These modern spirits might take Granny by surprise, writes Don Kavanagh.
Palates are ready for fruity flavours, says Don Kavanagh.
Don Kavanagh suggests you bide your time if you want your wine to have worth.
Aficionado Don Kavanagh puts his reputation as a beer lover on the line.
Kiwi craft brews stand out at an Australian beer festival, writes Don Kavanagh.
Don Kavanagh mixes with the best in a contest to find the nation's best bartender.
A neat layer of foam tells Don Kavanagh a perfect pint has been pulled.
Hunker down for winter with a good port, suggests Don Kavanagh.
Next time, show restraint. It's the best hangover 'cure', reckons Don Kavanagh.
Be careful of those overly generous pours, writes Don Kavanagh.
Drink it on its own, or as a cocktail, but never with cola, says Don Kavanagh.
For drinkability's sake, Don Kavanagh begs brewers to go easy on the hops.
Everyone's a winner in a whisk(e)y contest, Don Kavanagh discovers.
Don Kavanagh discovers old pubs that wear age like a badge of honour.
Don Kavanagh samples a heavenly sip with a somewhat hefty price tag.
Don Kavanagh samples beer brewed under a mysterious moniker.
If you haven't tried a good rum you're missing a real treat, says Don Kavanagh
We've all got a drink that makes us queasy - but a good barman can challenge the most stubborn palate, says Don Kavanagh.
Tasting 50-year-old rum is a privilege and a joyous event, finds Don Kavanagh.
The festive season, finds Don Kavanagh, is a license to try a few new bevvies.
The takeover of a well-known craft brewery is not all bad, notes Don Kavanagh.
Don Kavanagh toasts one of this country's most successful wineries.
Czech and US beers are vying to win over Kiwi drinkers, writes Don Kavanagh.
Don Kavanagh mourns the demise of the traditional Irish pub in his homeland.
A plethora of liqueurs makes choosing a good one hard, notes Don Kavanagh.
Once a poor-man's grog, gin is now a choice tipple, notes Don Kavanagh.
Don Kavanagh questions the logic in ruling out one-bottle alcohol sales.