Good Food - Latest Wines

Michael Hall Greenock Roussanne Barossa Valley 2013

A white varietal with a difference.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Nov 03 18:31:09 EST 2014

A.C. Byrne Chardonnay Margaret River 2013

This straightforward chardonnay is delicate, trim and taut.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Nov 03 18:31:21 EST 2014

Amanoto Junmai Daiginjo 35 Sake (720ml)

A highly fragrant sake that's superfine, thanks to milling the rice to 35 per cent of its original size.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Nov 03 18:31:36 EST 2014

TarraWarra Estate J-Block Shiraz Yarra Valley 2012

A smoked, meaty reductive note to start with, then great drinkability and balance.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Nov 03 18:30:15 EST 2014

Heartland Spice Trader Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon Langhorne Creek 2012

A new red from Barossa-based Ben Glaetzer, which seriously over-delivers on its price.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Nov 03 18:30:42 EST 2014

Holm Oak Vineyard Arneis Tasmania 2013

Made from a northern Italian grape, this light-bodied dry white is soft and delicate.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Nov 03 18:30:30 EST 2014

Casa Mariol Vermut Negre Vermouth

A cult vermouth based on the macabeo grape, macerated with up to 150 ingredients and aged in a solera system.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Nov 03 18:30:52 EST 2014

Mornington Pale Ale (330ml bottle)

A creamy, golden, cloudy ale; beer for contemplation, not guzzling.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Oct 27 13:05:22 EST 2014

Peter Lehmann Stonewell Shiraz 2010

A classic Barossa shiraz, with generous, powerful flavours and full body.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Oct 27 13:01:13 EST 2014

Yarra Burn Premium Cuvee Rose NV

A salmon-pink pinot noir-chardonnay bubbly that's dry overall but a pleasant hint of sweetness carries through.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Oct 27 13:01:44 EST 2014

Fontanafredda Ebbio Langhe Nebbiolo 2012

Medium-bodied, savoury palate, and lip-smacking acidity.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Oct 27 13:00:10 EST 2014

Eric Bordelet Poire Granit 2013

A charming, lightly foaming perry cider from Normandy.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Oct 27 13:00:50 EST 2014

Reilly's Clare Valley Shiraz 2012

Reilly's great value Clare reds are hearty and generous.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Oct 27 12:59:42 EST 2014

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut NV

Among well-known champagnes, this is a great non-vintage with smooth richness and delicious tang.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Oct 27 12:58:22 EST 2014

Xanadu Reserve Chardonnay 2012

Intense white peach, citrus, honey, mineral and spicy oak elements in charming balance.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Oct 27 12:58:46 EST 2014

Clonakilla Canberra District Riesling 2014

An excellent riesling with a long fragrant finish.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Oct 27 12:57:29 EST 2014

Moo Brew Pilsner (330ml)

A refreshingly light but intensely flavoured beer, with plenty of hoppy bitterness and a clean finish.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 20 11:51:03 EST 2014

Mayer Granite Pinot Noir Upper Yarra Valley 2013

A gorgeous pinot of great perfume, delicacy and drive.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 20 11:50:36 EST 2014

Lake Breeze Cabernet Sauvignon Langhorne Creek 2012

A beautifully made, textbook cabernet that just needs a little time to show its full glory.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 20 11:50:06 EST 2014

Equipo Navazos ‘I Think’ Manzanilla Sherry (375ml)

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A fresh, nutty, rich and full manzanilla, with a very dry and refreshing finish.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 20 11:50:24 EST 2014