Wine with Winsor – 295

November 4, 2016
Italian style Pizzini 2016 Arneis Arneis is a white wine grape from Piedmont in Italy that is increasingly finding favour in Australia, where it produces aromatic, dry and fruity wines that are extremely food friendly. […]

The Bootleg

November 4, 2016
The Bootleg is a delightfully summery cocktail made from vodka, citrus and fresh mint. It was originally created during Prohibition in Minnesota, and is now the state’s national drink. I love its simplicity and the […]

Wine with Winsor – 294

October 21, 2016
Ripper Riesling Ferngrove 2016 Cossack Riesling The Frankland River region in Western Australia is fast emerging as one of the finest in Australia for crisp, dry and refreshing rieslings. This is a very good example, […]

Wine with Winsor – 293

October 21, 2016
Crisp surprise Wirra Wirra 2016 The Lost Watch Riesling Wirra Wirra is a standout McLaren Vale winery that is probably best known for its quality red wines. It spreads its wings and sources fruit from […]

Roadtest: The Craft Spirit Circuit

September 30, 2016
Kuki Tanuki A recent arrival for Erskineville, Kuki Tanuki is a refreshing addition to a suburb known for its small bars and relaxed pub culture. The venue doesn’t disappoint, with the Japanese influence apparent in […]

Wine with Winsor – 292

September 23, 2016
Stylish white Tim Adams 2016 Pinot Gris This is one of Australia’s best-value pinot gris; stylish, immediately enjoyable and very food friendly. Tim Adams is a veteran winemaker in the Clare Valley, a region which […]

Wine with Winsor – 291

September 9, 2016
Pleasure zone Oxford Landing Estates 2016 Sauvignon Blanc Love a glass of sauvignon blanc after work? Here’s the perfect stress-buster value from Oxford Landing; bottle-quality drinking at cask prices. Made by the Hill-Smith family from […]

Wine with Winsor

September 2, 2016
Brilliant blend La Boheme 2015 The Missing Act The latest in De Bortoli’s range of opera-themed labels, this is a blend of cabernet sauvignon and sangiovese, an unusual combination that works brilliantly. It is a […]

Wine with Winsor – 287

July 22, 2016
  Big and bold St Hallett 2015 Western Front Shiraz There are few wineries that do as good a job as Barossa producer St Hallett with shiraz – and across a wide range of price […]

Rant: Balmain pooches face pub prohibition

July 21, 2016
Canine companions are no longer welcome in Balmain pubs After trudging futilely around for hours in the Inner West searching for a new home, we were in need of a little respite. Our stoic Jack […]
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