Good Food - Latest Wines

TarraWarra Yarra Valley K Block Merlot 2012

A Yarra merlot that's supple and complete, with balanced tannins.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Oct 13 15:33:13 EST 2014

Hollick Ravenswood Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

A rich-flavoured wine with aromas of blackcurrant, mint, fennel and chocolate.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Oct 13 15:32:56 EST 2014

Mountain Goat Beer Hightail Ale (330ml)

A characterful beer still light enough to be sessionable.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 06 12:08:05 EST 2014

St Agnes XO Brandy (700ml)

A local brandy with magnificent marmalade and old-leather aromas.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 06 12:08:17 EST 2014

Joseph Moda Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2012

A full-bodied and firmly tannic red that demands patience.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 06 12:07:34 EST 2014

St Huberts Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

A beautiful cabernet that needs time and is full of potential.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 06 12:07:49 EST 2014

Howard Park Flint Rock Pinot Noir 2013

It’s rare to find such good pinot under $30, and this is the goods.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 06 12:07:07 EST 2014

Tudor Pinot Noir 2013

A well-made red at a price that’s in no-man’s-land for drinkable pinot.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 06 12:07:20 EST 2014

Ben Haines Flute d’Amour Ventoux Rosé 2012

A delicate and quaffable rosé made by an Aussie in France.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 06 12:06:23 EST 2014

Ten Minutes By Tractor 10X Sauvignon Blanc 2013

A rich yet restrained attempt to do something more with the sauvignon blanc grape.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 06 12:06:40 EST 2014

Mouton Cadet Le Rosé de Mouton Cadet 2012

A fruity style of rosé at a quaffable price.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Mon Oct 06 12:06:54 EST 2014

Lindauer Brut Cuvée NV

LindauerBrutCuveNV

A fantastic value sparkling wine, blending Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay chardonnay and pinot noir.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:03:00 EST 2014

Cuarenta y Tres Liqueur

CuarentayTresLiqueur

A sweet, golden Spanish liqueur with a name that refers to its 43 ingredients.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:03:15 EST 2014

Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen Bier (500ml)

SchofferhoferHefeweizenBier

Wheat beer’s burpy richness is an acquired taste, but this hazy German version is smooth and velvety.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:02:19 EST 2014

Giant Steps Sexton Vineyard Chardonnay 2013

GiantStepsSextonVineyardChardonnay2013

A complex Yarra Valley chardonnay.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:02:48 EST 2014

De Bortoli Estate Grown Pinot Noir 2013

DeBortoliEstateGrownPinotNoir2013

A Yarra Valley pinot of appealing varietal purity.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:02:05 EST 2014

Ryder Watervale Clare Valley Riesling 2014

RyderRiesling2014

Easy drinking from a consistent label.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:02:34 EST 2014

Chateau de Montfaucon Baron Louis Lirac 2010

ChateaudeMontfauconBaronLouisLirac2010

A fruity grenache blend from the opposite side of the Rhone to Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:01:27 EST 2014

Les Courtilles Cotes du Rhone 2012

LesCourtillesCotesduRhone2012

A medium-bodied grenache-shiraz with tight structure.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:01:52 EST 2014

Stella Bella Margaret River Tempranillo 2010

A finely textured tempranillo with a distinct Spanish accent.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Mon Sep 29 12:01:41 EST 2014