Good Food - Latest Wines

La Vendetta Pinot Grigio delle Venezie IGT, Italy 2012

La Vendetta Pinot Grigio delle Venezie IGT, Italy 2012

A very good Italian grigio, and great value for money.

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

Robert Oatley McLaren Vale Shiraz 2011

Made for Oatley by Larry Cherubino, one of Australia's very talented winemakers.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Dec 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

Waipara Hills Waipara Valley Pinot Noir 2012

It's on the lighter side of pinot, but offers pure varietal aroma and flavour and adequate depth and tannin structure to be a real red.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Dec 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

Bream Creek Vineyard Tasmania Riesling 2010

Bream Creek Vineyard Tasmania Riesling 2010

It offers delicate, Germanic, apple-like flavours, carried refreshingly across the palate by its high natural acidity.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Dec 15 00:00:00 EST 2013

Angove Nine Vines Rose, South Australia 2013

Angove's rose is consistent in style and quality.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Pikes Traditionale Riesling 2013

Pikes Traditionale Riesling 2013

What better summer wine than good Clare Valley riesling?

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Bimbadgen Estate Semillon, Hunter Valley 2013

Bimbadgen Estate Semillon, Hunter Valley 2013

This is a dry white that will appeal to those who enjoy subtle white wines that go well with food.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Kooyong Farrago Chardonnay, Mornington Peninsula 2011

Kooyong Farrago Chardonnay, Mornington Peninsula 2011

A wonderful chardonnay that combines complexity and power with mouth-watering acidity and refreshing qualities.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Serafino Bellissimo Primitivo, McLaren Vale 2012

Serafino Bellissimo Primitivo, McLaren Vale 2012

The colour is deep purple-red, which presages the wine's raw, bold and youthful personality.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Azienda Agricola Cogno Mandorlo Dolcetto d'Alba, Piedmont 2012

Azienda Agricola Cogno Mandorlo Dolcetto d'Alba, Piedmont 2012

This has an excellent deep purple-red colour, lovely clean, ripe-cherry plum aromas, spotless and fresh and deliciously dolcetto.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Step Rd Chardonnay Pinot Noir Sparkling NV

Step Rd Chardonnay Pinot Noir Sparkling NV

This is a tasty sparkling wine with attractive meringue aroma beneath which is some parsley herbal fruit, clean and not too simple.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Wolf Blass Gold Label Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 2012

Wolf Blass Gold Label Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 2012

Some smoky sulfides combine with pungent fruit in a concentrated, powerful but elegant wine, which is full-bodied with good acidity and a multi-nuanced, grapefruit dominant flavour.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Wolf Blass Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Malbec 2009

Wolf Blass Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Malbec 2009

Despite fashions, the big red's day is not over.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Craggy Range Les Beaux Cailloux Chardonnay 2011

Craggy Range Les Beaux Cailloux Chardonnay 2011

World-class Kiwi chardonnay from Hawke's Bay.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

C21 Hito Ribera del Duero 2009

C21 Hito Ribera del Duero 2009

Made from 100 per cent tinto fino, aka tempranillo, in north-central Spain, this is a classic style.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Torzi Matthews 1903 Single Vineyard of Domenico Martino Old Vine Shiraz 2012

Torzi Matthews 1903 Single Vineyard of Domenico Martino Old Vine Shiraz 2012

Excellent old-vine Barossa shiraz. A nose of dark berries and currants, florals, shiny leather and earth.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Madfish Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2012

Madfish Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2012

From Western Australia's south-west, this has a fresh nose reminiscent of citrus and Asian fruits, and a dab of lanolin.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Tahbilk Viognier 2013

Tahbilk Viognier 2013

Tahbilk's Central Victorian viognier succeeds consistently.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Punt Road Airlie Bank Yarra Valley Shiraz 2012

Punt Road Airlie Bank Yarra Valley Shiraz 2012

Cool-climate shiraz makes a versatile food companion for a hot Australian climate.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Dec 08 00:00:00 EST 2013

Bay of Fires Pinot Noir Chardonnay Tasmanian Cuvee

Bay of Fires Pinot Noir Chardonnay Tasmanian Cuvee

The cool-grown fruit provides a vivacious and elegant base for this outstanding sparkler.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Dec 08 00:00:00 EST 2013