Latest Wines

Kumeu River Estate Chardonnay 2012

Fresh and zesty with a lively acidity, this is a lingering white with persistence and panache.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jul 20 11:20:48 EST 2015

Bowen Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Full-bodied and dense, this aromatic red is perfect to cellar.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jul 20 11:20:50 EST 2015

Pokolbin Estate Phil Swannell Semillon 2009

Bright and youthful, this classic Hunter semillon has sprightly acidity and a nutty bouquet.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jul 20 11:20:52 EST 2015

Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin

Highly aromatic and full of character, this gin is explosive on the palate and perfect for drinking neat.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jul 20 11:20:54 EST 2015

Paul Mas Marsanne 2013

A fragrant young white with rich flavours and a mouth-watering finish.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 13 11:52:01 EST 2015

Le Chat Noir Shiraz 2013

Aromas of berry and cherry nougat make this medium-bodied red appealing.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 13 11:52:03 EST 2015

Mader Riesling 2013

A nose of melon and citrus gives this dry white a nice balance.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 13 11:52:06 EST 2015

Chateau Mont-Redon Lirac 2012

Cherry syrup and a light, peppery aroma bring out the flavour in this red blend.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 13 11:52:09 EST 2015

Pierre Luneau-Papin Terre de Pierre Muscadet de Sevre et Maine 2010

Young, vibrant and quietly complex, this white is ready to drink now.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 13 11:52:11 EST 2015

Moet et Chandon Grande Vintage 2006

A creamy feel and fruity character makes this drop the essence of Champagne.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 13 11:52:16 EST 2015

Cognac Tesseron Lot 90 XO Selection

Fruit and caramel characters show why this super-fine prestige cognac equals the best.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 13 11:52:18 EST 2015

Metrat Fleurie La Roilette 2013

For Ralph Kyte-Powell's wine guide July 14 2015

Filled with classical aromas, this Beaujolais has a lip-smacking finish.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Jul 13 11:52:14 EST 2015

Cockfighter's Ghost Reserve Semillon 2014

A classic Hunter white that is deliciously lemony and crisp.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jul 06 11:47:04 EST 2015

Monteith's Southern Pale Ale

An appealing everyday beer with full flavour and mild bitterness.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jul 06 11:47:06 EST 2015

Domaine des Baumard Coteaux du Layon Clos de Sainte Catherine 2009

A young white with superb sweetness and a bouquet of honey and pineapple.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jul 06 11:47:01 EST 2015

Miles From Nowhere Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Passionfruit aromas give this white a little extra depth over its competitors.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jul 06 11:46:42 EST 2015

Le Cirque Wine Co Whiz Bang Shiraz 2014

Fruit aromas and a touch of spice introduce this fresh, straightforward red.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jul 06 11:46:45 EST 2015

The Stiletto Pinot Gris 2014

A complex and flavoursome white with traces of honey and apricot.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jul 06 11:46:48 EST 2015

Bremerton Coulthard Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

A versatile red with a clean aroma, suitable to drink young or cellar.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jul 06 11:46:51 EST 2015

Tulloch Hector Limited Release Shiraz 2011

An exceptional vintage with great power and elegance.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Jul 06 11:46:53 EST 2015