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Amelia Park Chardonnay 2012

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Tight yet nicely proportioned, with top drinkability.

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

Mommessin Brouilly Chateau de Pierreux Beaujolais 2012

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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

Castello Del Poggio Barbera d’Asti DOCG 2011

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Not overly complex, but amazing value for money.

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

Besame Mucho Monastrell Shiraz 2013

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Young and simple, but very enjoyable already.

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

Clonakilla Hilltops Shiraz 2013

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tamano Hikari Junmai Daiginjo Sake (720ml)

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This exquisite, delicate sake is made from a traditional variety of rice called 'omachi', specific to the Kyoto region.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Sun Sep 07 23:20:51 EST 2014

Harewood Estate Porongurup Riesling 2013

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Harewood owner-winemaker James Kellie produces some of the most precise riesling in the country, and Porongurup is the finest.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Sun Sep 07 23:20:48 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

The Old Faithful Top Of The Hill Shiraz 2010

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A full-bodied, rich shiraz that's good for ageing.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Sun Sep 07 23:20:40 EST 2014

Domaine des Grosses Pierres Sancerre 2013

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As far away from the grassy herbaceous style of sauvignon blanc as could be.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Sun Sep 07 23:20:37 EST 2014