Good Food - Latest Wines

Pilsner Urquell 330ml

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This superb Czech beer ought to be in all good bars, restaurants and bottle shops.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 15:16:17 EST 2014

All Saints Family Cellar Durif 2009

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This durif smells complex and wholesome with crushed berries, treacle pudding and dusty oak aromas.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 15:16:19 EST 2014

Oakdene William Shiraz 2012

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The palate has fine drying tannins and a currant tang at the end.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 15:16:20 EST 2014

Mesh Eden Valley Riesling 2013

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Mesh has a classical regional aroma of lime and spice with a floral overlay.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 15:16:23 EST 2014

Dawson & James Chardonnay 2011

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Elegant aromas of lovely varietal purity suggest citrus fruits, white peach and honey.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 15:16:26 EST 2014

Vasse Felix Heytesbury Cabernet Sauvignon Petit Verdot Malbec 2011

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This is a superb top-end Margaret River cabernet.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 15:16:35 EST 2014

Mud House Marlborough Pinot Gris 2013

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This Kiwi pinot gris offers pear, peach and banana aromas of juicy freshness.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 15:16:37 EST 2014

Illuminati Riparosso Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2011

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For many years Riparosso has given us honest Italian red at a great price.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Aug 04 11:03:33 EST 2014

Hardy's Eileen Hardy Chardonnay, Tasmania and Yarra Valley 2012

Hardy's Eileen Hardy Chardonnay, Tasmania and Yarra Valley 2012

Full bright-yellow; rich, peachy, open-knit bouquet with smoky and spicy complexing characters, then a powerful, concentrated palate with richness that borders on opulent.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Feb 25 00:00:00 EST 2014

Tail Spin Shiraz, Langhorne Creek 2012

Tail Spin Shiraz, Langhorne Creek 2012

A bright, fruit-driven shiraz with medium-deep red-purple colour and raspberry to red-cherry aromas.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Feb 25 00:00:00 EST 2014

Shingleback Kiss Me Kate Chardonnay, McLaren Vale 2013

Shingleback Kiss Me Kate Chardonnay, McLaren Vale 2013

A new label from Shingleback that's surprising value for money.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Feb 25 00:00:00 EST 2014

Domaine Vincent Paris Cornas Granit 30, Rhone Valley 2011

Domaine Vincent Paris Cornas Granit 30, Rhone Valley 2011

This delicious syrah (shiraz) opens slowly in the glass into an elegant, tightly structured red with quite high, but balanced, acidity.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Feb 25 00:00:00 EST 2014

Deakin Estate Chardonnay, Riverland 2013

Deakin Estate Chardonnay, Riverland 2013

This very quaffable everyday chardonnay is excellent value.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Feb 25 00:00:00 EST 2014

Devil's Corner Riesling, Tasmania 2013

Devil's Corner Riesling, Tasmania 2013

This was one of four gold-medal 2013 rieslings in the 2014 Tasmanian Wine Show, and one of the best value-for-money of any type.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Feb 25 00:00:00 EST 2014

Shaw & Smith Adelaide Hills Shiraz 2012

Shaw & Smith Adelaide Hills Shiraz 2012

Aromas of flowers, peppery spice, summer berry pudding, and barely there oak herald a silky palate of real concentration.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 25 00:00:00 EST 2014

Oakridge 864 Single Block Willowlake Yarra Valley Chardonnay 2012

Oakridge 864 Single Block Willowlake Yarra Valley Chardonnay 2012

Subtle complexity drives this modern chardonnay.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 25 00:00:00 EST 2014

Zonte's Footstep Lake Doctor Langhorne Creek Shiraz 2012

Zonte's Footstep Lake Doctor Langhorne Creek Shiraz 2012

A little viognier blended into this friendly shiraz adds a light floral touch to juicy red berry and tarry aromas.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 25 00:00:00 EST 2014

Domaine de la Majone Picpoul de Pinet 2012

Domaine de la Majone Picpoul de Pinet 2012

An aromatic, savoury white wine from France's Languedoc.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 25 00:00:00 EST 2014

Ryder Watervale Clare Valley Riesling 2013

Ryder Watervale Clare Valley Riesling 2013

Ryder is a great-value Clare Valley label.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 25 00:00:00 EST 2014

Wirra Wirra The Absconder Grenache 2012

Wirra Wirra The Absconder Grenache 2012

Is that $70 for a McLaren Vale grenache? It may seem excessive at first but this is no ordinary wine.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Feb 25 00:00:00 EST 2014