22 13:00:36 EST 2014

Clonakilla Hilltops Shiraz 2013

The 2013 harvest was outstanding throughout inland NSW, and the Clonakilla red wines are in top form.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Sep 22 12:59:33 EST 2014

Besame Mucho Monastrell Shiraz 2013

Young and simple, but very enjoyable already.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Sep 22 12:59:47 EST 2014

Irvine Barossa Merlot Cabernet Franc 2012

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A well-mannered blend with broad appeal.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:32 EST 2014

Jim Barry Watervale Riesling 2014

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A perennial bargain that should do well with bottle age.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:23 EST 2014

Angove Long Row Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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Good value sauvignon blanc from the South Australian Riverland.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:27 EST 2014

Moet et Chandon Grand Vintage Brut 2006

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Moet’s champagnes are sometimes underrated, but this ’06 is excellent.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:38 EST 2014

Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin (700ml)

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A strong, aromatic gin distilled in the Yarra Valley.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:43 EST 2014

Giaconda Warner Vineyard Shiraz 2012

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A consistently great Beechworth shiraz.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:46 EST 2014

Castro’s Ligador Cabernet Malbec 2012

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A medium-bodied McLaren Vale red with berry, earth and tobacco aromas.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:29 EST 2014

Zywiec Beer

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From the old archduke’s brewery in Poland, this beer's clean and crisp.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:40 EST 2014

Moondarra After Kathleen 2013

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A chardonnay/pinot gris/friulano blend that's invitingly savoury.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 15 14:30:35 EST 2014

Zonin Amarone della Valpolicella DOC 2009

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A rustic but generous red that's tannic and gutsy but big on sweet fruit.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Sun Sep 07 23:20:44 EST 2014

Meletti Limoncello (700ml)

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With its deep lemon-peel hue and explosive aroma and flavour, this is a benchmark limoncello from Italy's Marche region.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Sun Sep 07 23:20:54 EST 2014